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But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.
Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.
And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not ° have suffered his house to be broken through.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

12:32 little flock. Christ’s warnings against individual covetousness apply also to church covetousness. His promised blessings are to the “little flock,” such as the church at Philadelphia, which had “little strength,” but had “kept my word” (Revelation 3:8), not to the church at Laodicea, which boasted that she was “rich, and increased with goods” (Revelation 3:17).


12:40 Be ye therefore ready. We are frequently urged to be ready always for the Lord’s return. If we could predict the date of His coming, or if we knew certain other events must transpire first, then such continual readiness would be unnecessary. Note Hebrews 9:28; I John 2:28;.


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