Waking Up Catholic eBook
Home Daily Bible Verses Ephesians 6:17, part 2
One Book. Two Options.
Waking Up Catholic eBook

eBook: $3.99



Waking Up Catholic eBook
Waking Up Catholic Paperback

Paperback: $12.95



Waking Up Catholic Paperback
Ephesians 6:17, part 2
Wednesday, March 20 2013

The Sword of the Spirit...

Today, we learn about the final piece of the armor of God - the sword of the Spirit:

...and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. -Ephesians 6:17, NAB

We have been given many pieces of armor to protect ourselves, but finally, with the sword of the Spirit, we are given a way to fight back.  When the evil one threatens us, we have the Word of God to defeat any enemy that may stand against us.

It has been said that one of the best defenses is a great offense.  If we live, breathe, preach, share the Word of God in every moment of our lives, we have already won the battle.

Many people believe that we cannot fight back against sin and temptation.  They wear the other pieces of the armor of God - doing their best to protect themselves - but as the battle rages on, they may begin to lose faith and the protection that comes with it.  Eventually, sin will be victorious.

We cannot passively expect God to protect us from every form of temptation; we need to fight back.  We need to actively force the devil out of our lives by embracing the Word of God and using it to slay the darkness that threatens our very lives.

Do not allow sin and temptation to continually beat you down.  Rise up, take hold of the Word of God, and defeat the lies and deception of the devil, once and for all.

 

Topics of Faith

Enrich your faithWaking Up Catholic covers many of the topics that are central to the faith... and often central to debate.

Wake Up!

Where do you stand?Going through RCIA?  Cradle Catholic?  New to the faith?  Wherever you may be, we can help.

Bible Verses

Grow through the Scriptures On a daily basis, come back to find the latest Catholic Bible Verses. Study the Bible each weekday with our Daily Catholic Bible Verses.

Prayers

Communicate with the Lord to grow closer to God, we must learn to communicate with Him, and one way is through these common Catholic prayers.  Try these classic prayers... Learn more