Most Relevant Verses
As the king passed by, he cried to the king and said, "Your servant went out into the midst of the battle; and behold, a man turned aside and brought a man to me and said, 'Guard this man; if for any reason he is missing, then your life shall be for his life, or else you shall pay a talent of silver.'
Seek from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.
"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?
Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power, Not one of them is missing.
"Men will not break bread in mourning for them, to comfort anyone for the dead, nor give them a cup of consolation to drink for anyone's father or mother.
"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.
For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.
For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you.
And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
to all who are beloved of God in Rome, called as saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
"You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
"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.
Like a bad tooth and an unsteady foot Is confidence in a faithless man in time of trouble.
"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?
When His own people heard of this, they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, "He has lost His senses."
"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?
"It shall be in those days when you are multiplied and increased in the land," declares the LORD, "they will no longer say, 'The ark of the covenant of the LORD.' And it will not come to mind, nor will they remember it, nor will they miss it, nor will it be made again.
"For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."
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.
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.