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 that servant should say in his heart, My lord is delaying to come, and shall begin to beat the manservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;
Romans 13:11
And this, knowing the season, that it is time already for you to be aroused out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when ye believed.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So, then, let us not sleep as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.
1 Peter 4:3
For the time past is sufficient to have wrought the will of the gentiles, having walked in wantonness, lusts, wine-bibbings, revelings, carousings, and impious idolatries;


1 Corinthians 5:11
but, as it is, I wrote not to keep company, if anyone, called a brother, be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolator, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an extortioner??ith such a one, not even to eat.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the Kingdom of God.
Galatians 5:20
idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strifes, jealousies, wraths, factions, divisions, parties,


Luke 8:14
"And that which fell among the thorns, these are those who heard; and, going forth, they are choked with anxieties, and riches, and pleasures of life, and bear no fruit to perfection.
Luke 10:41
But the Lord, answering, said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things;
Matthew 13:22
And he that was sown among the thorns, this is he that hears the word; and the anxiety of the age and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Mark 4:19
and the anxieties of the age, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires about other things entering in, choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Philippians 4:6
Be anxious for nothing; but, in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God:

That day

Luke 12:46
the lord of that servant will come in a day when he is not expecting him, and in an hour which he knows not, and will cut him asunder, and appoint his portion with the unfaithful.
Matthew 24:39
and they knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so will be the coming of the Son of Man.
Mark 13:35
Watch, therefore, for ye know not when the master of the house is coming, at evening, or at midnight, or at cock-crowing, or in the morning;
1 Thessalonians 5:2
for ye yourselves know accurately that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief at night.
2 Peter 3:10
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, and the elements, being intensely hot, shall be dissolved, and the earth and the works therein shall be burned up.
Revelation 3:3
Remember, therefore, how you have received, and did hear; and keep it, and repent. If, therefore, you do not watch, I will come as a thief, and you shall not know at what hour I will come upon you.

General references

Mark 4:7
And other fell among the thorns; and the thorns sprang up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
Mark 13:33
Take heed, watch [and pray]; for ye know not when the time is.
Luke 12:40
Be ye also ready; because at an hour ye think not the Son of Man cometh."
Luke 17:30
after the same manner shall it be in the day the Son of Man is revealed.