Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.
He *said, “Yes.” And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying,
“What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth collect customs or poll-tax, from their sons or from strangers?”
Tell us then, what do You think? Is it
lawful to give a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?”
Or do you suppose that those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them were worse culprits than all the men who live in Jerusalem?
1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to wise men; you judge what I say.
And He said,
“A man had two sons.
Again he went out about the sixth and the ninth hour, and did the same thing.
It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
“ If you consent and obey,
eat the best of the land;
The Pharisees and their scribes began grumbling at His disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with the tax collectors and sinners?”
And behold, some are last who will be first and some are first who will be last.”
Now all the
tax collectors and the sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him.