Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

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Bible References

Are

Romans 13:11
Besides this, knowing the time, it is already the hour for you to wake up from sleep, for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.
Colossians 1:13
He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son He loves.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood,
a holy nation, a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.
1 John 2:8
Yet I am writing you a new command, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.

Overtake

Deuteronomy 19:6
Otherwise, the avenger of blood in the heat of his anger might pursue the one who committed manslaughter, overtake him because the distance is great, and strike him dead. Yet he did not deserve to die, since he did not previously hate his neighbor.
Deuteronomy 28:15
“But if you do not obey the Lord your God by carefully following all His commands and statutes I am giving you today, all these curses will come and overtake you:
Jeremiah 42:16
then the sword you fear will overtake you there in the land of Egypt, and the famine you are worried about will follow on your heels there to Egypt, and you will die there.
Hosea 10:9
Israel, you have sinned
since the days of Gibeah;
they have taken their stand there.
Will not war against the unjust
overtake them in Gibeah?
Zechariah 1:6
But didn’t My words and My statutes that I commanded My servants the prophets overtake your ancestors? They repented and said: As the Lord of Hosts purposed to deal with us for our ways and deeds, so He has dealt with us.”

General references

Luke 12:38
If he comes in the middle of the night, or even near dawn, and finds them alert, those slaves are blessed.

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