If we obey God, it is going to cost other people more than it costs us,
And that is where the sting comes in.
If we are in love with our Lord, Obedience does not cost us anything, it is a delight,
but it cost those who do not love Him a great deal.
If you obey God, it will mean that other people’s plans are upset and they will gibe us with it…
”You call this Christianity?” We can prevent the suffering; but if we are going to obey God,
we must not prevent it, we must let the cost be paid…..
We also can disobey God if we so choose, and it will bring immediate relief to the situation,
but we shall be a grief to our Lord. If we obey God,
He will look after those who have been pressed into the consequences of our obedience.
We have simply to obey and to leave all the consequences to God!
– Oswald Chambers –