Obedience is certainly better than sacrifices

When we obey our God, we do things correctly. He is our God and savior, whom we must listen to and obey, because He knows all things, knows the present, the past and the future, that is our God, Creator of all things.

Something also happens when we are obedient, and is that each of these things greatly benefits each of us. That is why it is good that every day we are wise in the wisdom of God, and that we can carry His words in each one of our hearts.

Obedience to our God is very important, since there is nothing else that pleases God more than obedience.

Obedience occupies such an important place that in the book of Samuel we find a great teaching about it:

And Samuel said, Hath 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 hearken than the fat of rams.

1 Samuel 15:22 (KJV)

Why did Samuel say these words? Because Saul disobeyed God and after disobedience the people offered sacrifice to God. Samuel wants to make King Saul understand is that is not worth offering the best sacrifices to God if he does not listen to God’s voice and does not do what He commands.

From here we can learn something and it is that we can offer God everything that we can humanly offer Him, but this will not help us if we do not comply with His Word and do not do what He tells us. Let us be obedient to our God, because this is one of the fundamental bases to achieve the salvation of our souls.

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