PUT ON THE WHOLE ARMOR OF GOD. Read EPH. 8:10-18 and II COR. 10:3-6
We enter into battle with the proper equipment for protection. We contend against Satan and his host. We must be protected.
THE HELMET OF SALVATION
THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
THE GIRDLE OF TRUTH
THE SHOES OF THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE
THE SHIELD OF FAITH
THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT
FEED ON GOD'S WORD: Read Psalms 119, make it a daily prayer for awhile and stay in THE LIVING WORD.
KEEP SHORT ACCOUNTS WITH GOD: 1 John 1:8-9, Psalms 103:10-12. When you have yielded to a desire of the flesh or a temptation of Satan, quickly go to our Heavenly Father, confess the sin, receive forgiveness, forgive yourself, and be cleansed. The Accuser of the Brethren will try to burden you with guilt and condemnation. GIVE HIM NO PLACE!!! (See REV. 12:10)
CRUCIFY THE FLESH: Col. 3:5-10; Gal. 5:16-24. This odd nature has been crucified with Christ, but we must keep It buried! We must change our lifestyle to please the Lord Jesus Christ, and not our flesh.
RESIST SATAN: James 4:7; Gal. 5:1. It is important first to submit your will to God, then you can resist Satan and his hosts. Pray daily for the Gift of Discernment that you might quickly recognize the enemy and his tactic. Tell him to get his hands off of God's property.
PRAYER, PRAISE, WORSHIP, THANKSGIVING: Heb. 1:8. Please God with your voice of faith. Take time daily for all the above. Remember early will I seek Thee. Take your eyes off yourself and bless the Lord.
GIVE YOURSELF TO THE SERVICE OF THE LORD: Read Luke 6:36; 9:24. This will strengthen our faith. As we experience God ministering to others through us, we are drawn closer to Him who is our Source.
STAY IN FELLOWSHIP WITH BELIEVERS: Rom. 1:11-12. God ministers to us through them, and we are encouraged, strengthened and fed. If we become distant from the body of Christ, our relationship with the Lord is seriously hindered, even endangered. Heb. 10:25.
PARTAKE OF THE "LORD'S SUPPER": John 6:53-58. Frequent receiving of the life of Jesus in the Sacraments of Holy Communion, Is the scriptural means of receiving God's Grace.
COMMIT YOURSELF UNTO THE LORD: Matt. 6:24, Rom. 12:1-2. Each morning and evening, place yourself In HIS care and recommit yourself, spirit, soul, and body. Expect his protection at all times. A total commitment gets total protection.