Understanding the Armour of God

8 Ways to Respond to Spiritual Attack

Many of us must be facing attacks, for that post quickly spread. In response to requests for a follow-up post, here are some ways to respond to spiritual attack. Realize that believers are not intended to be on the defensive in spiritual warfare. We wear the armor of God (Eph. 6:10-17) not to defend against the enemy, …

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The Helmet of Salvation – Part 5

“And take the helmet of salvation” (Ephesians 6:17). A Roman soldier’s helmet, known as the cassis or galea, protected a soldier’s skull and neck from enemy blows and falling debris. Fashioned from bronze or iron, the helmet included two hinged side pieces to protect the cheekbones and jaw. Helmets were often lined inside with sponge …

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Breastplate of Righteousness – Part 2

“Having put on the breastplate of righteousness” (Ephesians 6:14). The breastplate was a central part of the Roman soldier’s armor—it provided protection for the torso, which contains vital organs like the heart, lungs and so on. Without a breastplate, a soldier would be asking for death, as any attack could instantly become fatal. With a …

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