“But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great” Luke 6:49
Obedience is the fruit of Love. The Love wherewith He has loved us is the foundation and the fountain from which all true obedience flows.
“We love him, because he first loved us” 1 John 4:19
Only the obedience which springs from His pure love moving in us is worthy of His glory.
“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called”
“Where are the churches where the river flows today? Where are the pastors who preach from the over flowing waters? Where are the prophets who have abandoned their plans and swim in the river? Congregations are not dying for the food of the word, as much as they suffer dehydration for the lack of the water of life!!!!”
– CR Oliver
“And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead…”
– Revelations 3:1
“He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water”