145 Luke Bible Verses

The Book of Luke, one of the New Testament Gospels, offers a detailed and touching account of Jesus Christ’s life, teachings, miracles, death, and resurrection. These 145 Luke Bible verses provide timeless wisdom, guiding us toward a deeper understanding of Jesus’ message of love, forgiveness, faith, and the Kingdom of God. 

Luke Bible Verses on the Birth and Early Life of Jesus

  • Luke 1:31 – “You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus.”
  • Luke 1:32 – “He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David.”
  • Luke 1:35 – “The angel answered, ‘The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.'”
  • Luke 2:6 – “While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born.”
  • Luke 2:7 – “She gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.”
  • Luke 2:10 – “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.'”
  • Luke 2:11 – “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.”
  • Luke 2:12 – “This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”
  • Luke 2:52 – “And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.”

Luke Bible Verses on the Teachings and Parables of Jesus

  • Luke 6:20 – “Looking at his disciples, he said: ‘Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.'”
  • Luke 6:36 – “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.”
  • Luke 6:37 – “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”
  • Luke 10:27 – “He answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'”
  • Luke 11:9 – “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.”
  • Luke 12:22 – “Then Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.'”
  • Luke 12:23 – “For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes.”
  • Luke 12:32 – “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.”
  • Luke 15:7 – “I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.”

Luke Bible Verses on the Miracles of Jesus

  • Luke 4:35 – “Be quiet!” said Jesus sternly. ‘Come out of him!’ Then the demon threw the man down before them all and came out without injuring him.”
  • Luke 5:25 – “Immediately he stood up in front of them, took what he had been lying on and went home praising God.”
  • Luke 7:14 – “Then he went up and touched the bier they were carrying him on, and the bearers stood still. He said, ‘Young man, I say to you, get up!'”
  • Luke 7:15 – “The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.”
  • Luke 8:24 – “The disciples went and woke him, saying, ‘Master, Master, we’re going to drown!’ He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waters; the storm subsided, and all was calm.”
  • Luke 8:44 – “She came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak, and immediately her bleeding stopped.”
  • Luke 8:55 – “Her spirit returned, and at once she stood up. Then Jesus told them to give her something to eat.”
  • Luke 18:43 – “Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus, praising God. When all the people saw it, they also praised God.”

Luke Bible Verses on Jesus’ Authority and Identity

  • Luke 4:18 – “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free.”
  • Luke 4:21 – “He began by saying to them, ‘Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.'”
  • Luke 5:24 – “But I want you to know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins.” So he said to the paralyzed man, ‘I tell you, get up, take your mat and go home.'”
  • Luke 8:28 – “When he saw Jesus, he cried out and fell at his feet, shouting at the top of his voice, ‘What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg you, don’t torture me!'”
  • Luke 9:20 – “‘But what about you?’ he asked. ‘Who do you say I am?’ Peter answered, ‘God’s Messiah.'”
  • Luke 10:22 – “‘All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and no one knows who the Father is except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.'”
  • Luke 19:10 – “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”
  • Luke 22:70 – “They all asked, ‘Are you then the Son of God?’ He replied, ‘You say that I am.'”

Luke Bible Verses on Prayer and Devotion

  • Luke 5:16 – “But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.”
  • Luke 6:12 – “One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.”
  • Luke 11:1 – “One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.'”
  • Luke 11:2 – “He said to them, ‘When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come.”‘”
  • Luke 11:3 – “‘Give us each day our daily bread.'”
  • Luke 11:4 – “‘Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.'”
  • Luke 18:1 – “Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.”
  • Luke 18:13 – “‘But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’”
  • Luke 22:41 – “He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed.”
  • Luke 22:42 – “‘Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.'”

Luke Bible Verses on the Kingdom of God

  • Luke 4:43 – “But he said, ‘I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.'”
  • Luke 8:1 – “After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him.”
  • Luke 9:2 – “and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.”
  • Luke 9:27 – “‘Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God.'”
  • Luke 10:9 – “Heal the sick who are there and tell them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’”
  • Luke 11:20 – “But if I drive out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.”
  • Luke 13:18 – “Then Jesus asked, ‘What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to?'”
  • Luke 13:20 – “Again he asked, ‘What shall I compare the kingdom of God to?'”
  • Luke 16:16 – “The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the good news of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing their way into it.”

Luke Bible Verses on Discipleship and Following Jesus

  • Luke 5:10 – “and so were James and John, the sons of Zebedee, Simon’s partners. Then Jesus said to Simon, ‘Don’t be afraid; from now on you will fish for people.'”
  • Luke 5:11 – “So they pulled their boats up on shore, left everything and followed him.”
  • Luke 9:23 – “Then he said to them all: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.'”
  • Luke 9:24 – “‘For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it.'”
  • Luke 9:62 – “Jesus replied, ‘No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.'”
  • Luke 14:27 – “And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.”
  • Luke 14:33 – “In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples.”
  • Luke 18:22 – “When Jesus heard this, he said to him, ‘You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.'”
  • Luke 18:28 – “Peter said to him, ‘We have left all we had to follow you!'”
  • Luke 18:29 – “‘Truly I tell you,’ Jesus said to them, ‘no one who has left home or wife or brothers or sisters or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God'”

Luke Bible Verses on the Parables

  • Luke 8:5 – “‘A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds ate it up.'”
  • Luke 8:6 – “‘Some fell on rocky ground, and when it came up, the plants withered because they had no moisture.'”
  • Luke 8:7 – “‘Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up with it and choked the plants.'”
  • Luke 8:8 – “‘Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up and yielded a crop, a hundred times more than was sown.’ When he said this, he called out, ‘Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear.'”
  • Luke 10:30 – “In reply Jesus said: ‘A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead.'”
  • Luke 10:31 – “‘A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.'”
  • Luke 10:32 – “‘So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.'”
  • Luke 10:33 – “‘But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.'”
  • Luke 10:34 – “‘He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him.'”
  • Luke 10:35 – “‘The next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.’'”

Luke Bible Verses on Jesus and Children

  • Luke 9:48 – “Then he said to them, ‘Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For it is the one who is least among you all who is the greatest.'”
  • Luke 18:16 – “But Jesus called the children to him and said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.'”
  • Luke 18:17 – “‘Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.'”
  • Luke 10:21 – “At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, ‘I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.'”
  • Luke 2:28 – “Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying.”
  • Luke 2:34 – “Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: ‘This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against.'”
  • Luke 2:40 – “And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was on him.”
  • Luke 9:38 – “A man in the crowd called out, ‘Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child.'”
  • Luke 9:42 – “Even while the boy was coming, the demon threw him to the ground in a convulsion. But Jesus rebuked the impure spirit, healed the boy and gave him back to his father.”

Luke Bible Verses on Jesus’ Passion

  • Luke 22:19 – “And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.'”
  • Luke 22:20 – “In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, ‘This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.'”
  • Luke 22:48 – “but Jesus asked him, ‘Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?'”
  • Luke 22:61 – “The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: ‘Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.'”
  • Luke 23:3 – “So Pilate asked Jesus, ‘Are you the king of the Jews?’ ‘You have said so,’ Jesus replied.”
  • Luke 23:34 – “Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.’ And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.”
  • Luke 23:43 – “Jesus answered him, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.'”
  • Luke 23:46 – “Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When he had said this, he breathed his last.”
  • Luke 23:47 – “The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, ‘Surely this was a righteous man.'”

Luke Bible Verses on Resurrection and Ascension

  • Luke 24:1 – “On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.”
  • Luke 24:2 – “They found the stone rolled away from the tomb.”
  • Luke 24:3 – “but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.”
  • Luke 24:5 – “In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, ‘Why do you look for the living among the dead?'”
  • Luke 24:6 – “‘He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee.'”
  • Luke 24:7 – “‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.'”
  • Luke 24:34 – “‘It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.'”
  • Luke 24:36 – “While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.'”
  • Luke 24:39 – “‘Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have.'”
  • Luke 24:51 – “While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.”

Luke Bible Verses on Jesus’ Compassion and Healing

  • Luke 4:40 – “At sunset, the people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness, and laying his hands on each one, he healed them.”
  • Luke 5:12 – “While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came along who was covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus, he fell with his face to the ground and begged him, ‘Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.'”
  • Luke 5:13 – “Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ And immediately the leprosy left him.”
  • Luke 8:50 – “Hearing this, Jesus said to Jairus, ‘Don’t be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed.'”
  • Luke 8:54 – “But he took her by the hand and said, ‘My child, get up!'”
  • Luke 9:11 – “but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing.”
  • Luke 13:12 – “When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, ‘Woman, you are set free from your infirmity.'”
  • Luke 17:14 – “When he saw them, he said, ‘Go, show yourselves to the priests.’ And as they went, they were cleansed.”

Luke Bible Verses on Faith and Belief

  • Luke 1:45 – “Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”
  • Luke 7:9 – “When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him, he said, ‘I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel.'”
  • Luke 7:50 – “Jesus said to the woman, ‘Your faith has saved you; go in peace.'”
  • Luke 8:25 – “‘Where is your faith?’ he asked his disciples. In fear and amazement they asked one another, ‘Who is this? He commands even the winds and the water, and they obey him.'”
  • Luke 8:48 – “Then he said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace.'”
  • Luke 17:5 – “The apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith!'”
  • Luke 17:6 – “He replied, ‘If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you.'”
  • Luke 18:8 – “I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?”
  • Luke 18:42 – “Jesus said to him, ‘Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.'”
  • Luke 24:11 – “But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.”

Luke Bible Verses on Forgiveness and Repentance

  • Luke 3:3 – “He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.”
  • Luke 5:20 – “When Jesus saw their faith, he said, ‘Friend, your sins are forgiven.'”
  • Luke 7:47 – “Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.”
  • Luke 7:48 – “Then Jesus said to her, ‘Your sins are forgiven.'”
  • Luke 17:3 – “So watch yourselves. If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.”
  • Luke 17:4 – “Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.”
  • Luke 24:47 – “and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.”

Luke Bible Verses on Warnings and Judgment

  • Luke 3:7 – “John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, ‘You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?'”
  • Luke 6:24 – “‘But woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your comfort.'”
  • Luke 6:25 – “‘Woe to you who are well fed now, for you will go hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.'”
  • Luke 6:26 – “‘Woe to you when everyone speaks well of you, for that is how their ancestors treated the false prophets.'”
  • Luke 10:13 – “‘Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.'”
  • Luke 10:14 – “‘But it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment than for you.'”
  • Luke 10:15 – “‘And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted to the heavens? No, you will go down to Hades.'”
  • Luke 11:42 – “‘Woe to you Pharisees, because you give God a tenth of your mint, rue and all other kinds of garden herbs, but you neglect justice and the love of God. You should have practiced the latter without leaving the former undone.'”
  • Luke 11:43 – “‘Woe to you Pharisees, because you love the most important seats in the synagogues and respectful greetings in the marketplaces.'”
  • Luke 12:5 – “‘But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after your body has been killed, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.'”

Luke Bible Verses on Love and Compassion

  • Luke 6:27 – “‘But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you.'”
  • Luke 6:28 – “‘Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.'”
  • Luke 6:31 – “‘Do to others as you would have them do to you.'”
  • Luke 6:35 – “‘But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.'”
  • Luke 7:13 – “When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, ‘Don’t cry.'”
  • Luke 10:36 – “‘Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?'”
  • Luke 10:37 – “The expert in the law replied, ‘The one who had mercy on him.’ Jesus told him, ‘Go and do likewise.'”
  • Luke 15:20 – “So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.”
  • Luke 23:34 – “Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.’ And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.”


These 145 Luke Bible verses offer a heartfelt journey through Jesus Christ’s life and teachings. Each verse provides wisdom and inspiration, guiding us in faith and understanding. May these Scriptures enrich your spiritual journey, filling your heart with hope, love, and a deeper connection to God’s grace!

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