The Parable of The Faithful Servant (The Parable of The Doorkeeper)

Find below the Parable of The Faithful Servant, which is also known as The Parable of The Doorkeeper.

This thought provoking parable of Jesus reminds us to stay awake, stay alert, and to stand firm, watching and waiting for Jesus’ return.

We must not become complacent, we must stay sober and awake!

The Parable is taken from Mark 13:34-37 (Scriptures below).

Parable of The Faithful Servant or The Doorkeeper: Bible Verses

Mark 13:34-37, ESV
“It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his servants in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to stay awake. Therefore stay awake – for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning – lest he come suddenly and find you asleep. And what I say to you I say to all: Stay awake.”


Related Encouraging Bible Verse:
1 Corinthians 16:13, NIV
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.

Ephesians 5:15-17, ESV
Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.


See also:
Bible Verses about Being Ready
The Parable of the Ten Virgins
Bible Verses about Standing Firm
Getting Ready for Eternity

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