The Sword of the Spirit: 5 Daily Spiritual Warfare Tips

by Robert Driskell
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The final piece in the Armor of God is the Word of God, “…the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication” (Ephesians 6:17-18 ESV).  The Word of God is synonymous with the mind of God.  It originates in God and it is communicated to us […]

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Helmet of Salvation: 5 Daily Spiritual Warfare Tips

by Robert Driskell
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The next piece of the spiritual armor of God is the helmet of salvation (Ephesians 6:17).  The helmet, both physical ones and spiritual ones, protect the head.  The spiritual helmet protects the mind of the believer; the thoughts and ideas the Christian has in his head and that which he dwells upon. Let us look deeper at this idea […]

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Shield of Faith: 5 Daily Spiritual Warfare Tips

by Robert Driskell
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The fourth piece of the Armor of God is the “Shield of Faith”.  Faith is an essential element of Christianity.  The Bible tells us that it is impossible to please God if we do not have faith (Hebrews 11:6).  The Bible also tells us that the righteous shall live by faith (Romans 1:17; Habakkuk 2:4; Galatians 3:11; Hebrews 10:38).  Faith is such […]

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Sandals of Peace: 5 Daily Spiritual Warfare Tips

by Robert Driskell
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Ephesians 6:15 says: “…and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace” .  The third piece of the believer’s spiritual armor is his shoes.  There is an emphasis in this verse on peace.  In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons […]

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Breastplate of Righteousness: 5 Daily Spiritual Warfare Tips

by Robert Driskell
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As with the other pieces of the soldier’s armor, the breastplate was designed to protect certain areas of his body.  The breastplate protected his upper torso, most notably his heart.  The spiritual Breastplate of Righteousness also protects the spiritual heart, the center of one’s relationship with Jesus. The Bible instructs believers to, “…put on the breastplate of righteousness” (Ephesians 6:14b ESV).  In this […]

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Belt of Truth: 5 Daily Spiritual Warfare Tips

by Robert Driskell
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If you have not already done so, you might want to read the first in this series of articles entitled: The Armor of God, Introduction. Truth is essential to our existence.  We base our decisions on what we know, and if what we know is not the truth, we will make very bad decisions. The gas gauge in […]

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The Armor of God, Introduction

by Robert Driskell
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Much has been written concerning the ‘armor of God’ and spiritual warfare.  Some say that there is no such thing as spiritual warfare and some, going to the other extreme, see every difficulty of life as a direct attack from Satan.  In a series of seven articles, I would like us to look at the ‘armor of […]

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