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Disobedience

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The refusal to obey someone, especially someone in a position of authority. Scripture insists on the need to obey God at all times.

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Disobedience enters people’s hearts for various reasons

Disobedience comes through greed and lust

Genesis 3:6 NRSV
So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate; and she also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate.
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Disobedience arises from impatience

Exodus 32:23 NRSV
They said to me, ‘Make us gods, who shall go before us; as for this Moses, the man who brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him.’
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Disobedience comes through fear

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Disobedience results from pride and arrogance

Leviticus 10:1 NRSV
Now Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu, each took his censer, put fire in it, and laid incense on it; and they offered unholy fire before the Lord, such as he had not commanded them.
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Unbelief is disobedience

Hebrews 3:12 NRSV
Take care, brothers and sisters, that none of you may have an evil, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.
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Lack of love is disobedience

John 14:24 NRSV
Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; and the word that you hear is not mine, but is from the Father who sent me.
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Disobedience to God leads to punishment

Punishment is applied to individuals

Genesis 3:17–19 NRSV
And to the man he said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree about which I commanded you, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; in toil you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you; and you shall eat the plants of the field. By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”
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Punishment for the disobedience of unbelief

2 Thessalonians 1:8–9
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Nations are also punished

Genesis 15:14 NRSV
but I will bring judgment on the nation that they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions.
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Disobedience, like all sin, can be forgiven

Romans 5:19
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