Many people consider the sword of the Spirit to be as useless in modern life as a sword would be in modern warfare. In fact, though, knowing God’s Word and committing to prayer are the necessary weapons for the Christian’s daily confrontations with the Evil One. Alistair Begg instructs listeners on the keeping and use of these weapons as we wield them in unseen spiritual battles. Devoted prayer and the study of God’s Word allow the Christian soldier to be on the offensive in this great war against the devil.
17and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, 18praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
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