Daily Archives: September 4, 2012

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Hope Based Obedience

If hope is not based on performance, then why bother to obey, to attempt to excel? Why bother to obey if I cannot earn God’s favor? I obey because I have been loved and been shown mercy. I obey because I want to see my Savior’s reputation enhanced on earth.  I obey because it means participating in the only thing that truly matters, living for the glory of God. Some might say, “well that is fine for me, but what about my children who have not yet professed faith?”  Why should they obey? The answer is the same, because obedience that flows from a response to the mercy of God is the only form of obedience that is not in […]