Obedience 101

If you’ve always thought ‘it’s how you finish that matters’ , Andrew Murray says you might want to reconsider that – and make a fresh start… 

Let me warn against a misunderstanding of the expression –  ‘learning obedience’ (Hebrews 5: 8). We are apt to think that absolute obedience as a principle – obedience unto death – is a thing that can only be gradually learned in Christ's school. This is a great and most hurtful mistake... 

What we have to learn, and do learn gradually, is the practice of obedience, in new and more difficult commands. But as to the principle, Christ wants us from the very entrance into His school to make the vow of entire obedience (Matthew 16:24).

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