These 100 Jesus Quotes Help Answer Life's Toughest Questions— After All, What Would Jesus Do?

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Have you ever wondered what life's purpose is or how we are supposed to treat others who treat us unfairly? Maybe you're wondering how to pray or what you have to do to get into heaven. With all of life's questions, there is no better way to get answers than straight from the Bible. In fact, Jesus Himself has plenty to say to us—which is why we're sharing 100 Jesus quotes that will keep you on the right path.

In His own words, Jesus has given advice, commands, lessons and warnings that are meant to teach us all that we need to know. And there is no better teacher than Him. No matter what topic you are looking for answers to, you will find Jesus quotes that have the answers on whatever you are dealing with.

It's no wonder Jesus has said so much regarding our lives and the eternal life to come. As the Son of God, He was sent to earth for that very purpose. The first four books of the New Testament of the Bible (the gospels) are filled with Jesus' words to us. It's comforting to know that He knows firsthand what we are going through and what we need to hear. Just as they have for centuries, these 100 Jesus quotes will continue to comfort and teach us how to live.

Best Jesus Quotes

1. "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near." - Matthew 4:17

2. "It is written: Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God." - Matthew 4:4

3. "You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men." - Matthew 5:13

4. "Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your father in heaven." - Matthew 5:16

5. "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them." - Matthew 5:17

6. "Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him." - Mark 4:25

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7. "Be careful not to do your acts of righteousness before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven." - Matthew 6:1

8. "But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you." - Matthew 6:6

9. "If you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you." - Matthew 6:14

10. "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." - Matthew 6:19-21

11. "Only in his hometown, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor." - Mark 6:4

12. "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?" - Matthew 6:25

13. "Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?" - Matthew 6:27

14. "Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own." - Matthew 6:34

15. "Do not judge, or you too will be judged." - Matthew 7:1

16. "Why do you look at the speck in of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?" - Matthew 7:3

17. "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you." - Matthew 7:7

18. "If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!" - Matthew 7:11

19. "Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come in my name, claiming 'I am the Christ', and will deceive many." - Matthew 24:4

20. "Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it." - Matthew 7:13-14

21. "Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves." - Matthew 7:15

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22. "Take heart son, your sins are forgiven." - Matthew 9:2

23. "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell." - Matthew 10:28

24. "Whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven." - Matthew 10:33

25. "Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it." - Matthew 10:39

Jesus Christ Quotes

26. "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." - Matthew 11:28

27. "Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit." - Matthew 12:33

28. "For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother." - Matthew 12:50

29. "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field." - Matthew 13: 44

30. "These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. They worship me in vain; their teachings are but rules taught by men." - Matthew 15:8-9

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31. "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me." - Matthew 16:24

32. "Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move. Nothing is impossible for you." - Matthew 17:20

33. "Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest." - Mark 6:31

Jesus Quotes About Love

34. "Love the Lord your God will all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." - Matthew 22:37

35. "Love your neighbor as yourself." - Matthew 22:39

36. "So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets." - Matthew 7:12

37. "Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved." - Matthew 24:13

38. "But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and unrighteous." Matthew 5:44-45

39. "No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money." - Matthew 6:24

40. "What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off?" - Matthew 18:12

41. "But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you." - Luke 6:27

42. "Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back." - Luke 6:30

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43. "Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me." - Mark 9:37

44. "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these." - Mark 10:14

45. "I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it." - Mark 10:15

46. "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16

Jesus Inspirational Quotes

47. "Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation." - Mark 16:15

48. "Abba, Father, everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will." - Mark 14: 36

49. "When the dead rise, they will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven." - Mark 12:25

50. "All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved." - Mark 13:13

51. "At that time men will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory." - Mark 13:26

52. "I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent." - Luke 4:43

53. "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God." - Luke 6:20

54. "Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied." - Luke 6:21

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55. "Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh." - Luke 6:22

56. "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." - Mark 6:50

57. "Nothing outside a man can make him 'unclean' by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a man that makes him 'unclean'." - Mark 7:15

58. "Do to others as you would have them do to you." Luke 6:31

59. "Do not judge and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven." - Luke 6:37

60. "Give and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you." - Luke 6:38

61. "The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks." - Luke 6:45

62. "My mother and brothers are those who hear God's word and put it into practice." - Luke 8:21

63. "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life." - Luke 9:21

64. "What good is it for man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self?" - Luke 9:25

65. "Listen carefully to what I am about to tell you. The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men." - Luke 9:44

66. "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head." - Luke 9:58

67. "He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me." - Luke 10:16

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68. "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven." - Luke 10:18

69. "Martha, Martha, you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her." - Luke 10:41

70. "When you pray say: Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation." - Luke 11:2-4

71. "Woe to you Pharisees, because you give God a tenth of your mint, rue and all other kinds of garden herbs, but you neglect justice and the love of God. You should have practiced the latter without leaving the former undone." - Luke 11:42

72. "And you experts in the law, woe to you, because you load people down with burdens they can hardly carry, and you yourselves will not lift one finger to help them." - Luke 11:46

73. "Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows." - Luke 12:6

74. "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist of the abundance of his possessions." - Luke 12:15

Jesus Sayings

75. "Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom." - Luke 12: 32

76. "Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to that person through whom they come." - Luke 17:1

77. "Everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted." - Luke 18:14

78. "What is impossible with men is possible with God." - Luke 18:27

79. "When you hear of wars and revolutions, do not be frightened. These things must happen first but the end will not come right away." - Luke 21:9

80. "Nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places." Luke 21:10

81. "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit." - Luke 23:46

82. "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have." - Luke 24:38-39

83. "This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms." - Luke 24:44

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84. "This is what is written: The Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things." - Luke 24:46-48

85. "I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again." - John 3:3

86. "Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." - Mark 11:24

87. "Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed." - John 3:20

88. "But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God." - John 3:21

89. "Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks." - John 4:23

90. "My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I, too, am working." - John 5:17

91. "I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does." - John 5:19

92. "I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life." - John 5:24

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93. "Do not be amazed at this, for a time is coming when all who are in their graves will hear his voice and come out - those who have done good will rise to live, and those who have done evil will rise to be condemned." - John 5:28

94. "How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God?" - John 5:44

95. "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent." - John 6:29

96. "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty." - John 6:35

97. "For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day." - John 6:40

98. "The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and they are life." - John 6: 63

99. "My teaching is not my own. It comes from him who sent me." - John 7:16

100. "He who speaks on his own does so to gain honor for himself, but he who works for the honor of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him." - John 7:18

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