Satan aims high and, as a Christian, I have been aware of spiritual battle constantly throughout my own life. Satan sees those of us who are close to God and shoots flaming arrows in our direction in an attempt to thwart us from achieving God's perfect plan on our life journeys. God allows these flaming arrows to come near to us in order to strengthen our endurance. At the same time, God protects us by providing us His armor, which is the full spirit of God. My piece, "The Armor of God" is a visual representation of how these arrows are blocked.
"The Armor of God" is planted firmly on the solid Rock of Peace, which is represented by silver Lemay and gray fabrics at the bottom of the left-hand side. The flaming arrows that Satan shoots at us is represented by torn white linen cutting through the center. The Belt of Truth and the Breastplate of Righteousness are colorful accessories on the center right-hand side. The Helmet of Salvation represents the Crown of Thorns that Jesus wore. It is made up of vines, hair, and gold thread, which make the piece 3-D. The Sword of the Spirit is made up of shiny gold Lemay at the top of the piece.
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