So, it is not a purpose before your Father in the heavens, that one of these little ones should perish.
While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name. Whom thou gave to me, I kept, and none of them was destroyed, except the son of destruction, so that the scripture might be fulfilled.
He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom, [and] will gently lead those who have their young.
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man who is my companion, says LORD of hosts. Smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. And I will turn my hand upon the little ones.
Thus your light should shine before men, so that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father in the heavens.
Pray ye therefore this way: Our Father in the heavens, hallowed be thy name.
For the Gentiles seek after all these things, for your heavenly Father knows that ye need all these things.
And this is the will of the Father who sent me, that of all that he has given me I would not lose from it, but I will raise it up at the last day.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
So when they ate breakfast, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonah, do thou love me more than these things? He says to him, Yea, Lord. Thou know that I love thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, who are the called according to purpose.
And by thy knowledge the brother, being weak, will be ruined, for whom Christ died.
Who predestined us for sonship through Jesus Christ for himself, according to the desire of his will,
Because of this I endure all things because of the chosen, so that they also may experience salvation in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be turned away, but may be healed instead.
Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who begot us again according to his abundant mercy for a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
The Lord is not slack about his promise, as some regard slackness, but is patient toward us, not wanting any to perish, but all to go forward to repentance.