What is a Watchman

Speaker or Host : Ate Dianne Del Rosario
Sun.,6/June 2021 Sunday Service

What is a Watchman

  • Guard : Isaiah 5:1-2; (The Song of the Vineyard)
    • 5 : 1 I will sing for the one I love,
      My loved one had a vineyard
          on a fertile hillside.
      5:2 He dug it up and cleared it of stones
          and planted it with the choicest vines.B)
      He built a watchtowerC) in it
          and cut out a winepressD) as well.
      Then he looked for a crop of good grapes,
          but it yielded only bad fruit.E)
  • Prophets/Christians-Spiritual Watchmen
  • Urge God’s People to live faithfully;
  • Keep watch, look out 2 King 9:17
    • 2 Kings 9:17 When the lookoutA)standing on the tower in Jezreel saw Jehu’s troops approaching, he called out, “I see some troops coming.”

“Get a horseman,” Joram ordered. “Send him to meet them and ask, ‘Do you come in peace?B)’”

  • Warn them of the perils when they fall away from the Lord and doing evil
  • Warn people of impending threats.

Ezekiel 33:9,But if you do warn the wicked person to turn from their ways and they do not do so,(A) they will die for their sin, though you yourself will be saved.(B)

  • Psalm 7:12 NIV “If he does not relent, he will sharpen his sword; he will bend and string his bow.
  • 17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchmanA)for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me.B) 18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,C)’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die fora] their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.D) 19 But if you do warn the wicked person and they do not turnE) from their wickednessF) or from their evil ways, they will dieG) for their sin; but you will have saved yourself.H)
  • Ezekiel 14:14 NIV “even if these three men—Noah, Daniel and Job —were in it, they could save only themselves by their righteousness,D)declares the Sovereign Lord.

Obedient Watchman for the Lord:

Mark 14:37 Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. “Simon,” he said to Peter, “are you asleep? Couldn’t you keep watch for one hour?

What kind of Watchman are you to your husband or wife, children, siblings, parents, friends and to relatives? Are you an effective watchman? Or are you like Simon Peter, who dozed off or fall asleep?

 Verses for the tithes:

  • Examine yourself first (1 Corinthians 11:27) 27 So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord.A)

Hebrews 10:29 How much more severely do you think someone deserves to be punished who has trampled the Son of GodA) underfoot,B) who has treated as an unholy thing the blood of the covenantC) that sanctified them,D) and who has insulted the SpiritE) of grace?F)

  • Tithes: Deutronomy8:18 But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth,AJ) and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.