Pray on the Armor of God
With this prayer based on Paul’s exhortation in Ephesians 6:10u201318, we can “put on” the Armor of God and defend ourselves against discouragement and doubt. The sword of the Spirit will protect us as we struggle “not against flesh and blood, but against the powers of this dark world.”
Equip me, Lord:
In Your grace, help me to say “no” to all ungodliness and worldly passions, and with the sword of the Spirit, the Word of God (v. 17).
How do we put on the full armor of God daily?
How do I get God’s armor? We “put it on” by seeking God and His righteousness above all else (Matthew 6:33), making Him and His ways our dwelling place (Psalm 91:1), and desiring for His commands to become our ways (Psalm 37:4; 119:24, 111; Isaiah 61:10).
What are the 5 armor of God?
In Ephesians, these items are described as follows: loins girt with truth (belt of truth), breastplate of righteousness, shoes with the preparation of the gospel of peace (peace), shield of faith, helmet of salvation, and sword of the spirit/word of God.
How do I start praying in the Spirit?
I hope they inspire you to make the year 2021 a year of prayer.
- Thank him.
- Ask for God’s will.
- Say what you need.
- Ask for forgiveness.
- Pray with a friend.
- Pray the Word.
- Memorize Scripture.
What are the 7 pieces of armor of God?
The God’s Armor
- The u201cbreastplate of righteousnessu201d (Ephesians 6:14
- D) is something we should put on.
How do I remember the armor of God?
Put on the entire armor of God so that you can stand against the devil’s schemes. TRiPS stands for:
- Truth (belt)
- Righteousness (breastplate)
- Peace (shoes)
- Salvation (Helmet).
Is prayer part of the armor of God?
Paul adds that we should always be praying at the end of the armor of God passage in Ephesians 6, so that we can be ready to fight any battle that comes our way. When we embody each part of the armor and stay connected to God through prayer, we can be ready to fight any battle that comes our way.
Why is the armor of God important?
The armor of God represents the spiritual defense we must employ. The Bible tells us that we are fighting a war against Satan, who seeks to destroy us, and that we must therefore take action and put on God’s armor.
What do you mean by armor?
1: a protective outer layer (as of a ship, a plant or animal, or a cable) 2: a quality or circumstance that affords protection the armor of prosperity 3: armored forces and vehicles (such as tanks) 4: a protective outer layer (as of a ship, a plant or animal, or a cable)
What is the purpose of armor?
Protective clothing with the ability to deflect or absorb the impact of projectiles or other weapons that may be used against its wearer, also known as body armour.
What does it mean to put on the whole armor of God LDS?
u201cTherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day….u201d I’d like to give you some examples from the scriptures of how those who are clothed in such armor, which means keeping all of God’s commandments, are able to withstand the adversary, or their enemies.
What does it mean to pray in the Spirit?
If you want to pray in the Holy Spirit, you want to develop Jesus Christ’s love character, and you want to shape your prayers around desires that aren’t lustful, but rather desires that develop your capacity for love, such as desires for professions, spouses, children, material possessions, and so on.
How do you pray for someone?
Here are seven ways to pray for the people on your mind:
- Let the Lord know you’re available to be the answer to the prayer(s) you’re praying for people.
- Let the people know you’re praying for them and ask if there’s anything they’d like you to pray for.
Why is it important to pray in tongues?
REASON THREE: Speaking in tongues keeps us aware of the Holy Spirit’s indwelling presence. He didn’t say we didn’t know how to pray.
What are the benefits of praying in tongues?
Tongues remind us of the Holy Spirit’s indwelling presence; it is the gateway to the supernatural, and it keeps us constantly aware of the Holy Spirit’s presence. Praying in tongues helps us to be conscious of God, of His indwelling presence.