The Spiritual Backdrop of the Bible

46 min


In this interview with the Bible Project's Tim Mackie, we start to get a picture of the spiritual world, as told from the Bible. We learn about unseen spiritual realms, whether there are other "gods" that scripture speaks about and what this means for our lives.

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"Fighting the World, the Flesh and the Devil" is a multi-part series from Bridgetown Church.

Fighting the World, Flesh & Devil | Part 9

Every decision we make, no matter how insignificant it may seem, either frees or enslaves us.

Fighting the World, Flesh & Devil | Part 8

Despite thinking we're free, we've actually become enslaved over time to our animalistic desires.

Fighting the World, Flesh & Devil | Part 4

While we think our fight is against other people, Jesus says it's against unseen spiritual forces.

Fighting the World, Flesh & Devil | Part 2

When it comes to identifying lies we believe, it's hard because they're mixed in with parts of truth.

Fighting the World, Flesh & Devil | Part 11

Contrary to what we learn in society, the way to our best lives comes from denying ourselves.

Fighting the World, Flesh & Devil | Part 10

How can Christians today follow the way of Jesus without conforming to our culture or "the world"?


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#WORDSMATTER

Life and death is found in the power of the tongue. Find out how words can shape your entire world.

Battle Ready | Part 2

We have access to the same power that Jesus used to deliver people from evil spirits and demons.


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Sabbath | Part 3

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About this Pastor & Church

Bridgetown Church is built around the idea of practicing the way of Jesus, together, in our city. We believe that to be an apprentice of Jesus of Nazareth is to order your life around three goals: be with Jesus, become like Jesus, and do what Jesus did.

Located In: Portland, Oregon

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