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… Read More The Shoes of the Gospel of Peace

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… Read More The Breastplate of Righteousness

The Armor of God + Resisting the Devil

This post is the preface to my series about the full armor of God. Resisting the devil is a constant, 24/7, never-ending spiritual fight. We have to protect ourselves against the many different strategies the devil uses because he’s constantly seeking to tear us away from God. He’ll use relationships, entertainment, social activities, and any temptation we… Read More The Armor of God + Resisting the Devil