The Great Protector
Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior. He is described in Scripture as a number of things, one being as a shield.
20Our soul waits for the LORD;
He is our help and our shield.
He is also described in the Scriptures as the Word, or the sword of the Spirit.
(hover with mouse over above shield)
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
17And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;
12For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Jesus is our victor over sin, death and Satan. By His death and resurrection from the dead after the cross, we share in His triumph. We are joint heirs with Christ.
We too as followers of Christ have entered into a battle with the enemy, Satan, therefore are instructed to:
(hover with mouse over above knight)
Ephesians 6: 10-20