The Prudent Choice Of Obedience Unto Righteousness

Summary. If we learn how to love God and loving our fellow man, we will be obedient unto righteousness. Jesus tells us how to be obedient to God. His way is the only path to righteousness and being in right standing with God. The Bible tells us there are two choices in life, sin unto death or obedience unto righteousness. God desires for us to be obedient and to serve Him. Jesus by His example shows how to make the right choices to love God and love our fellow man. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures concerning the prudent choice of obedience unto righteousness.

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Obeying God Is The Best Choice.

By us learning how to love God and loving our fellow man, we will be obedient unto righteousness. Choosing to love God and our fellow man is the prudent choice. 1st John 4:21 advises us that who loves God also loves their fellow man.

1st John 4:21, “And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.”

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Jesus Tells Us How To Be Obedient.

Jesus tells us how to be obedient to God. His way is the only path to righteousness and being in right standing with God. Mark 12:30 advises us to love God with all our heart, and with all our soul, and with all our mind, and with all our strength.

Mark 12:30, “And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.”

Cain Did Not Make A Prudent Choice.

Cain did not chose the path of obedience unto righteousness. Cain chose to murder his brother instead of loving his brother Abel. Genesis 4:7 God advises Cain to make the prudent choice of obedient unto righteousness.

Genesis 4:7, “If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.”

There Are Only Two Choices In Life.

Most of us think we have many choices in life, but from God’s perspective we only have two. These choices include serving Him or serving sin. God desires for us to love Him and to serve Him. Romans 6:16 advises us of two choices, sin unto death or obedience unto righteousness.

Romans 6:16, “Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?’

Are You Making A Prudent Choice To Serve God? When you have to make a moral decision or have a moral dilemma, do you ask “what would Jesus do?” Jesus did not hate anyone and He loved God. He displayed “agape” love (unmerited favor) to everyone. Jesus, by His life on Earth, gave us an example of how to love God and love our fellow man. Matthew 22:37 advises us on our purpose in life and the choices we should be making.

Matthew 22:37, “Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.”