Faith gets Dressed
Sunday October 13, 2019
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11 Put
on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of
the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against
principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age,
against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. 13 Therefore take
up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and
having done all, to stand.
I want you to notice that he says be strong in the Lord!
How? Put on the whole armor of God!
We are either being influenced by the spirit of fear, or by the
Spirit of love.
Genesis 3:10 Darby Bible Translation
And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I feared, because I am
naked; and I hid myself.
2 Timothy 1:6–7 NKJV
Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you through the
laying on of my hands. 7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of
power and of love and of a sound mind.
Put On – Greek = enduo
Notice the word Paul used for “Put On”
It’s taken from the greek word enduo
He used this greek word “enduo” throughout his writings to symbolically
depict the putting on of the new man.
Ephesians 4:23–24 NKJV
and be renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and that you put on the new
man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and
Colossians 3:10 NKJV
and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to
the image of Him who created him,
Luke 24:49 NKJV
Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of
Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high.”
God Is The Source Of My Armor
Now look at the phrase “of God” This phrase is taken from the Greek phrase
It means they are super a natural set of weaponry comes directly from God.
God himself is the source of origin for this armor.
That the verse could be accurately translated put on the whole armor that
comes from God.
Of God- Greek “Tou Theo” = from God, the source of origin for this armor
Don’t neglect, ignore your spiritual lives.
Covered by His love
Psalm 91:1 NKJV
He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High
Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
For in the time of trouble He shall hide me in His pavilion; In the secret place
of His tabernacle He shall hide me; He shall set me high upon a rock.
1 John 4:18 NKJV
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear
involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.
When I get up I sit in His presence, my Insecurities melt away, my fears
vanish. He covers me with his presence, his anointing his grace and
Pray in the spirit “enduo” Power
Jude 20–21 NKJV
But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in
the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the
mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
God’s Armor is voice activated.
Psalm 91:2 NKJV
I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress;
My God, in Him I will trust.”
3 Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler
And from the perilous pestilence.
4 He shall cover you with His feathers,
And under His wings you shall take refuge;
His truth shall be your shield and buckler.
Psalm 32:7 NKJV
You are my hiding place;
You shall preserve me from trouble;
You shall surround me with songs of deliverance.
Surely the righteous will praise Your name; the upright will dwell in Your
I spend time thanking, Praising & Worship Him.
- I fellowship with him.
- He talks to me.
- I can come into his presence tell him al the things I’m dealing with, and he
- I’m placing myself under his power under his shadow of love
Love, God’s perfect love casts out all fear.