MATTHEW 18:11-14 – LOVE FOR THE LOST 

God has a great love for poor lost sinners. This is seen in this teaching by God’s Son.

JESUS’ PURPOSE Vs. 11

He came to save the lost. That’s why He went to Calvary. (1 Corinthians 15:3-4, 2 Corinthians 5:21)

JESUS’ PARABLE Vss. 12-13

He tells of the one lost sheep out of one hundred who went astray.

The shepherd goes out to find the lost sheep.

Jesus gave his life for all lost sheep.

Jesus, through the Holy Spirit and His followers, still seeks lost sheep today. He wants the lost to believe on Him. (John 16:8-11, Matthew 28:19-20)

JESUS’ POINT Vs. 14

God’s will is that nobody perish. (1 Timothy 2:3-4)

However, every person must believe on Christ, for salvation. (Acts 4:12)