Sword of the spirit - The word of God as part of the full armor of God - Spiritual warfare.
Sword Of The Spirit
The Word Of God
In our spiritual warfare against the powers of darkness, we have to come against the schemes of the devil and his agents using the word of God.
It is therefore important that as a believer you read your Bible, memorize scripture so that you can able to speak the word of God when the enemy tries to tempt you or lead you astray.
The word of God is also very important for encouragement, edification and inspiration. It is daily bread that replenishes our souls, minds, spirits and heart when we grow weary.
The word of God also helps us know about God so that we can worship him in spirit in truth.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;
For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. 13 And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are naked and open to the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.
He had in His right hand seven stars, out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword, and His countenance was like the sun shining in its strength.
But Jesus answered him, saying, “It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.’ ”
Get your sword and go defeat the enemy.
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