A Passion for the Lost – Bible Verses about Passion for the Lost Souls, Burden for Souls, Burden for the Lost (Sermon & Scripture), Jesus’ Passion & Compassion for the Lost. Explore Passion for the Lost Bible Verse, Passion for the Lost Sermon, and Having a Passion for the Lost. How to get a burden for the lost? How to get a heart for the lost? What does the Bible say about the lost? Find below Powerful, Inspirational, Motivational, Encouraging & Thought Provoking Passion for the Lost Bible Verses, Thoughts, Scriptures, Quotes, Passages. We also look at Bible Verses about God’s Passion for the Lost (i.e. Jesus’ Passion for the Lost). Useful scriptures & notes for our personal reflection and action, and for compiling a Burden for the Lost Sermon to share with others.
7 Bible Verses about Passion for the Lost, Burden for the Lost
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(Please Scroll down further for Bible Verses about God’s Passion for the Lost; Jesus’ Passion for the Lost; Having Passion & Compassion for the Lost, Hurting, Tired, Discouraged.)
#1 of 7 Bible Verses about Passion for the Lost
Luke 15:4, ESV What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it?
See Also: The Parable of the Lost Sheep
#2 of 7 Passion for the Lost Bible Verse
James 5:20, NIV remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of their way will save them from death and cover over a multitude of sins.
#3 of 7 Passion for the Lost Souls – Proof that we Love One Another
John 13:34-35, ESV A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.
See Also: Bible Verses about God’s Approval, Pleasing God
#4 of 7 Burden for the Lost Sermon Notes – How to get a burden for the Lost?
Abide in Jesus (i.e. Remain in Jesus, Stay with Jesus, Follow Jesus!)
John 15:4, ESV 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.
Matthew 4:19, ESV And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
John 14:6, ESV Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
See Also: Bible Verses about Following Jesus; Bible Verses about Fixing your eyes on Jesus
#5 of 7 Burden for Souls Scripture Notes – How to get a heart for the Lost?
Burden for the Lost Scripture ~ Paul’s great burden for the lost
Romans 9:2-3, NRSV I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my own people, my kindred according to the flesh.
Romans 13:8, ESV Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
As Christians, we cannot impact others if we are not passionate about loving others and showing them God’s love! The two greatest commandments are loving God, and loving one another. How can we impact people we do not love? How can we have a passion for people we do not even think about? Let us pray that God will stir up in us a deep love for him and for others he has placed around us. Let us pray that God will show us how to “live a life of love” in every little thing we do. Let us pray that God will help us to give each one what we owe them: LOVE!
#6 of 7 Showing Passion & Compassion for the Lost – Reaching Out
We must be available for others to reach out to us – Just like Jesus! He made himself reachable, available, and approachable. He continues to be the same today. Reach out – with no strings attached, and with no condemnation, like Jesus. See an example of how Jesus showed passion and compassion to an adulterous woman in John 8:1-11. Let us continually practice loving others as Jesus has loved us. Let us continually sow seeds of love, not those of hate and condemnation. Share with others what God has done for you, and what a difference Christ has made in your life. Let your life, words and actions be a witness to others. Reach out with words and acts of kindness as God grants you the opportunity. Love, Share & Pray. Rinse and Repeat. 😀 As we by God’s grace draw others into the kingdom of God, we allow God to work on each person, just as He continues to work on us.
#7 of 7 Having a Passion for the Lost – Getting our Priorities Right, Considering Others, & Being a shining light
Jeremiah 1:5, ESV Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.
Philippians 2:4, ESV Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.
Matthew 5:16, ESV let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
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