Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

General references

Bible References

As a

Matthew 24:45
Who then is the faithful and provident servant, whom his Lord hath appointed over his household, to give them meat in the proper time?
Matthew 25:14
For the case is like that of a man, who travelling abroad, called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods.
Luke 19:12
He said therefore, A certain man of noble family went into a distant region, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

And to

Romans 12:4
For as we have in one body many members, but the members, though many, have not the same function,
Romans 13:6
For on this account pay ye taxes also: for they are God's ministers, continually employed on this very service.
1 Corinthians 3:5
Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but the ministers through whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to each [of us]?
1 Corinthians 12:4
But there are diversities of gifts, though the same Spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
Colossians 3:24
knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye are servants to the Lord Christ.
Colossians 4:1
MASTERS, afford to your servants that which is just, and an equivalent, knowing that ye also have a Master in the heavens.

And commanded

Matthew 24:45
Who then is the faithful and provident servant, whom his Lord hath appointed over his household, to give them meat in the proper time?
Luke 12:36
and ye like men, expecting their master, when he shall return from the marriage; that when he comes and knocks, they may instantly open the door for him.
Acts 20:29
For this I know, that after my departure there will come among you grievous wolves, not sparing the flock:

General references

Matthew 25:13
Watch therefore, for ye know not the day nor the hour in which the Son of man cometh.
Luke 12:40
Therefore be ye also ready, for at an hour that ye think not of, the Son of man cometh.