12 For jwe do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against kthe rulers, against the authorities, against lthe cosmic powers over mthis present darkness, against nthe spiritual forces of evil oin the heavenly places.
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1 Corinthians 9:25
Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—
When I was with you day after day in the temple, you did not lay hands on me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness.”
He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son,
so that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,
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