Just as there were many who were appalled at him—his appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any human being and his form marred beyond human likeness—But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.
But this is your hour—when darkness reigns. … You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above.
The one who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. … and Jesus healed many who had various diseases. He also drove out many demons, but he would not let the demons speak because they knew who he was.
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. … And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons.
The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.
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