Put on the Full Armor of God

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Ephesians 6:10-20, Psalm 18:1-19, Psalm 18:25-36, Psalm 18:46-50, Romans 13:12-14, Revelation 12:9-11

I’ve never been one for contact sports. Sure, I love to watch them. I grew up in the South where football was the clear favorite—high school games on Friday nights and college football on the family TV every Saturday. But playing? Not so much. I was on the tennis team, where the only real contact was a handshake or high five after the match. 

Truth be told, I don’t like any type of conflict—physical or otherwise. Even an honest misunderstanding between friends can leave me feeling defeated and depleted. So when I approach this passage from Ephesians 6 about the armor of God, it’s usually with mixed emotions. On one hand, to put on armor assumes there will be conflict—a battle or, even worse, an all-out war. The apostle Paul actually makes it very clear: we are in an ongoing spiritual struggle with the powers of darkness in this world. We have an enemy, and he is out to destroy us—not just physically, but spiritually, mentally, and emotionally too (1Peter 5:8). This is a weighty truth that validates what we so often feel: life can be painful and terribly difficult. 

But this is not the end of the story. This same passage that defines in harrowing terms the reality of the war against us goes on to remind us that we never fight alone. As followers of Jesus Christ, our strength comes not from ourselves but from the God who has already secured our victory. There is no need to craft our own weapons or create our own armor—those are not the instructions Paul gives. Instead, he implores us to “put on” the armor of God already given to us and “take up” the weapons of faith that have already and eternally defeated our enemy (Ephesians 6:11,13). The battle is actually a victory march led by Jesus, our Victor. 

I’m so eager for you to take this two-week journey into the mystery and reality of the armor of God! I believe you will be encouraged, challenged, and empowered as you read Ephesians 6:10–20 again and again, meditating on each image and phrase. I trust the Holy Spirit will meet us as we seek to understand what Scripture teaches about the war we’re in and how we are already equipped for the fight. 

Friends, the battle we’re in is real, but our Savior has already won the war! Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged. Take up God’s armor, and stand. 

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  1. Sherri Wilson says:

    The Passion version of Ephesians 6 on the armor is so good!!

    1. Garaudie len says:

      Going to take a look!

  2. Amalie Tettli says:

    So good and to make known that there is a spiritual battle going on around us.

  3. Ashley Macrander says:

    Just started this and already excited to see what’s next!!! ❤️

  4. Kimmee Auxier says:

    Ready!!!! A spirit of truth and boldness prevails!

  5. Katie McClintock says:

    Prayers that this child can wear the armor of God properly. I hate fights but I know that this time I need to stand firm in God.

  6. Jennifer Blue says:

    I’m so excited I started today and am loving this. What anyone’s thoughts that are deeper in this study?

  7. Maggie Keen says:

    Can’t wait to get into this study!

  8. Tristan Geer says:

    I definitely feel like everyday I have to go to “war” per say to defend my children against the evils of this world. It’s so hard to protect their innocence in an environment that preys on those who are young and impressionable….. but not with my Jesus! We are protected! Amen!

  9. julia guy says:

    That’s such a fascinating concept to think about. Now I’m curious

  10. Crystal Ferguson says:

    What would we see if we had spiritual glasses to put on and look up and around us? I imagine that it is just like Paul describes. Evil is in everything. What is good is considered bad, what is bad is called good.

  11. Emily Rodriguez says:

    Amen, God is so good❤️

  12. Theresa Comiskey says:

    What a great message. I’ve never felt more of spiritual warfare in my life until now. I feel the resistance more and more as I continue growing in my life. I feel the spiritual warfare more at my job. I’ve been overlooked in my career for a promotion 3 times. The very first time I was overlooked are the same people who recently promoted me. Although I am very grateful for the opportunity of being promoted within such a prestigious company, I thought I would feel more excited than doubtful. God used my my enemies as my foot stool to promote me, but I’ve never felt more indecisive or troubled than I have now. I also have never felt more emotional in my life than I am now. I wake up in the middle of the night and walk around my apartment to cast out the devil and his works in my life. I know for a fact I am fighting him and his forces to prevent a child of God from fulfilling his will for my life. These scriptures are a true armor of God and will be used to stop the devil from attacking my mind and my heart. Thank you for sharing this message!

  13. Tia Merrill says:

    Currently in a spiritual warfare now. Thank you for this Bible study.

  14. Meaghan Scully says:

    Amen, a good read and on the road to understand more

  15. Jaime Kemper says:

    Surprised this course was from last April, but this content always has application in our broken world. Thankyou for creating this content. Blessings!

  16. Gail F says:

    The shield of faith!!! To extinguish the arrows!!! AMEN!

  17. Brooke Freauff says:

    Amen, we can overcome the toughest battles with the armor of God❤️

  18. Gracie Plant says:

    I am so excited for this journey. Especially as we live in todays world. Our world has become a dark and disturbing place, often times people are reveling in their sinful behavior. It can seem like the people who truly worship God and follow him are far and few between but it is encouraging to read this and know that we are not alone. Even when we feel alone we are very much protected by God and as long as we can continue to remember that we can continue to survive and encourage others in todays world.

  19. A. Williams says:

    The journey isn’t easy but I’m trying. I’m thankful for the lord’s mercy and armor.

  20. Katarina Browning says:

    This is so encouraging that HE FEELS when He is protecting us❤️

  21. Aaliyah Guiang says:

    THANK YOU JESUS YOUVE ALREADY WON THE BATTLE

  22. Kate Calderon says:

    thankful for a Savior who goes to battle alongside us ❤️

  23. Bianca Knight says:

    Learning to put it on everyday

  24. Brandy Deruso says:

    Lord we thank you for you are good!

  25. Shannon Briar says:

    Put on the armor of God….take up the weapons of faith because this war has already been won. Let us walk in the victory of Jesus Christ!! Amen! How wonderful!

  26. Shannon Briar says:

    Put on the armor of God…take up the weapons of faith….this war has already been won…let us walk in the victory of Jesus Christ!!!! Amen! How wonderful!

  27. Tiffany Alfred says:

    When we get dress in the morning we place on physical clothes but there are spiritual garments as well. The garments of praise and in the Bible reading stated “the armor of light!” Put on your armor and spiritual garments, sharpen your weapons! ️

  28. Karina Denman says:

    This year has started under absolute attack and I needed this recommendation- always in His perfect timing of course!

  29. Mariajose Vargas says:

    This is such a great lesson!!

  30. Emma McWilliams says:

    this lesson is so good.

  31. Sarah Owen says:

    Need this right now as I am trying to have faith in being away from my mom right now and moving away since my dad passed away

  32. Olivia Lesley says:

    He is an amazing God who fought the toughest battle for us!

  33. Tia Webber says:

    Thank you for this reading and for this community that we can learn together from you Lord Jesus bless each one of these lives and give us strength and knowledge so we can serve you to the fullest possible way and fulfill our purpose and know our Mission in for you Jesus

  34. Ruby Hunter says:

    Thank You Jesus for equipping us with all we need to take on this fight praise you oh Lord!!!

  35. Kara Ayer says:

    Thank you God, for giving me the tools and to be able to turn to you in times of need.

  36. Courtney LeFan says:

    Using this as a tool to teach my youth class! Thank you.

  37. Marilyn Spikes says:

    Thank you God for securing our victory!

  38. Yvonne Obi says:

    This study is so timely as my mom fights for her life. Thank you Jesus for the victory!

  39. Jesyca Miranda says:

    Thank you Jesus for the victory!

  40. Kristin Hilty says:

    I’m hopeful to do this study since lately I feel I’m losing the fight. And this reminds me it is only with Him I have strength and can fight the daily battles we are faced. That He gives us armor to equip us for this fight and He walks along side us and breathes new strength into us everyday.

  41. Clare Gregory says:

    Thank you Lord, that even though we are in a battle you surround us every side with your protection and you call us just to stand.

  42. Nicolette Cox says:

    I resonate with this so well. It feels so defeating to see the devil around every corner. To feel hi

  43. Nicolette Cox says:

    I resonate with this so well. It feels so defeated to see the devil around every corner

  44. Gladys Aguilera says:

    What a beautiful reminder of the Armor God designed for all of us .

  45. Rachel Johnson says:

    I am excited to learn more about the armor. I have been feeling exceptionally beat down these past few months and I am needing to understand my armor

  46. kaatje jarrell says:

    Feeling unworthy of growth is a lie the enemy will attack us with in attempt to remove the mighty armor of God, but with God and faith in his breathed word the enemy cannot make us stumble.

  47. abby brown says:

    In the midst of a struggle, it is hard for me to keep the perspective that Jesus has already defeated evil for us. We are living in this weird in between; Jesus has won, but evil is still fighting, it doesn’t want to give up.

  48. shelby tate major says:

    The battle we are in is real. But we have already won the war ♥️

  49. Heather Marshall says:

    I needed this ❤️ I live in Memphis amd

  50. Casey San says:

    Thank you God for your shield against the enemy.

  51. Hannah Kleinpeter says:

    I am currently fighting addiction, and these verses have been a light in the dark.

  52. Cristina Alarcon says:

    I needed this I have been going through some spiritual battle but this is a reminythar

  53. Bobbie Bergsma says:

    I pray that the spirit equips me with the armour of God

  54. Stephanie Rosales says:

    God gives us the weapons to protect us all he ask is we have faith and trust his plans

  55. Tigne Shelton says:

    The thing I have to remember is I don’t have to fight for myself.

  56. Jenny Chavarin says:

    A great reminder that God is ultimately protecting and fighting for us always

  57. Janniah Evans says:

    To take a step back from personally responding to every situation that life sends at us and stepping forward in the armour of Christ requires trusting and depending wholly and God. I know that it is what is needed for me to experience the life God wants for me. I will forever be depleted, burnt out and tired if I live in the flesh. But in the spirit I rely on spiritual strength for the battles of life. Lord help me to take on the armour of Christ boldly.

  58. Nicole StampsVaughn says:

    Great read. I love the reminder that our battles are truly already won. We must consciously make the choice to use the armor of God to see us through. I love that Paul’s instructions are so clearly defined. It’s reassuring that God wants us to explicitly see that He is our protector— the only one we really need.

  59. Sydney Wickens says:

    putting on the armor of God!

  60. Bunny Lightsey says:

    The hardest part for me is the “standing”. I always want to “do”! God does our fighting for us. We need the armor to protect us from the evil one and God fights for us! Thank you Jesus!

  61. Amber York says:

    I am in this journey to better my relationship with Christ as I am attacked at my weakest- my mental health struggles daily. I am ready for this.

  62. Shay Landry-Talley says:

    Hey ladies.. even though the phrase “put on the armor of GOD suggests conflict…we have to remember that we are already protected we need the armor to continue our daily journey! For GOD did not give us the spirit of fear…put of Love, power, and a sound mind! We got this!

  63. Bethanie Jones says:

    God I pray you show us that our true strength comes from YOU. You have given us everything we need. Amen

  64. Amber Calderon says:

    On my healing journey , learning that with God I have infinite protect. If I can just trust and put on the armour of God each day I’ll be okay and better than I was before.

  65. Corrine Meekhof says:

    I forget so quickly that God has already won the war. I needed this reminder that He’s gone before me & that I don’t need to try and face anything out of my own strength.

  66. Erin Holloway says:

    ❤️

  67. Jen Neumann says:

    ❤️

  68. Lynda Pontious says:

    I rely on the Lord. I am weak. HIS strength is my Armor

  69. Sylvia Bauder says:

    Amen!

  70. Carizma Moore says:

    Lord My God help me to desire to put on your armor and not give up Surrendering to the ways of this world or laying down my weapons willingly. Help me to fight, give me the spirit of a warrior like your son Jesus Christ. In your name Amen.

  71. Heather Morgan says:

    Put on the Full Armor of God every day!

  72. Kristin B. says:

    Amen! Thank you for this

  73. simone brooks says:

    It was

  74. simone brooks says:

    God help me out on the full armor so I can be strong enough to face my enemies

  75. Hannah ClarePaterson says:

    So encouraging!!!

  76. Raine Perkins says:

  77. Kari Pryce says:

    ❤️

  78. Belinda Iarume says:

    Amen

  79. Jeannie CarterJohnson says:

    What a good start to this study.

  80. Kelly Beeman says:

    I really needed this today. I too am not one with conflict, but putting on the armor of God means that there will be conflict and a bottle. Luckily in the end I know he is the winner, but still I need to take out my Shield of faith and stand up

  81. Paige Meece says:

    Reply

  82. Melissa Fulcher says:

    ❤️

  83. Grace Kwizera says:

    Excited to start this journey

  84. Priscilla Matthews says:

    I am thankful to have God in my life. To know I will never face a battle alone gives me the sweetest peace. Lately my son has been having severe anxiety. I declared to the devil that I refused to give him my son. He is a child of God. Thankfully my shield of faith allowed me to stand up and take a stand against any harm that my child may have to fo through. I am so thankful today to say we have been to the doctors, got help, and the devils lies are no longer taking over my sons mind and spirit.

  85. Laura Flint says:

    What a week in our history to be starting this plan

  86. Andrea Couzens says:

    We are in a spiritual battle but we are not alone!

  87. Kayla Lazard says:

    ❤️

  88. Addie McIntire says:

    ♥️

  89. Sophia Castillo says:

    ♥️❤️✨

  90. Courtney Hamilton says:

    ❤️

  91. Kate Crites says:

    This is so encouraging and full of truth

  92. Nixon Cartee says:

    ❤️❤️

  93. Alexandra Love says:

    Reading Psalm 18 right after Ephesians 6:10-20 … wow. How vivid, how terrifying and reliving to think that God has, and does, hear our cries, and has forever defeated their source?!

  94. Jackie Medrano says:

    I’m ready to equip myself so that I may help my kids equip themselves!

  95. Jami Piringer says:

    Amen

  96. Mackenzie Smith says:

    ❤️❤️

  97. Alyssa Briggs says:

    Looking forward to equipping myself with the truths from this study!

  98. Cristal Zern says:

    Excited to begin!

  99. Avery Lange says:

    excited to start

  100. Kelsie Handt says:

    ❤️❤️

  101. Hannah Branum says:

    ♥️✨

  102. Brittany Booth says:

    Excited to start this devotional. ❤️

  103. Jennifer Motl says:

    I love the idea the battle (our lives on earth) is The Lords victory lap…..I get to be part of that….what an honor & daily struggle. I’m thankful today for a new perspective, that as I put on the Armor of God (I’m

  104. Jessica West says:

    ❤️

  105. Angelica Rodriguez says:

    My first reading plan with She Reads Truth. Very excited to take part in something so beautiful ❤️

  106. Imani Long says:

    Amen

  107. Missy Hewitt says:

    Very good

  108. Ashley Wilkins says:

    ❤️

  109. Cheryl Parra says:

    ❤️

  110. Heidi RaymondRevels says:

    ❤️

  111. Student Of-the-word says:

    Starting this today and hoping to connect with people currently going through the study!

  112. Pamela Smith says:

    ❤️

  113. Pinyu Kuo says:

    ❤️❤️❤️

  114. Layne Carnahan says:

    Absolutely love!

  115. Caitlin Peterson says:

    Ive been really struggling lately with temptation and with my mental health it can be even more a struggle. I love the fact I know God is fighting my battles for me

  116. Alycia Holmquist says:

    Needed this tonight, I’m in this constant struggle with my weight and I just need to put on the armor of God and quit listening to the devils lies!

  117. Resa Venson says:

    ❤️

  118. Rivers Chandler says:

    ❤️

  119. J Chaves says:

    I’ve been struggling a lot lately because I’ve been putting up my own armor, creating my own walls, pushing people away and I feel this calling from God to change that… I’m excited for this study because I feel like it can truly help me ❤️

  120. Keturah McReynolds says:

    This plan makes me happy :)

  121. Heather Dunn says:

    I always love the reminder of putting on the armor of God!

  122. Ali Adair says:

    Looking forward to this study. I just had a baby which has been a great, loving experience but I feel that I’m pulling away from the Lord. I pray that this study will guide me back into his presence.

  123. Lavyne Rada says:

    ❤️❤️

  124. Noemi Velazquez says:

    ❤️

  125. Jennifer Reid says:

    I’ve been battling an attack on my thoughts. I need this study right now.

  126. Naya Carrillo says:

    ❤️

  127. Laura Hadsell says:

    I really looking forward to more of this series. The armor of God is one of my favorite topics to study

  128. Gabrielle Christie says:

    I really needed this reminder that He has won the battle and only through His strength may we succeed!

  129. Annie Crawford says:

    ❤️

  130. DeAnn Woods says:

    Wow how insightful Churchmouse! Amen!

  131. Edith Carlson says:

    We really need this knowledge in today’s world, with everything starting to happen in end time prophecy

  132. Dulce Barreto says:

    Amen i receive the word of god amen

  133. Nancy says:

    I love this! Amen!

  134. Rhonda Mills says:

    I needed this. ❤️

  135. Tekoa Surles says:

    I’ve enjoyed reading day 1.

  136. Gigi Niederhauser says:

    Thank you for this study. God so knows the living word and direction we need for this day and very moment in time.

  137. Sarah Paxton says:

    ❤️

  138. McLean Murphy says:

    Thank you SRT for this study!

  139. Susan Clifton says:

    cont’d
    Lifting you up in prayer for strength and finding fulfillment in quiet time with the LORD; your courage to share is beautiful. I think a great many, including myself, have experienced feeling weak in prayer… and I’m so glad for us to walk together through part of Ephesians.

  140. Susan Clifton says:

    cont’d

  141. Susan Clifton says:

    Carolyn, God sees and hears you always. I used to have a long drive to work and used that as a special time for prayer for whatever the day held, to be led my God, and let HIS works be done

  142. Susan Clifton says:

    Praying for you, your husband and your sons that the strength of the LORD is ever-present.

  143. Susan Clifton says:

    Thank you Churchmouse for your words. As with scripture, when we (my husband and I) read it over and over again, God unfolds for us, new knowledge. We praise the HIM for blessings of renewal and the provisions of armor granted to meet each day. Your prayer for “the naked” brought me to tears and so eloquently put in words, feeling inside both our hearts, that we could not express ourselves verbally. Prayers for you in your journey and all studying this scripture, their families, and their friends.

  144. Colleen Martens says:

    Needing this daily in this season as we fight some hard battles!

  145. Lindsey Osterhaven says:

    ❤️

  146. Alivia Rose says:

    Amen!

  147. Kelli Carlson says:

    I think Satans tactic against me lately is this voice in my head telling me to stop giving Satan too much attention, to stop thinking that everything is a spiritual battle. But the truth is – there is a war going on. A war for souls and I’ve been praying and engaging with many neighbors and coworkers – sharing devotionals with them and I have felt spiritually attacked lately. Instead of taking it seriously and putting on my armor, Satan would like me to think I am over spiritualizing things and there’s no real battle going on. Well scripture says otherwise. Thankful for this reminder!

  148. Caitlin Burton says:

    Amen.

  149. El Smit says:

    ❤️

  150. Beth Kline says:

    We often try to control our situations, but the Lord has already given us incredible armor to fight the schemes of the devil! What an incredible revelation.

  151. Alessandra Trevisan says:

    Love this.

  152. Vivesh Moodley says:

    Amen

  153. Tonya Ackerman says:

    ❤️

  154. Nicole Spann says:

    ❤️

  155. CynQuithia Winlock says:

    ❤️

  156. Jenny Hovland says:

    ❤️

  157. Whitney Anderson says:

    ❤️

  158. Jennifer Reid says:

    I’ve been going through some tough battles. This is great timing for this study.

  159. Leann Cherry says:

    ❤️

  160. India Moss says:

    ❤️

  161. Teresa Timmins says:

    I am so glad to be doing this study. Have really felt that there is a spiritual warfare going on for the souls of my husband and sons.

  162. Shannon Mikucki says:

    ❤️❤️

  163. Kasey Taylor says:

    Love this so much!

  164. Ashley Burk says:

    ❤️

  165. Terri Baldwin says:

    “May we walk in decency, not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh to gratify its desires.” “Discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light”

  166. Terri Baldwin says:

    “May we walk in decency, not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh to gratify its desires.”

  167. Dot Carr says:

    Perfectly timed study ♥️

  168. Sarah Hamilton says:

    Victory walk with Jesus!

  169. Sarah Hamilton says:

    E

  170. Patience Ojeka says:

    Just started this journey and I am so excited to learn about the armour of God. I believe this is also la reminder of the constant presence of God around us

  171. Mercedes Baeverstad says:

    “To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints..” ❤️

  172. Sarah Scarbrough says:

    Happy birthday!

  173. Sarah Scarbrough says:

    Praying for you and your husband, Ellen. Hugs and prayers.

  174. Sara Fink says:

    So timely as I transition to a new position in a new ministry that will grow Gods kingdom. The image of God going before me in a victorious and fierce cloud denying any whispers of doubt or resistance. While it is intense and feels like conflict (that Which I too hesitate towards)- it is The Advocate that is clearing the way.

  175. Sierra Hallenbeck says:

    I needed this. Perfect timing!

  176. Ebony ten Broeke says:

    The battle is already won ✨ & the weapons are already made. Love that so much!

  177. Krystle Vasquez says:

    Today is my 37 birthday lord. Help me to get closer to you and to know you more lord. Continue to build me to lead my family to you lord.

  178. Tori Branch says:

    Father help me to remember the battle has already been won and to lean into you as we wage the war and not on my own understanding and your armor is so much more effective then mine I fight in the flesh!

  179. Jennifer Banks says:

    Can’t wait to get started

  180. Robin Mercer says:

    Praying now Ellen. I also have a husband who is struggling with health issues and at times loses hope

  181. Kitty Mc Donald says:

    With the world that we live in now, the promise that He has already won the battle, bring immeasurable peace! Praise God, He is our Savior !!

  182. Becky Carter says:

    This study is exactly the message God has been speaking over me. I’m looking forward to this journey.

  183. Taylor Kohr says:

    Definitely needing this and excited to do this study, especially during times like these

  184. Jessica Scott says:

    I’m going to try to post every day for this study. Even if it’s not that significant a thought or question or prayer request. I want to be a part of this group.

  185. Araluen Rapson says:

    ❤️

  186. Crystal Fletcher says:

    So excited about this study!!!

  187. Stormi Messmer says:

    ❤️

  188. Elizabeth Larivee says:

    ♥️

  189. Ellen Morris says:

    I too am excited! I love studying the Word of God together like this!! Please pray for my husband as he is struggling with health issues which is causing great discouragement and disappointment that God has not healed/delivered him yet.

  190. Ellen Morris says:

    I too am excited! I love studying the Word of God together like this!!

  191. Ashley Burk says:

    Oh wow love that line about we are matching in a victory parade

  192. Claire B says:

    ♥️

  193. Lyndi Goodman says:

    Excited to

  194. Angela Smith says:

    I am so excited to do this Bible study and expand my knowledge on the Armor of God.

  195. Mary K says:

    @Jennifer Falconer-prying for you and your oldest daughter. @Elaine Morgan-praying for your family under attack. @Kaelynn Tucker-praying for your struggling faith. @Rebecca-praying for your son. @Leigh Gotham-praying for the loss of your baby. @Cara P-praying for your husband in the hospital and his recovery. I pray that God will wrap his arms around you all as only our father can do. Stay strong and when you have those moments you don’t feel strong call out to him. He will never leave or forsake you. In his name I pray AMEN!!!

  196. Hayley S says:

    Excited to start this reading with all of you! When I read “the helmet of salvation” I imagined it as a type of helmet that royalty are sometimes depicted wearing into battle, like a crown/helmet combo. We are His royal heirs through this very salvation! How encouraging and empowering!

  197. Mel C says:

    This is probably going to sound strange but Ephesians 6:12 is one of my favorite verses because it reminds me who the real enemy in this world is. It’s not the political party I disagree with or the person who was rude to me, or the people who have hurt me in the past. Verse 18 stuck out to me tonight, “Pray at ALL times in the Spirit with every prayer and request and STAY ALERT with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.”(I added the emphasis) It feels urgent, so important. I’m thankful to have this study after Lent.

  198. Mary Batts says:

    My first SRT study, really excited to start!!

  199. Ada Rojas says:

    So excited for this study I need to submerge myself in the armor of God daily if not hourly if not minute to minute we are ALWAYS under attack while we are on this earth but here’s the thing our God, Jesus is so much greater than anything the devil has for me. God came down from heaven to rescue David because he loved him that much and He loves us that much too that he will leave his throne in heaven to crush the head of the serpent attacking his creation his daughters.
    Such a great reminder today. I’m in awe of how loved I am.

  200. Ada Rojas says:

    So excited for this study I need to submerge myself in the armor of God daily if not hourly if not minute to minute we are ALWAYS under attack while we are on this earth but here’s the thing our God, Jesus is so much greater than anything the devil has for me. God came down from heaven to rescue David because he loved him that much and He loves us that much too that he will leave his throne in heaven to crush the head of the serpent attacking his creation his daughters.

  201. Cherrish Stegall says:

    Amen to the power of God’s Armor. I also appreciate the perspective that Amanda Bible shared regarding being hesitant towards conflict in a way. Reading the scripture in Psalm 18 can be tough, but there’s so much power in the name of Jesus. That’s the beautiful part to stand on. We serve a living God, the ultimate warrior, who has already won. We fight from victory and not for victory,

  202. Barbara Lercara says:

    Hello everyone! Excited to do this study with you all!!

  203. Jodi says:

    I love the picture that the words of Psalm 18 bring to mind….”In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached my ears. THEN the earth reeled and rocked; the foundations also of the mountains trembled and quaked….”. What an awesome picture of our all powerful God who acts on our behalf and listens to us when we call on Him for help.

  204. Dominique says:

    I’m excited to read and learn more about this armor we are equipped with

  205. April says:

    Excited to learn. I love God!!

  206. Mary Hunt says:

    He is blessed by your example. How old is your son?

  207. Churchmouse says:

    It’s hard to contemplate the unseen realm and yet I’m drawn to try. The followers of Jesus are the most appropriately dressed for living and surviving on this earth. Our unseen armor is effective against anything the devil brings against us. I think too of those who are not followers of Jesus and how their every weakness is exposed. They walk naked though they aren’t aware. Their nakedness makes them vulnerable to everything the devil brings against them. The thought of all these spiritually naked folks brings me to tears. May my God-provided shoes take me today to those with whom I should share the Gospel of peace. May their nakedness be covered with the robe of righteousness. And may they too walk in victory in the armor of God.

  208. Wendy Wilkes says:

    Excited for this study.

  209. Anne S says:

    @JENNIFER- Thank you for the image of Jesus helping us put on our armor. @KENYA- Thanks for the idea of focusing on one piece of armor at a time. Both of these ideas are really helpful.

    Prayers for you all. I agree that this is a tough world for raising children. My dearest desire for my children is for them to grow up loving and depending on God. I’m doing my best to teach and model this, praying for God’s guidance.

  210. Wendy Wilkes says:

    ❤️

  211. K K says:

    Dorothy, I loved those sentences too. Such a great remind of the strength, power and victory that we possess in Christ. It has ALL been done for us, we need to appropriate it! So sorry for your losses. My Mom died a year ago next month from cancer. I’ve needed to be saturated and reminded of the truth of God & His word daily.

  212. K K says:

    Dorothy, I loved those sentences too. Such a great remind of the strength, power and victory that we possess in Christ. It has ALL been done for us, we need to appropriate it!

  213. Ally M says:

    Wow! So many comments! I’m so excited to be joining this study with you all!

  214. Sky Hilton says:

    I hope that we can always remember that our strength doesn’t come from ourselves, but from God Himself

    “Even when I am in chains, I am an ambassador of God; may he give me the strength to speak as I should.” Wow

  215. Leigh Gorham says:

    SARA, I am so heartbroken with you. Nothing anyone can say can ease the turmoil. Know that you are seen. You are held. Grief is not linear. Thank you for your kind words. Sending such love your way. ❤️

  216. Leigh Gorham says:

    STEPHANIE G, hugs sister ❤️❤️

  217. Anna Whitt says:

    Me too, Andraya! Christ already WON! He defeated sin and darkness. The enemy has been defeated!

  218. Hannah Chalker says:

    Looking forward to delving deeper into the armour of God!

  219. Jessica Timperio says:

    *1 Peter 5:8

  220. Jessica Timperio says:

    I am so excited to start this study, I’m pretty new to my spiritual journey, and learning and reading all of this for myself has been an absolute blessing. It’s been an amazing journey so far, and reading that there is a spiritual battle really puts things into perspective. 1Pete 5:8 really opened my eyes and made me realize that I’m not being vigilant. I battle with a lot of mental health issues (and physical issues as well) and I often let the negativity get to me. In those times, I “don’t feel like” doing my Bible study and my prayers are quick and feel absent-minded. I feel like those are the moments when I need to be the most alert.

  221. Jennifer Anapol says:

    Anna, I agree with you too. I am often scared of the world we are raising our kids in. It seems the enemy has is trying to steal their minds. Thank God we serve a God who is more powerful than this world. I’m praying he will plants those words of truth in my daughter’s mind, through me, so she will be able to discern the lies of the enemy.

  222. Patricia Stewart says:

    Such a great image and reminder that God’s armor is available to me.

  223. Stephanie G says:

    I’m so excited to be starting another study with this wonderful group of women. I’m thankful that God has given us this armor as He leads us into victory over evil. May we wear it fully and proudly into battle.
    LEIGH, I’m praying for you as you mourn the loss of your precious baby while celebrating the birth of your second. I share a very similar situation. The second anniversary of my third loss is next month and my rainbow baby turns one this week. It’s such a complicated feeling of gratitude for my precious Isaiah and grief over the loss of little squiggle. I weep with you. Praying for peace and healing for you today and onward.
    CARA, lifting up your husband.
    K VELDMAN and REBECCA, praying for your sons.
    ANNE S, asking God to renew your husband’s faith.
    MARIA BAER what a beautifully moving testimony. Thank you for sharing.
    CATHERINE, lifting up you and your daughter.
    JENNIFER, I’m so sorry for the loss of your father. May God grant you peace and comfort.

  224. Tania Poharama says:

    Hi Jennifer,

    I am so sorry for your loss – I can’t imagine your pain. But I am in awe of Gods timing for you with this devotional! Thank you for sharing your thoughts I was encouraged!

  225. Tania Poharama says:

    Hi Jennifer,

  226. LeighAnn McLean says:

    This is perfect for me as I getting ready to attend a Christian womens retreat.

  227. Mercy says:

    Put on the Lord Jesus Christ. Put on the full armour of God and stand firm. Stand firm. Resist the devil and he will flee. He who is in us is greater than he who is in the world. All glory and honor to you Lord! Train our hands for war and make our feet secure, that whatever the kind of battle any of us (who is reading this message) might be facing, we shall experience victory through your Name. The battle is yours. Amen.

  228. Dorothy says:

    Amanda has two sentences in her devotion I can identify with and am grateful she said, “As followers of Jesus Christ, our strength comes not from ourselves but from the God who has already secured our victory.” “The battle is actually a victory march led by Jesus, our Victor.” Without God, Christ and the Holy Spirit my life would by a disaster. My parents introduced me to the Lord when I was a child and I am so very grateful for that. Two sons with AD/HD, a failed marriage, the loss of a child, the other child having some problems with the law, loss of a niece who was like a daughter to me, a sister who has problems with alcohol, a nephew with major mental health problems and problems with the law — if I hadn’t had the Lord, Christ and the Holy Spirit, I know I too would be struggling all the time, anxious and probably not able to work. By being able to trust in God, Christ and the Holy Spirit, I take my deep breath and say my prayer and when I have time ask my friends, sisters in Christ and family to pray also.
    Be blessed and remember God is a prayer away, sisters.

  229. Idalia Cruz says:

    We recognize that when we put the Armor ofGod we accomplish everything . Amén

  230. Jamie T says:

    This study is exciting after finishing Ezekiel! The armor of God through good times and bad will save us!

  231. Jennifer Francis says:

    I am very happy to be doing this study. I have always seen this armor as putting on what Jesus himself gave us for He is my truth, righteousness, peace, faith, salvation, and His has given me His Spirit for He is the word made flesh. Today while reading I thought about how people always had help to put on their armor and so I envision Jesus helping me and putting on my armor, telling me of Himself and why each piece is Him and how it protects me. This made His love very real today. I lost my father on Saturday so this was a comfort to me.

  232. Sara Minter says:

    Excited to dig deeper into this scripture!

  233. Tierney Farry Gonnello says:

    The timing of this study is so powerful for me. Within the last few months I have come face to face with the enemy . It was the scariest darkest place I’ve ever been in. I felt he was trying to drag me down. Once I named that, I immediately found my way to God and have been developing a relationship with Him , Jesus Christ , and Mary, the Queen of the Angels, ever since. Even though this physical battle is still being waged within my body, I am stronger spiritually than ever , knowing that I do wear the armor of God. I rose up and decided to trust God and develop my faith and in doing so, made claim to the enemy that he cannot have me. He will never have me. I am a child and a warrior for God.

  234. Andraya Bitschy says:

    I love the idea that instead of the armour representing a fight or a war it’s victory we put it on it celebrate the war that already one.

  235. Sara Ciaravino says:

    I too just experienced a pregnancy loss. Your perspective on appreciating the gift of your child in lieu of this tragic loss really spoke to me. I pray for your and my healing in our hearts. Congratulations on your rainbow baby. Amen!

  236. Jo says:

    Amen, Anna, I am praying that with you! Our young people have so much to deal with and need to be firm in their faith. I am learning how important it is to lean in on God for them and when all else fails to just “stand”!!

  237. Anna Whitt says:

    I am so excited for this study! We are living and raising my kids in a scary world. I fear for my children’s innocence anymore and worry about who they will become. I know they love Jesus and understand what he did for them on the the cross. My prayer is that has they continue to grow and mature they are able to stand firm. That their hearts and minds are protected.

  238. Kenya Rafferty says:

    I love this reading in Ephesians. It’s such a good visual of the tangible things of faith and what is required of us to truly walk-in faith. I’m going to work on focusing on one per day. Today will be the belt of truth.

  239. Makenzie Neely says:

    I pray this study teaches me how to put on the full armor of God and to teach my children the same.

  240. Makenzie Neely says:

    Praying with you Rebecca

  241. Sarah D. says:

    Excited for this study!! I definitely feel like I have been under attack and in such a hard place these past few months. But last week was better, and I qm starting to feel a little better in general. God is using it all. Praise God that he is in control. I can rest knowing that he uses everything. Nothing is a waste. I can’t mess up his plan for me. He directs my steps. He is in control. He is ALIVE! He is with me always. Thank you Jesus. Life is about so much more than just a job or career. It is about HIM and His kingdom. Praying he would lead me where he wants me, and that I would seek his kingdom first, right where I am.

  242. Lori Lackey says:

    ❤️

  243. K Veldman says:

    I’m putting in the armor of God. I’m in a spiritual battle for the souls of my children. I keep reminding myself that the heartache I feel is simply A CALL TO PRAYER

  244. K Veldman says:

    I pray our son’s will be surrounded with Christian friends and mentors. I pray the Lord God will leave the 99 and Shepard our boys into His loving arms. I pray that God will open the eyes of their hearts and draw them to His throne of grace. I pray each of our children will ask Jesus to be their Lord and Savior

  245. Leigh Gorham says:

    TODAY is a hard anniversary of loss for me. On this day, 3 years ago, my body began the emptying of our unborn first baby. It is an anguish we never wish on anyone, yet one far too many have traversed. Jesus is gentle and full of mercy. By my Abba, who is the author of all goodness and repair. We have been given the miracle of our rainbow baby boy who was left here on Earth with us, praise God. The truth of it is, we wouldn’t have our son (almost 2 now) if we hadn’t experienced the loss. The timing couldn’t allow it. It’s a juxtaposition impossible to explain, but it is there intermingled. The grief and the joy. The emptying and the overflow. I stand here in my Father’s presence, ever-His daughter, on her knees in worship and pleas for His constant strengthening. He always delivers. Sending love and support to each of you in whatever you are facing today. You are never abandoned.

    **I purchased the paperback book for this series and the next. I already love having the readings in my physical hands. The pages intentionally designed and structured. The friction of Pencil across pages and the design that highlights the message. I highly encourage you to try at least 1 book they have for the studies. The commentary is only here on the app, but the Word of God stands alone in prominence in their books. There are spaces for journaling and thought-provoking questions to help you absorb the scriptures. What beauty! I’m grateful I tried these and will still come here for commentary after my readings and to chat with you women of God.**

  246. Cara P says:

    Sitting here in a hospital room it’s my armor on while my husband is back in surgery. Couldn’t think of a better way to pass the time than to bring my Armor of God book with me!

  247. Lisa S says:

    I’m so excited for this study! My heart has been pulling me to a deeper understanding of the Armor of God!

  248. Traci Gendron says:

    I’m out of state and don’t have my study book. I focus better when reading on paper. So I’m going to give it my best. I had to read the study twice! No wonder I struggled in school..lol

    Looking forward to this study as all the others.

  249. Victoria Choules says:

    Excited to go through this study ☺️

  250. Debra Fontes says:

    Ditto….I too need this study. I prayed last night for God to help me & I woke up to the notification about this study. Thank you Lord!

  251. Kate Allison says:

    Couldn’t agree more Kaelynn. Let’s heal that relationship together!

  252. Kasi Hansen says:

    Thankful for today’s reading, old lies popping up today, you should give up now, you know you are going to fail eventually, and yes, I don’t have this, but love the beautiful truth that God has me, and yes I don’t have this on my own, but I am not alone

  253. Barbara Isabell says:

    Going to love this study a reminder of how we are fight the battles that we face!!

  254. Anne S says:

    Dear all,
    I’m looking forward to this study. As many of you said, it feels timely.

    As I read the words of the beginning of Psalm 18, my mind immediately heard the verses of this old song from church, used as the chorus in this song by Bethel Music. Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEubLmNPxwg

    I often read your comments and pray for your needs. I have a request for you today. My husband has been struggling with his faith for about 18 months now. I know we all have seasons like this. Would you all please pray for him and for me? I don’t know what it’s going to look like as he tries to resolve this. I hope and pray that he will gain greater faith and be able to worship with all his heart again, ideally at our current church. At the same time, I pray that God will prepare me for whatever comes (a church move? a loss of faith by him?) and will be my strength.

    Thanks, ladies!

  255. Kassi Brislawn says:

    So excited for this study!

  256. Rebecca says:

    Dear Shes, last night after several weeks of nudges by the Holy Spirit to just talk with my son about Him, I decided to ask my son to watch the Easter message with me on tv. (I had heard it in church and kept thinking how relevant it was to my son). He is an adult struggling with many issues and has professed to be an atheist. When it was over and we talked, I told him through tears, that I didn’t care about all the things he is struggling with or his drinking but I can’t bear the thought of being in heaven without him there. We cried and held each other close and I pray that his heart will begin to soften and he will be my prodigal son. So thank you for your continued prayers that he will fall in love with our Jesus and find true freedom.
    I too look forward to this new study and putting on the full armor of God! Prayers for you all.

  257. Carol Toran says:

    Happy Birthday to your Husband!

  258. Carol Toran says:

    Good morning all. Have a Blessed Day!

  259. GramsieSue . says:

    God’s perfect timing…as always. ❤️ Putting on the full armor of God this morning. Blessings to you all. ❤️

  260. Jasmine Cummins says:

    Love this ❤️ Thank you for the reminder.

  261. Jasmine Cummins says:

    Love this ❤️

  262. Lisa M. says:

    A couple thoughts this morning:

    1- I only purchase the SRT study books for Advent and Lent and the rest of the year I use the She Reads Truth Bible and a plain old notebook. Today as I picked up my Bible I felt such joy! There’s something about MY own copy of God’s Word, marked up and mine, that ministers to me. It struck me that as part of Lent this year, other than church on Sunday, I didn’t use my Bible (I had the study book) and as lovely as that was, there’s nothing quite like studying God’s Word out of MY Bible. It felt like a gift to open it and hold it in my hands today.

    2- I had a note in Ephesians 6:10-20 in my SRT Bible which I’m sure is an amalgamation of quotes I’ve come across:
    Prayer is praise for the battles won and preparation for the battles to come. As we live in the already and the not yet, this resonates with my soul today. May it bless you as well.

  263. Kaelynn Tucker says:

    i’ve truly been struggling for months with my faith. questioning everything when i know i shouldn’t. but i decided yesterday it’s time to heal my relationship with God. this message almost brought me to tears, he always know the message we need to hear.

  264. lucy rodriguez says:

    i think it’s interesting how in Revelation 12, it said “for they loved not their lives even unto death.” it’s an interesting concept to not love your body, especially when you’re growing in a society that says the opposite and preaches “self love”. i find that my response to this is that we must not cling to our dying bodies, but to the creator that crafted this body. my life is not my own. this body is not my own. it all belongs to someone much Greater. my daily response to this should be acknowledging that because God designed and created this body of mine, it isn’t my body i should love, but my Creator.

  265. lucy rodriguez says:

    i think it’s interesting how in Revelation 12, it said “for they loved not their lives even unto death.”

  266. Amanda Inglese says:

    Amen. Ready to take my stance and STAND FIRM.

  267. Nicole Reitnauer says:

    What a perfect time for this study. I have recently been feeling the “schemes of the devil” in my life and need to be reminded of where my strength is. Thank you for this.

  268. Rhonda J. says:

    MOLLY ROHRER—Love this!! You are in the busiest season of your life- raising the littles! The first decade is so challenging to carve time for yourself, and you are homeschooling four!! Wow! I respect that so much though, your kids are going to be so much better, learning as you want, not the world!! If you make it the “RULE” of that happens every morning (your time in the word), they will learn to not only comply, but that will be buried in their heart that mom gave each morning to God first!!! I saw my mother do this, and when she died in 2014, that is when I picked up my bible and made a point to do the same! I had grown up as a Christian, I was now in my early 40s, but had never read the Bible on my own, just daily devotions here and there. At first, the Bible was hard to grasp, and there wasn’t much understanding. Then I found SRT about 8 years ago, and it has done so much for my spiritual health and relation with the Lord!! So I am so happy for you, and will pray that you can stick to your new routine!!! Use the study to apply that the devil is not going to like your decision, and you will be able to battle against it!!

  269. Mary Willard says:

    I needed this study today! I’m so thankful for God’s perfect timing.

  270. Molly Rohrer says:

    @Maria Baer, what a neat testimony! “They conquered him.. by the word of their testimony.” I love hearing how God works in the lives of others! It’s encouraging to see all the unique stories we all have, called to follow one God, and seeing the beautiful tapestry He is weaving with each of us.

  271. Molly Rohrer says:

    The Lenten study was the first full SRT study I have done in its entirety after many months of simply listening to the podcasts and reading a daily devotional here and there. After growing up in a Christian home and now raising my children the same, I had begun to take the Bible and being a Christian for granted, and felt overwhelmed with how to cultivate on ongoing, deeper study time for me being a busy homeschooling mom of 4. Finding SRT was illuminating and refreshed my love of being in the word as I listened to the podcasts on long walks alone. This study is the first one where I have “the book” and I am so excited to join in the community aspect as well. I spent the whole Ezekiel study loitering in the shadows, reading replies, and watching you all encourage each other and lift each other up in prayer. This time it sounds nice to “be in your midst” instead! After always having an excuse for never finding the time to sit and study (like small children, homeschooling, housework, etc.), the Lord challenged me to just cultivate the habit and let my children and my home revolve around the time each morning that Mama has her coffee and is doing her reading. It’s been such a blessing to be able to not only enjoy getting up in the morning (whether I am alone or have “company”) and to be intentional about carving out the time to do this. Sometimes I just check the box, and sometimes I linger. My children have seen me and it’s such a joy knowing they are always watching and sometimes asking questions. I have so enjoyed using the Bible Project videos that helped to explain the overwhelming book of Ezekiel to further answer questions with the visuals. There is a refreshed eagerness in our home to learn more about the Bible and I am so grateful for this SRT community making it such a joy again! Oh, and I was struck this morning by the encouragement to put on the FULL armor, every piece, in order to attain true PEACE, even in the midst of battle! Thanks for having me, Sisters!

  272. Maria Dent says:

    Praying God will use this study to strengthen our faith and to grow the courage to stand in the truth that God has the victory.

  273. Morgan Latham says:

    God’s armor is needed in this battlefield we call the world. I’m so glad I’m able to put it on.

  274. Donnica Holmes says:

    Hallelujah!!! Lord teach me how to fight my battles

  275. Rhonda J says:

    Good Morning!

    So excited about this study although I just completed it with my church small group, the Pricilla Shriver study! But I loved it so much, and it is SO powerful! When applied to ANY issue you are dealing with, you will see that there is a real evil, Satan that is the thing disrupting your life, or peace, “your battle.” When you apply the principles of the armor, you WILL see your situation change! I applied it to Satan attacking my marriage and used God’s word to fight that, and it has improved it much. Pricilla encouraged writing out scripture to remember on big note cards and putting them where you can see them daily, so I have them all over (which is not typically something I would want to do!) But when I wasn’t able to go to group and study, I found that my husband and I fought more.

    Hopefully, we will go deeper into today’s beginning scripture on the independent pieces of armor and how to apply them! So good!

    Have a great day! Where is Kelly this morning???!! lol

  276. Sharon, Jersey Girl says:

    I am very excited to start this new study on the armor of God! And like Taylor, when I read, “The battle is actually a victory march led by Jesus, our Victor.”, my thoughts went to yesterday – resurrection Sunday. Jesus Christ has led the victory over death and He will lead the victory in our daily battle with the devil, if we put on our full armor everyday! I can not win the battles in and of myself, but with Christ – victory awaits!

  277. Julie Goff says:

    ❤️

  278. Ashley Huck says:

    Thankful for this study!

  279. Peggy Hoffman says:

    A wonderful testimony, Thanks for sharing!

  280. Sherree Hunsberger says:

    Happy Birthday to your husband & the miracle!

  281. Sherree Hunsberger says:

    So thankful for the scriptures that you chose today! Very powerful words!!! The battle belongs to the Lord. All we have to do is “put on” & “take up”.

  282. Jennifer Loves Jesus says:

    Today is my husband’s birthday. If you only knew the miracle of this day, celebrating with him, in our lovely country home, together, in our 20th year of marriage. The armor of God is tried and true. Conquered. By the blood of the Lamb (Rev 19:11). Sin is paid for, the ransom has been given out of the merciful hands of our Father. He has opened the way for us to love and be loved. Forgive and be forgiven. This miraculous power, when accepted into our hearts fully, changed us from the inside out. “Tetelestai- it is finished”, Jesus on the cross. Stop the warring within, let the blood of Jesus wash you clean and be strengthened to fight the good fight. The worthy battles for God’s people and His Kingdom matter. Care for the sick, touch the untouchable, forgive the unforgivable, smile at the angry faces, and let the true Light do its work. Cast seeds of kindness, mercy, justice and love, and be fully armed. Put on the Lord Jesus Christ (Rom 13:14). He equips us, protects us, and inspires us to fight, to endure. For He is surely returning again. Until then…we stand strong with Him. Maranatha.

  283. Belinda Hewitt says:

    He has won the Victory❤️

  284. Taylor says:

    I am very excited to be back in my routine of waking up and starting my day in the Word. I feel under attack by my lack of routine with the last few weeks of travel, so it’s a good reminder that I can rest assured the battle is already won and the battle belongs to Jesus. I love what Amanda said about “the battle is actually a victory march led by Jesus, our Victor”. What a good perspective especially immediately following Easter Sunday! I pray that this study leads me closer to Jesus that I would seek His will above my own and lay down everything that hinders at the foot of the cross. I hope everyone has a blessed week!
    Also thank you @Maria Baer for your amazing testimony!

  285. Kristie Paradis says:

    Prayers sent up for you and your daughter! ❤️

  286. Lisa Clairemont says:

    Great way to start the day!

  287. Angela Greenwood says:

    The armor of God, available to us. I am very excited about this study. Have a great Monday everyone. Praying for our spiritual eyes to be open to what the Holy Spirit wants us to learn.

  288. Kristie Paradis says:

    Yes, very powerful reminders of God’s love, strength, protection, righteous anger on our behalf! I wrote down everything He is to us: our Rock, our Fortress, our Deliverer, our Shield, our Strength, our Stronghold, our Protector, our Support, our EVERYTHING!! Very powerful indeed! ❤️

  289. Kristie Paradis says:

    God knows! He is perfect in His timing, giving us exactly what we need, when we need it! Prayers sent up for you and your family!

  290. Kristie Paradis says:

    ❤️ love this!

  291. Maria Baer says:

    Elaine- Joining you in prayer for your family.

  292. Maria Baer says:

    After the season of Lent, with its heaviness but also it’s joyous grand finale of Jesus resurrection, I’m thrilled that we are studying this part of Ephesians. The Full Armor of God verses are what led me to accept Jesus in my life in 2007. I was an unbeliever; a rebel against God due to a childhood of hardcore legalism by my grandma that left me scarred. But during my last deployment in 2007, I was feeling this call to “something.” I would walk by the tent that served as the chapel, and would stop in front of it, not knowing why. One day the chaplain, who apparently had seen me do this a few times, stopped by my office, and brought with me a printout of the Full Armor of God. He asked me to please put in on my door, and read it every morning when I left to go to work. Just read it. So I did. And as I read daily, something stirred in me. Before I knew it, reading it became praying on it. A few months later I decided to enter the little tent in the middle of the desert and there, I told the chaplain that I wanted to accept God. He smiled and told me “I knew you would. He has been calling you, but you didn’t know how to interpret it.” This is why this will always be my favorite verses of the Bible.

  293. Kristie Paradis says:

    I was confused when it said day 4, so I used my book to complete day 1. Glad I came back here, bc it is clearly day 1’s readings. I’m so excited for this Bible study – I am in the midst of something right now, where I need to be fully equipped and protected with God’s armor!! God knows what we need and when we need it!! This study is preparing me for the battle I am currently facing physically, mentally, emotionally, and especially spiritually! Thank God for his perfect timing! ❤️

  294. Patricia Tralongo says:

    I had the same question. But when I compared the readings in the book for day 1 it was the same as what was shown in the app. So I’m assuming it was suppose to say day 1

  295. Munchkin says:

    I studied this passage a few years ago with the Priscilla Shirer’s study Armor of God. At that time I was deep in depression. This study showed me that it was not with earthly circumstances that I was fighting against, but the spiritual realms. That God had equipped me with what I needed to battle. I’m doing a lot better now. I still have days where the depression comes (I have a chemical imbalance), but I know God has my back. He will not lead me to do battle alone.

  296. Nicole Stine says:

    I’ve so been looking forward to this study!

  297. Amber Thomas says:

    Amen

  298. Jennifer Watson says:

    Amen

  299. Elaine Morgan says:

    I need this right now in my life. I have felt that my family is under attack for some time now. I need to improve my prayer life and get back to praying without ceasing. I feel very hopeful this will help me.

  300. Blessed Beth says:

    When our son was little he always wore boots and whenever he had difficulty we would put on the armor of God. Especially before going to school, I always had such peace and it gave him strength. I remember his little hands pulling on the boots instead of Sandals. Oh what memories.

  301. Sydney Morrow says:

    I love how we are told to PUT ON the armor. It shows me that we have access to all of the spiritual tools that Jesus has already provided for us. It also teaches me that I have to actively participate in PUTTING ON the armor. It just won’t magically come on us we have to discipline ourselves to PUT ON the armor so that we can stand against the enemy and his schemes to steal, kill and destroy us! Amen so thankful for the Lord!

  302. Ashley Zawodniak says:

    I was confused as well! Glad I’m not the only one!

  303. Alexandria Robinson says:

    Good morning. Excited to start this read.

  304. Alexandria Robinson says:

    Good

  305. Jeanne Pigliavento says:

    Yes mine says the same

  306. Jill Smith says:

    ☺️

  307. Jeannette says:

    Yes. I see that as well.

  308. Dawn Moore says:

    Yes

  309. Mary Stephens-Clark says:

    …that the armor is already made and waiting for us to put on…

  310. Mary Stephens-Clark says:

    How often do I feel like I need to create the armor, to build the wall to take matters into my own hands? What a reminder Amanda points out

  311. Jill Smith says:

    Does everyone’s say we are starting with day 4?

  312. Latrice Zebouchi says:

    Amen!

  313. Kelly (NEO) says:

    Mary Ann Graves – victory over the technical “demon’-the fight IS real :-)

    As we celebrate the risen Christ, let us remember Satan is a defeated foe. Like a wounded animal, he can still be dangerous. He knows his time is short.

  314. Diana Lozon says:

    Praying for strength, wisdom and Christs. Love to surround you all.

  315. Aileen Marquez says:

    Needed this ❤️

  316. Mary Ann Graves says:

    So glad I could again read She reads truth. For so many days it kept saying critical error and wouldn’t launch. Love the image of the armor of our God

  317. Tricia C says:

    Clare- it’s just a typo. Have a blessed day!

  318. Tricia Cavanaugh says:

    Praying right now for your family Catherine.

  319. Clare says:

    I’m a bit confused why I am seeing day 4? I’m in the web version…

  320. Carolyn Amador says:

    Amen!

  321. Catherine Falconer says:

    I am quite weak in the area of prayer. I do pray out with tears at the moment as we have been going through a lot of pain regarding my oldest daughter.