Realm: Our Equipment
Randy Bezet | March 20th, 2022
Ephesians 6:10-18 (NIV) Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.
Belt of truth
John 14:6 (NIV) Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life.” Breastplate of righteousness.
2 Corinthians 5:21 (NIV) God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in [Christ] we might become the righteousness of God.
John 15:5 (TPT) “I am the sprouting vine and you’re my branches.[a] As you live in union with me as your source, fruitfulness will stream from within you – but when you live separated from me you are powerless.”
John 5:39-40 (NIV) “You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me, 40 yet you refuse to come to me to have life.”
Shoes of peace
Shield of faith
Romans 10:17 (NKJV) So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Helmet of salvation
Proverbs 4:23 (GNB) Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts.
2 Peter 3:18 (NIV) But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Proverbs 28:26 (ESV) Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.
Psalm 139:23-24 (NIV) Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Sword of Spirit
Ephesians 6:10 (NIV) Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.