God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।

What Is a ‘Helmet of Salvation’ in Spiritual Armor?

“Put on the full armor of God,

so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground…take the helmet of salvation” Ephesians 6:10-18

  • I remember one of my Bible teachers back in high school had said, “You have to put on every piece of the armor, except for the helmet of salvation. If you’re a Christian, you’re armed with that permanently from the start.” 
  • Yet, it never seemed to make sense to me: why would Paul admonish Christians to put on this helmet if they already had it from the start? 
  • Although this could bring up a debate about whether one can lose their salvation or not, entire books and articles have been dedicated to that subject, and this article can nowhere near cover the breadth of that subject.
  • This article will endeavor to look in-depth at the ‘helmet of salvation’ as a crucial piece of the armor of God without diving into a study on Soteriology—the study of the doctrine of salvation. To understand some of the answers that Soteriology seeks, read Titus 3:5-8. It explains how we are saved, reborn, and renewed by God’s grace, not by ‘doing righteous works.’
  • Why is the Helmet of Salvation Such a Crucial Piece of Armor?
  • For any of us who have seen the movie Saving Private Ryan, there’s a scene where a soldier takes off his helmet to analyze a bullet that just hit it. The moment he does so, a soldier takes advantage and shoots his exposed head, killing him instantly. For the discretion of readers, I decided not to include the video clip, as it contains violence. 
  • In the same way, the helmet of salvation protects us spiritually from a powerful blow of doubt from the devil. 
  • Without the helmet, we leave ourselves exposed on the spiritual battlefield. 
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  • What Is the Helmet of Salvation in the Bible?
  •  We read about the armor of God in Ephesians 6:10-18:
  • Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.
  • Now the helmet of salvation (Ephesians 6:17) according to my Bible teacher from high school is given to a Christian from the start of their journey. John Gil’s commentary seems to align with this view. 
  • The Arabic version of the phrase, from Gil’s exposition of the Bible is ‘the helmet of the Savior.’ In other words, we put on Christ himself. Christ protects our heads (and our whole beings) from spiritual death.
  • Head, symbolically in the Bible, tends to mean the whole person. 
  • It’s the most essential part of a person, in Scripture. People would place their hands on the head of a person when that person was being blessed (Matthew 19:15). Curses would fall on someone’s head (Genesis 49:26). When Jesus crushes the head of the serpent (Genesis 3:15) he renders a grave, irrevocable blow. He essentially destroys him completely. 
  • Therefore, we must protect the head at all costs, putting on salvation. Putting on Jesus. 
  • But if we put on salvation from the start of our journey, then why does it seem like Paul here is telling us to put on the helmet regularly? Do we take off our salvation before we go to bed at night?
  • No. Salvation (or justification) is a one-time thing. We don’t have to keep saying the sinner’s prayer over and over again until it ‘sticks.’ 
  • So how do we put on the helmet of salvation if we already have salvation? 
  • The passage, according to Wesley’s explanatory notes, also appears to focus on the hope of salvation. We have confidence that God will work in us and through us, and will offer us ‘pardoning love’ if we follow him. 
  • So, in essence, we put hope on our heads every day.  
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  • How Do We Take Up the Helmet of Salvation?
  • In the Roman army, the helmet would go on last.
  • Why not first? After all, if a soldier experienced head injuries, the rest of the armor would be superfluous. 
  • Salvation is a protection that comes only from the Lord. We cannot ‘put it on;’ he puts salvation on us. However, we do have to put on a helmet of salvation every day: and that is the helmet of the hope of salvation. 
  • In other words, the devil likes to plague us with doubts about our salvation, inject worldly ideas (Romans 12:1-2), and have us focus on the minute instead of eternity. 
  • The helmet of salvation protects us from that. Some commentators have said the helmet has a purpose in assuring us of salvation. It helps us when we enter the battlefield of the mind, where the devil can deal harsh, sometimes fatal blows. 
  • If the devil plagues us with doubts about our eternal standing, of course we’re going to be susceptible on the battlefield. Of course, we won’t spend time spreading the Gospel through the sword of the spirit, because we’re busy nursing head injuries.
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:8 seems to align with this interpretation as it admonishes us to put on the ‘hope of salvation as a helmet.’
  • Before we enter any battlefield, and every day is a spiritual battlefield, we need to ensure we put on this helmet. But how?
  • We need to refresh our memory every day by staying in Scripture, pray during all circumstances, and remember who has the ultimate victory.
  • Satan wants to keep us trapped in the here and now. We see awful tragedies on the news, we encounter doubts, and we worry we’ve lost our salvation. But in times like that, we have to renew our trust in the Lord. 
  • We have to remember that if he claims he will save us, and that we’ve put our trust in him, that he will not abandon us to Sheol (Psalm 16:10Acts 2:27).  
  • What Does Jesus Say about Salvation? 
  • Salvation was one of the most talked-about topics in Jesus’ sermons. No wonder since salvation comes through him alone (John 14:6).
  • Jesus says God gave his only Son for our salvation from sin (John 3:16-18), and that anyone who makes a believing commitment of faith to him will not be condemned to eternal death. When we do so, when we trust in him and make him Savior of our lives, we become children of God (John 1:12). He adopts us into his family. 
  • If you haven’t had a chance to make a commitment to the Lord, and you want to be saved and adopted into God’s family, consider speaking with a pastor, or a friend who is a believer, and have them guide you through one of these prayers
  • If you’re still curious about what making a commitment to Christ entails, check out this article here
  • My inbox is always open as well (see my website in my bio). I’d love to share how God has worked in my life and dialogue with you about how Christ has saved me and what salvation looks like. 
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  • Where Else Is Helmet/Salvation Imagery Used in the Bible?
  • The phrase ‘helmet of salvation’ is used in terms of the divine warrior in Isaiah 59:17. This passage talks about God sending a warrior armed also in a breastplate of righteousness and a cloak of zeal.
  • The Bible doesn’t seem to carry many other instances of a helmet in a symbolic sense, but it does have several images for salvation.
  • Salvation comes through the images of a rock and sturdy foundation (Psalm 18:2), a fortress or haven, a mystery revealed (Ephesians 3:9), a gift (Ephesians 2:8), and numerous others
  • A Prayer for Your Helmet of Salvation 
  • Heavenly Father, salvation comes through you alone. Please give me the assurance that I am your child and that you will do all you have set out to do on earth. In this broken and dying world, remind me of your promises. Help me to renew my mind. Purge any thoughts that are not holy or not true, and equip me for the battlefield of today. Destroy any doubts that may cloud my mind and help me to keep my mind on the things of eternity, even amidst the worries of every day. I love you Lord, and am trusting in you today, tomorrow, and always. Amen. 
  • Salvation is key in the Bible as well as hope and trust that the Lord will do what he says he will accomplish. Without such hope, and without such salvation, we come to the battlefield vulnerable. 
  • We need the Lord to protect our heads, where the devil likes to strike. Hope and trust in the Lord can shield us from all the blows the devil may try to render against us. When God arms us with the helmet of salvation, we can rest assured that he is our rock, fortress, light, and life, and he will never abandon us on the battlefield. 

For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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