In this article, Randy Alcorn reminds us that God designed us to seek after rewards, so it is OK to be at least partly motivated to obey God by the benefits we receive as we obey! From Eternal Perspectives Ministries……………….
The article tells us the key to happiness for the believer is humble obedience and contentment. Not easy, but do-able with the help of the Holy Spirit! From DashHouse………………..
Big Idea: Don’t try to find happiness in religion, power, and money. Find joy in humble obedience and contentment. I’ve got some good news for you today: God wants you to be happy. I really believe that. That is so different from what I used to believe: that following God meant walking away from happiness…Finding Happiness (Ecclesiastes 5:1-6:6) — DashHouse
This is a topic I am still working on. But this is a good article that explains that some obedience of God is not really what He is looking for! From Trueface……….
We should all know that God desires obedience than sacrifice. That being said, I love the quote below. Let’s be like a dog!! 🙂
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down. — Robert Benchley