The Sword of the Spirit

Part 9 of 10 in the Be Battle Ready Series.   Read Ephesians 6:10-20 Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Ephesians 6:17 (NLT)  To be battle-ready, believers must skillfully use the Sword of the Spirit.  The word of God is the believer’s sole source of offense. This […]

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Helmet of Salvation

Part 8 of 10 in the Be Battle Ready Series    Read Ephesian 6:10-20 Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. (Ephesians 6:17) To be a battle-ready believer, you must protect your thought life with the Helmet of Salvation.  A warrior must protect their head in battle. The mind is […]

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The Shield of Faith

Part 7 of 10 in the Be Battle Ready Series  Read Ephesian 6:10-20 In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. (Ephesians 6:15 NLT) To be a battle-ready believer, you must stand behind the shield of faith.  Fiery arrow of accusations will come at the follower of Jesus! Satan […]

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Shoes of Peace

Part 6 of 10 in the Be Battle Ready Series.  Read Ephesians 6:10-20 “For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared.” (Ephesians 6:15 NLT) To be a battle-ready believer, one must walk in and share the peace given by the Good News. Why would a soldier wear shoes? In […]

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Body Armor of God’s Righteousness

Part 5 of 10 in the Be Battle Ready Series.  Stand your ground, putting on … the body armor of God’s righteousness. (Ephesians 6:14 NLT) To be a battle-ready believer, you must realize your heart is protected with Christ’s righteousness.  Why would a soldier wear body armor? For clarity, many translations render this phrase “the breastplate of righteousness.” A warrior’s […]

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The Belt of Truth

Part 4 of 10 in the Be Battle Ready Series.  Read Ephesians 6:10-20 Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth… (Ephesian 6:14a NLT). To be a battle-ready believer, you must secure your walk with sincerity.  In Paul’s day, the Roman soldier’s belt served two purposes. The first purpose of the belt was to secure the long tunic worn from […]

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