Also called: Resignation, Surrender
An attitude of yielding or surrender.

Top Bible Verses about Submission

Job 1:21

Job 1:21

Then he said, “Naked I came out from my mother’s womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh’s name be blessed.” Read Job 1:21

Psalm 2:9–11

You will break them with an iron rod. Like a potter’s vessel you will shatter them.” So then, O kings, be wise. Be warned, O rulers of the earth. Serve Yahweh with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Read Psalm 2:9–11
Matthew 26:39

Matthew 26:39

And going forward a little he fell down on his face, praying and saying, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me. Nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.” Read Matthew 26:39

Romans 13:1

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except by God, and those that exist are put in place by God. Read Romans 13:1

Ephesians 5:21

being subject to one another out of reverence for Christ Read Ephesians 5:21

James 4:7

Therefore subject yourselves to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Read James 4:7

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way, younger men, be subject to the elders, and all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble. Read 1 Peter 5:5

Famous Christian Quotes About Submission, Resignation, Surrender

Everyone Hates to Submit to Authority

Owing to the false opinion of his own excellence that every person entertains, there is no one who patiently endures that others should rule over him. Those who cannot avoid the necessity do, indeed, reluctantly obey those who are above them; but inwardly they fret and rage, because they think that they suffer wrong. The Apostle [Paul] cuts off, by a single word, all disputes of this kind, by demanding that all who live “under the yoke” shall submit to it willingly. He means that they must not inquire whether they deserve that lot or a better one; for it is enough that they are bound to this condition.

John Calvin

Come to God Without Reserve

When you come back to God for pardon and salvation, come with all you have to lay all at His feet. Come with your body, to offer it as a living sacrifice upon His altar. Come with your soul and all its powers, and yield them in willing consecration to your God and Savior. Come, bring them all along—everything, body, soul, intellect, imagination, acquirements—all, without reserve.

Charles Finney

People Will Not Yield to God Until They See They Owe Him Everything

Until men feel that they owe everything to God, that they are cherished by his paternal care, and that he is the author of all their blessings, so that nothing is to be looked for away from him, they will never submit to him in voluntary obedience. Indeed, unless they place their entire happiness in him, they will never yield up their whole selves to him in truth and sincerity.

John Calvin
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