Understanding the Armour of God
‘Having taken up the shield of faith... you will be able to put out all the flaming arrows of the evil one.’ Ephesians 6:16 ISV
The Roman shield was typically curved laminate wood strips, covered with leather and designed to protect the warrior from arrows and javelins.
If it had any damage, survival would depend upon fixing it before entering battle—certainly not during!
Are there any ‘holes’ in your shield of faith? When is the proper time to repair it? You are already on enemy turf!