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The Full Armor of God

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Shield of Faith
Shield of Faith turns aside doubt.

Our Shield of Faith turns aside Satan's flaming arrows of doubt.

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No defensive armor was as important as a shield. It fended off arrows, spears, and swords. Our Shield of Faith guards us against one of Satan's deadliest weapons, doubt. Satan shoots doubt at us when God does not act immediately or visibly. But our faith in God's trustworthiness comes from the unassailable truth of the Bible. We know our Father can be counted on. Our Shield of Faith sends Satan's flaming arrows of doubt glancing harmlessly to the side. We keep our shield held high, confident in the knowledge that God provides, God protects, and God is faithful to his children. Our shield holds because of the One our faith is in, Jesus Christ.

Now we'll put on the Helmet of Salvation ...

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