Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.
"I have much more to say to you, but you are unable at present to bear the burden of it.
He had also, after He suffered, shown Himself alive to them with many sure proofs, appearing to them at intervals during forty days, and speaking of the Kingdom of God.
Now is a judgement of this world: now will the Prince of this world be driven out.
of judgement, because the Prince of this world is under sentence.
While day after day I was with you in the Temple, you did not lay hands upon me; but to you belongs this hour--and the power of darkness."
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this present age has blinded their unbelieving minds so as to shut out the sunshine of the Good News of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God.
which were once habitual to you while you walked in the ways of this world and obeyed the Prince of the powers of the air, the spirits that are now at work in the hearts of the sons of disobedience--to you God has given Life.
For ours is not a conflict with mere flesh and blood, but with the despotisms, the empires, the forces that control and govern this dark world--the spiritual hosts of evil arrayed against us in the heavenly warfare.
It is God who has delivered us out of the dominion of darkness, and has transferred us into the Kingdom of His dearly-loved Son,
1 John 4:4
As for you, dear children, you are God's children, and have successfully resisted them; for greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.
1 John 5:19
We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the Evil one.
The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for this reason your holy offspring will be called 'the Son of God.'
2 Corinthians 5:21
He has made Him who knew nothing of sin to be sin for us, in order that in Him we may become the righteousness of God.
For we have not a High Priest who is unable to feel for us in our weaknesses, but one who was tempted in every respect just as we are tempted, and yet did not sin.
Moreover we needed just such a High Priest as this--holy, guileless, undefiled, far removed from sinful men and exalted above the heavens;
1 Peter 1:19
but with the precious blood of Christ--as of an unblemished and spotless lamb.
1 Peter 2:22
He never sinned, and no deceitful language was ever heard from His mouth.
1 John 3:5
And you know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
So the Devil, having fully tried every kind of temptation on Him, left Him for a time.