So you, too, must keep watch! For you don’t know what day your Lord is coming (Matthew 24:42 NLT).
Keep watch. According to Jesus, “keeping watch” is my daily job description. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But in our busy, noisy world, keeping watch can get lost in the shuffle. I have to be alert. Attentive. Mindful that Jesus is present. Constantly aware that His Holy Spirit is at always at work…in and around me.
Nobody talks more than the Holy Spirit. No one acts with greater power. But I will blow right past the invisible world of the Spirit if I am not alert. Watchful. Spiritual lethargy is a roadblock to effective prayer.
Here are three simple tips that help me keep watch on a daily basis: Continue reading