Be sober, be alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren throughout the world.
Then he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases.
I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.«
He who commits sin is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Put on the full armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
But when he had turned around and looked at his disciples, he rebuked Peter, and said, »Get behind me, Satan! For you are not mindful of the things of God, but the things of men.«
For the weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world, but they have divine power to destroy strongholds.
We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ,
The seventy returned with joy, saying, »Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name.«
Behold, I have given you authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall hurt you.
You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
And he called to him his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every sickness.
and do not give the devil an opportunity.