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Want to know what the Bible says about obedience to god? Here are 266 Bible verses about obedience to god from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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John 14:15 NIV
“If you love me, keep my commands.
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1 Samuel 15:22 NIV
But Samuel replied:
“Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices
    as much as in obeying the Lord?
To obey is better than sacrifice,
    and to heed is better than the fat of rams.
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James 1:22 NIV
Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.
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Isaiah 1:19 NIV
If you are willing and obedient,
    you will eat the good things of the land;
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Luke 6:46 NIV
“Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?
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Hebrews 13:17 NIV
Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.
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John 14:23 NIV
Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.
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Romans 6:16 NIV
Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey —whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?
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Philippians 2:8 NIV
And being found in appearance as a man,
    he humbled himself
    by becoming obedient to death
    even death on a cross!
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Romans 5:19 NIV
For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous.
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James 4:7 NIV
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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John 14:21 NIV
Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”
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Matthew 7:21 NIV
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
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Luke 11:28 NIV
He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”
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Joshua 1:8 NIV
Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.
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1 Peter 1:14 NIV
As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.
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Exodus 19:5 NIV
Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine,
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Titus 2:9 NIV
Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them,
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Hebrews 5:8 NIV
Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered
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2 John 1:6 NIV
And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.
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