John 10:10, The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
I just recently learned how much the thief was actually able to steal and rob from us: family, joy, opportunities, accomplishment, relationship, honor, health, peace, spiritual blessings (such as visions, calling, gifts), time (in the unit of year), purity, and all that.
For example, sexual abuse of children is ultimately the enemy stealing innocence from children. It disables many children even after they grow up.
What should we do? God will do His part, but if we do our part, He will be able to do even more. God needs our co-labor to perform to His fullest.
One of the things that He needs us to do is to exercise our legal rights. As His children, we are like a person who inherited billions of dollars, but doesn’t really understand the authority and legal process that enable her to enjoy the money.
If an evil lawyer try to swindle our inheritance away from that child, the child needs to defend herself with her legal right.
Here is the legal right for Christians:
Joel 2:25 I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten—
The Lord promised that He will repay you for all the years that has been wasted due to sabotage and robbery of the enemy, or your own mistakes, or both.
Proverbs 6: 30-31 People do not despise a thief. If he steals to satisfy himself when he is starving. Yet when he is found, he must restore sevenfold;
The Law requires that if a thief is caught, he needs to repay sevenfold.
If we ask God, He will let us know what exactly Satan has stolen from us, and we can appeal to God. We will receive restoration from the Lord Himself, and sevenfold from the enemy.
It sure hurts the kingdom of Satan.
Other relevant resource: Battle Prayer To Recover What the Enemy Has Stolen