Brain Bucket: The Helmet of Salvation

The Armor of God Ephesians 6:17 (NIV) And take the helmet of salvation… Would you drive a race car without a helmet? A helmet’s job is to protect the command center of the human body, the brain. Our brains ensure our bodies function optimally. If the head sustains a major blow, the brain may swellContinue reading “Brain Bucket: The Helmet of Salvation”

Wholly Surrounded by Holy Protection

The Armor of God: Shield of Faith Ephesians 6:16 (NIV) in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.  As children of God, we are covered in His righteousness and shielded by faith in Him.  If we already haveContinue reading “Wholly Surrounded by Holy Protection”

The Protective Sole for the Soul

(The Armor of God: Shoes of Peace) Eph. 6:15 (NIV) …and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. Think of the gospel as the protective sole for the soul. With soles of peace on our feet, we walk softly and gently, carrying the calm soul protection of JesusContinue reading “The Protective Sole for the Soul”

The Armor of God: Breastplate of Righteousness

Ephesians 6:14-17 (NIV) Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all theContinue reading “The Armor of God: Breastplate of Righteousness”

The Armor of God: Belt of Truth

Eph. 6:10-14a (NIV) Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and againstContinue reading “The Armor of God: Belt of Truth”