In The Divine Commodity: Discovering a Faith Beyond Consumer Christianity, Skye Jethani writes, “What compelled Jesus was not impact but obedience. He was nourished by doing everything his Father commanded.”
- The Divine Commodity, p. 164 Illustration by Jim L. Wilson
1 Samuel 15:22 (HCSB) Then Samuel said: Does the LORD take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? Look: to obey is better than sacrifice, to pay attention ⌊is better⌋ than the fat of rams.