Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

Bible References

Your hearts

Luke 12:45
But if the slave says to himself, 'My master is not coming back for a long time,' and begins to beat the men and women slaves and to eat and drink and get drunk,
Romans 13:11
All this especially, because you know this critical time and that it is time for you to wake from your sleep, for our salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So we must not sleep like other men, but we must be vigilant and composed.
1 Peter 4:3
You have spent time enough in the past in doing as the heathen like to do, indulging in sensuality, passion, drunkenness, carousing, dissipation, and detestable idolatry.


1 Corinthians 5:11
What I meant was that you are not to associate with anyone who is supposed to be a Christian brother, and yet is immoral or greedy or idolatrous or abusive or drunken or grasping??ith such a person you must not even eat.
1 Corinthians 6:10
or thieves or greedy??runkards, abusive people, robbers??ill not have any share in God's kingdom.
Galatians 5:20
idolatry, sorcery, enmity, quarreling, jealousy, anger, selfishness, dissension, party-spirit,


Luke 8:14
And what falls among the thorns means those who listen and pass on, and the worries and wealth and pleasures of life stifle them and they yield nothing.
Luke 10:41
The Master answered, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and anxious about many things, but our wants are few,
Matthew 13:22
And what was sown among the thorns means the man who listens to the message, and then the worries of the time and the pleasure of being rich choke the message out, and it yields nothing.
Mark 4:19
but the worries of the time and the pleasure of being rich and passions for other things creep in and choke the message out and it yields nothing.
Philippians 4:6
Have no anxiety about anything, but make all your wants known to God in prayer and entreaty, and with thanksgiving.

That day

Luke 12:46
that slave's master will come back some day when he does not expect him, and at some time of which he does not know, and will cut him in two, and put him with the unbelievers.
Matthew 24:39
and knew nothing about it until the flood came and destroyed them all, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.
Mark 13:35
So you must be on the watch, for you do not know when the master of the house is coming??n the evening or at midnight or toward daybreak or early in the morning??36 for fear he should come unexpectedly and find you asleep.
1 Thessalonians 5:2
for you yourselves know perfectly well that the Day of the Lord is to come like a thief in the night.
2 Peter 3:10
The Day of the Lord will come like a thief; on it the heavens will pass away with a roar, the heavenly bodies will burn up and be destroyed, and the earth and all its works will melt away.
Revelation 3:3
So remember what you received and heard, and obey it, and repent. If you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I am coming upon you.

General references

Mark 4:7
Some of the seed fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it out, and it yielded no grain.
Mark 13:33
You must look out and be on the alert, for you do not know when it will be time;
Luke 12:40
You must be ready too, for the Son of Man is coming at a time when you do not expect him."
Luke 17:30
It will be like that on the day when the Son of Man appears.