And calling him, he said to him, What is this report I hear of thee? give up the account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer in that office.
But I tell you, That every idle word which men speak, for it shall they give an account in the day of judgment.
But God said to him, Thou fool! this night shall they demand thy life from thee; and the things which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?
And the Lord said, Who indeed is a faithful steward, and prudent, whom the lord will place over his household, to give them their proportion of provision at the proper season?
for I was afraid of thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up where thou hadst laid nothing down, and reapest where thou didst not sow.
For I have been informed concerning you, my brethren, by those of the family of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
Wherefore judge nothing before the time until the Lord come, who also will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will manifest the counsels of men's hearts; and then shall praise be given to each from God.
For we must all appear before the judgment-seat of Christ, that each may receive the things done in the body according to what he hath done, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
Neglect not the gift which is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with imposition of the hands of the presbytery.
Some men's sins are glaringly manifest, going before to judgment; and after others also they follow [to detection].
who shall give an account to him, who holds himself ready to judge the living and the dead.
Let every one, according as he hath received a gift, minister it to others, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
And I saw the dead, small and great, standing before God, and the books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of the things written in the books according to their works.