Luke 12:40 Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.
This is the fifth in the “Be Ye Therefore…” series. Christ had just told His followers not to seek after the riches of this world which are temporal but to seek the kingdom first and then says “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” Then the parable starts with blessed are the servants whom, when their lord returns, he finds them watching or ready for him. (By the way these two thoughts are related, for earthly treasure often keeps us from watching or even loving His appearing) He goes on to say that if the good man of a house knew exactly what hour the thief would come, he would have prevented him from breaking into the house. He would have been waiting in that specific hour to catch the thief. Read the rest of this entry »