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Armor of God

Armor of God

I am so honored to introduce to you our Armor of God Medallion Necklace. A project so important to me, one so personal — I can hardly stand it! Born out of my profound need and tremendous love for Ephesians 6! Crafted to be worn as a daily reminder (sometimes even a moment-to-moment motif) — symbolizing the hope we have in Jesus, the tools He’s given us for victory and the blueprint we hold to overcome!

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take a stand against the devil’s schemes. For our battle is NOT against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the FULL armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground and after you have done everything, to stand. STAND FIRM then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Put on the helmet of salvation and hold up the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” )Ephesians 6:10-17)

Understanding spiritual warfare can be complicated, but the Lord clearly lays out a “battle plan” we can use for successful combat and freedom from temptation, bondage and oppression!

And since “our battle is not against flesh and blood…” (Ephesians 6:11), we need to truly understand what we are up against — the enemy of our souls. He is the Father of Lies, the Prince of Darkness — Deceiver, Accuser, Avenger, Tempter, Devourer, Tormentor, Condemner, Thief, our Adversary. We face a formidable, but ultimately defeated foe — who, nevertheless can cause a lot of damage, havoc, chaos, harm and unnecessary pain in the meantime. 

“The thief comes ONLY to steal, kill and destroy; but Christ has come so that you might have life, and have it abundantly!” (John 10:10)

“Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made.” (Genesis 3:1)

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” (1 Peter 5:8) 

Intimidating — most definitely. But FEAR NOT!! Because of Jesus’ irrevocable and conclusive death on the cross in our place AND His resurrection (aka — overcoming and defeating sin and death!!), we hold the keys to success both offensively and defensively! 

“Jesus disarmed the spiritual rulers and authorities. He shamed them publicly by His victory over them on the cross.” (Colossians 2:15)

“The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.” (2 Corinthians 10:4)

So…time to SUIT UP!! Picture yourself as a warrior (because you are!!) — imagine a Viking or a soldier dressing for battle. Actively “putting on” the armor HEAD TO TOE — just as it was presented to us in Ephesians 6.

Romans 8:31 says, “What then shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” “Therefore, prepare your minds for action!” (1 Peter 1:13)

Let’s dive in to each portion of the armor — a deeper look into the equipment provided to us: 

-The Helmet of Salvation - to guard your mind in Christ Jesus!

“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we TAKE CAPTIVE every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” (2 Cor 10:5)

“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Phil 4:7)

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” (Colossians 3:2)


-Hold up the Sword of the Spirit - which is the Word of God! Fight deception with His TRUTH!

“Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates, even into dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” (Hebrews 4:12)

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness — that we may be complete, equipped for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” (Psalm 119:105)

“Blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!” (Luke 11:28)


-The Shield of Faith - to extinguish the fiery arrows and lies from the enemy!

“Who through faith are shielded by God's power” (1 Peter 1:5) 

“Now faith is the confidence in what we hope for and the assurance about what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1) 

“For we live by faith, not by sight.” (2 Cor 5:7)


-The Breastplate of Righteousness - protects our hearts, our love, our emotions!

This righteousness — God’s holiness and perfection — comes to us through Jesus’ death and resurrection on the cross. Because Jesus takes our place by living the life we should have lived and dying the death we deserved to die, He offers a covering of righteousness to block out the enemy’s attacks on our hearts and souls.

“God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.”(2 For 5:21)

“Walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice.” (Proverbs 8:20)

“He blesses the righteous; He surrounds them with His favor as with a shield.” (Psalm 5:12)

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” (Matthew 5:6)

“Above all else, guard your heart for it is the wellspring of life!” (Proverbs 4:23)


-The Belt of Truth -  knowing AND receiving His Truth for yourself!

The belt directly connects to two other pieces of the armor of God. The belt helps bear the weight of the armor that covers the soldier’s torso, the breastplate (in our case the breastplate of righteousness). The belt also helped secure the sword (the sword of the Spirit). So, as you see — this is a key piece of spiritual armor. For without truth, there is no righteousness. Without truth, sin reigns. Without truth, there is no justice. Without truth, there is no salvation and no hope

“And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free!” (John 8:32) 

“Every word of God proves true; He is a shield to those who take refuge in him.” (Proverbs 30:5)

“For there is no truth in him {the enemy}. When he speaks, he lies — which is his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.” (John 8:4)

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it abundantly!” (John 10:10)


-The Shoes of the Gospel of Peace - Stand firm! 

Wherever you go, peace will follow because His Gospel goes out as promised and will not return to us void! (Isaiah 55:11)

“His covenant of peace with us is everlasting!” (Ezekiel 37:26)

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, and faithfulness!” (Galatians 5:22)

“How beautiful are the feet of those who bring GOOD NEWS!" (Romans 10:15) 

“And those who are peacemakers will plant seeds of peace and reap a harvest of righteousness.” (James 3:18)

“I told you these things so that you have peace. In this world you will have trouble, but FEAR NOT, I have overcome the world!” (John 16:33)   

The Lord calls us to live this way daily — especially when we face hardships, injustice, trials, temptation, or attacks!

When Ukraine was invaded by Russia, President Zelenskyy’s said to a watching world — “it will be our faces you see, not our backs”! It powerfully reminded me of this Ephesians 6 passage — and of how Jesus calls us to “stand firm”! Not to retreat or to bury our head in the sand and hope this all passes, but to use the weapons of warfare He’s equipped us with to stand firm within the battle!  (**Please note, I am most definitely not trying to make any sort of political statement here — simply giving a “this day and age” example!!) 

Did you know the Armor we’ve been give through Christ was made only for the front of our bodies and not for the backside of us? That is because a “solider” is never fighting while running or retreating from the enemy — but are battling only when they stand their ground, fighting from the stance of victory, forward-facing the enemy and not running from it (which is from the victory of Christ). 

Similarly, when the U.S. government offered to evacuate Ukrainian President Zelensky from Kyiv, he declined by stating — “The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride.” Not all of us will face down Vladimir Putin, but we each have an enemy of our souls — one who seeks to devour you and take you captive. And the powers of this world are NOTHING compared to the power and hope we have in Christ Jesus!!

“The Lord is greater than the giants you face!” (1 John 4:4)

“No weapon formed against you shall prosper!” (Isaiah 54:17)

“The Lord encamps around those who fear Him and He delivers them!” (Psalm 34:7)

“He surrounds you with songs of deliverance” (Psalm 32:7)

Know that every adverse circumstance that confronts you today, was already defeated at the cross of Calvary (Colossians 2:13-15)

“We are more than CONQUERORS through Him who loved us!” (Romans 8:37)

God comes into the most chaotic and stressful of situations and brings them into order. He breathes peace into dark, uneasy places. Invite Him to be a part of this struggle with you! You are never alone!

Jesus’ last words on the cross were “IT IS FINISHED!” (John 19:30) — it is complete, finalized, paid in full, accomplished, defeated, done, overcome, comprehensive, victorious, concluded, fulfilled, resolved, and marked with eternal triumph and everlasting victory over the enemy! “And you, who were dead in your trespasses, God made alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This He set aside, nailing it to the cross. He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them.” (Colossians 2:13-15)

WE KNOW HOW THE STORY ENDS! We have the ULTIMATE VICTORY! Our God knows only how to triumph AND we are on the WINNING side! The enemy knows this! It says in scripture that “even the demons believe and tremble in terror” (James 2:19). Therefore, the enemy’s only means to overcome you is to DECEIVE you — to fool you into the thinking the battle has yet to be decided! Stop contributing to your own defeat. Knowing the Truth — receiving the Truth, walking in the Truth and acting on the Truth is our greatest weapon against the schemes of the evil one! We must be familiar with both sides — both our Good Father AND our Opponent.

My God goes by the Names: Mighty Warrior, Triumphant King, Chain-Breaker, The Lion of Judah, Life-Giver, Mountain-Mover, King of Kings, Way-Maker, Savior, Blessed Redeemer, Our Shield, Prince of Peace, Living Water, Fortress, Rescuer, Strong Tower, Healer, Yahweh, Deliverer, Creator, Snake-Crusher, Alpha and Omega! 

Weaponize our minds by guarding it with the Truth! (Ephesians 6):

"He has OVERCOME the world!” (John 16:33)

"The darkness CANNOT overcome it!!” (John 1:5)

"We are more than CONQUERORS!” (Romans 8:37)

"You have OVERCOME — because greater is He who is in you, than he who is in the world!” (1 John 4:4)

Stop empowering the Deceiver by agreeing with what he’s whispering to you and by walking in defeat, shame, depletion, denial, scarcity, and condemnation. Jesus consumed the curse on our behalf! Walk in the victory He died to win for us! And because He is GREATER than — because He is BIGGER than — because He is an OVERCOMER…YOU are as well! LIVE like you know what He has accomplished for you — by knowing what is rightfully yours in Jesus’ Name -- and let’s stop allowing the enemy to continue to steal from us or deceive us into despairing, hopelessness, anxiety, worry, fear, or doubt! Christ’s victory allows us FULL-access into His healing, hope, restoration, redemption, joy, peace, freedom, and purpose! 

Isaiah 42:13 DECLARES, “the Lord goes out like a CHAMPION, like a man of war, full of fury — He will shout His battle cry and will crush all His enemies!”

Sweet friend — “THANKS be to God, who gives us the VICTORY through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!” (1 Corinthians 15:57)

Our prayer is that you don this mini medallion in remembrance of your victory, identity and covering! We are on the winning side - let’s be confident of that Truth today and share the good news with others,



 And yes, as always — this necklace is nickel and lead-free, hypoallergenic, waterproof and tarnish-free. 

The necklace also comes with 4 of our custom-made watercolor calligraphy Scripture cards -- designed to encourage, empower, and motivate you towards receiving the Truth that God has for you in His Word! (2 — 4x6 inches and 2 —3x3 inches)

Keep them in your car, put them on your refrigerator, vanity mirror, or choose to place it in our clear acrylic frame to display on your countertop or desktop (sold separately). Use as memory verse cards, daily encouragement for yourself, or give as a gift to a friend or family member. Praying these Truth-treasures are used to speak words of life over yourself and others!

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