Spiritual Minefield

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Category: The Full Armor of God Series

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…

Put on The Armor of God for Battle-Breastplate of Righteousness (Part 3)

Ephesians 6:14b (Part 3) righteousness like armor on your chest,
The breastplate protects the heart, stomach, liver, lungs and all the soldier’s vital organs . When a person puts their trust and faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, Jesus’ ri…

Put on The Armor of God for Battle-Belt of Truth (Part 2)

Ephesians 6:14a (Part 2) Stand, therefore, with truth like a belt around your waist,
A soldier’s belt is essential and very important because it holds the sword and his pants in place. Even though it might seem less vital than the sword and shiel…

Put on The Armor of God for Battle (Part 1)

Ephesians 6:10-13 (Part 1) 10 Finally, be strengthened by the Lord and by His vast strength. 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the tactics of the Devil. 12 For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rule…