The Obedience of Faith

Chapter 31


What command did the Eloah of heaven give to Abraham?
"Now Yahuwah had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will show thee." Genesis 12:1.

Did Abraham obey this command?
"So Abram departed, as Yahuwah had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran." Genesis 12:4.

Of what was Abraham's obedience the result, or fruit?
"By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went." Hebrews 11:8.

What later command did Yahuwah give to Abraham?
"And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of." Genesis 22:2.

Upon what ground were the previous promises made to Abraham later renewed?
"And said, By myself have I sworn, saith Yahuwah, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son: That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice." Genesis 22:16-18.

What was it that enabled Abraham to obey the great test?
"By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son." Hebrews 11:17.

Of what were the works of Abraham an evidence?
"Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?" James 2:21.

By his actions, or works, what was shown to be perfect?
"Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?" James 2:22.

What is genuine faith?
"For in Yahushua the Anointed neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love." Galatians 5:6.

What is the purpose of the grace of Yahushua?
"By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:" Romans 1:5.

What was the effect of the Apostles' preaching upon the hearers?
"And the word of Yahuwah increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith." Acts 6:7.

How highly does Yahuwah regard obedience in the lives of men?
"And Samuel said, Hath Yahuwah as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of Yahuwah? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams." 1 Samuel 15:22.

What example of obedience to the will of the Father has Yahushua given to us?
"And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross." Philippians 2:8.

At what great cost did even He learn the lesson of obedience?
"Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered." Hebrews 5:8.

To whom did Yahushua become the author of salvation?
"And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him." Hebrews 5:9.

How complete should this obedience be?
"Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of Yahuwah, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of the Anointed." 2 Corinthians 10:5.

What important fact did Yahushua mention about the Pharisees?
"And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of Yahuwah, that ye may keep your own tradition." Mark 7:9.

What will be the future of those who refuse to obey the gospel of Yahushua?
"And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Master Yahushua shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, in flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not Yahuwah, and that obey not the gospel of our Master Yahushua the Anointed." 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8.

What is the result of faithfully obeying the truth by the enabling grace of Yahushua?
"Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:" 1 Peter 1:22.
"If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land." Isaiah 1:19.