ARMOUR OF GOD
Note: All of the Scripture references are taken from the King James Version of the Holy Bible.
THE ARMOUR THAT DEFEATS SATAN
(EPHESIANS 6:10 - 18)
A. Girdle of truth Eph.6:14
1.We must be aware of the fact
that we are in a battle.
2. We cannot pick and choose the pieces of
armour that suit us.
3." Put on the WHOLE armour of
A. Girdle of truth Eph.6:14
1. Satan is a
2. We must defend ourselves with truth.
3. (III John 4) "I
have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in the
4. Loins or hips are the pivotal point for action.
Spiritual warfare must be motivated by truth.
6. When we have the
"attitude of truth" we can defend and understand the reason for spiritual
B. Breastplate of righteousness Eph.6:14
Protect vital organs.
2. (II Cor. 5:21) "For he hath made him to be sin
for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in
3. Satan is the accuser.
a. He reminds us of our sins.
He reminds us of our unworthiness.
4. We must dress in the
righteousness of Christ.
5. The difference between "imputed" and
a. Imputed means that the moment we are born
again our sin account is blotted out and God sees the righteousness of
Christ in its stead.
b. Imparted means that as I walk with God I become
more like Him.
c. (Eph. 4:24) "And that ye put on the new man, which
after God is created in righteousness and true holiness." (Rom. 8:29)
"...predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son,..."
Imputation is my standing with God for eternity.
e. Impartation is my
experiential walk with Christ on earth.
C. Shoes of Peace Eph.6:15 "...Feet shod with the preparation
of the Gospel of peace..."
1. The soldier must have sure
2. Our footing is the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
a. (I Cor.
15:3-5) This declares that Christ died for our sins, was buried, and rose
again the third day!
b. (Rom. 5:1-2) This declares that we are
justified by faith!
3. (Eph. 6:13) "...having done all to stand."
The word "preparation" means "equipment readiness"
a. (II Tim. 2:15)-
We are to study: Be able to "...rightly dividing the word of truth."
(I Pet. 3:15)- "...and be ready always to give an answer to every man that
asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you..."
5. Paradoxical as it
may seem, the Christian soldier wages peace, not war.
D. Shield of Faith (Eph. 6:16)- "...to quench all the fiery
darts of the wicked."
1. "Above all"
2. This piece of
equipment is built upon the knowledge of the Word of God.
3. It is a
piece that must be exercised.
4. In laying hold of the promises of this
Book and can quench the firery darts of Satan.
5. "I cannot keep
sparrows from flying about my head, but I can keep them from making a nest
in my hair." (Martin Luther)
6. The fiery dart must be quenched
immediately before its poison spreads.
E. The Helmet of Salvation
1. (I Thess. 5:8)-
"...and for an helmet, the hope of Salvation."
2. The return of the
Lord Jesus Christ.
3. (Titus 2:13)- "...Looking for that blessed hope,
and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus
4. It is often easy to get discouraged in the Christian
5. We need an ultimate hope which is the rapture.
6. (II Tim.
4:8)- (Crown of Righteousness) we get on that day.
F. The Sword of the Spirit (Eph. 6:17)- "...which is the word
1. The only offensive weapon we have been
2. (Heb. 4:12)- "...For the Word of God is quick, and
powerful,and sharper than any two-edged sword..."
3. A MIGHTY
FORTRESS IS OUR GOD
a. Martin Luther
5. Third stanza (of the
HOW TO PUT THE ARMOUR ON
means of "...all prayer and supplication in the Spirit..."(Eph. 6:18)
pray on each piece.
2. Remember, we must take on the whole
armour of God.
B. STAND UP FOR JESUS
1. Stanza 3 (of the
2. "Each piece put on with prayer"
you taken on the whole armour?
2. Have you deliberately purposed to
stay battle- ready?
3. Do you daily exercise your shield of
4. Are you looking forward to the comming of the Lord?
you keep your sword sharp?
6. Do you daily put on each piece with
Ask yourself these questions and if you can't answer yes
then you need to make a change in your Christian life and put on and use
the whole armour of God.
This study is here for your edification.
My prayer is that you continue on in your personal study of the Word of
This is being printed with permission from Bensalem
THESE PAGES OF BIBLE
ARE HERE FOR YOUR EDIFICATION.
MY PRAYER IS THAT YOU
WILL FIND THESE
TOPICS HELPFUL IN YOUR CHRISTIAN
If you have not asked
Jesus Christ into your life
then click on the button to see why you should!
Please, do come and visit the rest of my site while your here.
Copyright © 1998-2013 Marlon K. Craige Sr. All Rights Reserved.