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Jesus - Armor
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By Peter O
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Jesus - Armor

"Put on the full armor of God." Eph. 6:11


The "world" pursues and
The "flesh" chases,
Pounding and pounding,
My soul is sealed with Jesus' Spirit --
An Armor impenetrable.

Devil-craft and Devil-trade,
Hawk and peddle,
Jesus-Faith stands fast in my soul --
An Armor impenetrable.

Darkness crawls
To sink into my heart,
Fathoms deep into the murky,
Jesus, my  Breastplate, steels --
An Armor impenetrable.



My Sandals to put on for the wrestling,
My Shield to shelter from Evil's hurling,
My  Sword to guard from heart stealing.

Jesus is the soul's Armor.

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Submitted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013

About the Poet
I am 79 years of age. For the past nine years I have been retired, after forty years, from the field of alcoholism and drug abuse in New York City. I am married and we have two grown sons and two grand-sons. My life changed through a grace-experience in 1967. Writing Christian prayers is a particular interest of mine. This came about by a growing awareness of the spiritual in recovery from addictions. I choose, intellectually and emotionally, to believe the Triune God of the Sared Scriptures as my Healer.

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