Camouflage – Good or Bad?

When in battle or hunting for food, camouflage clothing is an asset to a warrior or hunter. It aids you in blending into the world around you, making you indistinct so you don’t draw attention to yourself. In these instances, camouflage is desirable. In a spiritual sense, when a person lives in the world, desiringContinue reading “Camouflage – Good or Bad?”

Declaration!

The Lord has provided us with SO many weapons of warfare. “Declaration” is a powerful one. As Christians, we have been grafted by our faith in Christ and His completed work on the cross and His resurrection from death into God’s chosen people of Israel. I recently read that, because of that grafted positioning, weContinue reading “Declaration!”

Deliverance From Evil

While warriors are equipped for battle, an underlying longing for and appreciation of security is present within them. In today’s world, just about any news report assaults our senses and stirs up within us a strong desire for security and deliverance from this present evil abounding in our nation as well as an intense desireContinue reading “Deliverance From Evil”

Praying Warrior, Team Alert!

Ephesians 6:18 (NLT) “Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.” As a military warrior, you are part of a team – an integral part upon whom the lives of others depend. The same is true as a Warrior ofContinue reading “Praying Warrior, Team Alert!”

Armor of God – Challenge and Prayer

Romans 13:14 (TPT) “Instead, fully immerse yourselves into the Lord Jesus, the Anointed One, and don’t waste even a moment’s thought on your former identity to awaken its selfish desires.” Galatians 3:26-27 (NLT) “For you are all children of God through faith in Christ Jesus. And all who have been united with Christ in baptismContinue reading “Armor of God – Challenge and Prayer”

Sword of the Spirit, Word of God

Paul tells us in Ephesians 6 that the Word of God is the sword of the Spirit. It is both a powerful offensive and defensive weapon for warriors of Christ. Ephesians 6:13-16 (NLT) “Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil.Continue reading “Sword of the Spirit, Word of God”

Helmet of Salvation

I remember when I had our children and how I felt compelled to remind anyone holding them as infants “to support their head!” It didn’t matter if it was a grandparent or another parent holding them – the reminder just automatically rolled off of my lips. Why? To protect their brains! The human brain isContinue reading “Helmet of Salvation”

Shield of Faith

I once heard a preacher say that “faith is constant obedience to the Word of God regardless of circumstance or consequence”. That type of faith is enduring, lasting, tenacious. I want that! How about you, warrior? How do we have enduring faith? In Whom do we have this faith? Scripture tells us… Romans 1:17 (NLT)Continue reading “Shield of Faith”

Breastplate of Righteousness

A breastplate or body armor is a key part of a warrior’s armor as it offers protection to the body’s core. The Roman breastplate transformed from a solid, heavy metal covering made of 2 formed pieces to fit a soldier’s chest and back to a covering of lighter weight and more flexible iron strips tiedContinue reading “Breastplate of Righteousness”