1) Christians fight against fallen angels - Ephesians 6:11-12,
2 Corinthians 10:3-4, and
compare Revelation 12:7-9 and 19:14 and 19:19.
2) Strike fallen angels:
a) By being centered on truth and righteousness
- Ephesians 6:14. Compare 2
Corinthians 6:7. Note the “armor of light” in Romans 13:12.
b) With the Gospel: Battlefield mobility, dangerous wherever you go - Ephesians
6:15. Note prayer and the Gospel in 6:19-20.
c) With a faith perimeter - Ephesians 6:16. Compare 1 Peter 5:9a.
d) With a saved secure brain - Ephesians 6:17a. Compare Romans 8:35-39.
e) With the Sword Word - Ephesians 6:17b and
compare Matthew 10:34 and
f) With Prayer - Ephesians 6:18. Note the context of 6:11-12.
g) By being oriented to suffering - 1 Peter 5:9b and 1 Peter 3:22-4:1.
h) By resisting the devil by submitting to
God - James 4:7.
i) By “destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge
of God” - 2 Corinthians 10:5a. Note the context of 10:3-4.
j) By “taking every thought captive to the
obedience of Christ” - 2 Corinthians
10:5b. Note the context of 10:3-4.
k) By punishing all spiritual disobedience
- 2 Corinthians 10:6a. Note
the context of 10:3-4.
l) By being “Shrewd as serpents, and innocent
as doves” - Matthew 10:16 and note
the evangelistic context of 10:1, 7 and the conflict of 10:34-38.