Training & Equipping the Warrior Bride

I often sit and contemplate an encounter I had early morning many years ago in Ludwigsburg, Germany, when God woke me up and asked me a question: “Amanda, are you willing to pray for the peace of your town?” I knew the soft voice of God and that He is waiting for me to respond. As I sat up He dropped a scripture in my heart that would impact the way I think, speak and pray forever.

I want to share my phenomenal testimony of God’s mercy and grace that saved my life. The night of 7 September 2007 I had to work late, and as I left my office I phoned my husband to inform him that I was on my way home. About half a kilometre from home, a police vehicle with a flashing blue light pulled my car over and four men dressed in police uniform forced me out of my vehicle at gunpoint.

Faith and righteousness - the armour of the warrior. Ephesians 6:14 - “Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness …” A few days ago, just past midnight, I stood on my balcony praying for my friend’s husband, who was critical in ICU with the feared virus. I looked out over my town. Everything seemed so peaceful

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