We are in spiritual warfare.
1. We are to be strong in the Lord (verse 10).
2. We are to put on the full armor of God (verse 11).
3. We are to take our stand (verses 11, 13, 14).
4. We are to stand against the devil’s schemes (verses 11, 12).
5. God’s armor includes:
A. The belt of truth (verse 14).
B. The breastplate of righteousness (verse 14).
C. The gospel of peace (verse 15).
D. The shield of faith (verse 16).
E. The helmet of salvation (verse 17).
F. The sword of the Spirit (verse 17).
We are to pray continuously in various ways (verse 18).
The Holy Spirit empowers us (verse 18).