Ian Allen continues his teaching on the Armour of God. If you think you know this passage, check this lesson.
In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword* of the Spirit, which is the word of God. (Eph 6:16,17. NIV)
*Sword: Pronounce: makh’-ahee-rah: a large knife, used for killing animals and cutting up flesh (as opposed to a long-sword).