Watching Unto Prayer

1. Unto what are we exhorted to watch?

“But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.” I Peter 4:7

2. What is one of the petitions that can be found in the Lord’s prayer?

“Lead us not into temptation.” St. Matthew 6:13

3. By what means can we escape temptation?

“Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” St. Matthew 26:41

NOTE––We should couple with our prayers a spirit of watchfulness, thus cooperating with God in answering them. This is watching unto prayer.

4. How is this duty of prayer again expressed to us?

“Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving.” Colossians 4:2

5. How faithful should we be in this matter?

“Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all “Simply to Thy cross I cling.” –Toplady saints.” Ephesians 6:18

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