Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore gird up your minds and fix your hopes calmly and unfalteringly upon the boon that is soon to be yours, at the re-appearing of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 5:8
Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So then let us not sleep, like the rest of the world, but let us keep awake and be sober.
training us to renounce ungodliness and all the pleasures of this world, and to live sober, upright, and pious lives at the present time,
1 Peter 3:7
Married men, in the same way, live with your wives with a clear recognition of the fact that they are weaker than you. Yet, since you are heirs with them of God's free gift of Life, treat them with honour; so that your prayers may not be hindered.
Be on the alert therefore, for you do not know the day on which your Lord is coming.
"Keep awake therefore; for you know neither the day nor the hour.
and He said to them, "My soul is crushed with anguish to the very point of death; wait here, and keep awake with me."
Take care, be on the alert, and pray; for you do not know when it will happen.
Then He came and found them asleep, and He said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Had you not strength to keep awake a single hour?
"But take heed to yourselves, lest your souls be weighed down with self-indulgence and drunkenness or the anxieties of this life, and that day come upon you, suddenly, like a falling trap;
"Why are you sleeping?" He said; "stand up; and pray that you may not come into temptation."
full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer.
Pray with unceasing prayer and entreaty on every fitting occasion in the Spirit, and be always on the alert to seize opportunities for doing so, with unwearied persistence and entreaty on behalf of all God's people,
Be earnest and unwearied in prayer, being on the alert in it and in your giving of thanks.
2 Timothy 4:5
But as for you, you must exercise habitual self-control, and not live a self-indulgent life, but do the duty of an evangelist and fully discharge the obligations of your office.
("I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the man who keeps awake and guards his raiment for fear he walk about ill-clad, and his uncomeliness become manifest.")