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O-B-E-Y

ACK! A four letter word!  Well for some of us I guess it is.  Such a short word that has so much impact.

Obey - /ōˈbā/

Comply with the command, direction, or request of (a person or a law); submit to the authority of.Carry out (a command or instruction) "Submit to the authority of " seems to be the part of the definition that most of us fail in.  I know I do. For me when I read my bible, this word always jumps off the page as if it's the key to so much.  I believe it is.  Reading in Jeremiah and Hebrews today. I'm just confounded by the Isrealites sometimes.  How they saw the awesome miracles of God, but could yet turn their back on Him.  TIME and TIME again!  But then I start to think in terms of myself.  Well...*looking down at my feet in shame* I'm just not much better sometimes.  I guess I have been judgemental about the Israelites in the Old Testament.  These scriptures struck a cord in me today. Jer 7:22 NLT - When I led your ancestors out of Egypt, it was no…