in which ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the authority of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience;
because to us the struggle is not against blood and flesh, but against the principalities, against the authorities, against the world-rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
among whom we also all once lived in the desires of our flesh, doing the will of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest;
Let no one deceive you with empty words; for, because of these things, comes the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.
And such were some of you; but ye were washed, but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and in the Spirit of our God.
Ye are of your father the Devil; and the desires of your father ye wish to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own; because he is a liar, and the father of it.
in whom the god of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ, Who is the image of God, should not shine upon them.
that ye put off, as to your former manner of life, the old man, who is corrupt according to the desires of deceit;
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Behold, a man gluttonous and a wine-drinker, a friend of tax-collectors and sinners.' And wisdom was justified by her works."
"But, when the unclean spirit goes out from the man, it passes through waterless places, seeking rest, and finds it not.
The field is the world: and the good seed, these are the sons of the Kingdom; but the tares are the sons of the evil one;
"When the strong man, fully armed, is guarding his own court, his goods are in peace;
And the lord praised the steward of unrighteousness, because he acted prudently; because the sons of this age are more prudent toward their own generation, than the sons of light.
and the high priests and scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were fearing the people.
"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked for you, to sift you as the wheat;
The world cannot hate you; but Me it hates, because I testify concerning it, that its works are evil.
And He said to them, "Ye are from beneath; I am from above. Ye are of this world; I am not of this world.
And, supper being in progress, the Devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray Him,
And after the morsel, then Satan entered into him. Jesus, therefore, saith to him, "What you do, do quickly."
I will no more speak much with you; for the Prince of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;
If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.
But Peter said, "Ananias, why did Satan fill your heart, that you should lie to the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the land?
But the town-clerk, having quieted the multitude, says, "Men of Ephesus, who, indeed, of men is there that does not know that the city of the Ephesians is temple-keeper of the great Diana, and of the image that fell down from Jupiter?
and he not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.
not at all meaning, with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous and extortioners, or idolaters; since ye ought, in that event, to go out of the world;
Who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us out of the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father;
on account of which things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience;
for Demas forsook me, having loved this present age, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens, to Galatia; Titus, to Dalmatia.
Adulteresses! know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever, therefore, purposes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
For the time past is sufficient to have wrought the will of the gentiles, having walked in wantonness, lusts, wine-bibbings, revelings, carousings, and impious idolatries;
having eyes full of lustfulness, and that cannot cease from sin; enticing unstable souls; having a heart exercised in covetousness; children of a curse;
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
He that commits sin is of the Devil; because the Devil sins from the beginning. To this end was the Son of God manifested, that He might destroy the works of the Devil.
In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the Devil: every one that does not righteousness is not of God, neither he that does not love his brother;
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He Who is in you, than he that is in the world.
because all that has been begotten of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.
And the great dragon was cast down, the old serpent, he that is called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole habitable earth; he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.
And all who dwell on the earth will worship him, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life of the Lamb slain from the founding of a world.
And he deceives those who dwell on the earth by reason of the signs which it was given him to do in the sight of the beast; saying to those dwelling on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, who has the stroke of the sword, and lived.
And the seventh poured out his bowl into the air; and there came forth a great voice out of the Temple, from the throne, saying, "it has come to pass!"