The Apostle Peter wrote the following words in I Peter 5:8, “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.”  In this verse we are given a warning, which is two-fold.  We are told to be sober (or serious).  We are also told to be vigilant (be aware of danger).  Therefore, the people of God are to maintain a serious and alert mind because of the works of Satan.  This does not mean that we can never enjoy ourselves.  However, as soldiers in the army of the Lord we must be on guard.  The best way to remain on guard is through a consistent prayer life.  With a consistent prayer life one cannot help but be alert because he or she is always in contact with the Lord.  When you are in contact with the Lord, you will always be aware of your surroundings because he will make you aware of them.  One of the duties of a soldier is guard duty.  He or she watches over the camp that they are assigned to.  They have the camp under surveillance as they march before its walls.  God’s soldiers are on constant prayer watch, which involves watching for the souls in the camp (church) that they are assigned to.  When danger is near they are alert and can give the warning that is needed.  God’s soldiers are the help that is needed to keep the devil at bay.  Why not be the soldier that God would have us to be by staying on our knees.