Jesus’ Famous One-Liners

Jesus Famous One Liners
Here are some of Jesus’ most famous “one-liners” – a top 20 of favorite quotes from Jesus including well-known phrases that are part of his stories.

“Do to others what you would have them do to you.” Matthew 7:12

“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?” Mark 8:36

“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

“If you have faith as small as a mustard seed you can say this to the mountains, “Move from here to there,” and it will move.” Matthew 17:20

“Do not judge or you too will be judged.” Matthew 7:1

“Every household divided against itself will not stand.” Matthew 26:52

“[God] causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and on the unrighteous.” Matthew 5:45

“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

“Many who are first will be last, and many who are last will be first.” Matthew 19:30

“Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.” Luke 6:27-28

“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?” Matthew 7:3

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.” Matthew 6:34

“See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.” Matthew 6:28

“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5

“Do not throw your pearls to pigs.” Matthew 7:6

“A foolish man . . . built his house on sand.” Matthew 7:24-27

“Whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.” Mark 10:44

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded.” Luke 12:48

“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10

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

These timeless gems demonstrate why many consider Jesus the greatest teacher and storyteller the world has ever known!

This list is culled from a list in The Journey Bible, NIV.

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