Jousting

The Idea

God is like the armor that knights use to protect themselves against the opponents lance (or Satan) that will cause them death.

The Scripture

Ephesians 6:14-17 “Stand firm therefore, cialis canada prescription Having girded your loins with truth, viagra and having put on the breast plate of righteousness, viagra and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith which you will be bale to extinguish all the flaming missiles of the evil one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God.”

Jousting was a game from the medieval period. Knights would ride towards each other with lances which were used to kill or knock off the other rider. After they were knocked off the knights would fight with ball and chains or swords. When they were fighting with swords they would aim for each other’s legs.

After the legs were cut they wouldn’t be able to move, so it was a perfect time for the other knight to kill him. That is why some knights would use things to protect their legs so they would never be at a disadvantage to get killed. Sometimes they would wait for the other knight to get tired from swinging their sword and kill them.

God is like the armor on the knight’s legs that would protect him by not allowing the Devil to kill him by putting him at a disadvantage, by cutting his legs off or killing him. God is also like the shield of faith that we can use to wait for Satan to use all his tricks (or energy), then we can use the sword of the Spirit and destroy Satan or his helpers so we can lead a Godly life and stay on the right path.

Scott Sparks