9 And Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He replied, "My name is Legion, for we are many.
How dies this fit with Jesus telling us that we should pray for our enemies?...
1 Timothy 1:20
20 Among whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme.
2 I will open my mouth in a parable (in instruction by numerous examples); I will utter dark sayings of old [that hide important truth]--
Are these passages in contradiction with each other?
2 Kings 8:26
26 Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Athaliah, the granddaughter of Omri king of Israel.
16 Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Is there some significance regarding the wolf vs. other wild animals like...
12 But the hired servant (he who merely serves for wages) who is neither the shepherd nor the owner of the sheep, when he sees the wolf coming, deserts the flock and runs away. And the wolf chases and snatches them and scatters [the flock].
1 Corinthians 6:1
1 When one of you has a grievance against another, does he dare go to law before the unrighteous instead of the saints?
18 Now John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, "Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?
20 Then he said, "Do you know why I have come to you? But now I will return to fight against the prince of Persia; and when I go out, behold, the prince of Greece will come.
20 Then he said, "Do you know why I have come to you? And now I must return to fight with the prince of Persia; and when I have gone forth, indeed the prince of Greece will come.
22 Jesus said to him, "If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow me!