20 Bible Verses About Justice and Obedience
Today we will be dealing with 20 Bible verses about Justice and Obedience
God’s requirements are for our benefits. He intends that we accept His will as our own so that we might become a blessing for the world. Obedience begins by hearing and continues through proper actions. God’s decrees and laws are what christians are called to hear and therefore obey.
What God wants is total compliance to God’s commandments. It is necessary for believers to have total obedience to God’s instructions,to learn or study them without any excuses.
Rerequirements To Obey God
The requirements to obey God are:
- to fear the Lord your God meaning to have reverence for Who God is
- to walk in His image by depending on Him totally and doing His acceptable will
- To love Him wholeheartedly
- to serve God wholeheartedly
God’s requirements to observe His laws and decrees are a call to blessed as it implies that when the people obey the command to reverence God,do His will and are dedicated to His service,they will be blessed in their promise land. God is faithful to His words and does not want a ritual observance as we do every Sunday but a sincere feelings and love for God the practice of justice and total obedience to the law. 20 Bible verses to read to reverence God and obey His will have been collected in today’s topic.
1. Isaiah 1:19
If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land.
2. 1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance.
3. Exodus 23:22
But if you carefully obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.
4. James 1:22-25
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.
5. Romans 6:16
Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?
6. Hebrews 13:17
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
7. Deuteronomy 4:39-40
Know therefore today, and lay it to your heart, that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth beneath; there is no other. Therefore you shall keep his statutes and his commandments, which I command you today, that it may go well with you and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land that the Lord your God is giving you for all time.
8. Luke 6:46-48
Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.
9. Joshua 22:5
Only be very careful to observe the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, to love the Lord your God, and to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments and to cling to him and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.
10. Leviticus 26:3-10
If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. Your threshing shall last to the time of the grape harvest, and the grape harvest shall last to the time for sowing. And you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land securely. I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And I will remove harmful beasts from the land, and the sword shall not go through your land. You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.
11. Isaiah 9:7
Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and forevermore. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will do this.
12. Deuteronomy 33:21
He chose the best of the land for himself, for there a commander’s portion was reserved; and he came with the heads of the people, with Israel he executed the justice of the Lord, and his judgments for Israel.
13. Proverbs 21:15
When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.
14. Amos 5:24
But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.
15. Micah 6:8
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
16. Isaiah 30:18
Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.
17. Psalm 33:5
He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord.
18. Leviticus 19:15
You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.
19. Proverbs 28:5
Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it completely.
20. Psalm 82:3
Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.