By Carl Carmody
Last month we started looking at the armor of God from Ephesians 6:10-18. We saw that the belt of truth (biblical truth) is not only fundamental to the Christian life but also foundational. The Word of God is absolutely essential to our growth and development as Christians.
This month let’s look at the breastplate of righteousness. For the Roman soldier, this provided protection for the front and back and went down to the top of the thighs. Paul sees this as a picture of how at salvation we are clothed with the righteousness of Christ.
This is beautifully summed up in 2 Corinthians 5:20-21;