We can try in our own strength to combat those who come against us,but it is when we take up the shield of faith that our enemy is taken out of the way!(Psalm 3:1-3), Lord, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.2 Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.3 But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. (Ephesians 6:15-16), 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. (Ephesians 6:10-17).
Jesus is known as the word,and it is His words that are available to all who know it is powerful and a discerner of the thought’s and intents of the heart.The word is a two-edged sword that is our protection.(Hebrews 4:12-16). 12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Psalm 119:114-117 114 Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.115 Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.