Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.
and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is nigh.
Then said he to his disciples, The harvest indeed is abundant, but the labourers are few;
Hear another parable: There was a certain man, the master of a family, who planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged in it a wine-press, and built a tower, and hired it out to husbandmen, and went into a distant country.
I AM the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killest the prophets, and stonest those who were sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children to me, as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not?
As a man going abroad, when he left his abode, and gave his servants authority, and to each his work, commanded also the porter to watch.
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.
make you fit for every good work to do his will, producing in you that which is acceptable in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory unto the everlasting ages. Amen.