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Spiritual Warfare and Victory:

  • Ephesians 6:12 – “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.”
  • 2 Corinthians 10:4 – “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.”

Fighting the Good Fight of Faith:

  • 1 Timothy 6:12 – “Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”
  • 2 Timothy 4:7 – “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”

Peaceful Resolution and Avoiding Quarrels:

  • James 4:1 – “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you?”
  • Proverbs 15:18 – “A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.”

The Lord Fights for You:

  • Exodus 14:14 – “The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.”
  • Deuteronomy 3:22 – “Do not be afraid of them; the Lord your God himself will fight for you.”

The Armor of God in Battle:

  • Ephesians 6:13 – “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.”

Seeking Peace and Avoiding Strife:

  • Romans 12:18 – “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.”
  • Proverbs 20:3 – “It is to one’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.”

Overcoming Evil with Good:

  • Romans 12:21 – “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”
  • 1 Peter 3:9 – “Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.”

Fighting for Justice and Righteousness:

  • Isaiah 1:17 – “Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.”
  • Proverbs 21:15 – “When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.”

Strength and Courage in Battle:

  • Deuteronomy 31:6 – “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Joshua 1:9 – “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

God’s Promise of Victory:

  • 1 Corinthians 15:57 – “But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
  • 2 Chronicles 20:15 – “This is what the Lord says to you: ‘Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s.'”

Avoiding Arguments and Foolish Controversies:

  • Titus 3:9 – “But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law because these are unprofitable and useless.”

Praying for Those Who Oppose You:

  • Matthew 5:44 – “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”

The Lord is Our Stronghold:

  • Psalm 27:1 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?”
  • Psalm 18:2 – “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”

Fighting with Your Brother:

  • Matthew 18:15 – “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.”
  • Proverbs 17:14 – “Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.”

Settling Fights and Lawsuits Quickly:

  • Matthew 5:25 – “Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still together on the way, or your adversary may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison.”
  • 1 Corinthians 6:7 – “The very fact that you have lawsuits among you means you have been completely defeated already. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated?”