8493 watchfulness, of believers

8493 watchfulness, of believers

Alertness to dangers and blessings in the Christian life, and also to opportunities to do good.

Watchfulness for dangers

1Pe 5:8 See also Pr 4:23

The danger of false teaching Mt 7:15 See also Ps 94:8; Pr 8:33-34; Mt 24:4-5; Mk 8:15; Ro 16:17; 1Co 16:13

The danger of temptation Mt 26:41 pp Mk 14:38 See also Dt 4:15; 1Ki 2:4; Lk 12:15; Lk 17:1-3; 1Co 10:12; Gal 6:1; 2Jn 8

The danger of neglecting the word of God Dt 4:9 See also Jos 22:5; 1Ki 2:3; Heb 2:1; Heb 12:25; 2Pe 1:19

The danger of damage to the Lord’s work Ne 4:9; Ne 7:3

The danger of speaking sinfully Ps 39:1; Ps 141:3; Pr 13:3; Pr 21:23; Jas 1:26; Jas 3:5-8; 1Pe 3:10

Watchfulness for blessings

Ps 25:15; Ps 59:9; Ps 123:1-2; Ps 130:5-6; Isa 40:9; Mic 7:7; Lk 2:25,36-38

Watchfulness and prayer

Col 4:2-3 See also Mt 26:41 pp Mk 14:38; Mk 13:33 fn; Lk 21:36; Eph 6:18; 1Pe 4:7

Watchfulness for the return of Jesus Christ

Mt 24:42-44 See also Mt 25:1-13; Mk 13:32-37; Lk 12:35-40; Lk 21:32-36; 1Th 5:4-8; Rev 16:15

Watchfulness for opportunities to serve the Lord

1Pe 3:15 See also Eph 5:15-16; Col 4:5-6

Meeting the needs of others Eph 6:18 See also Mt 26:36-40; Gal 6:10; Tit 3:1

Contrast with the watchfulness of unbelievers with evil intent

Ps 37:32 See also 1Sa 18:9; 1Sa 19:11; Ps 10:8; Jer 20:10; Mt 26:16; Mk 3:2; Ac 9:24

Warning against neglect of watchfulness

Rev 3:2-3

See also

1335blessing
2565Christ, second coming
5534sleep, spiritual
5767attitudes in prayer
6248temptation
8329readiness
8329readiness
8344servanthood in believers
8453obedience
8477self-examination
8618prayerfulness
9610hope

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