Armor Up! #7

Mon, Feb 17, 2020

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The final two pieces of God’s Armor are:

-The Sword of the Spirit Which is the Word of God

-Praying Always in the Spirit

This first piece, the Sword, is essential. I have actually had beloved people from apostate churches try to use the Word of God to shame me or call me names. Gee. Satan will misuse God’s Word too. Hmmm.

The Lord will help us to use it. You need to be in the Word daily and under the Word via preaching and, hopefully, from being in mentoring relationships. Chew on the Word. Love the Word. Eat the Word as if it is honeycomb.

Luke 11:28 ESV says, “But he (Jesus) said, ‘Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it.’”

Jesus is not only the Son of God, He is the Living Word of God. (John 1:1) The Word of God, like Jesus never had a beginning. He, the Living Word, is eternal. Using the Word takes practice like in fencing. Couch it in mercy and kindness but use it none the less.

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.” (2Timothy 3:16  ESV)

Now the second and final piece of prayer is vital. It is through prayer that spiritual strength and God’s full Armor go to work. Prayer is ongoing communion with God. It is in the joy, comfort, and sometimes agony of being in His presence that Prayer is born. Prayer is that faith action that unleashes God’s power to act in time of need.

Nothing of eternal consequence happens apart from prayer. Just pray.

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