We have a personal responsibility to grow in spiritual strength. Ephesians was one of pauls letters written from prison. Textfeaturing a sermon is a less expensive way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands on the right bar with optional newsletter inclusion. To prepare myself for the battle ahead, by faith i put on the belt of truth. Finally, my brethren, be strong in the lord, and in the power of his might. The truth about you lordthat you are a sovereign god who knows everything about me. As you talk about the armor of god, you can hold up picture of each itembelt, helmet, breastplate, shield, sword, shoes.
With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the lords people 6. There are six pieces to your armor, and you need all six pieces. Therefore put on the full armor of god, so that when the day of evil comes. Put on all of gods armour so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the. Bullet proof vest we are in a spiritual battle in which the evil one wants to maim and destroy us, our family, our friends and our ministries. Putting on the whole armor of god uttermost evangelism.
Its strength was in its military, which constantly was on guard b. This manuscript is from a sermon preached on 712007 by stephen davey. However, if you symbolically put on the whole armor of god, you can stand firm against these attacks and remain strong in your faith. Satan is always looking for an unguarded area where he can get a beachhead in our lives from which to launch an attack. Put on the belt of truth be truthful with the word of god and your life. 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. For we are not fighting against fleshandblood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. In other words, he essentially says, keep pray ing about it. All right, let us read it together, ephesians 6, beginning at the tenth verse, everyone. Whole armor comes from the greek word from which we get panoply. 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. The armor of god sermon by bob briggs, ephesians 6.
This was a thrilling insight for me, and i began to pray the armor of god with gusto. For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the good news so that you will be fully prepared. We must be able to resist the exploits of the devil. Putting on the armor of god is not something we do by simply quoting from ephesians 6. The devil doesnt play fair and he doesnt mind fighting an unarmed man. This is a topical sermon outline on the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, and the boots of the preparation of the gospel of peace. Put on the full armor of god, so that you can take your stand against the. All right, ephesians 6 tells us, look up here, put on the whole armor of god, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. Therefore, put on every piece of god s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Put on the full armor of god, so that you will be able to.
In verse 11 we are told to put it on so we might stand against the wiles of the devil. But scripture is clear that god has granted us the full riches of his glory and everything we need. Im not going to talk about the armor, but about the spiritual characteristics that paul wanted us to have and use. The sword of the spirit the sword is the only offensive weapon provided in the christians armor but it is enough because it is the word of god. Topical sermon outlines war zone armour of god from. Put on the whole armor of god, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil eph. Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of god s righteousness. I have only just come across your article on the armor of god. Put on the full armor of god so that you can stand against the tactics of the devil. How to put on the armor of god devotional by tony evans. Finally, be strong in the lord and in his mighty power. In light of pastors sermon of last week and many bible lessons of our recent past. This sermon series includes the following 6 messages.
We offer sermons, sermon outlines, books, prayers, bible studies and more on topics such as christian living, marriage, discipleship, and spiritual growth, as taught by tony evans. When the pieces of the armor are missing, satan has little trouble defeating us. Believers are called to, together, put on the whole armor. The whole armour of god rev stuart simpson sermon 23rd august 2015 psalm 84 ephesians 6. The spiritual armor of the lord works the same way. Yes, christianity is a life of service, as a christian soldier in gods army. A christian soldier must be able to withstand in the evil day a. Remember, this is not our armor, this is god s armor. Study the armor of god with john macarthur and see how god has equipped you. The armor or god is a necessary tool in our fight against our common the enemy, the devil. Any piece he forgot to put on could cost him his life, or at least could get him hurt. This is a comprehensive defense strategy, and we have to pay attention to all parts of this armor god offers.
Study the armor of god with john macarthur and see how god has equipped you to meet those battles victoriously. The armor of god does not come first from roman soldiers, but from. Sermons from ephesians standing strong in the armor of. The armor of god 10 finally, be strong in the lord and in his mighty power. Put on the whole armor of god, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. I used to really be able to pray and interceed for others. Put on the full armour of god sermon by dean courtier. In ephesians 6, paul said that to be protected from satans attacks we need to put on the whole armor of god eph 6. The full armor of god good shepherd evangelical lutheran church. By donning the word of god, we are able to stand firm against the fiery darts and assaults of the devil. Tonight i want to speak concerning the armor of god that is found in ephesians 6. Not long ago, my friends and i drove up to the mountains for a snow day. It reveals what belongs to us because we belong to christ.
Put on the full armor of god, so that you will be able. More specifically, he tells them and us to put on the christian armor. God s words put into your mouth is talking about praying in tongues. Without every piece of the amor in place, we are easy prey for the enemy. I read ephesians 6 vs 1020 as i have done many times, but this time i wanted to know how to put on the whole armor in the practical sense. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, heres the hierarchy, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in. 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. Therefore, put on the whole armor of god, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having done all, to stand.
We aim to spread the teaching of god s word through christian media with the goal of transforming lives. Im probably approaching this discussion of god s armor a little differently than you have heard before. Again, a christian soldier must take up the whole armor of god mentioned twice to show its importance. The whole armor of god sermon by james hayden, ephesians 6. Likewise, god s word serves is a loophole to those who take refuge in it. Put on all of god s armour so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. Rome was the mighty governing power in the days the new testament was written. The next verse instructs us to put on the whole armor of god. God has revealed his glory to men and men are to respond to that glory and men are to respond by giving glory, majesty, dominion, and power unto a glorious god. The name of jesus came from the west, but the glory of the lord comes from the east countries like china, japan, korea, etc. Put on the full armor of god, so that you can take your stand against the devils schemes.
Each piece of armor represents a spiritual truth that we must put into practice through faith. There are so many wonderful, wonderful instructions given to us in the letters of the new testament that comprise the teaching that relates to our christian living and christian ministry that its go. Josephus, a jewish historian, observed that roman soldiers always carried their weapons with them, even in. And now today we hear that we are to put on the whole armour of god so we can stand against the wiles of the devil. God has provided the whole armor for use, and we dare not omit any part. Make a conscious choice to live god s truth and be truthful.1103 588 397 57 506 62 583 499 303 117 916 1238 406 1079 129 414 932 914 442 429 1339 1498 749 903 797 1425 960 79 1390 1182