49 Bible Verses about Being Lost
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or has found what was lost and lied about it and sworn falsely, so that he sins in regard to any one of the things a man may do;
For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you.
to fulfill the word which He spoke, “Of those whom You have given Me I lost not one.”
For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.
[For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost.]
Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.
He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.
For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn away from the holy commandment handed on to them.
They wandered in the wilderness in a desert region;
They did not find a way to an inhabited city.
When they were filled, He *said to His disciples, “Gather up the leftover fragments so that nothing will be lost.”
While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the son of perdition, so that the Scripture would be fulfilled.
Yet now I urge you to keep up your courage, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.
“What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?
And someone said to Him, “Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?” And He said to them,
“My people have become lost sheep;
Their shepherds have led them astray.
They have made them turn aside on the mountains;
They have gone along from mountain to hill
And have forgotten their resting place.
for this son of mine was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’ And they began to celebrate.
More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,
“I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them with judgment.
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing,
to the one an aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma from life to life. And who is adequate for these things?
But He answered and said, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
But now in Christ Jesus you who formerly were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
Yet not a hair of your head will perish.
and not holding fast to the head, from whom the entire body, being supplied and held together by the joints and ligaments, grows with a growth which is from God.
This is the will of Him who sent Me, that of all that He has given Me I lose nothing, but raise it up on the last day.
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
A time to search and a time to give up as lost;
A time to keep and a time to throw away.
and they were not strong enough, and there was no longer a place found for them in heaven.
“Or what woman, if she has ten silver coins and loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it?
For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
But Jesus answered and said to them, “You are mistaken, not understanding the Scriptures nor the power of God.
Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me;
My heart is appalled within me.
So it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish.
For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
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 which was lost!’
“What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?
When those riches were lost through a bad investment and he had fathered a son, then there was nothing to support him.
As for your donkeys which were lost three days ago, do not set your mind on them, for they have been found. And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for you and for all your father’s household?”
But nothing of theirs was missing, whether small or great, sons or daughters, spoil or anything that they had taken for themselves; David brought it all back.
Then they said, “Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah. Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words.”
Now the donkeys of Kish, Saul’s father, were lost. So Kish said to his son Saul, “Take now with you one of the servants, and arise, go search for the donkeys.”
A highway will be there, a roadway,
And it will be called the Highway of Holiness.
The unclean will not travel on it,
But it will be for him who walks that way,
And fools will not wander on it.
But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.
My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,
He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.
and they said to Moses, “Your servants have taken a census of men of war who are in our charge, and no man of us is missing.
If you seek her as silver
And search for her as for hidden treasures;
We do not see our signs;
There is no longer any prophet,
Nor is there any among us who knows how long.
- Lost (143 instances)
- Being Saved
- Faith Hope And Love
- Feeling Lost
- Finding Things
- God Searching For People
- God's Things Concealed
- Hope And Faith
- Hope And Love
- Losing A Friend
- Losing Friends
- Losing Someone
- Loss Of A Loved One
- Lost People