“In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.” (Ephesians 6:16 NIV) One of the most critical parts of our daily recommended God made armor is our faith. When we choose to believe what God says and promises, our belief in … More add this must have wrap-around to your daily wardrobe
“…and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.” (Ephesians 6:15 NIV) Our next piece of the armor God has given us seems a bit strange at first glance, until you remember something about warfare. Warfare happens on a battleground. When that happens in the physical, it involves two … More the next step in putting on the armor of God
“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place.” (Ephesians 6:14 NIV) The first two items of the armor God provides for each of His children involve our core. The belt of truth remind us that His truth is to be the core of our … More gearing up
Besides dressing ourselves from the inside out in His forgiveness and His characteristics, God has a few things He wants us to put on over ourselves. Because He wants us as strong as possible. Filled with His inner strength, and covered with His armor. This week, I will be unpacking the armor He has laid … More the most important gear you can put on every day
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“Charm is deceitful, beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord will be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 Years ago, I heard Kim Hill sing the above verse, which deeply impacted me. It made me look more at how I was clothing myself on the inside than my outsides. Humility before God is one of … More clothed in real beauty
Before I can get dressed in the morning in my clothes for the day, there is something I need to do in order to make myself ready. I need to take off my old clothes, and clean myself up. But not just physically. “Put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life … More off with the old and on with the new!