Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Commandments

These are rules to live by, to guide you down the narrow path toward salvation. Please take these passages to heart.

Showing 1 through 24 of 24 quotations in this category.

"Thou shalt have no other gods before me."
-Exodus 20:3, 1st Commandment

"Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth."
-Exodus 20:4, 2nd Commandment

"Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain."
-Exodus 20:7, 3rd Commandment

"Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy."
-Exodus 20:8, 4th Commandment

"Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee."
-Exodus 20:12, 5th Commandment

"Thou shalt not kill."
-Exodus 20:13, 6th Commandment

"Thou shalt not commit adultery."
-Exodus 20:14, 7th Commandment

"Thou shalt not steal."
-Exodus 20:15, 8th Commandment

"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour."
-Exodus 20:16, 9th Commandment

"Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's."
-Exodus 20:17, 10th Commandment

"So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you."
-Matthew 7:12

"'Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?' Jesus replied: '"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: "Love your neighbor as yourself." All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.'"
-Matthew 22:36-40

"Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, honor your father and mother, and love your neighbor as yourself."
-Matthew 19:19

"You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven."
-Matthew 5:43-45

"Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters ... Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? To his own master he stands or falls ... Each of us will give an account of himself to God. Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another ... Whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God."
-Excerpts from Romans 14:1, 4, 12-13, 22

"Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. Do not accuse a man for no reason- when he has done you no harm."
-Proverbs 3:29-30

"Keep on loving each other as brothers. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it. Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering."
-Hebrews 13:1-3

"Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother's way."
-Romans 14:13

"In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent."
-Psalm 4:4

"Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, 'Come back later; I'll give it tomorrow'- when you now have it with you."
-Proverbs 3:27-28

"Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have."
-Hebrews 13:5

"Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity."
-1 Timothy 5:1-2

"If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever."
-1 Timothy 5:8

"Do not say, 'I'll pay you back for this wrong!' Wait for the LORD, and he will deliver you."
-Proverbs 20:22

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