Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power (Ephesians 6:10).
- be strong in my own ability
- be strong in the company of another warrior
- be strong in the Lord
- be strong in the power of His might
The armor I wear has been battle-tested by the undefeated Champion. It’s armor emblazoned with the crimson red blood of Calvary. It’s armor gleaming brightly with the glow of Resurrection victory.
I wear Christ’s armor!
- The belt of truth—it’s the righteousness of Jesus (Isaiah 11:1-5)
- The breastplate of righteousness—worn by the Messiah who defeated evil (Isaiah 59:15-17)
- The helmet of salvation—worn by Jesus as He won salvation for us (Isaiah 59:16-17)
- The shoes of the gospel of peace—worn by our Lord as He defeated our enemies (Isaiah 52:5-7)
- The shield of faith—God says, “I am your shield” (Genesis 15:1)
- The sword of the Spirit—what Jesus used to strike down satan’s temptations (Isaiah 49:1-2; Luke 4:4, 8, 12)
I must continually clothe myself in God’s armor. Then I keep the armor bright by prayer—
Restraining prayer, we cease to fight
Prayer makes the Christian’s armor bright
And satan trembles when he sees
The weakest saint upon his knees. (William Cowper)
Holy God, may I be dressed in YOU at every moment. May I daily use YOUR battle-tested armor and weapons to strike a blow against satan!
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