Armour of God: Prayer and supplication

Last week, we discussed the Sword of the Spirit. This week we wrap up our series on the Armour of God by discu ssing prayer and supplication. Matthew Henry Concise Bible Commentary says, “Prayer must fasten all the other parts of our Christian armour.” Prayer is the best weapon God equips us with.  He is never too busy to listen […]

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Armour of God: Sword of the spirit

Last week, we put on the helmet of Salvation. Today, we are going to discuss fighting with the sword of the spirit when we put on the armour of God. The sword of the spirit is described as “God’s utterance, His spoken Truth, to be your one sure weapon of offence against the enemy, as you, like your Prince before […]

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Armour of God: Helmet of salvation

So far in putting on the armour of God, we have gird our loins with truth, put on the breastplate of righteousness, put on the shield of faith, and shod our feet with preparation of the gospel of peace. Now, it’s time to put on the most ornamental part of the ancient armour, the helmet of salvation. The fact that […]

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Armor of God Series: Shield of Faith

When a warrior goes into battle, his shield is his first line of defense.  Shields were usually large enough to protect the entire body and often made of wood or bronze. The Ephesian Studies says, “taking up the great shield of your faith, your reliance altogether on your Lord, that look wholly outward, Godward, which is the essence of faith, […]

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Armor of God Series: Be Strong in the Lord

Recently in my Bible study, I came across Ephesians 6:10-18 which describes the armor of God.  While I’d read the passage before this time it really struck a chord in my heart.  I’d heard of the armor of God before, but what does it really mean? The book of Ephesians is thought to have been written by the Apostle Paul […]

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