21 Quotes From The Book Of Matthew – Key Bible Scriptures

Matthew – the first of the four Gospels, and the first book of the New Testament. It chronicles the earthly life of Jesus. Matthew recorded many of Jesus’ miracles, sermons, and words so that today we can know what Matthew knew – that God loves us and Jesus saves! Enjoy this selection of powerful verses from the book of Matthew.

  1. 21

    Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Matthew 6:33Tweet this quote

Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

  1. 20

    So have no fear of them, for nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. What I tell you in the dark, say in the light, and what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops.

Matthew 10:26-27Tweet this quote

  1. 19

    I desire mercy, and not sacrifice. For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.

Matthew 9:13Tweet this quote

  1. 18

    Jesus answered, It is written: Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.

Matthew 4:4Tweet this quote

Matthew 4:4 - Bread Alone

  1. 17

    For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil.

Matthew 12:34-35Tweet this quote

  1. 16

    Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you

Matthew 5:43Tweet this quote

  1. 15

    According to your faith be it done to you.

Matthew 9:29Tweet this quote

  1. 14

    The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

Matthew 13:44Tweet this quote

  1. 13

    I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Matthew 11:29Tweet this quote

I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls

  1. 12

    With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.

Matthew 19:26Tweet this quote

  1. 11

    Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.

Matthew 7:1-2Tweet this quote

  1. 10

    Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

Matthew 28:20Tweet this quote

Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age

  1. 9

    Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

Matthew 6:26Tweet this quote

  1. 8

    It is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a person.

Matthew 15:11Tweet this quote

  1. 7

    Whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.

Matthew 21:22Tweet this quote

  1. 6

    Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 11:28Tweet this quote

Matthew 11:28 Scripture - Rest from Burden - ripples in the water

  1. 5

    Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Matthew 5:4Tweet this quote

  1. 4

    Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18:3-4Tweet this quote

  1. 3

    You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:14-16Tweet this quote

  1. 2

    Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Matthew 22:37Tweet this quote

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind

  1. 1

    Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Matthew 5:6Tweet this quote

Like the other Gospels that recorded the life and ministry of Jesus, there are many more words of wisdom than just what is selected here. What is your favorite verse from Matthew?