100 Bible Verses about Jesus Obedience To The Father

Philippians 2:8 ESV / 729 helpful votes

And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

Romans 5:19 ESV / 567 helpful votes

For as by the one man's disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man's obedience the many will be made righteous.

Hebrews 5:8 ESV / 478 helpful votes

Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered.

John 14:15 ESV / 470 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

Luke 11:28 ESV / 468 helpful votes

But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Exodus 19:5 ESV / 465 helpful votes

Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine;

John 14:23 ESV / 400 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.

Ephesians 6:1 ESV / 384 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Romans 1:5 ESV / 381 helpful votes

Through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations,

Hebrews 5:9 ESV / 378 helpful votes

And being made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,

Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 375 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

John 14:6 ESV / 374 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Psalm 34:22 ESV / 372 helpful votes

The Lord redeems the life of his servants; none of those who take refuge in him will be condemned.

John 14:31 ESV / 332 helpful votes

But I do as the Father has commanded me, so that the world may know that I love the Father. Rise, let us go from here.

John 8:29 ESV / 320 helpful votes

And he who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to him.”

2 John 1:6 ESV / 313 helpful votes

And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

Luke 22:42 ESV / 309 helpful votes

Saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”

Hebrews 13:17 ESV / 308 helpful votes

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.

Romans 12:1 ESV / 307 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV / 303 helpful votes

We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Romans 13:1 ESV / 302 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

James 4:7 ESV / 301 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Peter 1:2 ESV / 300 helpful votes

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

Joshua 5:6 ESV / 295 helpful votes

For the people of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, the men of war who came out of Egypt, perished, because they did not obey the voice of the Lord; the Lord swore to them that he would not let them see the land that the Lord had sworn to their fathers to give to us, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 293 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

John 5:30 ESV / 238 helpful votes

“I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

Deuteronomy 5:33 ESV / 237 helpful votes

You shall walk in all the way that the Lord your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may go well with you, and that you may live long in the land that you shall possess.

Acts 5:32 ESV / 234 helpful votes

And we are witnesses to these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him.”

James 1:22 ESV / 233 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 233 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 233 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Deuteronomy 28:1 ESV / 233 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.

1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV / 232 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

Romans 8:14 ESV / 232 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

John 15:14 ESV / 232 helpful votes

You are my friends if you do what I command you.

Luke 9:23 ESV / 232 helpful votes

And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.

John 15:16 ESV / 231 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Luke 6:27-28 ESV / 231 helpful votes

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

Mark 14:36 ESV / 231 helpful votes

And he said, “Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”

1 John 3:21-22 ESV / 230 helpful votes

Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God; and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

1 Peter 1:14 ESV / 230 helpful votes

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance,

Luke 10:27 ESV / 230 helpful votes

And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”

Proverbs 6:20 ESV / 230 helpful votes

My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching.

1 Samuel 15:22 ESV / 230 helpful votes

And Samuel said, “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.

Luke 2:51 ESV / 229 helpful votes

And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.

Romans 15:32 ESV / 228 helpful votes

So that by God's will I may come to you with joy and be refreshed in your company.

Romans 12:11 ESV / 228 helpful votes

Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.

James 1:25 ESV / 227 helpful votes

But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

Colossians 3:22 ESV / 226 helpful votes

Bondservants, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not by way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

Philippians 2:5-8 ESV / 226 helpful votes

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

Proverbs 10:17 ESV / 226 helpful votes

Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.

Philippians 2:11 ESV / 225 helpful votes

And every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 224 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Colossians 3:20 ESV / 224 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

Ephesians 6:2 ESV / 222 helpful votes

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 220 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Romans 6:17 ESV / 218 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,

Proverbs 13:1 ESV / 218 helpful votes

A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 23:13-14 ESV / 216 helpful votes

Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die. If you strike him with the rod, you will save his soul from Sheol.

Proverbs 22:15 ESV / 216 helpful votes

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

Acts 5:29 ESV / 162 helpful votes

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

John 5:19 ESV / 162 helpful votes

So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.

John 12:49 ESV / 160 helpful votes

For I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father who sent me has himself given me a commandment—what to say and what to speak.

Isaiah 1:19 ESV / 160 helpful votes

If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land;

1 John 5:3 ESV / 159 helpful votes

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

John 14:21 ESV / 159 helpful votes

Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”

John 4:34 ESV / 159 helpful votes

Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.

Malachi 2:2 ESV / 159 helpful votes

If you will not listen, if you will not take it to heart to give honor to my name, says the Lord of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings. Indeed, I have already cursed them, because you do not lay it to heart.

Romans 6:16 ESV / 158 helpful votes

Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

Hebrews 10:7 ESV / 156 helpful votes

Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come to do your will, O God, as it is written of me in the scroll of the book.’”

Hebrews 4:15 ESV / 156 helpful votes

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

1 Kings 2:3 ESV / 156 helpful votes

And keep the charge of the Lord your God, walking in his ways and keeping his statutes, his commandments, his rules, and his testimonies, as it is written in the Law of Moses, that you may prosper in all that you do and wherever you turn,

John 14:2 ESV / 154 helpful votes

In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?

John 3:16-17 ESV / 154 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Luke 6:46 ESV / 154 helpful votes

“Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you?

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 154 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Titus 3:1 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,

Philippians 2:6 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Psalm 119:60 ESV / 153 helpful votes

I hasten and do not delay to keep your commandments.

1 John 2:3-6 ESV / 152 helpful votes

And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.

John 6:38 ESV / 152 helpful votes

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.

1 John 3:1 ESV / 151 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 151 helpful votes

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

2 Thessalonians 1:8 ESV / 150 helpful votes

In flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

John 1:18 ESV / 150 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known.

Philippians 2:12 ESV / 149 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,

Philippians 2:6-11 ESV / 149 helpful votes

Who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, ...

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 149 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Matthew 12:50 ESV / 149 helpful votes

For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

Revelation 14:12 ESV / 148 helpful votes

Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.

Jeremiah 7:23 ESV / 148 helpful votes

But this command I gave them: ‘Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people. And walk in all the way that I command you, that it may be well with you.’

1 John 4:10 ESV / 147 helpful votes

In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Colossians 3:21 ESV / 147 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

John 1:14 ESV / 147 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Proverbs 3:11-12 ESV / 147 helpful votes

My son, do not despise the Lord's discipline or be weary of his reproof, for the Lord reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.

1 John 5:2-3 ESV / 146 helpful votes

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

James 1:22-25 ESV / 146 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

Luke 1:38 ESV / 146 helpful votes

And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.

Matthew 26:39 ESV / 146 helpful votes

And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”

1 Samuel 15:22-23 ESV / 146 helpful votes

And Samuel said, “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of divination, and presumption is as iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the Lord, he has also rejected you from being king.”

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