Tags archives: obedience

  • Genesis 49:28-33 28All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them, giving each the blessing appropriate to him. 29Then he gave them these instructions: “I am about to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in ... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 8:8a 8As no one has power over the wind to contain it, so no one has power over the time of their death. On Christmas Eve, a father and his two children died in a swimming pool accident. The father’s media account describes him as a "Pioneer, Life coach, Entrepreneur, Student, P... [read more]
  • 1 Samuel 12:6-15 6Then Samuel said to the people, “It is the Lord who appointed Moses and Aaron and brought your ancestors up out of Egypt. 7Now then, stand here, because I am going to confront you with evidence before the Lord as to all the righteous acts performed by the Lord for you and your anc... [read more]
  • 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]