Summary: Jesus must have spoken many words, but those recorded in Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, and Revelation are for our application. We should believe, obey, apply, and live the words that Jesus spoke.
The Words Of Jesus
Jesus must have spoken many words, but those recorded in Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, and Revelation are for our application.
We should believe, obey, apply, and live the words that Jesus spoke.
Matthew 4:4 - But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every Word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’
Luke 2:49 - And He said to them, “Why did you seek Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?”
The words of man
1. The words of man are lies
Numbers 23:19 - "God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
John 8:44 - You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it.
2. The words of man are not sincere or serious
Luke 24:11 - And their words seemed to them like idle tales, and they did not believe them.
Ephesians 5:4 - Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.
3. The words of man are inconsistent
1 Corinthians 14:33 - For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.
The words of Jesus are like no other words
John 7:46 - The officers answered, “No man ever spoke like this Man!”
The words of Jesus are life
John 6:63 - It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.
Jesus is the Word
John 1:1-3 - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made.
First words recorded
1. The words of Jesus makes you clean
John 15:3 - You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.
2. The words of Jesus makes you wise
Matthew 7:24 - Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
3. The words of Jesus brings salvation
John 5:34 - Yet I do not receive testimony from man, but I say these things that you may be saved.
4. The words of Jesus releases joy
John 15:11 - These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.
5. The words of Jesus do not condemn
John 5:24 - Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.
6. The words of Jesus is the truth
John 8:31,32 - Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. 32“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
7. The words of Jesus sets you free