They Synoptic Gospels
The Promise of Eternal Life
Frontpiece - The Book of Kells
Matthew Chapter 12
12:32. And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be
forgiven him: but he that shall speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be
forgiven him neither in this world, nor in the world to come.
Luke Chapter 12
12:4. And I say to you, my friends: Be not afraid of them who kill the
body and after that have no more that they can do.
12:5. But I will shew you whom you shall fear: Fear ye him who, after he
hath killed, hath power to cast into hell. Yea, I say to you: Fear him.
12:6. Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is
forgotten before God?
12:7. Yea, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore:
you are of more value than many sparrows.
12:8. And I say to you: Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall
the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.
12:9. But he that shall deny me before men shall be denied before the angels
Matthew Chapter 19
19:27. Then Peter answering, said to him: Behold we have left all things,
and have followed thee: what therefore shall we have?
19:28. And Jesus said to them: Amen I say to you, that you who have
followed me, in the regeneration, when the Son of man shall sit on the seat of
his majesty, you also shall sit on twelve seats judging the twelve tribes of
19:29. And every one that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or
father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my name’s sake, shall
receive an hundredfold, and shall possess life everlasting.
Mark Chapter 10
10:29. Jesus answering said: Amen I say to you, there is no man who hath
left house or brethren or sisters or father or mother or children or lands,
for my sake and for the gospel,
10:30. Who shall not receive an hundred times as much, now in this time:
houses and brethren and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with
persecutions: and in the world to come life everlasting.
Luke Chapter 18
18:29. Who said to them: Amen, I say to you, there is no man that hath left
home or parents or brethren or wife or children, for the kingdom of God’s
18:30. Who shall not receive much more in this present time, and in the
world to come life everlasting.
Matthew Chapter 22
22:23. That day there came to him the Sadducees, who say there is no
resurrection; and asked him,
22:24. Saying: Master, Moses said: If a man die having no son, his brother
shall marry his wife and raise up issue to his brother.
22:25. Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first having married a
wife, died; and not having issue, left his wife to his brother.
22:26. In like manner the second and the third and so on, to the seventh.
22:27. And last of all the woman died also.
22:28. At the resurrection therefore, whose wife of the seven shall she be?
For they all had her.
22:29. And Jesus answering, said to them: You err, not knowing the
Scriptures nor the power of God.
22:30. For in the resurrection they shall neither marry nor be married,
but shall be as the angels of God in heaven.
22:31. And concerning the resurrection of the dead, have you not read that
which was spoken by God, saying to you:
22:32. I am the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob?
He is not the God of the dead but of the living.
Luke Chapter 20
20:36. Neither can they die any more for they are equal to the angels and
are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.
20:37. Now that the dead rise again, Moses also shewed at the bush, when
he called the Lord: The God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of
20:38. For he is not the God of the dead, but of the living: for all live
See also Mark 12: 18-27
Matthew Chapter 25
25:31. And when the Son of man shall come in his majesty, and all the angels
with him, then shall he sit upon the seat of his majesty.
25:32. And all nations shall be gathered together before him: and he shall
separate them one from another, as the shepherd separateth the sheep from the
25:33. And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on his
25:34. Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand:
Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the
foundation of the world.
25:35. For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave
me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in:
25:36. Naked, and you covered me: sick, and you visited me: I was in prison,
and you came to me.
25:37. Then shall the just answer him, saying: Lord, when did we see thee
hungry and fed thee: thirsty and gave thee drink?
25:38. Or when did we see thee a stranger and took thee in? Or naked and
25:39. Or when did we see thee sick or in prison and came to thee?
25:40. And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long
as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.
25:41. Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand:
Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the
devil and his angels.
25:42. For I was hungry and you gave me not to eat: I was thirsty and you
gave me not to drink.
25:43. I was a stranger and you took me not in: naked and you covered me not:
sick and in prison and you did not visit me.
25:44. Then they also shall answer him, saying: Lord, when did we see thee
hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and did not
minister to thee?
25:45. Then he shall answer them, saying: Amen: I say to you, as long as you
did it not to one of these least, neither did you do it to me.
25:46. And these shall go into everlasting punishment: but the just, into
Luke Chapter 20
23:38. And there was also a superscription written over him in letters of
Greek and Latin and Hebrew:
THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.
23:39. And one of those robbers who were hanged blasphemed him, saying: If
thou be Christ, save thyself and us.
23:40. But the other answering, rebuked him, saying: Neither dost thou fear
God, seeing; thou art under the same condemnation?
23:41. And we indeed justly: for we receive the due reward of our deeds. But
this man hath done no evil.
23:42. And he said to Jesus: Lord, remember me when thou shalt come into
23:43. And Jesus said to him: Amen I say to thee: This day thou shalt be
with me in paradise.