Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.
the enemy who sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
Then after a long absence the master of these servants cometh, and maketh a reckoning with them.
who will recompense to every man according to his works;
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all appear before the judgment-seat of Christ, that each may receive the things done in the body according to what he hath done, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
so Christ having been once offered in sacrifice to bear the sins of men, will appear the second time without sin, to those who expect him, for their salvation.
And I saw a great white throne, and one sat upon it, from whose presence fled the earth and the heaven, and no place was found for them.
And in the same family abide, eating and drinking such as they have: for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Go not about from house to house.
And the Lord said, Who indeed is a faithful steward, and prudent, whom the lord will place over his household, to give them their proportion of provision at the proper season?
THEN said he also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and he received an information against him, as having dissipated his treasures.
1 Corinthians 4:1
LET a man so account of us, as the under servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
For a bishop ought to be irreproachable, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not irritable, not addicted to wine, not quarrelsome, not greedy of filthy lucre;
1 Peter 4:10
Let every one, according as he hath received a gift, minister it to others, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.