Therefore be you also ready: for in such an hour as you think not the Son of man comes.
I. What Christ's ministers are entrusted with?
1. The gospel.
2. The ordinances.
3. The care of the Church.
4. The souls of the members.
II. What ministers may be said to be stewards and rulers; teachers and preachers; elders or pastors?
III. Who are wise, faithful servants of Jesus Christ?
1. Such as serve Christ because they love Him.
2. Such as serve Christ in all humility.
3. Such as serve Him with a perfect heart.
4. Such as feed the Master's household with all that food the Master hath provided or appointed for them.
5. Such as feeds the whole household.
6. Such as seeks the honour of Christ in all he does, not his own gain.
7. Such as cares for the weak babes, or little children, of his Master's family.
Parallel VersesKJV: Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.