John 14:15 ESV
“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
Acts 5:29 ESV
But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.
1 John 5:3 ESV
For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.
1 John 3:24 ESV
Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God, and God in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us.
In our relationships, we stress obedience. Think about it, who enjoys NOT being listened to? When we express how we feel or what we would like done, we hope the person we share it with cares enough about us to listen and take heed. If we are made in God’s image, it’s only right that He feels the same way about obedience in relationships. today, let’s ask God for the strength to hear what He has to say but also the obey what He asks of us as well. ...