The shepard sort the lost sheep like it was the only one. In the three cases. It was the joy of being found.
The lost coin. What it means to be lost. Those that have no purpose. Our whole being is effected by sin. The are unconscious of their sin.
Jesus bids us shine. So.we must shine you in your small corner and I in mine.
Sinners, He (Jesus) seeks. Who searched for the coin? The Lord. The challenge for Christians – point sinners to God. Don’t mind the dust when searching for the silver coin. What did the lost sheep do to be searched / worthy? Nothing. The Lord invites you to come to Him.