Spiritual Warfare, As Conflict
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because our struggle is not against blood and flesh, but against principalities, against authorities, against the universal lords of this darkness, against spiritual power of wickedness in the heavenlies.
For walking in flesh, we do not war according to flesh. For the arms of our warfare are not fleshly, but powerful according to God to the overthrow of strongholds;
The night is far spent, and the day is near; let us cast away therefore the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought for the flesh to fulfil its lusts.
For the arms of our warfare are not fleshly, but powerful according to God to the overthrow of strongholds;
And he answered and spoke unto me, saying, This is the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith Jehovah of hosts.
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these things are opposed one to the other, that ye should not do those things which ye desire;
Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded to have you, to sift you as wheat; but I have besought for thee that thy faith fail not; and thou, when once thou hast been restored, confirm thy brethren.
but I see another law in my members, warring in opposition to the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which exists in my members.
And all indeed who desire to live piously in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
The Lord shall deliver me from every wicked work, and shall preserve me for his heavenly kingdom; to whom be glory for the ages of ages. Amen.
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, wrestling against sin.
These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.
Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings; and not frightened in anything by the opposers, which is to them a demonstration of destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God; because to you has been given, as regards Christ, not only the believing on him but the suffering for him also,read more.
having the same conflict which ye have seen in me, and now hear of in me.
Beloved, take not as strange the fire of persecution which has taken place amongst you for your trial, as if a strange thing was happening to you; but as ye have share in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice, that in the revelation of his glory also ye may rejoice with exultation.
For this reason take to you the panoply of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having accomplished all things, to stand.
But encourage yourselves each day, as long as it is called To-day, that none of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
And I heard a great voice in the heaven saying, Now is come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ; for the accuser of our brethren has been cast out, who accused them before our God day and night:
Be vigilant; stand fast in the faith; quit yourselves like men; be strong.
Have I not commanded thee: Be strong and courageous? Be not afraid, neither be dismayed; for Jehovah thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
And he set captains of war over the people, and assembled them to him on the open place at the gate of the city, and spoke consolingly to them saying, Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him; for there are more with us than with him: with him is an arm of flesh, but with us is Jehovah our God to help us and to fight our battles. And the people depended upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
so that we ourselves make our boast in you in the assemblies of God for your endurance and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations, which ye are sustaining;
Whom resist, stedfast in faith, knowing that the selfsame sufferings are accomplished in your brotherhood which is in the world. But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground:
Be vigilant, watch. Your adversary the devil as a roaring lion walks about seeking whom he may devour.
Brethren, if even a man be taken in some fault, ye who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of meekness, considering thyself lest thou also be tempted.
praying at all seasons, with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching unto this very thing with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints;
and lead us not into temptation, but save us from evil.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is ready, but the flesh weak.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh weak.
Peter therefore was kept in the prison; but unceasing prayer was made by the assembly to God concerning him.
For the rest, brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the might of his strength.
The God who girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect, Who maketh my feet like hinds' feet, and setteth me upon my high places; Who teacheth my hands to war, and mine arms bend a bow of brass;read more.
And thou didst give me the shield of thy salvation, and thy right hand held me up; and thy condescending gentleness hath made me great. Thou didst enlarge my steps under me, and mine ankles have not wavered.
in order that he may give you according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with power by his Spirit in the inner man;
I have strength for all things in him that gives me power.
Put on the panoply of God, that ye may be able to stand against the artifices of the devil:
For this reason take to you the panoply of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having accomplished all things, to stand. Stand therefore, having girt about your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and shod your feet with the preparation of the glad tidings of peace:read more.
besides all these, having taken the shield of faith with which ye will be able to quench all the inflamed darts of the wicked one. Have also the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is God's word;
- Armor of God
- Be Strong!
- Being A Soldier
- Being Afraid
- Being Tempted
- Courage And Strength
- Encouraging One Another
- Life Struggles
- Names And Titles For Satan
- Overcoming Adversity
- Overcoming Hard Times
- Power, God's Saving
- Satan, As Tempter
- Sin, Avoidance Of
- Social duties
- Spiritual Vitality
- Spiritual Warfare
- Spiritual Warfare, Armour
- Spiritual Warfare, Causes Of
- Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In
- Staying Strong During Hard Times
- Strength And Faith
- Strength Of People
- Temptation, Resisting