The Sword of the Spirit + Prayer

"Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. And take the helmet …

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The Shoes of the Gospel of Peace

"Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace..." Ephesians 6:14-15 What are the shoes of the gospel of peace? Roman armor footware consisted of heavy-soled, sandal-like shoes. Ironically, they looked similar to what girls wear …

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The Breastplate of Righteousness

"Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness," (Ephesians 6:14) What is the breastplate of righteousness? According to Merriam-Webster, a breastplate is a piece of metal that covers a person's chest and was part of the protective clothing that soldiers wore in the past. Although it's only called a …

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The Belt of Truth

"Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth," (Ephesians 6:14a) What is the Belt of Truth? The word girded comes from the word gird, meaning "to encircle or bind with a flexible band (as a belt);  to make fast (as a sword by a belt or clothing with a cord)" (source). It's related to the word …

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