Look up each of the verses below and write down Bible principles that you can learn from them about this virtue. A “principle” is a “truth you can live by.”

Obedience is submitting to authority. It is fulfilling the command of one who is over you.

1. Who (or what) are some of the authorities whom God tells us to obey?

1a) De 13:4

1b) Pr 30:17

1c) Ro 10:16

1d) Ro 13:1

1e) Ga 3:1

1f) Eph 6:1,Col 3:20

1g) Col 3:22

1h) 2Th 3:14

1i) Tit 2:4-5

1j) Tit 3:1

1k) Heb 13:17

1l) 1Pe 5:5

2. What should we NOT obey? Ro 6:12

3. When we obey someone or something what does this make us? Ro 6:16

4. What does God say obedience is better than? 1Sa 15:22 What do you think this means?

5. When we obey Christ, what does this show? Joh 14:15

6. What are some of the benefits of obeying?

6a) Promise to Solomon 1Ki 3:14

6a) Ps 119:2

6b) Col 3:20

6c) Jas 1:25

6d) 1Jo 3:22

6e) Re 22:14

7. What guidelines does God place upon obedience?

7a) Ac 5:29

7b) Ro 6:17

7c) Php 2:12