Luke 12:35-48

35 “Be dressed for service and hold your lamps burning, 36 as if you have been ready on your grasp to return from the marriage feast. Then you may be able to open the door and let him within the second he arrives and knocks. 37 The servants who’re prepared and ready for his return will probably be rewarded. I inform you the reality, he himself will seat them, placed on an apron, and serve them as they sit and eat! 38 He could come in the midst of the evening or simply earlier than daybreak. However every time he comes, he’ll reward the servants who’re prepared.

39 “Perceive this: If a house owner knew precisely when a burglar was coming, he wouldn’t allow his home to be damaged into. 40 You additionally have to be prepared on a regular basis, for the Son of Man will come when least anticipated.”

41 Peter requested, “Lord, is that illustration only for us or for everybody?”

42 And the Lord replied, “A trustworthy, smart servant is one to whom the grasp can provide the accountability of managing his different family servants and feeding them. 43 If the grasp returns and finds that the servant has carried out a great job, there will probably be a reward. 44 I inform you the reality, the grasp will put that servant accountable for all he owns. 45 However what if the servant thinks, ‘My grasp gained’t be again for some time,’ and he begins beating the opposite servants, partying, and getting drunk? 46 The grasp will return unannounced and sudden, and he’ll reduce the servant in items and banish him with the untrue.

47 “And a servant who is aware of what the grasp needs, however isn’t ready and doesn’t perform these directions, will probably be severely punished. 48 However somebody who doesn’t know, after which does one thing unsuitable, will probably be punished solely evenly. When somebody has been given a lot, a lot will probably be required in return; and when somebody has been entrusted with a lot, much more will probably be required.