What Does The Bible Say is Your Obligations To God? There are times when Christians are under the impression that they do not have any obligations to God, even though they believe that God has an obligation to humanity.
Religion and religious beliefs in God are how we fulfil our commitment and obligations to God. Let us dig into the Bible to see if we can better comprehend our understanding and obligation to our creator.
1 Corinthians 9:14, Even so, hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel. If you are going to preach the word of God, then according to the Bible, you have to live that way.
Romans 13:3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? Do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same. If you’re proclaiming the works and words of God, you cannot do so by evil but by good to all humanity.
James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this: To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction and keep himself unspotted from the world. People who preach the Gospel according to the word have God must keep themselves unspotted from the world.
Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you mete with it shall be measured to you again. Our obligation to God is to follow this teaching of giving good measures, and we will be carrying out the work of God.
Romans 13:1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. In following God’s instructions, we have to subject our soul unto him, who is the higher power which we are told is ordained.
Luke 16:13 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and the Devil. As part of your obligation, you have to choose who you are going to serve. Is it God or the Devil because we cannot serve both.
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep his commandments: for this is man’s whole duty. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good or whether it be evil. Man’s whole duty is to fear God and keep his commandments.
Deuteronomy 30:19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live. Choose life so that you and your next generation may live. These are the words of God.
Genesis 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. God’s obligation to man and the blessing he gave to us.
2 Peter 2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment. What do you think our punishment will be if we disobey and flaunt our obligations to God.
Finally, Acts 20:35 I have shown you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.