Obedience, Obedient, Obey See also Bless, Blessed, Blessing; Commandments of God; Hearken; Joy; Law; Walk, Walk with God In a spiritual sense, obedience is doing God’s will. Noah did according to all that God commanded, Gen. 6:22. Abraham obeyed the Lord, Gen. 22:15–18. All that the Lord hath said will we do, Ex. 24:7. Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it, Deut. 6:1–3. Love the Lord and obey his voice, Deut. 30:20. To obey is better than sacrifice, 1 Sam. 15:22. Fear God, and keep his commandments, Eccl. 12:13–14. Not every one shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of the Father, Matt. 7:21 (3 Ne. 14:21). If any man will do his will, he shall know if the doctrine is of God, John 7:17. We ought to obey God rather than men, Acts 5:29. Children, obey your parents, Eph. 6:1 (Col. 3:20). I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded, 1 Ne. 3:7. I did obey the voice of the Spirit, 1 Ne. 4:6–18. If the children of men keep the commandments of God he doth nourish them, 1 Ne. 17:3. Beware lest ye obey the evil spirit, Mosiah 2:32–33, 37 (D&C 29:45). Men reap their reward according to the spirit they obey, Alma 3:26–27. Men should do many things of their own free will, D&C 58:26–29. In nothing does man offend God, save those who confess not his hand and obey not his commandments, D&C 59:21. I the Lord am bound when you do what I say, D&C 82:10. Every soul who obeys my voice shall see my face and know that I am, D&C 93:1. People must be chastened until they learn obedience, D&C 105:6. When we obtain any blessing from God, it is by obedience to that law upon which it is predicated, D&C 130:21. Adam was obedient, Moses 5:5. We will prove them to see if they will do all things whatsoever the Lord shall command, Abr. 3:25.