Life Giving Words From Jesus

The longer I follow God, the more I am aware of the importance of knowing Jesus. I love to read through the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. They give a great picture of who Jesus was: He was ‘God come down to earth’. If you really want to know what God is like, study Jesus. My goal as a Christian, as a follower of Jesus, is to become more like Him each day.

A recent blog by Ron Edmonson gives 25 life-giving statements by Jesus. They are so good I had to share!

Jesus Words

“Take heart, I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)

“The harvest is plentiful but the labourers are few.” (Matthew 9:37)

“Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’” (Matthew 9:13)

“Take heart, My son; your sins are forgiven.” (Matthew 9:2)

“Ask and it will be given to you …” (Matthew 7:7)

“If the Son has set you free, you are free indeed.” (John 8:36)

“For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light.” (Matthew 11:30)

“My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.” (2 Corinthians 12:9)

“You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 6:14)

“Apart from Me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5)

“The greatest among you shall be your servant.” (Matthew 23:11)

“Take heart, it is I. Do not be afraid.” (Matthew 14:27)

“I am coming soon.” (Revelation 22:7)

“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26)

“If you love Me, you will obey what I command.” (John 14:15)

“You give them something to eat.” (Mark 6:37)

“A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit.” (Matthew 7:18)

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you.” (Acts 1:8)

“This people honors Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me.” (Mark 7:6)

“You will be My witnesses.” (Acts 1:8)

“Do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink …” (Matthew 6:25)

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do to them.” (Matthew 7:12)

“I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (John 14:6)

“This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He has sent.” (John 6:29)

“It is finished.” (John 19:30)

The words of Jesus have changed the lives of billions of people and continue to help shape our world. May Jesus’ words and life become real in your heart and mind!

About Mark Cole

Jesus follower, Husband, Father, Worship Leader, Writer, Pastor, Church Consultant, Founding Arranger for, squash & tennis player, blogger & outdoor enthusiast.. (biking, hiking, skiing). Twitter: @MarkMCole Facebook: mmcole
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