Always be armed for spiritual warfare.
Today’s reading: Ephesians 4-6.
A pilot without his chart, a scholar without his book, and a soldier without his sword, are alike ridiculous. But, above all these, it is absurd for one to think of being a Christian, without knowledge of the word of God and some skill to use this weapon. – William Gurnall, The Christian in Complete Armour
The heroes of the faith accomplished much. My own life seems so ordinary in comparison. I long for their victories, for their spiritual power, though not necessarily for their struggles. Could it be that I’m not prepared to succeed? Maybe I’m not even in the fight.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. Ephesians 6:10-11
If you want to enter the fight and win some victories, as…
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