Posts By: Carol Dietz

Sword of the Spirit

Ephesians 6:17 “…and take the Sword of the Spirit, which is Word of God.”   All the other parts of armor protect particular parts of the body. However, it seems that the Sword of the Spirit not only holds back the enemy in a defensive matter, but also it offensively protects the entire body.  … Read more »

When Truth Stumbles

When truth stumbles, and honesty is outlawed there will be no peace, and people with common sense will be attacked. When people refuse to listen to the truth; evil will be in control!

Helmet of Salvation

Ephesians 6:17 “Take the helmet of salvation.”   It is important to remember that Paul is using the analogy of a Roman soldier when describing the pieces of armor that we need to be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might, and that it remains fixed in place at all times,… Read more »

These Light and Momentary Troubles

Carol and I went to our daughter’s house to pray over some of the young people who grew up in our church with our children. One young couple is going through a very hard time with cancer. This young couple have two little children and have to explain to them all of what their mom… Read more »

Righteousness

Ephesians 6:14 “Put on the breastplate of righteousness.”   Another important piece of our armor is the “breastplate” because it protects the vital organs of the body. Often the Old Testament writers would use the names of different organs to express feelings, affection, etc. This is the reason why the breastplate of righteousness is so… Read more »

The Proverbs 31 Woman – Chapter 28 – Open Arms

The poor and needy are all around us. We don’t have to look far to find a family, region or entire country poverty stricken for whatever reason, or just plain hopeless with all the terror and chaos around the world today. Jesus said that we will always have plenty of opportunities to meet the needs… Read more »

Shield of Faith

Ephesians 6:16 “Above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.”   The words “above all” indicate that there is now a change in the armor that we are to put on. We are now coming to the fourth piece of… Read more »

When You

When you depend on the Lord, you will know that all of His promises are backed by His Name. When you search for Him with all your heart and soul, you will find Him. When you pray, He will answer you, encourage you, and strengthen you. When you put your hope in His promises it… Read more »