Ephesians 6:10-24 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might...
think about it.
What are you given to be "strong in the Lord" (6:10-18)? How do you use this armor in the battle you're fighting today? How does prayer help you in the battle against the unseen powers (6:12-20)? How do you pray for yourself and for others in this struggle?
The armor of God is such a great passage. I find it encouraging but also a little scary at the same time. It's encouraging because we're told point blank that when we put on the armor provided by God, we can "stand firm" (Eph. 6:13) against Satan and evil forces. So what's the scary part? Well, it's the reality that we are, in fact, facing and wrestling against spiritual forces of evil.
So what's your suit of armor look like? Is it complete? Well taken care of? In need of repair? As we get dressed with our normal clothes each morning, how can we make sure we're also suiting up with our armor? Tami W.
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