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Finding Your Armor: Overcoming Anxiety

    Do you ever have those days, or weeks, that so much is going on that you just feel like you’re drowning in it all? Do you feel so overwhelmed by everything that you can barely function correctly? Well, that was me this past week. I scrambled trying to find encouragement and empowerment and inspiring words for this week’s post because, quite honestly, I was not feeling very empowered myself. 1 Peter 5:7-8 tells us to cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. “Be sober minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for …

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His Weapon of Mass Instruction

    For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:3-5 ESV) For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12 ESV) Guess what? We are in a battle. We have been in one …

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Write the Word Righteousness

                  A focus on the Armor of God: The first piece of the armor mentioned in Ephesians 6 is the Belt of Truth.  The remaining pieces of the armor: the Breastplate of Righteousness the Gospel Shoes of Peace the Shield of Faith the Helmet of Salvation the Sword of the Spirit When we strap on the belt of truth first, it ensures that we know the truth. Knowing the truth helps us take our stand against the lies. But it’s not just enough for us to KNOW the truth, it must also change our …