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Commitment, to God

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Commitment to God arises from faith in his promises, is expressed in worship and adoration and leads to obedience to his commands.

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See also ; ; ; Joshua reiterates Moses’ commands; ; ; ; David’s instructions to Solomon; ; ; ;

Obedience to God’s commands as a sign of commitment

I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord.
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See also ; ; ; ; The reference may be to the ear-piercing that was a sign of slaves’ voluntary commitment to their masters; ; ; ; ; ;
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.

Jesus Christ equates obedience with love:

19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
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Love for God and worship of him are hallmarks of commitment

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Benefits of commitment to God

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Examples of commitment to God

Abraham:

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Moses; the tribes who settled in Transjordan; David; Asa

Hezekiah:

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Josiah; Nehemiah; Simon Peter’s good intentions

God’s commitment of gifts and tasks to his people

God’s commitment of gifts

1 Corinthians 9:17 NIV
If I preach voluntarily, I have a reward; if not voluntarily, I am simply discharging the trust committed to me.

God’s commitment of the faith to believers

Jude 3 NIV
Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to God’s holy people.
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