The armour of God
This term we are looking at the Armour of God from Ephesians 6:10-18, relating the different parts of the armour to the children’s lives. When writing Ephesians it is likely Paul was being held in a Roman prison; it is widely accepted that he was basing his descriptions on Roman armour. Roman armour was extremely well designed with each items specific purpose in mind. We will be finding out how each item can help us with our Christian walk.
Belt of truth - The fiery furnace - Daniel 3: 19-30
Breastplate of righteousness - The greatest commandment - Matthew 22: 34-40
Shoes of the Gospel of peace - Peter's vision - Acts 10
Shield of faith - Elijah and the prophets of Baal - 1Kings 18: 16-45
Helmet of salvation - Saul's conversion - Acts 9
Sword of the spirit - King Josiah - 2 Chronicles 34, 2 Kings 22 & 23