In many of my articles I talk about the commandments of Jesus. I found out I was at least fifty so here is a list of them in an original list my mother typed for your reference. There are many benefits to obeying Jesus.

The fifty commandments of Jesus

1 Don’t call Jesus Lord when you don’t obey him. Lk 6.46, Mt 7.21.

2 Build on the rock of obedience to Jesus, otherwise you will fall. Mt 7: 24-27, Lk 6: 47-49.

3 Worship only God. Mt 4: 10b, Lk 4: 8.

4 Follow Jesus. Mt 4:19, 11: 28-30, Mk 1:17, Jn 1: 43,12: 26, 10:27, 21: 22b.

5 Be salt and light for this world. Mt 5: 13-16 Mk 9:50, Lk 11:33, 14:34. Jn 3:21.

6 Don’t call your brother a fool. Mt 5:22, 12:36.

7 Practice instant reconciliation. Mt 5, 24-25.

8 Do not look greedily at another, this is adultery in the heart. Mt 5, 27-28.

9 Do not divorce and marry another, this is adultery. Mt 5, 32, 19: 9, Mk 10, 11-12.

10 Don’t take an oath. Mt 5: 33-37.

11 Do more than expected, go the 2nd mile. Mt 5: 38-41.

12 Give to those who ask. Mt 5.42, Lc 6.30.38.

13 Love, bless and pray for your enemies. Mt 5: 43-48, Lk 6: 27-29.

14 In silence, do good only for the praise of God. Mt 6: 1-4.

15 When you pray, fast or give, do it in secret. Mt 6: 5-6.

16 Don’t use vain repetitions when praying. Mt 6: 7-8, Mk 12:40.

17 Pray to God the Father. Mt 6: 9, Jn 16: 23-24.

18 Don’t be anxious. Mt 6: 25-32, Lk 12: 22-30, Jn 14: 1, 16:33.

19 Keep your wealth in heaven, not on earth. Mt 6: 19-21,33, Lk 12,21, 31-34, Jn 12,25.

20 Judge not so that you will not be judged. Mt 7, 1-5, Lk 6, 37, 41-42, Jn 7:24.

21 Keep asking, searching and calling. Mt 6: 9-11, 7: 7-11, Lk 11: 9-13.

22 Treat others the way you like to be treated. Mt 7:12, Lk 6:31.

23 Don’t waste time with argumentative people. Mt 7: 6.

24 Forgive others. Mt 6,12, 14-15, 18:21, Mk 11: 25-26, Lk 11: 9-13.

25 Let the dead bury their dead. Mt 8:22, Lk 9: 6a.

26 Don’t fear people, fear God. Mt 10:28, 16:23, Lk 12: 4-5.

27 Confess Christ before men. Mt 10: 32-33, Mk 5:19, 8:38, Lk 9:26, 12: 8-9.

28 Take up your cross. Mt 10: 38-39, 16: 24-26, Mk 8: 34-37, Lk 9: 23-26, 14: 26-33.

29 Beware of hypocrisy and greed. Mt 15: 6-9, 23:28, Lk 6: 41-42, 12: 1b, 20: 46-47.

30 In private rebuke a brother and if he repents, forgive him. Mt 18:15, Lk 17: 3-4.

31 Pay your taxes and give God what is His. Mt 22:21, Mk 12:17, Lk 20:25, 21: 4.

32 Love God and others. Mt 22: 37-40, Mk 12: 30-31, Lk 10:27, Jn 15:12, 13: 34-35.

33 Stay alert and watch for the second coming. Mt 24: 44,46, 50-51, Mk 14:62, Lk 12: 35-40, 21: 27-28.

34 Honor God with all that has been given to you. Mt 25: 14-31, Lk 18:18.

35 Minister to others as you would to Jesus himself. Mt 25: 34-46.

36 Preach the gospel and teach obedience. Mt 28:20, Mk 16:15, Lk 9: 60b, Jn 21: 15b, 16b, 17b.

37 Repent of your sins. Mk 1,15, Lk 13: 3,5, Lk 15: 7,10, 18-24.

38 Believe in Jesus Mk 16:16, Lk 9:35, Jn 12:36, 6:29, 20:29, 14: 6.

39 Have a faith like that of a child. Mk 10:15, Lk 18.17, Mt 9.29.

40 Don’t sell things in God’s house. Mk 11, 15-17, Jn 2, 16.

41 Rejoice when you are persecuted. Lk 6, 22-23.

42 Don’t be distracted from hearing God’s Word. Lk 10, 38-42.

43 Act with compassion and without prejudice towards others. Luke 10: 30-37.

44 Invite the poor to eat with you. Lk 14, 13-14.

45 Humble yourself and take the lowest position Lk 14: 8-11, 18: 13-14, Mt 23:12, 19:30.

46 You must be born again. Jn 3: 3, Jn 3: 5-8.

47 Live in Me and live in My love. Jn 8: 31-32, Jn 15: 4, 9

48 Do not covet your brother’s blessing Lk 12: 13-15, 15: 29-30

49 Being baptized Mt 29:19, Mk 16:16

50 Strive for perfection Mt 5:48, Jn 15:14

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