SHIELD OF FAITH


SHIELD OF FAITH

Ephesians 6:16 (NKJV) …above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.

Our next piece of the armor of God is our shield of faith.  This is such an important piece of armor that we need each and every day.  You see, the enemy is coming at us with fiery darts, and if we do not have our shield held up, they will get through, and can cause problems in our lives.

So what is this shield?  The shield that God wants us to have each day is our strong faith.  We see in Romans 10:17 that faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God.  Our faith is such a major part of our Christian life.  Over and over we see in the gospels that Jesus said it was faith that brought forth miracles. 

Now that we see where faith comes from, we need to be in the Word and keep our shield held high with the power of God.  When the enemy comes against us with thought-bombs like, “You are no good,” and “Nobody loves you,” you can hold your shield up high and say, “Greater is He that is in me than he that is in the world!”  When a thought-bomb comes at you that says, “God does not accept you,” you can come right back with your shield lifted high and say, “I am accepted in the Beloved!”

When sickness comes against you, you can hold your shield up high and quench that fiery dart of the enemy and say, “By the stripes of Jesus, I am healed.”  This is why it is so important to get the Word of God in us.  Your shield that comes through faith comes by the Word of God.

So today, go ahead and get your shield out.  Make sure it is ready for battle by putting God’s Word on.  Go ahead and say it.  Confess it over yourself, and watch those fiery darts go out as they hit your shield.

CONFESSION:  Today, I have the shield of faith, and it quenches all of the fiery darts of the wicked one.  Today, I keep my faith sharp by reading the Word of God.

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Samuel 24 – 25

John 10:24-42

Psalms 116

Proverbs 15:20-21

Bible in a Year: 365-Day Reading Plan : English | King James Version (KJV)

Today’s Bible reading from Old Testament : 1 Samuel 2:27-36, 1 Samuel 3, 1 Samuel 4

Today’s Bible reading from New Testament : John 11:1-44

Today’s Bible reading from Psalms and Proverbs: Psalm 64:1-10

Bible in a Year: 365-Day Reading Plan : English | New Living Translation (NLT)

Today’s Bible reading from Old Testament : 1 Samuel 2:27-36, 1 Samuel 3, 1 Samuel 4

Today’s Bible reading from New Testament : John 11:1-44

Today’s Bible reading from Psalms and Proverbs: Psalm 64:1-10