15 Spiritual Warfare Scriptures


15 Spiritual Warfare Scriptures for When You Face the Battle

Praying God’s words back to Him, is a powerful weapon against the forces of evil. It is Truth going out. It reminds us that God knows our way and understands what we face today. It builds our faith and our trust in God. It guards our hearts and focuses our minds back on Him. It wins the battle.

Here are 15 Spiritual Warfare Scriptures for you to Read, Pray, and Memorize...Go win the battle in the name of Jesus.
1. James 4:7

1. James 4:7

"Submit yourselves to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."  – James 4:7

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2. 1 John 4:4

2. 1 John 4:4

"You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world."  – 1 John 4:4

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3. 2 Corinthians 10:3-5

3. 2 Corinthians 10:3-5

"For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish 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."  – 2 Cor 10:3-5

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4. 1 Peter 5:8-9

4. 1 Peter 5:8-9

"Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith."  – 1 Pet 5:8-9

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5. Isaiah 54:17

5. Isaiah 54:17

"No weapon that is formed against you will prosper; and every tongue that accuses you in judgment you will condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their vindication is from Me," declares the Lord."  – Isaiah 54:17

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6. Ephesians 6:11-17

6. Ephesians 6:11-17

"Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.  Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God."  – Eph 6:11-17

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7. Romans 8:37

7. Romans 8:37

"In all these things, we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us."  – Rom 8:37

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8. 1 Corinthians 15:57

8. 1 Corinthians 15:57

"But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."  – 1 Cor 15:57

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9. Zechariah 4:6

9. Zechariah 4:6

"Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' says the Lord of hosts."  – Zechariah 4:6

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10. 2 Thessalonians 3:3

10. 2 Thessalonians 3:3

"But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one."  – 2 Thes 3:3

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11. Luke 10:19

11. Luke 10:19

“Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.”  – Luke 10:19

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12. John 10:10

12. John 10:10

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”  – John 10:10

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13. Matthew 18:18-19

13. Matthew 18:18-19

"Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven."  – Matthew 18:18-19

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14. Deuteronomy 28:7

14. Deuteronomy 28:7

"The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.”  Deuteronomy 28:7

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15. John 16:33

15. John 16:33

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."  – John 16:33

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We are secure in God.

We are secure in God.

When we belong to Christ, the enemy never has the final word over our lives. We are secure in God's hands.

This slideshow is adapated from the article, 31 Spiritual Warfare Scriptures, written by Debbie McDaniel. 


Debbie McDaniel is a writer, pastor's wife, mom to three amazing kids (and a lot of pets). Join her each morning on Fresh Day Ahead's facebook page DebbieWebbMcDaniel, for daily encouragement in living strong, free, hope-filled lives. Find her also at http://twitter.com/debbmcdaniel and http://www.debbiemcdaniel.com.

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