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.
saying, "Repent ye for the Kingdom of Heaven has drawn near;
Then He saith to His disciples, "The harvest, indeed, is abundant, but the laborers few;
"Hear another parable. There was a man?? householder??ho planted a vineyard, and placed a fence around it, and dug a wine-press, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.
"I am the true vine, and My Father is the husbandman.
Jerusalem! Jerusalem! that kills the prophets, and stones those sent to her! how often did I wish to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
It is as when a man away from home, having left his house, and having given authority to his servants, to each his work, commanded also the porter to watch.
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.
make you perfect in every good thing to do His will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to Whom be the glory forever. Amen.
2 Peter 1:5
and, even for this very reason, adding all diligence, in your faith supply virtue; and in virtue, knowledge;