Demons

also known as “devils”, “unclean spirits”, “principalities”, “powers”, “rulers of darkness”, and many other things, as you will see.

Ephesians 6: 12, 13 —
12 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.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God,
that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day,
and having done all, to stand.”

1 Timothy 4: 1
“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly,
that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith,
giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils.”

— 1 John 4: 1, 3
“1 Beloved, believe not every spirit,
but try the spirits whether they are of God:
because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
“3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ
is come in the flesh is not of God:
and this is that spirit of antichrist,
whereof ye have heard that it should come;
and even now already is it in the world.”

Ephesians 4: 27
“Neither give place to the devil.”

1 Peter 5: 8, 9 —
8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil,
as a roaring lion, walketh about,
seeking whom he may devour:
9 Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that
the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren
that are in the world.”

James 4: 7
“Submit yourselves therefore to God.
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”

— Matthew 17: 18
“And Jesus rebuked the devil;
and he departed out of him:
and the child was cured from that very hour.”

Matthew 8: 16 —
“When the even was come, they brought unto him
many that were possessed with devils: and he cast
out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick:”

— Matthew 8: 31, 32
31 So the devils besought him, saying,
If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.
“32 And he said unto them, Go.
And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine:
and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down
a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters.”

Luke 9: 1
“Then he called his twelve disciples together,
and gave them power and authority over all devils,
and to cure diseases.”

1 Corinthians 10: 20 —
“But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice,
they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not
that ye should have fellowship with devils.”

James 2: 19
“Thou believest that there is one God;
thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.”

— Mark 7: 29
“And he said unto her, For this saying go thy way;
the devil is gone out of thy daughter.”

Revelation 12: 3, 4
3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.
“4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven [fallen angels], and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.”
*emphasis mine

Romans 8:38 —
“For I am persuaded, that neither death,
nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers,
nor things present, nor things to come,”

1 Corinthians 15:24
“For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.”

— Ephesians 1:21
“Far above all principality, and power,
and might, and dominion, and every name that is named,
not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:”

Ephesians 3:10 — 
“To the intent that now unto the principalities and
powers in heavenly places might be known by
the church the manifold wisdom of God,”

— Colossians 1:16
“For by him were all things created, that are in heaven,
and that are in earth, visible and invisible,
whether they be thrones, or dominions,
or principalities, or powers: all things were
created by him, and for him:”

Colossians 2:15
“And having spoiled principalities and powers,
he made a shew of them openly,
triumphing over them in it.”

Matthew 25: 41
“Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:”

©2013 Mark Davis

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