The 7 Pieces of the Armor of God and How to Use Them Ephesians 6:10–18. #1 Belt of Truth. How to Use the Belt of Truth. How to Use the Breastplate of Righteousness. How to Use the Gospel of Peace. How to Use the Shield of Faith. How to Use the Helmet of Salvation. How to Use the Sword of the Spirit.
Thank you God for granting me Your armor from heaven. God , You have said that this armor is not pretend stuff, but is Your real armor . I know there is power in putting on Your mighty armor . Help me stand strong today and please encourage my heart so that I’m fit for battle.
Prayer is not part of the armor .
2 I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. 3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. 4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
From Ephesians 6: 14-16 The 6 Pieces of the Armor of GOD are: Belt of Truth. Breastplate of Righteousness.
Ephesians 6:10-20 Put on the whole armor of God , that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
How will I get the armor of God ? We “ put it on” by seeking God and His righteousness above everything else (Matthew 6:33). We make Him and His ways our dwelling place (Psalm 91:1). We delight in His commands and desire for His ways to become our ways (Psalm 37:4; 119:24, 111; Isaiah 61:10).
These pieces are described in Ephesians as follows: loins girt with truth (belt of truth), breastplate of righteousness, shoes with the preparation of the gospel of peace (peace), shield of faith, helmet of salvation, and the sword of the spirit/word of God .
Put on the whole armor of God , that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. TRiPS stands for: Truth (belt) Righteousness (breastplate) Peace (the good news of peace – shoes) Salvation (Helmet).
As believers, we are constantly in a war. God provides us with the armor we need to fight these spiritual battles. He gives us the belt of truth, body armor of righteousness, shoes of peace, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation and the sword of the spirit.
Having our feet fitted with the shoes of the gospel of peace allows us to be ready to share God with others at all times. As Christians, we should always be prepared, as we never know when an opportunity may arise to share the good news of the gospel with someone else.
1 : defensive covering for the body especially : covering (as of metal) used in combat. 2 : a quality or circumstance that affords protection the armor of prosperity. 3 : a protective outer layer (as of a ship, a plant or animal, or a cable)
Lord God , I pray for Your protection as I begin this day. You are my hiding place, and under Your wings I can always find refuge. Protect me from trouble wherever I go, and keep evil far from me.
Psalm 27 Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation– whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life– of whom shall I be afraid? When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and my foes attack me, they will stumble and fall.
Protection from the Evil One Prayer I come to Your refuge with joy for You shelter me against the attack of the devil. Protect me, O Lord, from the craftiness of the enemy, and save me from his evil plots. Cover me with Your presence when I feel weak so that he will flee from my presence. Amen.