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Obedience Quotes


"Obedience to Truth is obedience to Love." - Fulton J Sheen

"Obedience without faith is possible, but not faith without obedience." - Anonymous

"True obedience is true freedom." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Faith is obedience, nothing else." - Emil Brunner

"obedience is a great danger." - E. M. Broner

"Faith is obedience, not compliance." - George Macdonald

"Kingdom obedience is kingdom abundance" - Dallas Willard

"Our problem is civil obedience" - Matt Damon

"Obedience is better than sacrifice." - Bible

"Obedience is a hard profession." - Pierre Corneille

"Obedience decks the Christian most." - Friedrich Schiller

"Obedience is the Christian's crown." - Friedrich Schiller

"Through obedience learn to command." - Plato

"Obedience completes itself in understanding." - Phillips Brooks

"Lawful worship consists in obedience alone." - John Calvin

"Give obedience where 'tis truly owed." - William Shakespeare

"Obedience alone gives the right to command." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Obedience is the path to freedom..." - James E Faust

"Obedience is the road to freedom." - C S Lewis

"Obedience shows whether you are grateful." - St. Catherine of Siena

"To procrastinate obedience is to disobey God." - Randy Alcorn

"Love is the foundation of all obedience." - Alexander MacLaren

"Freedom is obedience to self-formulated rules." - Aristotle

"He that accepts protection, stipulates obedience." - Samuel Johnson

"Obedience out of love is joy." - Heidi Baker

"Ethics is obedience to the unenforceable." - John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton

"Obedience is the pathway to holiness." - Jerry Bridges

"Good intentions are no substitute for obedience." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Spiritual advancement is measured by faithful obedience." - Watchman Nee

"Obedience is the highest practical courage." - Charles Spurgeon

"Obedience is a part of greatness." - Mark E. Petersen

"Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." - Thomas Jefferson

"Cynicism is a form of obedience." - Cornelius Eady

"Resistance to tyranny ius obedience to God" - Susan B Anthony

"Casual obedience and lukewarm commitment weaken faith." - Kevin W. Pearson

"Rebellion to tyranny is obedience to God." - Thomas Jefferson

"Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God." - William Penn

"Obedience is the key to every door." - George Macdonald

"I hourly learn a doctrine of obedience." - William Shakespeare

"Faith is nothing but obedience and piety." - Baruch Spinoza

"Obedience to authority saves many skins" - Sophocles

"The virtue of Christianity is obedience." - Julius Charles Hare

"Obedience sums up our entire duty." - Hosea Ballou

"Obedience is the fruit of faith." - Christina Rossetti

"Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God." - Benjamin Franklin

"Obedience is less painful than regret." - Christine Caine

"Light is a special help to obedience, and obedience is a singular help to increase light." - John Flavel

"Grace does not lead us to overlook obedience. Grace compels and empowers us for obedience." - Kevin Deyoung

"No master can make me swear blind obedience." - Horace

"Virtue, for us, is obedience to God in Christ." - Roswell Dwight Hitchcock

"Defiance, not obedience, is the American's answer to overbearing authority." - Ayn Rand

"When obedience is so impious, revolt is a necessity." - Pierre Corneille

"You can only learn what obedience is by obeying" - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Obedience is the key that opens every door." - C S Lewis

"There are few things as nauseating as pure obedience." - Patrick Rothfuss

"Love is the root; obedience is the fruit." - Matthew Henry

"We took up our positions, in obedience to instructions." - T S Eliot

"Extraordinary moves of God begin with ordinary acts of obedience." - Steven Furtick

"Obedience is your responsibility, the outcome is God's!" - Steven Furtick

"Yesterday's partial obedience creates staggering consequences in today's experiences." - Priscilla Shirer

"Christian obedience, by its very nature, has a heroic character." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar

"All true knowledge of God is born out of obedience." - John Calvin

"Strong, proactive obedience is anything but weak or passive." - L. Tom Perry

"Unquestioning obedience is for slaves, the uneducated and the pathetic." - Trudi Canavan

"Obedience is the mother of success, the wife of safety." - Aeschylus

"Obedience is yielded more readily to one who commands gently." - Seneca the Younger

"Obedience is the gateway through which knowledge enters the mind."" - Helen Keller

"The first degree of humility is prompt obedience." - Benedict of Nursia

"Obedience simulates subordination as fear of the police simulates honesty." - George Bernard Shaw

"Maturity comes from obedience, not necessarily from age." - Leonard Ravenhill

"God prefers your health, and your obedience, to your penance." - Teresa of Avila

"Somebody is waiting on the other side of your obedience." - Tim Storey

"The way of obedience is the way of blessing." - T. B. Joshua

"The greatest test of life is obedience to God." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Obedience to Christ is the easy way, take my yoke..." - Dallas Willard

"Faithfulness to God requires your obedience, even when it's difficult." - Jim George

"Mrs Thatcher requires devotion as well as obedience." - Julian Critchley

"Spiritual strength is connected to faithful obedience to God's commands." - Max Anders

"Rationalization is one of the real obstacles to obedience." - Russell M Nelson

"The Devil doesn't fear austerity but holy obedience." - Saint Francis De Sales

"The violence of our time is caused by obedience." - Howard Zinn

"Obedience carries in it the life-blood of religion." - Thomas Watson

"He who yields a prudent obedience, exercises a partial control." - Publilius Syrus

"By obedience a man is guarded against pride. Prayer is given for the sake of obedience. The grace of the Holy Spirit is also given for obedience. This is why obedience is higher than prayer and fasting." - Silouan the Athonite

"Purity doesn't happen by accident; it requires obedience to God." - Joshua Harris

"Obedience is the crown and honour of all virtue." - Martin Luther

"The law of God cannot be fulfilled by external obedience." - Martin Luther

"God clarifies in the midst of obedience, not beforehand." - Erwin Mcmanus

"Obedience to the word in humility of mind never confuses." - John Nelson Darby

"The great test of life is obedience to God." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character." - Robert E Lee

"Obedience keeps the rules. Love knows when to break them." - Anthony De Mello

"One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Obedience is the primary object of all sound education." - Elizabeth Missing Sewell

"God's promises are all on condition of humble obedience." - Ellen G White

"Teachability and trust always leads to total obedience." - Ed Townsend

"Whoever strives to withdraw from obedience, withdraws from grace." - Thomas A Kempis

"Worship begins in holy expectancy, it ends in holy obedience." - Richard J. Foster

"You do not fail in obedience through lack of love, but you have lost love because you never attempted obedience." - C S Lewis

"Our Lord told His disciples that love and obedience were organically united. The final test of love is obedience." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Never take your obedience as the reason God blesses you; obedience is the outcome of being rightly related to God." - Oswald Chambers

"A man who wills commands something within himself that renders obedience, or that he believes renders obedience." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"All men who give up themselves in obedience unto God, they are received in Christ's obedience, viz. in the fulfilling of the obedience, the Jew and the Christian, and so likewise the heathen who has neither the law nor Gospel." - Jakob Bohme

"As worship begins in holy expectancy, it ends in holy obedience. Holy obedience saves worship from becoming an opiate, an escape from the pressing needs of modern life." - Richard J. Foster

"Faith is only real when there is obedience, never without it, and faith only becomes faith in the act of obedience." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Obedience, we may remember, is a part of religion, and therefore an element of peace; but love which includes obedience is the whole." - George Sewell

"Just as worship begins in holy expectancy, it ends in holy obedience. If worship does not propel us into greater obedience, it has not been worship." - Richard J. Foster

"Greatness is a lot of small things done well. Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day." - Ray Lewis

"God gives us resources according to our dreams and according to our obedience. And God doesn't give those resources until we've started walking in obedience." - John C Maxwell

"For pastors who have a dream and who are walking in obedience but still don't have the resources they need, don't worry. Keep walking in obedience." - John C Maxwell

"They would say, he answered, that you do not fail in obedience through lack of love, but have lost love because you never attempted obedience." - C S Lewis

"Compulsory obedience to a master is a state of slavery, willing obedience to one's father is the glory of son ship." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Obedience is not measured by our ability to obey laws and principles, obedience is measured by our response to God's voice." - Bill Johnson

"Obedience insures greatness, whilst disobedience leads to a repulse. Whosoever possesseth the qualities of righteousness placeth his head on the threshold of obedience." - Saadi

"To rest satisfied with existing evils, as if we could do nothing, is not obedience; but neither is it obedience to imitate the actions of the apostles." - John Nelson Darby

"There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience." - Anatole Broyard

"God seeks comrades and claims love, The devil seeks slaves and claims obedience." - Rabindranath Tagore

"The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it." - Henry David Thoreau

"Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect." - John Ruskin

"The strength of an Army lies in strict discipline and undeviating obedience to its officers." - Thucydides

"God bless thee; and put meekness in thy breast, Love, charity, obedience, and true duty!" - William Shakespeare

"Philosophy has no end in view save truth; faith looks for nothing but obedience and piety." - Baruch Spinoza

"The second duty of the wife is constant obedience and subjection." - John Dod

"Society values cooperation over independence, obedience over individuality, and niceness above all else." - Sue Grafton

"Faith without works is not faith at all, but a simple lack of obedience to God." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"If obedience invariably leads to cruelty, disobedience is our moral duty." - Martin Firrell

"Discipline is the virtue that begins in obedience and flowers in self-control." - Ted Malloch

"Caring for God's endowment in a thrifty fashion is a form of biblical obedience." - Ted Malloch

"Happiness is the final and perfect fruit of obedience to the laws of life." - Helen Keller

"Obedience is the fruit of faith; patience is the early blossom on the tree of faith." - Christina Rossetti

"The best measure of a spiritual life is not its ecstasies but its obedience." - Oswald Chambers

"A whole lot of what we call 'struggling' is simply delayed obedience." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Genuine love for Jesus manifests itself in obedience to His commandments." - R C Sproul

"Obedience to the will of God is the pathway to perpetual honor and everlasting joy." - Charles Spurgeon

"Obedience is the road to freedom, humility the road to pleasure, unity the road to personality." - C S Lewis

"Christ honors our submission even when our only motivation is obedience." - Beth Moore

"Obedience to God is the most infallible evidence of sincere and supreme love to him." - Nathanael Emmons

"Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience." - Howard Zinn

"Faith enables us to obey when obedience is costly or seems unreasonable to the natural mind." - Jerry Bridges

"When love firmly settles in the heart, the limbs will only act in obedience to Allah." - Ibn Rajab

"Heartfelt and willing obedience invites the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost." - David A Bednar

"What we call morals is simply blind obedience to words of command." - Havelock Ellis

"When someone demands blind obedience, you'd be a fool not to peek." - Jim Fiebig

"Since when has obedience to Christ and His Gospel become optional to Christianity?" - K.P. Yohannan

"True worship is obedience to God for no other reason than that you delight in God." - J. D. Greear

"Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt." - Benjamin Franklin

"Christ wrought out His perfect obedience as a man, through temptation, and by suffering." - Alexander MacLaren

"Obedience sets a woman apart, fills her with life, permits her to be God-blessed." - Elaine A. Cannon

"Let the consequences of your obedience be left up to God." - Oswald Chambers

"Men do not want solely the obedience of women, they want their sentiments." - John Stuart Mill



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