One of many reasons I love my husband is his prayers. I feel safe and comforted with his prayers and all I have to do is reaching for him when I need his prayers. Many times, he’d put an armor of God on me before I go to sleep or when he leaves for work and I always feel like I’m ready for the battle. My husband put an armor of God on me this morning before he left because we had a difficult night last night with cramps. It reminded me of last year’s miscarriage and I was afraid. Peter prayed that this baby is in God’s will and that God will provide protection over our baby while laying his hands on my belly. I was still uneasy but I was able to get some rest.
I don’t know if it was devil’s attack. After all, I don’t want to give him too much credit. :-) But I do know that I’ll be ok and God gave me peace beyond understanding. which my husband and I call, ‘irrational peace.’ As Peter put on the full armor of God on me, I got ready for today. I felt ready for whatever life throws at me and I knew I was ok because I was protected by God’s armor.
Abi, Apopka: “ Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” Ephesians 6:13-17 NIV 2011
I always get confused with the order of putting the armor and I’m determined to memorize this scripture so that I can pray this prayer on my little girl as my husband does for me.