Devotions for the Praying Heart
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And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints.
Ephesians 6:17 – 18

When I think of using the Word as a sword to cut through the opposition of the Devil, I’m reminded of how various kinds of kitchen knives are specifically designed to cut certain foods. I discovered some years ago, for example, that if you want to perfectly slice a good, ripe tomato, you don’t want to use a standard kitchen knife. You want to use a tomato slicer.

The tomato slicer is a very precise device. All you have to do is put the tomato in the center of it and push the blades down. It does a perfect job every time.

Spiritually speaking, the Holy Spirit is the only one in your prayer kitchen who knows the exact Word from God that will most effectively do what needs to be done through your prayers. He is the one who knows whether you need a standard scriptural knife or a spiritual tomato slicer to cut through a particular difficulty.

You may have stored up thousands of scriptures in your heart. You may have spiritual shelves piled full of Bible truths and principles. You may have cabinets packed with promises from the Word. (And you should!) But only by following the leadership of the Holy Spirit will you be able to reach up with the hand of faith and get the precise truth you need every time.

He alone can guide you to the perfect tool!

Scripture Reading: John 14:18 – 26

Source: Devotions for the Praying Heart by Lynne Hammond.
Excerpt permission granted by Lynne Hammond Ministries

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