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Time to suit up. June 4 pt2

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness. Ephesians 6:14

Part of the armour, God would have us put on, is a breastplate of righteousness. One translation says; the breastplate of Gods approval. That’s what being righteous is, being approved by God or being right in Gods sight. When we have Gods approval there is an invisible shield that comes over our life. A shield of strength, protection, boldness and confidence. Just as if we had an actual shield upon our lives. So how do we get this breastplate of righteousness? We can certainly all use it at this time. Romans 5:18 in the NLT puts it plane : yes, Adams one sin brings condemnation for everyone, but Christ’s one act of righteousness brings a right relationship with God and new life to everyone. Wow!! Our right standing with God, is through believing and trusting in the life, work, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We don’t reach this high place with God by our works. We are placed there by Jesus Christ . Praise God for his grace and wisdom. Now we follow after to please God. To stay in our high place in the Lord and as we do a breastplate of protection comes over our entire life. To be continued...

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