Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are distinguished from the children of the devil: he that does not practise virtue, and fraternal benevolence, is not of God.
1 John 5:19
we know that we are the children of God, and the rest of the world are subject to the evil spirit.
you, who have the devil for your father, will execute the designs of your father: he was a murderer from the beginning, and deserted the truth, since he has no love for the truth: when he lyes, he speaks like himself: for he is a lyar, and the father of a lyar.
in which you formerly liv'd, influenc'd by the customs of this world, and by the prince of the aerial powers, the spirits that now actuate the incredulous:
2 Peter 2:4
for since God did not spare the angels, who had sinned, but having precipitated them to hell, confin'd them to chains of darkness, where they are reserv'd for judgment:
and the angels which kept not their original dignity, but deserted their proper abode, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness, to the judgment of the great day.
1 John 3:5
and you know that he appear'd to abolish our sins; and that he was himself without sin.
what have we to do with thee, Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to torment us? I know thee who thou art, the holy one of God.
upon which he said to them, I beheld satan falling, like lightning, from heaven.
now is this world condemn'd: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.
of judgment, because the prince of this world is condemn'd.
the God of peace will soon bruise Satan under your feet. the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.
and having divested principalitys and powers, he made them an example of obedience, and caus'd them to triumph in Christ.
Since then the children were made subject to a state of mortality, so he himself likewise was subject to the same condition: that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
and he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the devil and satan, and bound him for a thousand years,
besides, how could any one enter into the house of a man of might to rob him of his goods, except he first master the strong man? and then indeed he might plunder his house.
no one can enter into a strong man's house, and plunder his goods, unless the man be first secur'd.
then said Jesus to her, for this expression, go thy way, the demon has left your daughter.
but if a stronger than he should assault, and overcome him, he will strip him of all his furniture on which he relyed, and divide the plunder.