For your lifeblood I will surely exact punishment, from every living creature I will exact punishment. From each person I will exact punishment for the life of the individual since the man was his relative.
Therefore, each of us will give an account of himself to God.
I tell you that on the day of judgment, people will give an account for every worthless word they speak.
2 Kings 12:15
They did not audit the treasurers who disbursed the funds to the foremen, for they were honest.
2 Kings 22:7
Do not audit the foremen who disburse the silver, for they are honest."
and he reasoned that God could even raise him from the dead, and in a sense he received him back from there.
So he called the manager in and said to him, 'What is this I hear about you? Turn in the account of your administration, because you can no longer be my manager.'
I would give him an accounting of my steps; like a prince I would approach him.
I do not say this because I am seeking a gift. Rather, I seek the credit that abounds to your account.
After a long time, the master of those slaves came and settled his accounts with them.
As he began settling his accounts, a man who owed ten thousand talents was brought to him.
"For this reason, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves.
Jesus answered them, "I tell you the solemn truth, everyone who practices sin is a slave of sin.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be paid back according to what he has done while in the body, whether good or evil.
So he contacted his master's debtors one by one. He asked the first, 'How much do you owe my master?'
but if only a few years remain until the jubilee, he must calculate for himself in keeping with the remaining years and refund it for his redemption.
He regarded abuse suffered for Christ to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for his eyes were fixed on the reward.
Your throne has been secure from ancient times; you have always been king.
Reuben said to them, "Didn't I say to you, 'Don't sin against the boy,' but you wouldn't listen? So now we must pay for shedding his blood!"
but also for our sake, to whom it will be credited, those who believe in the one who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.
For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't sit down first and compute the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?
Jesus also said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who was informed of accusations that his manager was wasting his assets.
2 Corinthians 8:20
We did this as a precaution so that no one should blame us in regard to this generous gift we are administering.
Pay careful attention to the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds,
for before the law was given, sin was in the world, but there is no accounting for sin when there is no law.
Your mind will recall the terror you experienced, and you will ask yourselves, "Where is the scribe? Where is the one who weighs the money? Where is the one who counts the towers?"
As it is written, "For your sake we encounter death all day long; we were considered as sheep to be slaughtered."
By faith we understand that the worlds were set in order at God's command, so that the visible has its origin in the invisible.