Sunday, September 12, 2021

A curious armor

After Ephesians 6:10-24

Expecting the weight

and awkwardness

of metaled defense,

it’s surprising to find

a different kind

of armor, the kind

you don’t see, can’t

see, but the kind

that’s stronger,

more flexible, resilient,

renewable, suitable

for the fight, the war

before us:


A belt of truth,

breastplate of 


shoes of readiness,

shield of faith,

helmet of salvation,

sword of the Spirit

(the Word),

the strategy of prayer

the tactics of staying

alert. And this

curious armor will



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1 comment:

Martha Jane Orlando said...

The only armor that will prevail . . .
Blessings, Glynn!