Commands of Jesus Christ

Does Jesus Christ command us to do any specific things? Sure, he commands us to love God and to love one another. But is there anything beyond that?

As we inch our way through the four Gospels, if we encounter anything from the Lord Jesus Christ that seems like a command, we’ll write it on this page.

To be clear, we are no trying to work our way to heaven. This is not about works-righteousness. We are not earning grace. We are not meriting anything. Rather, we simply want our love-relationship with Jesus Christ to flower into greater obedience and joy!

Here are our two criteria for whether we will consider a statement to be a command or not:

  • It reads like an imperative statement (a command).
  • Jesus seems to be speaking to all believers for all time.

Commands of Jesus Christ in:






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