FREEDOM!

Posted Yesterday, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


Author’s note: Dear One, it was Presidents Day on Monday and we have been talking about freedom all week long on Lightbearers Live! at 10am PST on Lightbearers Facebook page. Why don't you join us for Live! Monday through Friday. Its only about ten minutes long, but it will brighten your day! Hey, if you enjoy these articles, please forward them to your friends. They can subscribe by sending a blank email to lightbearers-subscribe@injesus.com, or by signing up at the bottom...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3, Part 8

Posted Yesterday, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE OFFICIAL’S HEART TURNED
King Nebuchadnezzar’s mind on the matter of the boys diet was fixed. Ashpenaz gave no indication that he would violate the word of the king. How is it that the steward acquiesced so quickly...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3, Part 7

Posted Feb 22nd, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 7
By Given O. Blakely
        THE TIME OF TESTING ESTABLISHED            
“ 14 So he consented to them in this matter, and proved them ten days.” Other versions read, “So he consented with them in this matter, and tested them ten days,” NKJV“So he listened...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3, Part 6

Posted Feb 21st, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 6
By Given O. Blakely
          DO ACCORDING TO WHAT YOU SEE            
“ . . . and as thou seest, deal with thy servants.” Other versions read, “and as you see fit, so deal with your servants,” NKJV “and deal with your servants...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3, Part 5

Posted Feb 20th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 5
By Given O. Blakely
              DANIEL’S CONSIDERATION            
I do not want to leave this section without noting Daniel’s consideration of Melzar, the steward of Ashpenaz. Remember, Ashpenaz considered Daniel’s request a threat to his own life....

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3, Part 4

Posted Feb 19th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 4
By Given O. Blakely
         A PROBING QUESTION            
The way in which the Lord will accomplish the deliverance of the four children of Judah will portray yet another Divine manner. In this case, some dialogue will be required, as well...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3, Part 3

Posted Feb 18th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 3
By Given O. Blakely
        TENDER LOVE            
The expression “tender love” is not a romantic one. With the general acceptance of sodomy, base and corrupt views of this text have been espoused and zealously promulgated. That circumstances requires that something be said...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3 Part 2

Posted Feb 16th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 2
By Given O. Blakely
          NOT LIFELESS DOGMA            
All of this is, indeed, pertinent to the review of our text. In our study of the Scriptures, we must do everything possible to avoid the development or embrace of lifeless...

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HOW THE HOLY SPIRIT WORKS

Posted Feb 15th, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


Dear Ones, 
The study of the Holy Spirit is a lifelong learning and growth in the gift of the discerning of spirits. I tell my students that it requires at least five years of diligent study and application to get a handle on this one gift of the Spirit. There is so much to learn and to consider! There are things that we know that we have never even considered teaching. For instance, that the Greek words, and I believe the...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 3, Part 1

Posted Feb 15th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
FAVOR, WISDOM, AND GOD HONORING RESULTS
Lesson Number 3
Part 1
By Given O. Blakely
TRANSLATION LEGEND: ASV=American Standard Version, BBE=Bible in Basic English, DRA=Douay-Rheims KJV=King James Version, NKJV=New King James Version, NAB=New American Bible, NASB=New American Standard Bible, NAU=New American Standard Bible 1995, NIB=New International Bible, NIV=New International Version, NJB=New Jerusalem Bible, NLT=New Living Translation, NRSV=New Revised Standard Version, RSV=Revised Standard Version, YLT-Young’s Literal Translation.
Dan 1:9 Now...

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INTRODUCTION TO PROPHECY

Posted Feb 10th, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


Dear Ones,
Below is some writing that I am doing to finish our devotional on the gifts of the Spirit that Lightbearers will soon be publishing. The devotional, tentatively titled REMEMBER, DEAR ONES…, should be available sometime next month. I hope you enjoy it!
On another subject, I do have some editorial comments that I trust will not come across in a spirit of criticism, but rather of deep concern and love.
As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 2, Part 11

Posted Feb 8th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
Lesson Number 2
By Given O. Blakely
Part 11
CONCLUSION
                SIMILARITIES WITH EDEN             
The occasion we have just reviewed is much like that of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. A moral dilemma is created by what a person can eat. In both...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 2, Part 10

Posted Feb 7th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
Lesson Number 2
By Given O. Blakely
Part 10
WHAT ABOUT YIELDING TO AUTHORITY?
A sophist might suggest to Daniel that we are to submit to the higher powers, not resisting the will of the king, for all power is of God. The legalist would make an effort to enforce this rule...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 2, Part 9

Posted Feb 6th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
Lesson Number 2
By Given O. Blakely
Part 9
DANIEL’S MANNER
There is one more thing to be seen in this text. Remember, these are the writings of Daniel. Note how he introduces himself to us. He does not identify his mother or his father. Although the requirement of the king uncovered...

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The Prophecy of Daniel Commentary, Lesson 2, Part 8

Posted Feb 5th, 12:00 by The Banner of Truth on Teaching/Education


"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear Thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth" (Ps. 60:4).
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The Prophecy of Daniel
Lesson Number 2
By Given O. Blakely
Part 8
THE DIVINE FOCUS IS ON ONLY FOUR           
“ 6 Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah . . . ”  We have no idea of the number of “children” involved in this search. Nor, indeed, is...

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