Monday, October 30, 2023
Paul had reminded the Christians in Ephesus that they were at war with the forces of darkness.  He stressed that they shouldn't be afraid but should be prepared to stand their ground against Satan's attacks.  In the previous verses, he told them about some of the armor they had to withstand the attacks of the evil one and defeat him:
In today's verses, Paul adds other pieces of spiritual armor available to believers.
These spiritual weapons help us repel the attacks of Satan and his forces and empower us to stand our ground.
Father, I thank you for the wisdom Paul has given us to live in the proper orientation to four sets of relationships. Based on what the Spirit has taught me through him, I am committed to these four relationship strategies:
Lord, please bless me as I seek to be strong in these relationship commitments. I ask this in Jesus' name. Amen.
Together in Christ is a daily devotional that focuses on what Scripture teaches about godly living in relationships.
'Together in Christ' is written by Phil Ware.
Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007, 2013, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.
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