Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

Bible References

General references

Luke 5:31
And Jesus answered them, "People who are healthy do not need a doctor, but [only] sick people do.
Luke 15:4
"Which one of you who has a hundred sheep, and loses one of them, would not leave the ninety-nine in a deserted place and go looking for the lost one until he finds it?
Matthew 1:21
She is going to have a son and you should name Him Jesus, for He is the One who will save His people from their sins."
Matthew 9:12
When Jesus heard this, He said, "People who are healthy do not need a doctor; but [only] sick people do.
Matthew 10:6
But [rather] go to the lost sheep of the people of Israel.
Matthew 15:24
He answered them, "I was sent only to the straying sheep of the Israelites."
Matthew 18:11
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Romans 5:6
For while we were still helpless, at [just] the proper time, Christ died for ungodly people.
1 Timothy 1:13
[even] though I had previously spoken against Christ, and persecuted [Christians] and acted outrageously. However, I obtained mercy because I acted out of ignorance, not believing [in Christ].
Hebrews 7:25
So, He is also able to save completely those people who approach God through Him, since He lives forever to intercede [i.e., to plead to God] on their behalf.
1 John 4:9
Here is the way God's love for us was demonstrated; He sent His one and only Son into the world so that we could have [spiritual] life through Him.