Armed and Dangerous

Armed and Dangerous

Armed and Dangerous – Part 13

Armed and Dangerous – Part 13 Ephesians 6:13-18 NKJV Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. (14) Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, (15) and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; (16) above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 12

Armed and Dangerous – Part 12 Ephesians 6:13-18 NKJV Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. (14) Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, (15) and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; (16) above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 11

Armed and Dangerous – Part 11 Before we go on in our study of the armor, we need to mention the perfect balance that exists in the armor of God. There are three offensive weapons, three defensive weapons, and one neutral weapon. Three defensive weapons: The breastplate The shield The helmet These weapons protect you and give you confidence and assurance, so you can move forward in your spiritual growth. Three offensive weapons: The shoes The sword The lance These…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 10

Before we go on in our study of the armor, we need to mention the perfect balance that exists in the armor of God. There are three offensive weapons, three defensive weapons, and one neutral weapon. Three defensive weapons: The breastplate The shield The helmet These weapons protect you and give you confidence and assurance so you can move forward in your spiritual growth. Three offensive weapons: The shoes The sword The lance These are weapons that enable you to…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 9

God has not left us naked before the enemy! God has given us spiritual weaponry that has the ability to counterattack and defeat any scheme that the devil would try to use against us! Ephesians 6:14 NKJV Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, The Loin-belt of Truth The loin-belt was the least attractive, the least noticeable, and the most boring piece of armor that the Roman Soldier wore. Even today, the…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 8

Ephesians 6:11 NKJV Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. We are to stand guard over the battlefields of our own lives. (Like the Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery) You must stand guard over the will of God for your life! Maintain a critical position over the assignment that God has given you until it is completed. You must determine…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 7

Ephesians 6:11 NKJV Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. As we stated earlier, Paul was guarded by a fully armored, highly impressive and intimidating soldier. Paul could see the soldiers loin-belt, huge breastplate, brutal shoes affixed with spikes, massive full-length shield, intricate helmet, piercing sword and long specially tooled lance that could be thrown a great distance. The loin-belt. Although the least impressive and most commonplace…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 6

Ephesians 6:10 NKJV Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. The word “finally” in the Greek language lets us know there might have been a problem in this early church. The word “finally” in the Greek language means the familiar saying, “If you don’t get anything else out of what I am saying to you, get this…” Ephesians 6:10 NKJV Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 5

As you grow and your understanding of God’s Word begins to increase, you will probably have many opportunities to use your faith and to resist the devil. Your knowledge of how and when Satan attacks will equip you to deal with these assaults more intelligently. James 1:2 NKJV My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, Notice this verse says “when” and implies that these attacks will come. The Greek tense suggests: These attacks normally come…

Armed and Dangerous – Part 4

“Agoridzo” – tells us that Jesus Christ came to earth to locate us in our depravity and to personally inspect our slavery to Satan. “Exagoridzo” – declares that Jesus not only came to inspect our condition but to permanently remove us from Satan’s power. “Lutroo” – tells us that Jesus was so dedicated to delivering us from Satan’s dominion that He was willing to pay the ransom price of His own blood in order to break the devil’s ownership over…
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