How would you like God to give you a weapon that can rip to shreds the devil’s strategies against you? Well, that’s exactly what He has done! Ephesians 6:17 declares that God has given you “… the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God”!
I want you to look at the word “sword” in this verse. It is the Greek word machaira—a word that exacted fear in the minds of those who heard it! You see, this wasn’t just a sword, but a weapon of murder that caused the victim horrid pain as he lay bleeding to death.
Just for your knowledge, there were various types of swords used by the Roman army during New Testament times. For instance, there was a huge double-handed sword—a sword so massive that it could only be utilized with the use of two hands. This sword could…
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