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 wise servant whom his lord set over his household, to give them their food in season?
Matthew 25:14
"For it is as when a man, going abroad, called his own servants, and delivered to 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 even as we have many members in one body, and all the members have not the same office;
Romans 13:6
For, on this account, ye pay tribute also; for they are God's ministers, attending continually to this very thing.
1 Corinthians 3:5
What, then, is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and as the Lord gave to each.
1 Corinthians 12:4
Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, become steadfast, immovable, abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Colossians 3:24
knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance: ye are doing service to the Lord, Christ.
Colossians 4:1
Masters, render justice and equity to your servants, knowing that ye also have a Master in Heaven.

And commanded

Matthew 24:45
"Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant whom his lord set over his household, to give them their food in season?
Luke 12:36
and yourselves like men waiting for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he comes and knocks, they may straightway open to him.
Acts 20:29
I know that, after my departure, grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock;

General references

Matthew 25:13
Watch, therefore, because ye know not the day, nor the hour!
Luke 12:40
Be ye also ready; because at an hour ye think not the Son of Man cometh."