Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.
be you therefore upon your guard: remember I have forewarned you against all events.
Then he return'd, and having found them sleeping, he said to Peter, Simon, are you asleep? could you not watch one hour?
watch therefore, for ye know not at what hour your Lord shall come.
watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour.
then returning to the disciples, and finding them asleep, he said to Peter, what, could ye not watch by me one hour?
be ye therefore likewise prepar'd; for the son of man will come, when you least expect him.
set a guard upon yourselves, that ye be not stupified by surfeiting and drunkenness, or by the disquietudes of this life, and so that day come upon you with a surprize.
Consider likewise the present season, that now it is high time to rouse out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we first believed.
1 Corinthians 16:13
Be upon the watch, stand firm in the faith, behave your selves like men of fortitude:
Pour out your souls unto God upon all occasions, watching in prayer with all perseverance and supplication for all christians:
1 Thessalonians 5:5
you inherit the advantages of meridian light: we are not involv'd in the obscurity of night.
take care not to deprive yourselves of the divine favour: and that no poisonous root spring up, and spread a general infection among you.
1 Peter 4:7
The consummation of all things draws nigh. be temperate, be vigilant in prayer.
1 Peter 5:8
Be temperate, be vigilant: for your adversary the Devil goes about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
be watchful, and fortify the rest that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
"I shall come with surprize, happy he that is upon the watch, and keepeth his garments pure, that his vices may not put him to shame."