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Purpose of the Armour of God and Why We Need It

The purpose of the armour of God is to equip us to stand in spiritual warfare. This armour gives us what we need to battle and stand against the plans of the devil. Because Satan will always bring accusations against us, Ephesians 6:11; 6:13. As believers, we must learn how to use our armour to fight our spiritual battles.

Learning the purpose and why we need the armour helps us have victory. To have victory, we have to know where our strength comes from.

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Embrace God’s Love – Be Rooted and Grounded in His Love

The depth of our hope, joy, and faith becomes stronger when we embrace God’s love. When we strive to be rooted and grounded in His love, our lives will reflect all we have received. John, through the Holy Spirit, tells us to look at the love that God has given us in making us His own children.

How to be Rooted and Grounded in His Love

When we embrace God’s love, we become deeply rooted and grounded in His love (the love of Christ).

How can we be rooted and grounded in love (Ephesians 3:17)? — After explaining to the believers at Ephesus the incredible new life that God has given them by grace through faith in Jesus Christ (Ephesians 1:1—3:13), Paul adds that he prays for them (Ephesians 3:14). Part of Paul’s prayer includes the statement that they are rooted and grounded in love (Ephesians 3:17)….

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How To Have Faith During The Storms Of Life

How do we maintain our faith in Jesus Christ during the storms of our life? These storms test our faith, character and who we stand in. What help does God give us in His word regarding the storms of life? Ephesians 4 and Mark 4:37-40 describe being in a storm. Ephesians 4:14 KJV That we …

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Armour of God – Sword Of The Spirit

Ephesians 6:17 KJV And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: We are learning about our God given armour. We need this armour because we are engaged in war with a well organized and powerful enemy. It is this armour that gives us victory when …

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Armour of God – Prayer Life To Defeat The Enemy

Ephesians 6:18 ESV praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, 19 and also for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel, 20 for …

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Armour of God – The Helmet Of Salvation

Ephesians 6:17b KJV 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: A Roman soldier wore a helmet of metal or one made out of leather with metal pieces. The enemy would use a sword 3 to 4 feet long and with both hands would raise …

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Armour of God – Shield Of Faith As a Weapon

The shield of faith is a weapon we have with us, and we pick it up when we need it. We already have the breastplate of righteousness on, so this is like double protection. This shield is used for a specific kind of attack. When the attacks ramp up, that is the flaming arrow of …

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What Is The Price For My Freedom & How Can I Be Redeemed

All who have salvation through faith in the name of the Son of God have been redeemed. Short version, we have been rescued or ransomed. This is the price for our freedom and it came with a cost. For nothing is ever free. Let’s learn what the cost was to receive this redemption. What Is …

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Armour of God – Learning To Use Your Shield Of Faith

Ephesians 6:16 KJV Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. We have God’s word, which we believe is the absolute, without error, sovereign truth, we are living a righteous life before God by obeying His word, and we walk knowing we are …

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Armour of God – Enabling The Gospel Of Peace

Ephesians 6:15 KJV And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Through faith in Jesus Christ, we have received the Gospel of peace. We have been re-created in Christ Jesus and now stand firm on Christ our foundation. The Gospel of peace gives us the right shoes to prepare us to …

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Armour of God – Breastplate Of Righteousness

Ephesians 6:14 KJV 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; The armour of God is essential to the believers walk with and in Christ. What we see in these verses are building blocks. Our faith in Christ says we are able to lean on His …

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Armour of God – Belt Of Truth

Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; In Greek the word truth means – not merely truth as spoken truth of idea, reality, sincerity truth in the moral sphere, divine truth revealed to man (bible hub) —-> In the Greek culture the word truth (Alethea) was …

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Can Truth Set You Free – Salvation Belongs To God

Ephesians 1:1 KJV Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. In this verse we see that Paul’s apostolic calling was …

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