Ephesians 6:15-16 In order to advance in the battle against our spiritual enemy, we need to be prepared for his counter-attack. Our protective footwear is the gospel of peace. Our defense against the devil’s flaming arrows of doubt, bitterness and distraction is the mighty shield of faith. Do you have your armor on?
Isaiah 56:1-8 In this passage, the prophet Isaiah looks forward to the day when the promise of peace, justice and righteousness will be extended to all. This is what the Lord says: “Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed.”
“Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord.” David shares with us the wisdom he has gleaned from his experience. He summarizes: 1) Guard your tongue. 2) Live a repentant life. 3) Seek peace. This results in a life that receives the favor of the Lord.