Armored Up – Part 4 “The belt of Truth” (2)August 8, 2021 / Ephesians 6:14 James 1
Eph. 6:14 (NKJV)
14 Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness …
‘GIRDED” in Truth means: To to up and up … a standard or on your life.
The first step of our enemy is
Genesis 3:1 (NIV)
“Did God really say…?
”Proverbs 16:25 (NIV)
There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
The Word of Truth
James 1:16-27 (NIV)
What is going to be the for how I live my life and fight my ? The or the ?
Psalm 119:81 (GW)
My soul is weak from waiting for you to save me. My hope is based on your word.
Matthew 7:24-25 (NIV)
Quote: (Dr. Tony Evans)
I hear people say, “I don’t have to go to church to be a Christian,” and they are absolutely right. Salvation is through faith in Christ alone.
But … you don’t have to go home to be married, but stay away long enough and your relationship will be affected.”
Hebrews 10:25 (NLT)
1 Timothy 4:1 (NKJV)
Mt. 24:10-13 (ESV)
John 1:1 tells us …
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
Three Attitudes Toward The Word of Truth
1. receive the Truth that saves me.
James 1:16-18 (NIV)
Romans 10:17 (NKJV)
So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
2. accept the Truth that confronts me.
James 1:19-21 (NIV)
“If your god never disagrees with you, you might just be worshiping an idealized version of yourself.” – Timothy Keller
1 Thessalonians (2:13)
The mark of a God-changed heart is that I like God me to
3. embrace the Truth that me.
James 1:22-25 (NIV)
Have a Bible reading plan. Don’t just read the Bible. Let the Bible read you.
James 1:27 (NIV)
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.