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What types of armor are included in the Armor of God picture gallery?

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Illustrations of the Armor of God include the "Helmet of Salvation," "Breastplate of Righteousness," "Shield of Faith," "Belt of Truth" and "Sword of the Spirit." The Armor of God also includes a covering for the feet and shins that represents one's steps and peace being solid in the words of the gospel. The Armor of God and its explanation originate from Ephesians 6:10-18 in the Holy Bible, and it serves as a guide for people to spiritually dress for success.

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The "Helmet of Salvation" represents the belief that Jesus Christ died for the sins of mankind and rose again, while the "Breastplate of Righteousness" is a reminder to be honest, humble and good to others, as well as standing up for the weak. The "Shield of Faith" helps to keep one's belief that God keeps His promises and helps in times of doubt or trouble.

The "Belt of Truth" is a way to compare typical beliefs, words and actions to the truth in the Word of God, instead of what the outside world thinks and says. The "Sword of the Spirit" represents the Word of God as an offensive weapon, slaying through bad thoughts and doubt, so that the battles of life do not cause a decrease in faith or hope.

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