Below are direct quotes from Jesus Christ. Specifically, they are things that Jesus said about Himself, who He was, why He came and what He is going to do in the future. This is not an exhaustive list. If you are not sure about who this person is, search the Scriptures for yourself. Consider the enormity of who He claims to be. Consider the resurrection as validation of the truth He spoke. Do not delay in making a decision about what you believe regarding this man. According to Him, He is God. Clearly, Jesus said He was God and He had taken on human flesh to come to earth to save the human race.
Mat 9:6 “But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins“--then He *said to the paralytic, “Get up, pick up your bed and go home.”
Mat 9:13 “But go and learn what this means: ‘I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT SACRIFICE,’ for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Mat 11:1 When Jesus had finished giving instructions to His twelve disciples, He departed from there to teach and preach in their cities.
Mat 11:2 Now when John, while imprisoned, heard of the works of Christ, he sent word by his disciples
Mat 11:3 and said to Him, “Are You the Expected One, or shall we look for someone else?”
Mat 11:4 Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and report to John what you hear and see:
Mat 11:5 the BLIND RECEIVE SIGHT and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.
Mat 11:6 “And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me.”
Mat 11:25 At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.
Mat 11:26 “Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
Mat 11:27 “All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.
Mat 11:28 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
Mat 11:29 “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.
Mat 11:30 “For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
Mat 12:6 “But I say to you that something greater than the temple is here.
Mat 12:7 “But if you had known what this means, ‘I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT A SACRIFICE,’ you would not have condemned the innocent.
Mat 12:8 “For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.”
Mat 12:28 “But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
Mat 28:18 “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.”
Mat 12:38 Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.”
Mat 12:39 But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation craves for a sign; and yet no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah the prophet;
Mat 12:40 for just as JONAH WAS THREE DAYS AND THREE NIGHTS IN THE BELLY OF THE SEA MONSTER, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
Mat 12:41 “The men of Nineveh will stand up with this generation at the judgment, and will condemn it because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.
Mat 12:42 “The Queen of the South will rise up with this generation at the judgment and will condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.
Mat 13:37 And He said, “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man,
Mat 13:38 and the field is the world; and as for the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the tares are the sons of the evil one;
Mat 13:39 and the enemy who sowed them is the devil, and the harvest is the end of the age; and the reapers are angels.
Mat 13:40 “So just as the tares are gathered up and burned with fire, so shall it be at the end of the age.
Mat 13:41 “The Son of Man will send forth His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom all stumbling blocks, and those who commit lawlessness,
Mat 13:42 and will throw them into the furnace of fire; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Mat 13:43 “Then THE RIGHTEOUS WILL SHINE FORTH AS THE SUN in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear.
Mat 14:26 When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear.
Mat 14:27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.”
Mat 14:28 Peter said to Him, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.”
Mat 14:29 And He said, “Come!” And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus.
Mat 16:13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He was asking His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”
Mat 16:14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.”
Mat 16:15 He *said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”
Mat 16:16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
Mat 16:17 And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
Mat 16:24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.
Mat 16:25 “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.
Mat 16:26 “For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
Mat 16:27 “For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and WILL THEN REPAY EVERY MAN ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS.
Mat 17:22 And while they were gathering together in Galilee, Jesus said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men;
Mat 17:23 and they will kill Him, and He will be raised on the third day.” And they were deeply grieved.
Mat 18:19 “Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything that they may ask, it shall be done for them by My Father who is in heaven.
Mat 18:20 “For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst.”
Mat 19:28 And Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Mat 19:29 “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
Mat 20:17 As Jesus was about to go up to Jerusalem, He took the twelve disciples aside by themselves, and on the way He said to them,
Mat 20:18 “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and the Son of Man will be delivered to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn Him to death,
Mat 20:19 and will hand Him over to the Gentiles to mock and scourge and crucify Him, and on the third day He will be raised up.”
Mat 20:26 “It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,
Mat 20:27 and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave;
Mat 20:28 just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”
Mat 24:35 “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.
Mat 25:31 “But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne.
Mat 25:32 “All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
Mat 26:2 “You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion.”
Mat 26:31 Then Jesus *said to them, “You will all fall away because of Me this night, for it is written, ‘I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP OF THE FLOCK SHALL BE SCATTERED.’
Mat 26:32 “But after I have been raised, I will go ahead of you to Galilee.”
Mat 26:52 Then Jesus *said to him, “Put your sword back into its place; for all those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword.
Mat 26:53 “Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve legions of angels?
Mat 26:54 “How then will the Scriptures be fulfilled, which say that it must happen this way?”
Mat 26:55 At that time Jesus said to the crowds, “Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest Me as you would against a robber? Every day I used to sit in the temple teaching and you did not seize Me.
Mat 26:56 “But all this has taken place to fulfill the Scriptures of the prophets.” Then all the disciples left Him and fled.
Mat 26:63 But Jesus kept silent. And the high priest said to Him, “I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God.”
Mat 26:64 Jesus *said to him, “You have said it yourself; nevertheless I tell you, hereafter you will see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN.”
Mat 27:11 Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, “Are You the King of the Jews?” And Jesus said to him, “It is as you say.”
Mat 28:7 “Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into Galilee, there you will see Him; behold, I have told you.”
Mat 28:8 And they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples.
Mat 28:9 And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.
Mat 28:10 Then Jesus *said to them, “Do not be afraid; go and take word to My brethren to leave for Galilee, and there they will see Me.”
Mat 28:18 And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
Mat 28:19 “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
Mat 28:20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
Mar 2:7 “Why does this man speak that way? He is blaspheming; who can forgive sins but God alone?”
Mar 2:8 Immediately Jesus, aware in His spirit that they were reasoning that way within themselves, *said to them, “Why are you reasoning about these things in your hearts?
Mar 2:9 “Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven'; or to say, ‘Get up, and pick up your pallet and walk’?
Mar 2:10 “But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”–He *said to the paralytic,
Mar 2:11 “I say to you, get up, pick up your pallet and go home.”
Mar 4:39 And He got up and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Hush, be still.” And the wind died down and it became perfectly calm.
Mar 4:40 And He said to them, “Why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith?”
Mar 4:41 They became very much afraid and said to one another, “Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey Him?”
Mar 14:61 But He kept silent and did not answer. Again the high priest was questioning Him, and saying to Him, “Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?”
Mar 14:62 And Jesus said, “I am; and you shall see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING WITH THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN.”
Joh 5:17 But He answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I Myself am working.”
Joh 5:18 For this reason therefore the Jews were seeking all the more to kill Him, because He not only was breaking the Sabbath, but also was calling God His own Father, making Himself equal with God.
Joh 5:19 Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner.
Joh 5:20 “For the Father loves the Son, and shows Him all things that He Himself is doing; and the Father will show Him greater works than these, so that you will marvel.
Joh 5:21 “For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom He wishes.
Joh 5:22 “For not even the Father judges anyone, but He has given all judgment to the Son,
Joh 5:23 so that all will honor the Son even as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.
Joh 5:24 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
Joh 5:25 “Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.
Joh 5:26 “For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself;
Joh 5:27 and He gave Him authority to execute judgment, because He is the Son of Man.
Joh 5:28 “Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice,
Joh 5:29 and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.
Joh 5:30 “I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
Joh 5:31 “If I alone testify about Myself, My testimony is not true.
Joh 5:32 “There is another who testifies of Me, and I know that the testimony which He gives about Me is true.
Joh 5:33 “You have sent to John, and he has testified to the truth.
Joh 5:34 “But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved.
Joh 5:35 “He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.
Joh 5:36 “But the testimony which I have is greater than the testimony of John; for the works which the Father has given Me to accomplish–the very works that I do–testify about Me, that the Father has sent Me.
Joh 5:37 “And the Father who sent Me, He has testified of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His form.
Joh 5:38 “You do not have His word abiding in you, for you do not believe Him whom He sent.
Joh 5:39 “You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
Joh 5:40 and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.
Joh 5:41 “I do not receive glory from men;
Joh 5:42 but I know you, that you do not have the love of God in yourselves.
Joh 5:43 “I have come in My Father’s name, and you do not receive Me; if another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
Joh 5:44 “How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?
Joh 5:45 “Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have set your hope.
Joh 5:46 “For if you believed Moses, you would believe Me, for he wrote about Me.
Joh 5:47 “But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe My words?
Joh 7:37 “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink.
Joh 7:38 “He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.'”
Joh 14:9 “He who has seen Me has seen the Father;”
Joh 8:58 “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am.”
Joh 14:18 “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.
Joh 14:19 “After a little while the world will no longer see Me, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also.”
Joh 14:23 “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.”
Joh 17:13 “But now I come to You; and these things I speak in the world so that they may have My joy made full in themselves.”
Joh 17:25 “O righteous Father, although the world has not known You, yet I have known You; and these have known that You sent Me;
Joh 17:26 and I have made Your name known to them, and will make it known, so that the love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
Joh 14:6 Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.”
Joh 14:2 “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.”
Joh 14:3 “If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.”
Rev 1:8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”
Rev 1:17 “Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last,
Rev 1:18 and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.
Rev 1:19 “Therefore write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take place after these things.
1st church Ephesus
Rev 2:1 The One who holds the seven stars in His right hand, the One who walks among the seven golden lampstands, says this:
Rev 2:7 To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God.’
2nd church Smyrna
Rev 2:8 The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life, says this:
Rev 2:10 ‘Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Rev 2:11 He who overcomes will not be hurt by the second death.’
3rd church Pergamum
Rev 2:12 The One who has the sharp two-edged sword says this:
Rev 2:16 ‘Therefore repent; or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of My mouth.
Rev 2:17 To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows but he who receives it.’
4th church Thyatira
Rev 2:18 The Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and His feet are like burnished bronze, says this:
Rev 2:26 ‘He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds until the end, TO HIM I WILL GIVE AUTHORITY OVER THE NATIONS;
Rev 2:27 AND HE SHALL RULE THEM WITH A ROD OF IRON, AS THE VESSELS OF THE POTTER ARE BROKEN TO PIECES, as I also have received authority from My Father;
Rev 2:28 and I will give him the morning star.
5th church Sardis
Rev 3:1 He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars, says this:
Rev 3:5 ‘He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.
6th church Philadelphia
Rev 3:7 He who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this:
Rev 3:11 ‘I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, so that no one will take your crown.
Rev 3:12 ‘He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.
7th church Laodicia
Rev 3:14 The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:
Rev 3:19 ‘Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.
Rev 3:20 ‘Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.
Rev 3:21 ‘He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.
Rev 22:7 “And behold, I am coming quickly. Blessed is he who heeds the words of the prophecy of this book
Rev 22:12 “Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done.
Rev 22:13 “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”
Rev 22:16 “I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star.”
Rev 22:20 “Yes, I am coming quickly.”
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