“Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil” (Ephesians 6:11).Text — Ephesians 6:10-18
“In the early days ,” wrote A. W. Tozer, “when Christianity exercised a dominant influence over American thinking, men conceived the world to be a battleground…How different today. The fact remains the same, but the interpretation has changed completely. Men think of the world not as a battleground, but a playground. We are not here to fight; we are here to frolic. We are not in a foreign land; we are at home…” What an apt description of the state of affairs among many Christians today!
The Christian life is warfare from beginning to the end. A Christian is called to arms from the world go. Day by day, hour by hour, he is in a spiritual warfare with an enemy that is real. The warfare is spiritual and the weapons are spiritual too. Our text gives a full description of the pieces of the armour. These weapons must be worn constantly, consistently, and courageously. The believer is to persevere in his Christian course to the end of his life; his work and his life must go off the stage together.
A Christian is called to arms.
The enemies will fight to finish
Prayer for today
Lord, empower me to fight the good fight of faith.