My strong message in the drawing is about faith.It is one of the armor of God which is referred to as shield of faith.The man kneeling on the prayer matt is praying.He has abandoned his military uniform/attire to signify that the the battle is Spiritual and not that of flesh.An angel appears and he is given the Bible.This is the sword of spirit that we need in the battle.It is described as living and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword....(Hebrews 4:12).This is the weapon Jesus Christ used against satan in the wilderness.The man is also shown the hands of Jesus Christ.The hands are open meaning that Christ is willing to accept anyone that seeks God for salvation.The scripture says; And this is the testimony:that God has given us eternal life, and this life is His Son.He who has the Son has life, he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.(1John 5:11-12).
The two open hands with wounds represents Jesus Christ.All the pieces of the armor are found in a relationship with Jesus.Paul said 'Put on the Lord Jesus Christ' (Romans 13:14).When you give yourself to Jesus Christ and 'put on' His righteousness, you are clothed in the whole armor of God.
(Galatians 2:20) 'I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me'
(John 10:27) 'My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me' This means that satan will try to place obstacles in our path but with the armor of God he they will not work against us.
The boy with a sling in the drawing is David.He is a good example in the Bible in terms of Shield of faith which is among the armor of God.(Ephesians 6:16).David was able to defeat Goliath despite not having the battle armour like Goliath.He had faith and believed in God.(1 Samuel 17)
The Bible given to the praying man represents the Sword of Spirit.(Ephesians 6:17).
Prayer is also talked about in Ephesians 6:10-20.The prayer matt and the kneeling depicts prayer.' praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication to all saints...' (Ephesians 6:18)
In conclusion, the abandoned military uniform means that this is about our Spiritual battle and not battle of flesh and blood.(Ephesians 6:12)
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