Without prayer embedded into your armor, you will depend less on the Lord and more on your abilities to overcome demonic attacks, making the rest of your armor useless. Jesus said in Matthew 26:41, “Keep watching and praying, so that you do not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Category: The Armor Of God Devotional
The moment you get saved by accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, He gives you the helmet. The helmet protects you from a deadly force hitting your head, causing you to be unconscious.
The shield was in a sense, a wall of protection for a single soldier out in the open to cover himself from deadly arrows.
The Roman soldier’s sandal had hobnails—short nails that had a thick head to improve durability on the battlefield and to keep the soldier from slipping.
To stand firm against the enemy, it starts by knowing the truth and letting it cling to you like a belt—making it your foundation.
Since we are fighting against spiritual forces of wickedness, we need to have on—our spiritual protection with its weapons—the full armor of God.
Our fight is not against people but against ideas, teachings, and interpretations that come through manipulated people, who have been deceived by way of demonic activities in their lives. False teachers are motivated by powerful spirits to preach doctrines of demons (1 Timothy 4:1-2).