47 Bible Verses about Commitment, to Jesus Christ
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He said to them, "Follow me, and I will turn you into fishers of people."
Jesus said to them, "Follow me, and I will turn you into fishers of people."
As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax booth. "Follow me," he said to him. And he got up and followed him.
As he went along, he saw Levi, the son of Alphaeus, sitting at the tax booth. "Follow me," he said to him. And he got up and followed him.
After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the tax booth. "Follow me," he said to him.
Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be perfect, go sell your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." But when the young man heard this he went away sorrowful, for he was very rich.
On the next day Jesus wanted to set out for Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, "Follow me."
(Now Jesus said this to indicate clearly by what kind of death Peter was going to glorify God.) After he said this, Jesus told Peter, "Follow me."
Now may the God of endurance and comfort give you unity with one another in accordance with Christ Jesus,
Now I mean this, that each of you is saying, "I am with Paul," or "I am with Apollos," or "I am with Cephas," or "I am with Christ."
"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And whoever does not take up his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
"If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother, and wife and children, and brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry his own cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
Then Jesus called the crowd, along with his disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
Then he said to them all, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me.
The one who loves his life destroys it, and the one who hates his life in this world guards it for eternal life. If anyone wants to serve me, he must follow me, and where I am, my servant will be too. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.
But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."
Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life because of me will find it.
For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it.
Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it.
Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be perfect, go sell your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
As Jesus looked at him, he felt love for him and said, "You lack one thing. Go, sell whatever you have and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
When Jesus heard this, he said to him, "One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."
For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't sit down first and compute the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish the tower, all who see it will begin to make fun of him. They will say, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish!'read more.
Or what king, going out to confront another king in battle, will not sit down first and determine whether he is able with ten thousand to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand? If he cannot succeed, he will send a representative while the other is still a long way off and ask for terms of peace. In the same way therefore not one of you can be my disciple if he does not renounce all his own possessions.
For to this you were called, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving an example for you to follow in his steps.
Jesus said to another, "Follow me." But he replied, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father."
Yet another said, "I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say goodbye to my family."
A large crowd was following him because they were observing the miraculous signs he was performing on the sick.
After this many of his disciples quit following him and did not accompany him any longer.
They left their nets immediately and followed him.
They left their nets immediately and followed him.
They immediately left the boat and their father and followed him.
Immediately he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.
And he got up and followed him, leaving everything behind.
Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two disciples who heard what John said and followed Jesus.
Nevertheless, even among the rulers many believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they would not confess Jesus to be the Christ, so that they would not be put out of the synagogue.
Now a certain man, a Pharisee named Nicodemus, who was a member of the Jewish ruling council, came to Jesus at night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the miraculous signs that you do unless God is with him."
The person who has my commandments and obeys them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will reveal myself to him."
So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, continue working out your salvation with awe and reverence,
Then Jesus said to those Judeans who had believed him, "If you continue to follow my teaching, you are really my disciples
"If you love me, you will obey my commandments.
Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.
Let anyone who has no love for the Lord be accursed. Our Lord, come!
Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ, not like those who do their work only when someone is watching -- as people-pleasers -- but as slaves of Christ doing the will of God from the heart.
Now by this we know that we have come to know God: if we keep his commandments.
and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing to him. Now this is his commandment: that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he gave us the commandment. And the person who keeps his commandments resides in God, and God in him. Now by this we know that God resides in us: by the Spirit he has given us.
These are the ones who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed from humanity as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb,
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Following Jesus Christ
- Giving, Of Oneself
- God, Suffering Of
- Gospel, Requirements Of
- How Disciples Are Called
- In Men's Presence
- Instructions About Following
- Keeping Christ's Commands
- Learning From Jesus
- Obeying Jesus
- Self Denial
- Self Sacrifice