Be alert and of a sober mind. Your enemy, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know the family of believers worldwide suffers the same suffering.
1 Peter 5:8-9 NIV
Finally, be strong in the Lord and his mighty power. Put on the whole armor of God to take your stand against the devil’s schemes. Our struggle is not against flesh and blood but against the rulers, the authorities, the powers of this dark world, and the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the whole 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, stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, the breastplate of righteousness in place, and 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. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always pray for all the Lord’s people. Pray also that whenever I speak, words may be given to me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.
Ephesians 6:10-20 NIV
Holy God, I come to Your throne of grace empty of myself as an empty cup. Please fill me with Your Holy Spirit, and guide me in every thought, word, and deed. What is dead in me, raise for Your glory and praise. Raise Your Army, Lord, from these dry bones. Fill us with courage, strength, and the perseverance of Christ and the Word of God. Enable us to stand firm, grounded on the promises of God. May we pray in Spirit and the Spirit of truth. Please deliver Your people from the hands of wicked men and women who do the works of the devil. Cast them down to their demise; they have no dominion over our children, our property, our finances, and our physical, spiritual, and mental health. Don’t give them access; I plead the BLOOD OF JESUS over all these, for all we have was provided by You, Abba, even our children, their children, and their offspring. We worship the only One True God, Jesus Christ, The Mighty One, Everlasting God, YAH, Blessed be Your Name! Come, Lord Jesus, with Your power and might, and set the captives free. Blessed be the Name of the LORD, who gives us His Spirit and removes all our fears, doubts, shame, and sins of our forefathers. I pray for Your people in Jesus’ Name; amen, amen.