Category Archives: Obedience and Prayer

Why Don’t All Christians Have Good Fruit?

What we are really asking here in terms of fruit is why all Christians don’t show evidence in their life of the nature of Christ in them.  The answer to that question is really quite elementary.  It is because there … Continue reading

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Fruit in the Bible: 8 Possible Meanings

Besides the regular meaning of fruit, like an apple or an orange, there are a few other meanings.  Here are eight different meanings or descriptions of fruit:  1. The result or outcome of something.  For example, in Psalms 128:2 (in … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Obedience: 6 Good Results of Obedience to God

There are so many good results of obedience.  I could ramble on and on about all that God gives us when we obey.  Generally speaking, obedience to God gives us entry into all that He has for us.  It opens … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Surrender Your Life unto the Obedience of God—From Romans 12:1-2

                1. By viewing the mercies or God. In Romans 12:1 Paul urges believers, “by the mercies of God,” to present their bodies as a living and holy sacrifice.  This phrase, “by the mercies of God,” indicates that these mercies … Continue reading

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How To Be Obedient To God–3 Ways

Picture from a favorite blog: Stories from Home   This post is another except from Joy of Prayer.  The following are three things that we should do if we want to obey God: 1. Find out what His commands are, … Continue reading

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A Threefold Meaning of Obedience to God

This is an excerpt from my book Joy of Prayer. I don’t think obedience is as simple as just doing what God says, because sometimes we don’t hear Him say anything to us; and sometimes what He says is not … Continue reading

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God’s Threefold Purpose for Our Life

It is so important for a Christian to know God’s purpose for his or her life, and to know how to fulfill that purpose.  Here is what I have come up with–which is in my book Joy of Prayer, in the … Continue reading

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