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Armadillo Armor
by Emmalea Butler


"For our fight is not against flesh and blood, but against authorities and powers, against the world-rulers of this dark night, against the spirits of evil in the heavens" Ephesians 6:12 (BBE).

When making a trip to Kansas recently my husband and I were amazed at how many dead armadillos we saw along the roadsides in Missouri and Kansas. We had seen armadillos when traveling in Florida, but hadn’t realized that we would see them as we traveled west from Indiana. 

Let’s just say these guys were not in good shape—squished armadillos, dismembered armadillos, armadillos being circled by buzzards, armadillos being eaten by buzzards—never once did we see a live armadillo! But finally, we saw one dead, intact armadillo—no missing body parts, no squished body—just lying on its back with its feet in the air and not moving, as if it had surrendered. 

I texted my son, Brian, about the dead creatures. He remarked that armadillos were just possums wearing armor, which sparked a thought about the Armor of God. (I love finding things in everyday life that speak of Bible truths.) I texted him back that somehow I thought these armadillos would become part of a devotion I would give soon. . . . Continue reading.


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