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5598 victory, over spiritual forces

5598 victory, over spiritual forces

In spiritual warfare victory is assured since Jesus Christ has already won it on the cross and in the resurrection. Christians will eventually share in Christ’s complete victory and through him overcome their spiritual enemies.

The victories won by Jesus Christ

Over sin and temptation Heb 4:15 See also Mt 4:1-11; Heb 2:18; 1Pe 2:22

Over the world Jn 16:33 See also Rev 3:21; Rev 17:14

Over the devil 1Jn 3:8 See also Mt 12:29 pp Mk 3:27 pp Lk 11:22; Lk 10:18; Jn 12:31; Col 2:15; Heb 2:14

Over death Ac 2:24 See also Ro 5:17; Ro 6:9-10; 1Co 15:54-57; 2Ti 1:10

Over every enemy 1Co 15:24-25 See also Isa 42:13; Php 2:9-11; Heb 10:13

Believers have victory through Christ

Over the power of sin Ro 7:24-25 See also Ro 6:11-14; Col 3:9-10

Over temptation 1Co 10:13 See also Mt 6:13 pp Lk 11:4; Heb 2:18; Heb 4:15-16

Over the world 1Jn 5:4-5 See also Jn 15:19; Tit 2:11-13; 2Pe 1:3-4

Over the devil Rev 12:10-11 See also Ro 16:20; Eph 6:12-13; 1Jn 2:13-14; 1Jn 4:4

Over death 1Co 15:22-23 See also Jn 11:25-26; 1Co 15:54-57; 1Th 4:13-17

Believers share in Christ’s victory

Ro 8:37; 1Co 15:57; 1Jn 5:4-5 See also Jn 11:25; Ro 6:5; 1Co 15:20; 2Co 2:14; Php 4:13; Heb 11:33-34 Victory is received by faith.

The final victory

The vision of final victory in Jesus Christ Rev 2:26; Rev 3:5

It will be complete at the end of the age 1Co 15:24 See also Rev 21:1-3,7

Although certain it has not yet been fully realised Heb 2:8 See also Ac 3:21; Ro 8:24-25; Eph 1:10; Php 3:20-21; 2Th 2:8

See also

2372Christ, victory
3203Holy Spirit & assurance
4120Satan
7271Zion, as symbol
8482spiritual warfare
8738evil, victory over
9105last things
9125footstool
9145Messianic age

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