Seven “I AM” Statements of Jesus in the Book of John and the “I AM” Statement in Revelation

Bible Summary. In Exodus, chapter 3, Moses asked God his name. God responded with, “I Am that I Am”. In the New Testament, Jesus also in describing himself where he used the words “I Am …”. Jesus when he walked on this Earth was the God-man (John 1:14, “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us”. In the book of John (the 7 I AMs) as well as the book of Revelation, Jesus describes himself with the words starting with “I AM”. See below for a listing of where Jesus used the word “I AM” to describe himself.

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Seven “I AM” Statements of Jesus (Book of John) and the “I AM” Statement of Revelation

1. I AM the bread of life.

John 6:35 “And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.”

John 6:48 “I am that bread of life.

2. I AM the light of the world.

John 8:12 “Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.”

John 9:5 “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”

3. I AM the door.

John 10:7 “Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep.”

4. I AM the good shepherd.

John 10:11-14 “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep. I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine.”

5. I AM the resurrection and the life.

John 11:25 “Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:”

6. I AM the way, the truth and the life. (

John 14:6 “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”

7. I AM the true vine.

John 15:1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.

John 15:5 “I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.”

Revelation. I AM the Alpha and the Omega.

Revelation 1:17 “And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:”