That servant who knows his master's will but does not get ready or follow his instructions will be beaten with many blows.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 25:2
If the guilty man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall have him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number of lashes his crime deserves.
Slaughter the old men, the young men and maidens, the women and children, but do not go near anyone who has the mark. Now begin at My sanctuary." So they began with the elders who were before the temple.
"Lord," said Peter, "are You addressing this parable to us, or to everyone else as well?"
The master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him, and at an hour of which he is unaware. Then He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the unbelievers.
Therefore, whoever knows the right thing to do, yet fails to do it, is guilty of sin.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus preaches to his apostles to avoid hypocrisy
13. and warns against covetousness, by the parable of the man who set up greater barns.
22. We must not worry about earthly things,
31. but seek the kingdom of God;
33. give alms;
35. be ready at a knock to open to our Lord whensoever he comes.
41. Jesus' disciples are to see to their charges,
49. and look for persecution.
54. The people must take this time of grace;
57. because it is a fearful thing to die without reconciliation.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Numbers 15:30, 31
2 Corinthians 2:15, 16
Deuteronomy 25:2, 3
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