assuage əˈswāj/ - verb
1. make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.
example: "the letter assuaged the fears of most members"
Synonyms: relieve, ease, alleviate, soothe,
mitigate, allay, palliate, abate, suppress, subdue
2. satisfy (an appetite or desire).
example: "an opportunity occurred to assuage her desire for knowledge"
Synonyms: satisfy, gratify, appease, fulfill, indulge, relieve, slake, sate, satiate, quench, check
Scripture can paint a mental picture so clearly, one would think they actually saw a photograph or painting. What mental pictures comes to mind when you read Ephesians 6:13-17?
According to that Scripture, we are to put on the whole armor of God that we may be able to withstand evil. What armor are they talking about? Real swords and steel armor?
Can you picture yourself as a soldier for the Lord, ready for battle using God's weapons? We must seek out the wisdom of God's Word in order to put on the whole armor of God.