Let us consider who and what our
Jesus said Satan is is the Father of Lies. He is
the accuser of the Brethren.
He seeks to devour souls roaring
like a lion. He comes to kill and destroy.
the three times Jesus himself was tempted by Satan what was his
All three times Jesus used Scripture. By
those examples alone we have but one way to deny Satan.
the earthly ministry of Christ were we not asked of the value of fear
Didn't Christ say to us, "Don't not worry of
anything for yourself?"
It seems to me that we
have to consider all words of Jesus while we are mindful
He is the Prince of Peace.
Remember all Nations
will bow and all tongues will confess that Jesus is Lord of Lords.
America excluded from such
Didn't Jesus say that many who prophesy
my name I will deny in the days of judgment?
elect must know why there are many parts of the whole armor of God.
must also know that just wearing it alone will not be enough to avoid
If we don't stand in the formation of spiritual
warriors the armor will fail:
Praying with all prayers and supplication in
the spirit, and watching there unto with all perseverance and
supplication for all saints;
6:14-17 offers us a metaphorical description for the edification of
Ephesians 6:13 demands that
we present ourselves after great and diligent preparation. (having done
There is no by chance order of
description of armor. Loins girded in truth means we see that battle as
it must happen.
There breastplate of righteousness places our
love of the Father above the base emotions Satan uses to deceive us.
Our feet are shod
gospel of peace meaning we need no poised stance for charge. The sword
of truth is simply scripture Jesus used to defeat Satan's attacks.
important is the helmet of Salvation. Only a calm mind can discern the
trappings of wickedness.
Praise God in His
Glory through the grace of Jesus Amen.