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    Deflecting Death- The Breastplate of Righteousness

    Continuing on with the Armor of God, the next piece of the armor is the Breastplate of Righteousness. …with the breastplate of righteousness in place…  Obviously, the breastplate was designed to protect the vital organs. The heart and lungs were guarded by this piece of armor; without the breastplate, a soldier would unquestionably meet their demise. With the utilization of a breastplate, attacks to the main sources of life would become ineffective and futile. The blows of the enemy would bounce back. The breastplate would deflect it, rendering the weapons and attempts of the opposing side virtually useless. Without fitting ourselves with the breastplate, we leave ourselves susceptible to certain…