Contributed by Alan Affleck on Jan 23, 2001
Any armour, including the Armour of God is useless without a sword - for the enemy can keep attacking until the armour gives way - how important then
"I am your shield" Genesis 15:8-16
This was exactly what Abram needed to hear. He KNEW what a Shield was. Remember that Abram had just returned from battle. He probably owed his own life to the strength of his Shield.
The shield is what absorbs the shock of the spear and sword. It repels