and be able to withstand the Devil's schemes;
know that he's only the father of lies,
looking to destroy your earthly dreams.
Cover yourself with Christ's Breastplate
of Righteousness and protect your torn heart;
your essence has been purchased for His Kingdom,
meaning that you're meant… to be set apart.
Gird your waist with the Belt of Truth
and stand firm with integrity and honesty;
don't allow your flesh's nature to interfere
with conditions that you need observe and see.
Shod your feet with the Gospel's peace;
keep from searching for earthly trouble;
instead congregate with the Body of Christ
and focus on your faith becoming redoubled.
The ongoing battle is not with flesh and blood;
wield Faith's Shield to quench life's fiery darts.
Remember that the wiles of the Satan are limited!
So outmaneuver him with your spiritual smarts.
Put on your Helmet of Salvation,
for the battles are within one's mind.
Allow the Divine knowledge of The Word
to resonate with your spirit and find…
yourself continually praying in the spirit
and with understanding on all occasions.
Be alert to His transformational messages,
for upholding Godly principles and persuasions.
Resist the Devil now and he will flee;
endeavor to thwart the enemy's attack;
be strong in the Lord with power of His might;
promises of victory have been already stacked.
For we don't wage war with human methods and plans.
We use mighty weapons to knock down evil strongholds
and breakdown every proud argument that keeps people
from knowing God… as His Kingdom, continues to unfold.
Loosely based on:
Eph 2:2, 6:10-20; 1 Thes 5:5-8; Joel 2:12-13; Rom 4:5;
Jam 4:7; 2 Cor 10:3-5
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By Joseph J. Breunig 3rd, © 2013, All rights reserved.