TEN COMMANDMENTS OF JESUS

Compiled 25 March 2014

 

    1.  Follow me

    2.  Repent

    3.  Believe the good news

    4.  Receive the Holy Spirit

    5.  Baptize

    6.  Remember my Death

    7.  Love

    8.  Pray in my Name

    9.  Give freely

  10.  Make disciples

 

 

 

1.    Follow me. Mt 19.28, Jn 8.12, 21.19, 22

  1. Hear and obey me. Mt 7.24, 13.43, Mk 7.16, Lk 9.44, Jn 8.51
  2. Be careful how you listen. Pay attention to what you hear. Mt 4.24 Lk 8.18
  3. Be as wise as snakes and as gentle as doves. Mt 10.16
  4. Work … for the lasting food that gives eternal life. Jn 6.27
  5. Hear the Word of God and put it into practice. Lk 11.28

 

2.    Repent. Mt 4:17, Mk 1:15, Rv 2.16

  1. Repent for salvation

1)    Fear the one who can both kill you and throw you into hell. Lk 12.5

2)    Say, “God, be merciful to me, for I am a sinner.” Lk 18.13

3)    Come, follow me. Mk 1.17, Lk 5.28

4)    Turn and be forgiven. Mt 4.12

5)    Enter through the narrow gate. Mt 7.13, Lk 13.24

6)    Change your mind and become like little children. Mt 18.2

7)    Calculate the cost, come after me … own interests aside … take up a cross …
and follow me. Mt 16.24, Mk 8.34, Lk 9.59, 14.27-28, 31-32

  1. Repent for discipleship

1)    Hunger and thirst after righteousness. Mt 5.6

2)    Remove the plank from you own eye. Mt 7.5

3)    Leave everything you have… be my disciple. Lk 14.33

4)    Say, “We are worthless servants who have only done our duty.” Lk 17.10

5)    Hate your life in this world. Jn 12.25

6)    Turn back to me and do your first works. Rv 2.5, 16

7)    Go back to what you heard and believed at first. Hold it firmly
and turn to me again. Rv 3.3, 11

3.    Believe the Good News

  1. Believe in God

1)    Believe (the Father) really sent me. Jn 6.29, 11.42, 12.44

2)    Believe in God; believe also in me. Jn 14.1

3)    Believe that I am in the Father and the Father in me. Jn 14.10-11

  1. Believe in Christ

1)    Believe that I AM. Jn 8.24, 13.19

2)    Believe in the Son of God. Mt 21.38, Jn 9.35

3)    Believe in the Risen Christ. Jn 20.27, 29

4)    Come to me … believe in me … believe in (the Son).
Mt 20.34, Lk 18.42, Jn 6.35, 37, 40, 47, 7.37, 11.25-26, 40, 12.46, 14.1, 12

5)    Come to me, everyone who is weary and heavily laden. Mt 11.28

6)    Put my yoke upon you and learn about me. Mt 11.29

7)    Take up the cross and follow me. Mt 19.21, Mk 10.21, Lk 18.22, Jn 12.26

  1. Believe in future glory

1)    Be ready. Mt 24.44, Lk 12.14, 35, 37-38

2)    Believe everything the prophets spoke. Lk 24.25

3)    (Show) patient endurance. Mt10.22, Mk 13.13, Lk 21.19

4)    Endure to the end. Mt 24.13

5)    Lift your heads and look up. Lk 21.28

6)    Hold tightly to what you have until I come. Rv 2.25

7)    Say, “Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord.” Lk 13.15

 

4.    Receive the Holy Spirit. Jn 20.22

  1. Rejoice

1)    Be glad … jump for joy. Mt 5.12, Lk 6.23

2)    Rejoice that your names are recorded in heaven. Lk 10.20

3)    Celebrate and be glad. Lk 15.22

  1. Serve

1)    Say whatever is given to you at the moment. Lk 12.11

2)    Abide in me … and I in you. Jn 15.4-55, 7

3)    Be clothed with power from above. Lk 24.49

4)    Listen to the Spirit and understand what the Spirit says to the churches.
Rv 2.7, 11, 17, 29, 3.6, 13, 22

5.    Baptize. Mt 28.19

 

6.    Celebrate the Lord's Supper

  1. Take heart … your sins are forgiven. Mk 2.5, Mt 9.2
  2. Eat this bread … eat my flesh … eat his body … eat my body … drink his blood …
    drink my blood. Lk 22.17, Jn 6.5, 53-54, 58
  3. Eat the body of the Son of Man and drink his blood. Jn 6.53

 

7.    Love.

  1. Love God

1)    “Hear…. Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength.”
(Deuteronomy 6.5). Mt 22.37 Mk 12.29-30

2)    Worship & serve the Lord. Lk 4.8, Mt 4.10

3)    Worship God in spirit and in truth. Jn 4.24

4)    First seek the kingdom of God and his righteousness. Mt 6.33, Lk 12.30

5)    Do the will of my Father. Mt 7.21

6)    Hear the Word of God and do it. Lk 8.8, 21

7)    Be faithful in the smallest things. Lk 16.10, Lk 19.17

8)    Love me, keep my commandments Jn 8.52, 14.15, 21, 23, 15.10, 14

 

  1. Love neighbours

1)    “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Leviticus 19.18). Mt 22.39, Mk 12.30

2)    Go learn: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” (Hosea 6.6) Mt 9.13, Mt 12.7

3)    Do good on the Sabbath. Mk 3.5

4)    “Exercise justice amongst the nations.” (Isa 42.2) Mt 12.18

5)    Let your light shine before others … the good things you do. Mt 5.16

6)    Be compassionate…. Be perfect. Mt 5.48 Lk 6.36

7)    Treat other in the way you yourself would like to be treated. Mt 7.12

8)    Judge not by the looks of things; judge rightly. Jn 7.24

9)    Take the least important place, humble yourselves. Lk 14.9, 11, Lk 18.14

10) (Do) justice, mercy and faithfulness. Mt 23.23

 

  1. Love enemies. Lk 6.35

1)    Show mercy. Mt 5.7

2)    Make peace. Mt 5.9

3)    Go two miles. Mt 5.41

4)    Try hard to reach a settlement. Mt 5.25, Lk 12.58

5)    Allow him to slap the other cheek also. Mt 5.39

6)    Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who abuse
and persecute you. Mt 5.44, Lk 6.27

7)    Forgive those who offend you. Mt 6.14, Lk 6.37

 

  1. Love one another. Jn 15.17

1)       Make it right with him. Then return and offer your gift. Mt 5.24

2)       Be last of all and servant of all. Mk 9.35, Mt 20.27-28, Mk 10.44

3)       Humble yourselves, take the last place. Mt 18.4, Lk 9.48, Mt 19.29, 20.16

4)       Live at peach with each other. Mk 9.50

5)       Go and tell him privately. Mt 18.15

6)       Agree on earth. Mt 18.19

7)       Gather in my name. Mt 18.20

8)       Forgive … up to seventy times seven. Mt 18.22, 35, Lk 17.4

9)       Standing to pray … forgive. Mt 11.25

10)      Wash each other’s feet. Jn 13.15

 

8.    Pray in Jesus’ name. Jn 14.13, 14, 16.24, 26

  1. Pray to the Father

1)    Pray. Mt 17.21, Mk 9.29

2)    Pray to your Father in secret. Mt 6.5, 6, 9, .26, 28, Lk 12.27

3)    Cry out to God day and night. Lk 18.7

4)    Fast … in secret. Mt 6.16, 17, 18

5)    Ask … seek … knock. Mt 7.7, Lk 11.9

  1. Pray to the Son

1)    Pray to the Lord of the harvest that he will send out workers. Mt 9.38, Lk 10.2

2)    Cry to Jesus … for mercy. Mt 20.31, Mk 10.47-48

3)    Have faith…. Ask in prayer…. Truly believe. Mt 21.21, 22 Mk 11.24, Lk 17.6

4)    Pray (for an escape). Mt 24.20, Mk 13.17

5)    Watch, pray, be careful. Mk 14.38, Mk 13.35, Lk 21.34, 36, 25.13

 

9.    Give freely. Mt 10.8

1)    Give to everyone who asks you for something. Mt 5.42 Lk 6.30

2)    Give to the needy … in secret. Mt 6.2, 3, 4, 26.11, Mk 14.7, Lk 6.38

3)    Sell … give to the poor. Lk 12.33, Mt 19.21, Lk 18.22

4)    Give from the abundance of your heart. Lk 11.41

5)    Be rich towards God. Lk 12.21

6)    Leave house or parents or … property. Mt 19.29, Mk 10.29, Lk 18,19

7)    Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s. Mk 12.17, Lk 20.25

 

10.  Make disciples. Mt 28.18

  1. Globally.

1)    See the fields. They are already ripe for harvest. Jn 4.36

2)    Go and make disciples of all peoples, teaching them to obey all that I commanded. Mt 28.18-19

3)    Proclaim repentance and forgiveness of sins, in my name to all nations. Lk 24.47

4)    Testify before (authorities) and the Gentiles. Mt 10.18, Lk 21.13

5)    Preach this good news of the kingdom to all the world as a testimony to all peoples.
Mt 24.14, Mk 13.10

6)    Tell people about me everywhere. Ac 1.8

7)    Open their eyes. Ac 26.18

 

  1. Locally

1)    Go out and announce the kingdom of God. Lk 9.60

2)    Acknowledge me before others. Mt 10.32, Lk 12.8

3)    Remain in that home, eating and drinking whatever they provide for you. Lk 10.7

4)    Say, “The kingdom of heaven has come”; Heal the sick, raise the dead,
heal the lepers, and cast out demons. Mt 10.7-8, Lk 10.9

5)    Invite, bring and compel the poor. Mt 22.9, Lk 14.12, 21, 23

6)    Let the little children come to me and do not stop them. Mk 10.14

7)    Feed my lambs. Shepherd … feed my sheep. Jn 21.15, 16, 18