Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.
But at midnight there was a shout, 'Look, the bridegroom is here! Come out to meet him.'
(Look! He is returning with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all the tribes on the earth will mourn because of him. This will certainly come to pass! Amen.)
(Look! I am coming soon, and my reward is with me to pay each one according to what he has done!
The one who had received the five talents came and brought five more, saying, 'Sir, you entrusted me with five talents. See, I have gained five more.'
People will stagger from sea to sea, and from the north around to the east. They will wander about looking for a revelation from the Lord, but they will not find any.
be like people waiting for their master to come back from the wedding celebration, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him.
giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.
2 Timothy 4:8
Finally the crown of righteousness is reserved for me. The Lord, the righteous Judge, will award it to me in that day -- and not to me only, but also to all who have set their affection on his appearing.
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, get your minds ready for action by being fully sober, and set your hope completely on the grace that will be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed.
Therefore you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.