Posts Categorized: Franks Blog

Praying in the Spirit

Ephesians 6:18 “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints.”   We must remember that when Jesus was here in the flesh He was engaged in the same conflict that we are in. The devil assailed Him and the… Read more »

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 offensively in protecting the entire body.  … Read more »

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 »

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 »

Our Feet

Ephesians 6:15 “…and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.”   Have we ever thought about the important role our feet play in everyday life? Our feet touch the ground whenever we are standing, walking or running and they are an extension of your legs, which help move… 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 »

You Shall Know the Truth

YOU SHALL KNOW THE TRUTH   John 8:32 “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”   Ephesians 6:14 “Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth.”   When it comes to the armor of God the first thing that we put on is the “belt of truth,” because the armor… Read more »

Take and Keep Your Stand

Ephesians 6:11-15 “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore… Read more »

Our Future is as Bright as the Promises of God

Numbers 23:19 “God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?”   Do we believe the word that is mentioned above? We find that God is asking some important questions and… Read more »

ARE WE EXERCISING?

Hebrews 12:1 “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.”   My wife and I go to the gym to exercise because… Read more »