If you love me, you will keep my commandments. (ESV)
Obedience is an Act of Worship
While the Bible places strong emphasis on obedience, it’s important to remember that believers are not justified (made righteous) by our obedience. Salvation is a free gift of God, and we can do nothing to merit it.
True Christian obedience flows from a heart of gratitude for the grace we have received from the Lord: