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 says, Yes. And when he entered into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, What think thou, Simon? The kings of the earth, from whom do they take taxes or tribute, from their sons or from strangers?
Tell us therefore, what does it seem to thee? Is it permitted to give tribute to Caesar or not?
Or those eighteen upon whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them. Do ye think that these became debtors above all the men who dwell in Jerusalem?
1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to wise men, judge ye what I say.
And he said, A certain man had two sons,
Again having gone out about the sixth and the ninth hour, he did likewise.
like a man abroad, having left his house, and having given authority to his bondmen, and to each man his work, and commanded the doorkeeper that he should watch.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brothers, become ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not empty in Lord.
If ye are willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land.
And their scholars and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with the tax collectors and sinners?
And behold, there are last who will be first, and there are first who will be last.
Now all the tax collectors and sinners were approaching him to hear him.