53+ Bible Verses From Matthew

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
October 18, 2023

Matthew, one of the four Gospels, is a treasure trove of teachings, parables, and profound wisdom. Known as a tax collector who left his work to follow Jesus, Matthew recorded many of the words and deeds of Christ that have since become foundational to Christian thought and belief. His book in the New Testament gives a detailed account of Jesus' life, making it an essential read for those seeking to deepen their relationship with God.

For those yearning to draw closer to the teachings of Jesus, this article presents 55 Bible verses from the book of Matthew and 7 enriching Christian quotes. By diving into these verses and reflecting on the insights of renowned Christian figures, readers can embark on a spiritual journey toward a more comprehensive understanding of the Gospel of Matthew. Let's dive in and discover the richness of God's word together!

Faith and Trust in God

"Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you."

- Matthew 7:7

"O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?"

- Matthew 14:31

"If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you."

- Matthew 17:20

"Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them."

- Matthew 21:22

"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."

- Matthew 11:28

"My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt."

- Matthew 26:39

"Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself."

- Matthew 6:34

The Kingdom of Heaven

"Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."

- Matthew 5:3

"The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field."

- Matthew 13:31

"The kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls."

- Matthew 13:45

"The kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field."

- Matthew 13:44

"Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven."

- Matthew 18:3


"Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world."

- Matthew 25:34

"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you."

- Matthew 6:33

Love and Relationships

"Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself."

- Matthew 22:39

"Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother."

- Matthew 18:15

"But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you."

- Matthew 5:44

"It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery."

- Matthew 5:31-32

"Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself."

- Matthew 19:19

"A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another."

- Matthew 13:34

The Nature of Righteousness

"Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled."

- Matthew 5:6

"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits."

- Matthew 7:15-16

"For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven."

- Matthew 5:20

"The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him."

- Matthew 12:35

"Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness."

- Matthew 23:27

"Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect."

- Matthew 5:48

"But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly."

- Matthew 6:3-4

End Times and Prophecies

"But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only."

- Matthew 24:36

"And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come."

- Matthew 24:14

"Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come."

- Matthew 24:42

"Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left."

- Matthew 24:40

"Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear."

- Matthew 13:43

"So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors."

- Matthew 24:33

"For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be."

- Matthew 24:38-39

The Power of Prayer

"Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven."

- Matthew 18:19

"But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly."

- Matthew 6:6

"But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking."

- Matthew 6:7

"After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven."

- Matthew 6:9-10

"And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen."

- Matthew 6:12-13

"And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive."

- Matthew 21:22

"Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."

- Matthew 26:41

Lessons in Humility

"Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven."

- Matthew 18:4

"But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant."

- Matthew 23:11

"And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted."

- Matthew 23:12

"At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

- Matthew 18:1

"Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls."

- Matthew 11:29

"Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many."

- Matthew 20:28

"But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee."

- Matthew 14:10

The Call to Follow Jesus

"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."

- Matthew 11:28

"He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me."

- Matthew 10:37

"And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."

- Matthew 4:19

"Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me."

- Matthew 16:24

"For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it."

- Matthew 16:25


"Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven."

- Matthew 10:32

"He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it."

- Matthew 10:39

Christian Quotes

"God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself."

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable."

- Brennan Manning

"Faith is to believe what we do not see, and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe."

- Augustine

"He said 'Love...as I have loved you.' We cannot love too much."

- Amy Carmichael

"Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart."

- Mahatma Gandhi

"God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile."

- Max Lucado

"Joy is the simplest form of gratitude."

- Karl Barth


The Gospel of Matthew provides profound insights into the teachings of Jesus, serving as a guiding light for all believers. As we journey through life, these verses and reflections from prominent Christian figures remind us of God's unwavering love and the path of righteousness. May the words from Matthew's account enrich your faith and strengthen your relationship with God.

"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."

- Matthew 11:28

"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

- Matthew 18:20

"But Jesus looked at them and said, With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

- Matthew 19:26

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Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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