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A sword is a weapon that is used to wound, slay, and drive the enemy away from further combat. The sword that you are instructed to take is the Sword of the Spirit which the Lord says is the word of God which He will reveal, and His Spirit which He will pour upon you. D&C 27:18 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of my Spirit, which I will pour out upon you, and my word which I reveal unto you, and be agreed as touching all things whatsoever ye ask of me, and be faithful until I come,...

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A helmet protects your head, and what you know. A physical blow to the head can sometimes result in the brain forgetting some things it once knew. Salvation is becoming saved from the bondage of sin and the consequence of eternal death and being given everlasting joy. Salvation frees you from the power of the enemy who desires to make you miserable like himself. Knowing Who You Are In Christ When you have salvation, you unite with Jesus and become one. That is what His atonement or at-one-ment does. So, who you are in Christ is who or what God...

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When it comes to the Armor of God, the Lord says that above all you need to take the shield of faith. This is very important for your protection, so you need to understand what it means and do it. Ephesians 6:16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. Doubt and Fear Weaken Faith First of all, let's be clear what faith is not. When the Lord wants to teach about having faith, He often points out some problems that are likely. Faith cannot be present...

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What Do Feet Have To Do With Peace? Luke 1:78-79 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace. We are taught to walk in the way of peace. The Lord will guide our steps. Romans 10:15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good...

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How Does a Breastplate Relate to Righteousness? The breastplate protects the heart. Righteousness also protects your heart. Romans 10:10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; What Makes A Heart Righteous? We usually refer to thinking in the head or mind, but it seems that the thoughts of the heart are very important in determining whether a person is righteous or not. Matthew 9: And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts? Proverbs 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he. What Does It Mean To Think In Your Heart? The...

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