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Watchfulness


1. Christ an example of. Mt 26:38,40; Lu 6:12.

2. Commanded. Mr 13:37; Re 3:2.

3. Exhortations to. 1Th 5:6; 1Pe 4:7.

4. God especially requires in ministers. Eze 3:17; Isa 62:6; Mr 13:34.

5. Ministers exhorted to. Ac 20:31; 2Ti 4:5.

6. Faithful ministers exercise. Heb 13:17.

7. Faithful ministers approved by. Mt 24:45,46; Lu 12:41-44.

8. Should be

a. With prayer. Lu 21:36; Eph 6:18.

b. With thanksgiving. Col 4:2.

c. With steadfastness in the faith. 1Co 16:13.

d. With heedfulness. Mr 13:33.

e. With sobriety. 1Th 5:6; 1Pe 4:7.

f. At all times. Pr 8:34.

g. In all things. 2Ti 4:5.

9. Saints pray to be kept in a state of. Ps 141:3.

10. Motives to

a. Expected direction from God. Hab 2:1.

b. Uncertain time of the coming of Christ. Mt 24:42; 25:13; Mr 13:35,36.

c. Incessant assaults of the devil. 1Pe 5:8.

d. Liability to temptation. Mt 26:41.

11. Blessedness of. Lu 12:37; Re 16:15.

12. Unfaithful ministers devoid of. Isa 56:10.

13. The wicked averse to. 1Th 5:7.

14. Danger of remissness in. Mt 24:48-51; 25:5,8,12; Re 3:3.

15. Illustrated. Lu 12:35,36.

16. Exemplified

a. David. Ps 102:7.

b. Anna. Lu 2:37.

c. Paul. 2Co 11:27.