James 4:7

7 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

Heb. 12:4

4 You have not yet resisted to bloodshed, striving against sin.

1 Cor. 9:25

25 And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an imperishable crown.

Luke. 13:24

24 "Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter and will not be able.