Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, prepare your minds for action, and with perfect calmness fix your hopes on the mercy that you are to experience when Jesus Christ is revealed.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is near. Be serious and collected, therefore, and pray.
But if he is a bad slave and says to himself, 'My master is going to stay a long time,'
But if the slave says to himself, 'My master is not coming back for a long time,' and begins to beat the men and women slaves and to eat and drink and get drunk,
But take care that your hearts are not loaded down with self-indulgence and drunkenness and worldly cares, and that day takes you by surprise, like a trap.
All this especially, because you know this critical time and that it is time for you to wake from your sleep, for our salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So we must not sleep like other men, but we must be vigilant and composed.
1 Timothy 2:9
Women for their part are to dress modestly and sensibly in proper clothes, not adorning themselves by braiding their hair or with gold or pearls or expensive clothing,
1 Timothy 3:2
A superintendent must be a man above reproach, only once married, temperate, sensible, a man of good behavior, hospitable, able to teach;
but hospitable, a lover of goodness, sensible, upright, of holy life, self-controlled,
Teach the older men to be temperate, serious, and sensible??en of vigorous faith, love, and steadfastness.
O Simon, Simon! Satan has obtained permission to sift all of you like wheat,
2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood by me, and gave me strength, so that I might make a full presentation of the message and let all the heathen hear it. So I was saved from the jaws of the lion.
Therefore, rejoice, you heavens and you who live in them! But alas for the earth and the sea, for the devil has descended upon you in a great rage, for he knows that he has only a short time left."
So you must be on the watch, for you do not know either the day or the hour.
And they implored him, "Send us among the pigs, let us go into them."
You must look out and be on the alert, for you do not know when it will be time;
2 Corinthians 2:11
to keep Satan from getting the better of us. For we know what he is after.
you must not give the devil a chance.