Watch… and Pray

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“Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak” (Mark 14:38, ESV).

Watch and pray. In that order. What is it, exactly, that we need to be watching, as we pray? The Lord. Watch Him for His lead in prayer. Jesus explained the glorious principle that He intended to guide our everyday existence: “I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does” (John 5:19, NIV).

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