An overview of each piece of the armor God provides for His people. Knowing that it is vital to have each in place so that you may stand against the devil’s schemes, the question is, ‘Christian, do you have the whole armor on?’
Ephesians 6 refers to the helmet of salvation. In 1 Thessalonians 5, the helmet is called the hope of salvation. Biblical hope is a certain expectation of the future. How assured are you regarding your salvation? Only when you are fully assured can you truly say you have put on the helmet.
Text: Ephesians 6:15 – “and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.”
The heavily spiked shoes of the Roman soldier meant sure footing in any type of terrain and also could be used as something of an offensive weapon. In spiritual terms, these killer shoes are essential equipment in the armor of God, and it is vital that we put them on and keep them on. Here’s the “how to” on that.
David Martyn Lloyd-Jones (20 December 1899 — 1 March 1981) was a Welsh Protestant minister, preacher and medical doctor who was influential in the Reformed wing of the British evangelical movement in the 20th century. For almost 30 years, he was the minister of Westminster Chapel in London.