What is the blessing of obedience?
President Monson teaches us about the many blessings we can receive by being obedient, including strength, knowledge, joy, and peace. Consider asking those you teach how they’ve been blessed by keeping commandments.
When the enemy comes in like a flood the LORD will raise?
When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him.” This paints a rich picture of God riding in to defend His people against overwhelming odds and unspeakable evil.
What are the Deuteronomy 28 Commandments?
28 The Lord shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart: 29 And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the ablind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not bprosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and cspoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.
What are the benefits of obeying God?
8 Reasons Why Obedience to God Is Important
- Jesus Calls Us to Obey.
- Obedience Is an Act of Worship.
- God Rewards Obedience.
- Obedience to God Proves Our Love.
- Obedience to God Demonstrates Faith.
- Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice.
- Disobedience Leads to Sin and Death.
- Through Obedience, We Experience the Blessings of Holy Living.
How do faith and obedience work together?
First comes faith, step one, wanting to believe in that which is good and that which is true. Then comes obedience, step two. As we increase our faith, we are obedient to more principles of the gospel, and as we are more obedient, our faith is increased.
What does lifting up a standard mean?
When God raises up a standard, it means that His work at the cross has created a standard against the enemy that cannot be overcome. Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection has provided salvation for humanity and defeated the enemy.
What is the meaning of Deuteronomy?
The name Deuteronomy comes from the Septuagint’s Greek title for the book, to deuteronomion, meaning “second law” or “repeated law,” a name tied to one of the Hebrew appellations for the book, Mishneh Torah.
How do I respond to God’s call?
Write a prayer asking God to help and bless them. Your prayer does not have to be long, but make it specific. Ask for what they most need. Thank God for His love and blessing, and end with “Amen.” We do not have to know how God will answer this prayer, but we trust that He will answer in His time and in His way.
Why is it important to answer God’s call?
Answering the call means a person is following the instructions God has given so that God’s will may appear in their lives, the lives of the people connected to them, and the lives of the broad community to which they are attached.
Which comes first faith or obedience?
So it is with things of the Spirit. First comes faith, step one, wanting to believe in that which is good and that which is true. Then comes obedience, step two. As we increase our faith, we are obedient to more principles of the gospel, and as we are more obedient, our faith is increased.
When the Spirit is heavy put on the garment of praise?
and provide for those who grieve in Zion– to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.
What does the Bible say about eating with your enemies?
If your enemies are hungry, give them bread to eat; and if they are thirsty, give them water to drink.