Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Strive earnestly to enter through the narrow gate: for many, I say to you, shall seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
1 Corinthians 9:25
And every one contending for the prize, has self command in all things. These surely therefore that they might receive a corruptible crown; and we an incorruptible.
2 Timothy 2:5
And also if any contend for a prize, he is not crowned, except he contend for a prize lawfully.
Wherefore we also having such a cloud of witnesses lying round about us, having laid down every weight, and sin easily captivating, by patience we should run the race set before us,
Flesh and blood
And Jesus, having answered, said to him, Happy art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood has not revealed to thee, but my Father, he in the heavens.
1 Corinthians 15:50
And this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.
To reveal his Son in me, that I might announce him the good news in the nations; I consulted not with flesh and blood:
Above every beginning, and authority, and power, and property, and every name named, not only in this life, but in that about to be:
That it might now be made known to beginnings and powers in the heavenlies by the church the manifold wisdom of God,
For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor beginnings, nor powers, nor things having stood, nor things about to be,
Having stripped off beginnings and powers, he made an example in freedom of speech, having led them in triumph in it.
1 Peter 3:22
Who is on the right hand of God, having gone into heaven; angels and authorities and powers subjected to him.
In which when ye walked according to the life of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, of the spirit now energetic in the sons of disobedience:
And Jehovah will say to the adversary, From whence wilt thou come? And the adversary will answer to Jehovah and say, From running to and fro in the earth, and from walking about in it
I being with you daily in the temple, ye stretched not forth the hands upon me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.
Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the ruler of this world be cast out.
I will no more speak much with you: for the ruler of this world comes, and has nothing in me.
And of judgment, for the ruler of this world has been judged.
To open their eyes, to turn them back from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, fur them to receive remission of sins, and inheritance with the consecrated by faith in me.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the God of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the enlightening of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.
Who saved us from the power of darkness, and transferred into the kingdom of the Son of his love:
Praised be God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, he having praised us in every spiritual praise in heavenly things in Christ: