Caribbean news and Views – Watch and Pray. Pastor Helen Ann Brown Explores the whole issue of watching and avoiding distractions.
We are encouraged to watch against
- False Teachers
- False prophets
- Falling in to temptation
Scriptures on watching
1. Matthew 7:15 Watch out for false prophets
2. Matthew 24:4 Jesus answered: “Watch out that no one deceives you.
3. Matthew 24:42 “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.
4. Matthew 26:38 Stay here and keep watch with me.
5. Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.
Mark 8:15 “Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod.”
Mark 12:38 As he taught, Jesus said, “Watch out for the teachers of the law.
Mark 13:5 Jesus said to them: “Watch out that no one deceives you.
Mark 13:35 “Therefore keep watch because you do not know when the owner of the house will come back
Mark 13:37 What I say to you, I say to everyone: ‘Watch!’”
Luke 12:15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed
Luke 12:37 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes.
Luke 17:3 So watch yourselves.
Luke 21:36 Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man.