Today's Verse: Ephesians 6:11 (KJV)

Sunday, October 28, 2001

ToGather: Right Side Up

This week our focus is on living by the Kingdom of God standards.

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Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
— Ephesians 6:11 (KJV)

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

So often we are focused only on the things we like, we are good at doing, or we are interested in accomplishing. God wants us to use every piece of his spiritual armor. He wants us to be disciplined and grow in the areas of our spiritual weakness and the areas we don't necessarily find exciting or interesting. Our evil opponent is crafty and will try to attack us in the areas of our weakness and vulnerability. So let's not just commit to be diligent in the areas of our interest and strength, but especially in those areas where we are not.

My Prayer...

Father, strengthen me in the areas where I am most vulnerable to sin or lethargy. Open my eyes to help me see my areas of weakness. Rekindle my heart to passionately seek after your holiness. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

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Illustration of Ephesians 6:11 (KJV) — Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.