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 a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them food at the proper time?
Matthew 25:14
For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
Luke 19:12
He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

And to

Romans 12:4
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
Romans 13:6
For, for this cause pay you tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing.
1 Corinthians 3:5
Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
1 Corinthians 12:4
Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, since you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Colossians 3:24
Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.
Colossians 4:1
Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.

And commanded

Ezekiel 3:17
Son of man, I have made you a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
Ezekiel 33:2
Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man from their territory, and set him for their watchman:
Matthew 24:45
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them food at the proper time?
Luke 12:36
And you yourselves be like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he comes and knocks, they may open unto him immediately.
Acts 20:29
For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.

General references

Numbers 4:4
This shall be the service of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of meeting, about the most holy things:
Matthew 25:13
Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of man comes.
Luke 12:40
Be you therefore ready also: for the Son of man comes at an hour when you think not.