The armor of God isn’t a literal, iron-made armor that we have to wear every day. No. The “armor of God” refers to the characteristics, virtues and traits God has equipped us with to defeat the enemy’s attempts to bring us down. The enemy is on a mission to discourage and waylay as many of God’s children as possible; by “putting one the armor of God” we keep our minds and hearts ready for any trap or weapon we may come across.
And we pray:
Dear God, I am aware that the enemy tries, day in and day out, to get me to doubt You and to fear him. Thank You, Lord, for Your armor which comes in the form of salvation, righteousness, truth, The Word of God, the gospel of peace, and faith. I know that I am able to withstand any attack of the enemy because You have prepared me accordingly. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.