Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Be careful not to see yourself as a civilian. You are a Soldier. In fact, you are a soldier on a battlefield. A soldier who lives as a civilian is definitely going to be destroyed by the enemy.
The fight for your soul is a great war you cannot afford to lose. The fight for the souls of loved ones, nations or other children of God is a great battle we must be prepared to fight.
Our weapons are not physical, they are spiritual, pulling down strongholds. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; (Ephesians 6:14-18)
As a soldier, you must always be at alert; Watching and praying always