Archive for March, 2012

Street Preaching In Syracuse N.Y.

Posted in That's In The Bible - Podcast on March 6, 2012 by thatsinthebible

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As many of the listeners know Matthew from That’s In The Bible? is often found street preaching at Syracuse University sporting events with other members from his church and from other churches in the area. We thought it might be interesting for some listeners to take a look to see what this is all about. This video was taken March 3, 2012 as people streamed in to attend the game. Here are a couple of minutes from that day. Watch for an upcoming episode as we discuss Street Ministry including door-to-door visitation.

#060 The Whole Armour Of God

Posted in That's In The Bible - Podcast on March 2, 2012 by thatsinthebible

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The Whole Armour of God

Once you get saved you get thrust into the midst of a war that’s been raging since God kicked the devil out of heaven. Being saved you are now a soldier in a battle, and God admonishes you to be a good soldierII Tim. 2:3 says, “Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.”

II Cor. 10:3-4 says, “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: {4} (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)”  According to these verses we are not in a physical battle, but rather, a spiritual one.

I Tim. 6:12 further indicates this truth as it tells us to “Fight the good fight of faith.

This same truth is also evident in Ephesians 6:12, “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. There is an unseen spiritual battle that is being fought on a spiritual plane and not visible to human eyes.  The Bible pulls back the veil and makes us aware of this battle, at times giving us glimpses into its technical workings. See Daniel ch. 10 & Job ch. 1 & 2 for example. The Christian has an adversary.  Our adversary is the same adversary that God has.  Our adversary is the devil.  “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:” (I Peter 5:8). Now, though he is a formidable foe, it should be noted that the devil can’t make you do anything.  You have a free will and you make your own choices. Continue reading