Children Trusting Jesus and Putting on the Full Armor of God Results in


Putting on the Belt of Truth produces a confident heart.
Guiding children to His truth leads to
A Heart of Uncompromise.

Putting on the Breastplate of Righteousness proclaims one’s true character.
Guiding children to choose Christ-like qualities leads to
A Heart of Honor.

Putting on the Shoes of Readiness reveals the gospel of peace.
Guiding children to His attributes leads to
A Heart of Confidence.

Putting on the Shield of Faith enables one to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
Guiding children to know and declare God’s promises leads to
A Heart of Courage.

Putting on the Helmet of Salvation protects and is a symbol of military victory.
Guiding children to their identity in Christ leads them to
A Heart of Boldness.

Putting on the Sword of the Spirit, the Word of God, reminds us we are in a spiritual battle.
Guiding children to know God’s Word and hear God’s voice leads them to
A Heart of Bravery.

Putting on prayer in the Spirit enables a child to respond to God’s call like Samuel, “Yes, LORD”.
Guiding children to PRAY in the following way:
Praise, Repent, Ask, and Yield to God’s will saying, “Yes, Lord”, leads to
A Heart of Peace and Victory and Thanksgiving to the Lord of Lords and King of Kings!

As soldiers of God, may we all…

“Be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.

Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.
With this in mind be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.” (including children)

Ephesians 6: 10,11,18 NIV

by Carol Jean Smith, Fall 2020