Sell what you own and do tzedakah -- make for yourselves purses that don't wear out, riches in heaven that never fail, where no burglar comes near, where no moth destroys.
For where your wealth is, there your heart will be also.
"Be dressed for action and have your lamps lit,
like people waiting for their master's return after a wedding feast; so that when he comes and knocks, they will open the door for him without delay.
Happy the slaves whom the master finds alert when he comes! Yes! I tell you he will put on his work clothes, seat them at the table, and come serve them himself!
Whether it is late at night or early in the morning, if this is how he finds them, those slaves are happy.
"But notice this: no house-owner would let his house be broken into if he knew when the thief was coming.
You too, be ready! For the Son of Man will come when you are not expecting him."
Kefa said, "Sir, are you telling this parable for our benefit only or for everyone's?"
The Lord replied, "Nu, who is the faithful and sensible manager whose master puts him in charge of the household staff to give them their share of food at the proper time?
It will go well with that servant if he is found doing his job when his master comes.