Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
— Ephesians 6:17
Sometimes after work I jump on my bike and ride for eight miles. I wear a bike helmet to protect my head in case I fall. Protecting what’s inside my head is what really matters.
Have you ever noticed that every action comes from a thought that begins in your mind? For instance, take the movie Star Wars. Anakin doesn’t turn into Darth Vader and become Mr. Darkside overnight. No, it’s careless mistakes over time that cost him his future.
Which leads me our last piece of armor, the sword — or should I say lightsaber? Do you want to use your sword for harm or good? If, like Anakin, we choose evil, we will end up hurting ourselves and others in the process. But if we choose to use our swords for good, then we’ll go further than we ever imagined.
The sword is the only offensive tool in the armor of Go ...
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