“What is the shield of faith (Ephesians 6:16)?”……The shield of faith is part of thearmor of Goddescribed inEphesians 6:10├ö├ç├┤17. After summarizing the gospel and giving the Ephesians various instructions, Paul concludes his epistle to them saying, in part,from verse10├ö├ç├┤1110 A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on […]

“What is the readiness of the gospel of peace (Ephesians 6:15)?”……Ephesians 6:11├ö├ç├┤17instructs believers in Christ to "put on thewhole armor of God" as a defense against Satan's attacks. This armor includes the belt of truth, thebreastplate of righteousness, theshield of faith, the helmet of salvation, and thesword of the Spirit. Verse 15 says, "And with […]

What is the sword of the spirit?……What purpose did the sword serve in the Roman army?…The Roman gladius has become known as “the sword that conquered the world.” …Adapted from a Spanish design, the skill of the gladius in close range combat made it a fearsome tool in the hand of a skilled Roman warrior. […]

“What is the full armour of God?”……The phrase "full armor of God" comes from: Ephesians 6:13-17…13 Therefore, put on every piece of God's armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm.14 Stand your ground, putting on the belt […]

The Belt of Truth The first piece of armorin our arsenal Paul mentions in Ephesians 6:14 is “the belt of truth” (New International Version). What purpose did the belt serve for a Roman soldier? What purpose does the belt of truth serve for us?……The Belt is not the most noticeable piece of the armor, however, […]

“What is the helmet of salvation(Ephesians 6:17)?”…Before we start our study on the helmet of salvationwe have to understand what the Christian doctrine of salvation is.…Salvation is the act of being saved by God from evil…Salvation is deliverance from danger or suffering. To save is to deliver or protect. The word carries the idea of […]

“The breastplate of righteousness?”…Ephesians 6:14-17…14 Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God's righteousness. 15 For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared.[a] 16 In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to […]