In Ephesians 6:17, Paul writes about the sword of the Spirit, and equates it with the Word of God. This study explains how to take up and use the Sword of the Spirit. We first consider how the sword worked for the Roman soldier, then what the sword is for the Christian, and finally, how we can take up and use the Sword of the Spirit in our daily lives as followers of Jesus.
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Despite what many think, the helmet of salvation in Ephesians 6:17 is NOT when we know we have eternal life. The word salvation means something different. In this lesson Ephesians 6:17, we see how the helmet worked for the Roman soldier, how it works for us a Christians, and how to put on the helmet of salvation.
This study looks at the shield of faith in Ephesians 6:16, which is another part of the armor of God. We first consider how the shield worked for the Roman soldier, then how the shield works for the Christian, and finally, how we can take up and use the shield of faith in our daily lives.
In Ephesians 6:15, Paul writes about having our feed shod with the readiness of the gospel of peace. In this study, we learn what the sandals were for the Roman soldier, what the sandals are for Christians, and then how we can wear the sandals as we follow Jesus into the world.
A reader sent in some excellent questions about the death of Jesus, but I couldn’t answer ANY of them because I didn’t accept the presuppositions that were within each question.
The Breastplate of Righteousness (Ephesians 6:14b) is the second piece of the armor of God. This study explains how we can wear the armor of God in spiritual warfare. We look at how the breastplate worked for Roman soldiers, what it is for the Christian, and how we can put on the breastplate of righteousness and wear it as we follow Jesus into battle.