Thematic Bible: Words of Christ


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And He did not speak to them without a parable. Privately, however, He would explain everything to His own disciples.






And if your hand causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and go to hell—the unquenchable fire,

The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will gather from His kingdom everything that causes sin and those guilty of lawlessness. They will throw them into the blazing furnace where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

And if your foot causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than to have two feet and be thrown into hell— [the unquenchable fire,

And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell, where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.

One day the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried. And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side. 'Father Abraham!' he called out, 'Have mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame!'


I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. I will put My words in his mouth, and he will tell them everything I command him.

Moses said:The Lord your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from among your brothers. You must listen to Him in everything He will say to you.

because the words that You gave Me,
I have given them.
They have received them
and have known for certain
that I came from You.
They have believed that You sent Me.

“I have many things to say and to judge about you, but the One who sent Me is true, and what I have heard from Him—these things I tell the world.”

For I have not spoken on My own, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a command as to what I should say and what I should speak.


The one who doesn’t love Me will not keep My words. The word that you hear is not Mine but is from the Father who sent Me.



so that you can remember the words previously spoken by the holy prophets and the command of our Lord and Savior given through your apostles.

So when He was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered that He had said this. And they believed the Scripture and the statement Jesus had made.

And they remembered His words. Returning from the tomb, they reported all these things to the Eleven and to all the rest.

His disciples did not understand these things at first. However, when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things had been written about Him and that they had done these things to Him.

But I have told you these things so that when their time comes you may remember I told them to you. I didn’t tell you these things from the beginning, because I was with you.



Do not be amazed at this, because a time is coming when all who are in the graves will hear His voice and come out-those who have done good things, to the resurrection of life, but those who have done wicked things, to the resurrection of judgment.


He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.







because He was teaching them like one who had authority, and not like their scribes.


Then they were all amazed, so they began to argue with one another, saying, “What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him.”




Jesus answered, “Leave her alone; she has kept it for the day of My burial.


The one who doesn’t love Me will not keep My words. The word that you hear is not Mine but is from the Father who sent Me.

If anyone teaches other doctrine and does not agree with the sound teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness,



Jesus replied, “You unbelieving and rebellious generation! How long will I be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here.”






"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.


Later, He appeared to the Eleven themselves as they were reclining at the table. He rebuked their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who saw Him after He had been resurrected.










Jesus answered, “I assure you: You are looking for Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.


But turning around and looking at His disciples, He rebuked Peter and said, “Get behind Me, Satan, because you’re not thinking about God’s concerns, but man’s!”


I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John, but the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”


Then Jesus said, “Leave her alone. Why are you bothering her? She has done a noble thing for Me.


“I tell you the truth,” He said. “This poor widow has put in more than all of them.








The police answered, “No man ever spoke like this!”


Simon Peter answered, “Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.




They were all speaking well of Him and were amazed by the gracious words that came from His mouth, yet they said, “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?”


They were astonished at His teaching because His message had authority.


Jesus heard this and was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following Him, He said, “I tell you, I have not found so great a faith even in Israel!”


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