30 Important Bible Verses About Being Lost

Luke 19:10 – Jesus Came to Seek and Save the Lost

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Matthew 18:11 – Jesus Came to Save the Lost

“For the Son of Man came to save the lost.”

Romans 3:23 – All Have Sinned and Fall Short

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”

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Isaiah 53:6 – We Have All Gone Astray

“We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.”

Jeremiah 50:6 – My People Have Become Lost Sheep

“My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray and caused them to roam on the mountains. They wandered over mountain and hill and forgot their own resting place.”

Ezekiel 34:16 – I Will Seek the Lost

“I will search for the lost and bring back the strays. I will bind up the injured and strengthen the weak, but the sleek and the strong I will destroy. I will shepherd the flock with justice.”

Psalm 119:176 – I Have Gone Astray Like a Lost Sheep

“I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.”

John 10:10 – Jesus Came to Give Abundant Life

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

Psalm 139:23-24 – Search Me and Lead Me

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”

Matthew 7:13-14 – The Narrow and Wide Gates

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.”

1 Peter 2:25 – You Were Like Sheep Going Astray

“For “you were like sheep going astray,” but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.”

John 15:4 – Abide in Me

“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.”

Proverbs 14:12 – The Way That Seems Right to a Man

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.”

Matthew 10:6 – Go to the Lost Sheep

“Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.”

James 5:19-20 – Bring Back a Sinner Who Wanders

“My brothers and sisters, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring that person back, remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of their way will save them from death and cover over a multitude of sins.”

Matthew 18:12-14 – The Lost Sheep

“What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly, I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. So it is not the will of my Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish.”

2 Peter 3:9 – God’s Patience Toward the Lost

“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead, he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”

Psalm 23:3 – He Restores My Soul

“He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.”

Isaiah 61:1 – He Has Sent Me to Bind Up the Brokenhearted

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound.”

Ezekiel 36:26 – A New Heart and a New Spirit

“And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.”

Psalm 42:11 – Hope in God; For I Shall Again Praise Him

“Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.”

Luke 15:24 – Alive Again; He Was Lost and Is Found

“For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate.”

John 14:6 – The Way, and the Truth, and the Life

“Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”

Isaiah 44:22 – I Have Blotted Out Your Transgressions

“I have blotted out your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist; return to me, for I have redeemed you.”

Matthew 28:19-20 – Go and Make Disciples

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Luke 15:6 – Rejoice with Me, for I Have Found My Sheep

“And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep that was lost.'”

Psalm 119:176 – I Have Strayed Like a Lost Sheep

“I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments.”

John 3:16 – For God So Loved the World

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

Proverbs 3:6 – In All Your Ways Acknowledge Him

“In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”

1 Timothy 2:4 – God Desires All People to Be Saved

“Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”

Matthew 10:39 – Whoever Loses Their Life for My Sake

“Whoever finds their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life for my sake will find it.”

Psalm 34:18 – The Lord Is Near to the Brokenhearted

“The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”

Psalm 119:67 – Before I Was Afflicted, I Went Astray

“Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word.”

John 6:35 – I Am the Bread of Life

“Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.”

Psalm 119:176 – I Have Strayed Like a Lost Sheep

“I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments.”

John 8:32 – The Truth Will Set You Free

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

2 Corinthians 5:17 – New Creation in Christ

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

1 Peter 1:3 – Born Again to a Living Hope

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”

Psalm 119:176 – I Have Strayed Like a Lost Sheep

“I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments.”

John 3:3 – Unless One Is Born Again

“Jesus replied, ‘Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.'”

Isaiah 53:5 – By His Wounds We Are Healed

“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds, we are healed.”

John 11:25 – I Am the Resurrection and the Life

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.'”

Psalm 119:176 – I Have Strayed Like a Lost Sheep

“I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments.”

Ephesians 2:1 – Dead in Trespasses and Sins

“As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins.”

Mark 2:17 – Those Who Are Sick

“Jesus said to them, ‘It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.'”

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