The Value of Obedience
Those who value obedience abide in Him; and those who abide in Him:
Can ask what they will;
Bring forth much fruit;
Will not be ashamed at His coming.
Don’t misconstrue the value of obedience: not only is it the crux of salvation, it is the very basis for the heavenly reward system.
1John 2:5 But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.
John 15:10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.
1John 3:24 And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.
John 15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
John 15:5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
1John 2:28 And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
Hebrews 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Proverbs 24:14 So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
Revelation 22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.