The Shield Of Faith (4 of 6) by Frank Damazio
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Series: The Believer And Spiritual Warfare
Introduction: If I take on Jesus as my Lord, I take on the devil as my enemy! Spiritual warfare is not optional. You are in a battle and the enemy is armed and dangerous. Am I able to defend myself against Satan's attack? This question can be answered as we discover the power of our shield of faith. The shield of faith was a shield of protection. It was like shutting a door in the face of the enemy. All the flaming arrows and darts were quenched by the well-oiled shield. When the enemies' darts collided with the shield of anointed faith their flames were quenched. It is recorded in history at the battle of Dyradium the great warrior Seeva had no less than 220 darts sticking in his shield at the end of the day. Are you ready to quench all the fiery darts of the devil?
Eph. 6:16 AMP Lift up over all the covering shield of saving faith, upon which you can quench all the flaming missiles of the wicked one.
Eph. 6:16 NLT In every battle you will need faith as your shield to stop the fiery arrows aimed at you by Satan
1 Thess. 3:2 …and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you and encourage you concerning your faith.
1 Thess. 3:5 For this reason, when I could no longer endure it, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter had tempted you, and our labor might be in vain.
1 Thess. 3:10 …night and day praying exceedingly that we may see your face and perfect what is lacking in your faith?
2 Thess. 1:3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other.
I. THE PRIORITY OF FAITH
A. EPHESIANS 6:16
This verse introduces the last three pieces of armor by using the phrase "above all". This phrase does not mean above all in importance or value, but "over all", on ...
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