Spiritual Minefield

Exposing the spiritual landmines of the devil through the Word of God

Month: April 2016

Put on The Armor of God for Battle-Sword of the Spirit (Part 7)

Ephesians 6:17b (Part 7) and the sword of the Spirit, which is God’s word.
The Roman sword was called gladius in Latin and one of the words derived from gladius is gladiator which means swordsman. It was a two-edged sword used for cutting and had…

Put on The Armor of God for Battle-Helmet of Salvation (Part 6)

Ephesians 6:17a (Part 6) Take the helmet of salvation,
The helmet in Latin is called a Galea which resembles a calyx, with the main function of protecting the flower while it is developing. In the same way, when a person puts their faith and trus…

Put on The Armor of God for Battle-Shield of Faith (Part 5)

Ephesians 6:16 (Part 5) In every situation take the shield of faith, and with it you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
The shield that Paul was probably referring to was a Roman shield called Scutum. The shield wa…

Put on The Armor of God for Battle-Feet sandaled with readiness (Part 4)

Ephesians 6:15 (Part 4) and your feet sandaled with readiness for the gospel of peace.
The soldier’s shoes had spikes underneath them so that he would not lose his footing while fighting his enemies, who would plant oil and anything else on the g…