I can feel my heart beating
Standing like a deer caught in the headlights
Still and wary, waiting, watching
The air is still, the mist is thick and swirling
Evil lurks on every corner
I pull my cloak around me, my sword at the ready
My shield held high, my helmet heavy
Deerskin boots soft and moulded to me
My belt pulled tight
The Full Armor of God
Prepared for battle, prepared to fight.
The mist lifts a little
Eyes glow in the dark, waiting to pounce on unsuspecting prey.
Be on guard, be aware, listen, hear , see ……
Ephesians 6:11-18 King James Version (KJV)
11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Copyright © Maxie Macdonald | Year Posted 2018
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