Nehemiah 4:9 Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.
It is always a Biblical truth that we are to watch and pray. We do not merely pray and expect God to take care of us. Nor do we only watch and think we can take care of ourselves. We pray and ask God but then we do our part. We set the watch. We plow the field. We do the work. We pray but prayer is not an excuse for laziness. Prayer is not our way out of doing what we are supposed to do.
Do you realize that you are vulnerable? Could you fall? If you think you are beyond falling, failure, or sin, then you need to wake up and take heed. Do you watch to see how Satan is tempting you so that you can have victory? Do you analyze your thoughts to make sure what is right? Satan will play with your mind and thoughts.
So watch and pray. Pray and be on the lookout. Know that God can and will deliver you, but you are to be ever vigilant against sin. You are to seek holiness and the God of holiness.
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