Wear the Full Armor of God
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his great power. 11 Wear the full armor of God. Wear God’s armor so that you can fight against the devil’s evil tricks. 12 Our fight is not against people on earth. We are fighting against the rulers and authorities and the powers of this world’s darkness. We are fighting against the spiritual powers of evil in the heavenly world. 13 That is why you need to get God’s full armor. Then on the day of evil you will be able to stand strong. And when you have finished the whole fight, you will still be standing. 14 So stand strong, with the belt of truth tied around your waist. And on your chest wear the protection of right living. 15 And on your feet wear the Good News of peace to help you stand strong. 16 And also use the shield of faith. With that you can stop all the burning arrows of the Evil One. 17 Accept God’s salvation to be your helmet. And take the sword of the Spirit—that sword is the teaching of God. 18 Pray in the Spirit at all times. Pray with all kinds of prayers, and ask for everything you need. To do this you must always be ready. Never give up.
– The Lord’s mysterious hand has once again shown me the way to go.
A friend wrote, that I “just needed to put on the armor of God again”… And I thought I did.
My dear fellow blogger Jennifer Deg – the winds, the waves and the anchor wrote a comment saying “try to see yourself as God sees you” (which is a part of the armor) and yesterday morning my girl said “I know the armor of God, but I don’t know how to use it”…
That really made me think that it couldn’t be just for fun. When the Lord speaks in multiples, you better listen!
So I dug into the armor and even though I know it, have read it lots of times etc, I learned many new things.
I then made a poster intended for my daughter so narrowed it down to a minimum of words and aimed entirely at how to use the armor. I plan on hanging it by my entrance door…