The Shield of Faith ➕


THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD

The Lord has given His children this promise:

“For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.”

•1 John 5:4•

In Ephesians 6:11, the Lord instructs us to put on the full armor of God to stand against Satan’s schemes. The Shield of Faith is an important piece of armor because it protects us from the fiery arrows the devil throws at us. Those arrows can consist of lies, deception, sadness, anger, temptation, etc. When a soldier is on the battlefield, he uses a shield to protect him from the enemy’s attacks. It serves as a blanket of protection for the warrior. Christians who take up the shield of faith identify themselves as a foot soldier who serves the Commander of the Lord’s army:

“And he said, “No; but I am the commander of the army of the…

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