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Sword of the Spirit | Ephesians 6:17

 and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, Ephesians 6:17 ESV As we rapidly approach the conclusion of Ephesians as a whole and of Kingdom War particularly, we conclude our study of the individual pieces of the armor of God with the only weapon of offense in the set. Gurnall comments …

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Helmet of Salvation | Ephesians 6:17

and take the helmet of salvation, Ephesians 6:17 ESV We come now to the fifth component of the armor of God, the helmet of salvation. With truth as our belt, righteousness as a breastplate, readiness of the gospel as shoes, and faith as a shield, the protection of a helmet for our head must now …

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Shield of Faith | Ephesians 6:16

 In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one; Ephesians 6:16 ESV Now that we are halfway through the armor of God, we have studied the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, and the shoes of readiness. Still before us is …

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Breastplate of Righteousness | Ephesians 6:14

and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, Ephesians 6:14 With the overall nature of spiritual warfare established (the nature and methods of our enemy and our position, disposition, and call to be armed), we have proceeded into our piece by piece description of the armor of God, which began with calling us to gird …

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Wearing the Belt of Truth | Iain Duguid

Iain Duguid's short book, The Whole Armor of God, has been a wonderful read. While studying over the belt of truth, I included one quotation from his chapter on the same subject, but here are a few others that are equally worth sharing. In Ephesians 4:21, Paul contrasts Christianity to the pagan approach to life …

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Belt of Truth | Ephesians 6:14

Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, Ephesians 6:14 ESV Having addressed the nature of the spiritual warfare that we are engaged within in verses 10-13, we concluded by addressing Paul’s command to put on the whole armor of God. Yet that command also served as an introduction into the next seven weeks …

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Put on the Whole Armor of God | Ephesians 6:10-13

DOWNLOAD PDF Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers …

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Friendship with Sin & Satan | William Gurnall

Thus far, Gurnall's The Christian in Complete Armor has not disappointed, although I have been reading it slightly out order as a I preach through the same passages in Ephesians. The following quotation is the fourth warning Gurnall gives to all who would presume to go unarmed and without armor into the spiritual warfare around …

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