Like the end of summer, this week’s passage marks an important conclusion and a call to preparation: as a rhetorical peroration, it serves as both the concluding summary of the author’s argument and a rousing call to action. We are roused to action by the call to put on the whole armor of God.
- 1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11) 22-30, 41-43
- Psalm 84 (UMH 804)
- Ephesians 6:10-20
- John 6:56-69