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 As Obedient Children - AW Tozer

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts (1 Peter 1:14). Peter is not here exhorting us to obedience; he is assuming obedience by the fact that we are believers.

Obedience is taught in the entire Bible. Apart from obedience there can be no salvation. Salvation without obedience is a self-contradictory impossibility.

The essence of sin was rebellion against the Divine Authority: Thou shalt not eat.

Adam and Eve, in spite of the strong prohibition, put forth their hand and tasted of the fruit. Thus, they disobeyed and rebelled. In their rebellion, they brought sin upon themselves for sin was rebellion.

Romans 5 - By one man's disobedience….(many were made sinners). Disobedience brought the downfall of the world.

John 3 - Sin is lawlessness. Sin is disobedience to the law of God.

Ephesians 2:2 - The people of the world are children of disobedience. It characterizes them. They breathe it, exhale it, they inhale it.

Transcribed / adapted from: -  (1 Peter - Part 12): As Obedient Children by A.W. Tozer

Topic: Obedience
Scripture(s): 1 Peter 1:14,Romans 10:8-13  
Description: This lesson is on the necessity of obedience in a Christian life. Also how as Christians following God we can be much happier than not following God.

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