You are blessed while you stay alert, being fruitful, being led by the Spirit, and looking for Jesus.

You are blessed while you stay alert, being fruitful, being led by the Spirit, and looking for Jesus.

“Blessed are those servants whom the master, when he comes, will find watching [gregoreo].” (Lk 12:37)

“looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ” (Tit 2:3)

“Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.” (1Cor 16:13)

“Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober.” (1Thes 5:6)

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” (1Pet 5:8)

“Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving” (Col 4:2)

“Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God” (2Pet 3:11,12)

“keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.” (Jude 1:21)

“looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith” (Heb 12:2)

“Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming.” (Matt 25:13)

“Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” (Matt 26:41)

“Take heed, watch [agrupneo] and pray [proseuchomai]; for you do not know when the time is.” (Mk 13:33)

“And what I say to you, I say to all: Watch!” (Mk 13:37)

“Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” (Mk 14:38)

“Watch [agrupneo] therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.” (Lk 21:36)

“praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful [agrupneo] to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints” (Eph 6:18)

“Therefore watch, and remember that for three years I did not cease to warn everyone night and day with tears.” (Acts 20:31)

“Therefore if you will not watch, I will come upon you as a thief, and you will not know what hour I will come upon you.” (Rev 3:3)

“Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing [epiphaneia].” (2Tim 4:8)

Reading: Leap Year… My choice… Lk 12-14