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 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 4:7
But the end of all things is now close at hand: therefore be sober-minded and temperate, so that you may give yourselves to prayer.
But if the man, being a bad servant, should say in his heart, 'My master is a long time in coming,'
But if that servant should say in his heart, 'My Master is a long time in coming,' and should begin to beat the menservants and the maids, and to eat and drink, drinking even to excess;
"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;
Carry out these injunctions because you know the critical period at which we are living, and that it is now high time, to rouse yourselves from sleep; for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first became believers.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So then let us not sleep, like the rest of the world, but let us keep awake and be sober.
1 Timothy 2:9
and I would have the women dress becomingly, with modesty and self-control, not with plaited hair or gold or pearls or costly clothes,
1 Timothy 3:2
A minister then must be a man of irreproachable character, true to his one wife, temperate, sober-minded, well-behaved, hospitable to strangers, and with a gift for teaching;
but hospitable to strangers, a lover of goodness, sober-minded, upright, saintly, self-controlled;
Exhort aged men to be temperate, grave, sober-minded, robust in their faith, their love and their patience.
"Simon, Simon, I tell you that Satan has obtained permission to have all of you to sift as wheat is sifted.
2 Timothy 4:17
The Lord, however, stood by me and filled me with inward strength, that through me the Message might be fully proclaimed and that all the Gentiles might hear it; and I was rescued from the lion's jaws.
For this reason be glad, O Heaven, and you who live in Heaven! Alas for the earth and the sea! For the Devil has come down to you; full of fierce anger, because he knows that his appointed time is short."
"Keep awake therefore; for you know neither the day nor the hour.
So they besought Jesus. "Send us to the swine," they said, "so that we may enter into them."
Take care, be on the alert, and pray; for you do not know when it will happen.
2 Corinthians 2:11
for fear Satan should gain an advantage over us. For we are not ignorant of his devices.
and do not leave room for the Devil.