Slick Prayer

Julia sent a quick text message to indicate that she would be arriving shortly. A busy woman with lots of plates spinning, Julia is a master at multitasking. Such a skill, however, has its drawbacks. Instead of texting to say she would “pick me up,” her phone autocorrected before she caught it. When she hit send, the text arrived stating …

Praying on Faith

Holy Father,   How suitable it is that You should include the shield of Faith in our spiritual gear – because without faith it is impossible to please You (Hebrews 11:6).  I believe that faith is Your gift, measured out to all that will receive (Ephesians 2:7-8; Romans 12:3) I pick up the spiritual shield of Faith as a barrier …

Wasai. Now that’s a Shield.

Today, we shift our attention to one of the most interesting and possibly surprising pieces of Spiritual Armor: the shield of faith. It is one heavy-duty item. Check out this informational video describing the Roman shield:      Now, we learned that the first three, Truth, Righteousness and the Preparation of Peace, were all standard defensive equipment. And, I have …