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 firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace. In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one; and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.
Part of preparing your children for the world is equipping them to put on the whole armor of God. It’s a subject I’ve discussed with my boys on a regular basis as they’ve grown. Scripture tells us that the Word of God is the sword of the Spirit. Not only can we lead our children through Scripture, we can help them hide God’s Word in their hearts by encouraging them to memorize important passages from the Bible….. [Read more…]