Tags archives: obedience

  • Ecclesiastes 8:5 Whoever obeys his command will come to no harm, and the wise heart will know the proper time and procedure. The effects of ‘obedience’ and ‘wise’ are properly arranged in the same sentence. Obedience results to no harm, and to be wise is to know the proper time and procedure. A... [read more]
  •  Ecclesiastes 8:2  2Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God.   It is not a very easy task to obey, especially, when a ruler is oppressive to his people. Direct associates who receive personal benefits from the ruler should know that to diligently obey a command cou... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 9:18-22 18Saul approached Samuel in the gateway and asked, “Would you please tell me where the seer’s house is?” 19“I am the seer,” Samuel replied. “Go up ahead of me to the high place, for today you are to eat with me, and in the morning I will send you on your way and will tell you all t... [read more]
  • Genesis 46:1-7 1So Israel set out with all that was his, and when he reached Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. 2And God spoke to Israel in a vision at night and said, “Jacob! Jacob!” “Here I am,” he replied. 3“I am God, the God of your father,” he said. “Do not... [read more]
  • Genesis 44:1-13 1Now Joseph gave these instructions to the steward of his house: “Fill the men’s sacks with as much food as they can carry, and put each man’s silver in the mouth of his sack. 2Then put my cup, the silver one, in the mouth of the youngest one’s sack, along with the silver for hi... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 6:7-12 7“Now then, get a new cart ready, with two cows that have calved and have never been yoked. Hitch the cows to the cart, but take their calves away and pen them up. 8Take the ark of the Lord and put it on the cart, and in a chest beside it put the gold objects you are sending back to... [read more]
  • Genesis 43:15-25 15So the men took the gifts and double the amount of silver, and Benjamin also. They hurried down to Egypt and presented themselves to Joseph. 16When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, “Take these men to my house, slaughter an animal and prepare a m... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 5:1-12 1After the Philistines had captured the ark of God, they took it from Ebenezer to Ashdod. 2Then they carried the ark into Dagon’s temple and set it beside Dagon. 3When the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before the ark of t... [read more]