Faith, Its Nature and Power

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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Faith: Its Nature and Power
Representations Made by Dean E. Boelt
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of [the reality of] things not seen" (Heb. 11:1, RSV).
With this great passage as his text, Dean E. Boelt spoke to our assembly on the fundamental subject of faith. "Without faith...

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The Day of Judgment

Posted Sep 14th, 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 Day of Judgment
 
By Michael Zaucha
 
“He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus” (Rev. 22:20).
 
Through the words of the Lord Jesus Himself and through the preaching and teaching of His Apostles comes a very vivid and clear revelation of the events of the...

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The Kingdom's Interrelatedness

Posted Sep 12th, 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 Kingdom's Interrelatedness
By Fred O. Blakely
"Who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth?" (Gal. 3:1).
Such is the interrelatedness and perfect consistency of God's kingdom that it produces peace and full accord among its citizens, not confusion and division. When one gets off on the right foot in the...

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Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord of Hosts

Posted Sep 12th, 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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“Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord of Hosts” (Isa. 6:3).
 
By Michael Zaucha 
 
The great gulf of separation between God and man that has been created by sin is a manifestation of the absolute holiness of God – for “Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on...

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The Knowledge of God's Love

Posted Sep 11th, 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 Knowledge of God's Love
In a communion meditation, Harold F. Lohse spoke of "the great love" wherewith God loved us, "even when we were dead in sins" (Eph. 2:4-5). It is that set forth by Jesus when He said, "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten...

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A Fivefold Exhortation

Posted Sep 10th, 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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An Apostolic Urge Crucial to Godliness
A Fivefold Exhortation
By Fred O. Blakely
"Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love" (I Cor. 16:13-14, ASV).
Prophecy, the gift of which is to be sought and developed by those who would be...

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Posted Sep 9th, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education

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Stimulating Reflections on Hebrews

Posted Sep 9th, 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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Stimulating Reflections on Hebrews
Albert G. Stoner, Jr., made these points in a lesson on the Book of Hebrews which he taught.
The moral constraint in the book is prominent and penetrating. Static religious experience is exposed and con­demned. The church is told that it must "go on unto perfection in Christ," or...

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The Father, the Object of Faith

Posted Sep 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 Father, an Object of Faith
By Fred O. Blakely
In their concentration on Jesus the Son, many lose sight of the primary place of the Father as an object of faith and the source of salvation. Some even deny His existence as a Person separate from the Son. While Christ is certainly...

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Caesarea's Relation to Joel

Posted Sep 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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Caesarea's Relation to Joel
We do not know of its having been so identified by anyone else, but it seems to us that the epochal occurrence at Caesarea is also part of the fulfillment of Joel's prophecy (Joel 2:28-32). On the Day of Pentecost, Peter related the Spirit baptism of the Apostles...

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The Basis of our Confidence

Posted Sep 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 Basis of Our Confidence
By Fred O. Blakely
"Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as He is, so are we in this world" (I Jn. 4:17).
The "day of judgment" is appointed for all people (Acts 17:31; Heb. 9:27), and it will...

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About the Beatific Vision

Posted Sep 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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What Is Understandable by Seeing God's "Face"
 
About the "Beatific Vision"
By Fred O. Blakely
"They shall see His face; and His Name shall be in their foreheads" (Rev. 22:4).
Concerning what has well been called the "beatific vision," or the "direct knowledge of God enjoyed by the blessed in heaven," the above text can...

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Only Christ Met the Qualifications

Posted Sep 4th, 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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Only Christ Met the Qualifications
By Fred O. Blakely
"Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall stand in His holy place?" (Ps. 24:3).
By God's grace, "through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus" (Rom. 3:23-25), we now may spiritually ascend into "the hill of the Lord" and "stand...

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The Effectual Balm in Gilead

Posted Sep 3rd, 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 Effectual Balm in Gilead
By Fred O. Blakely
"Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?" cried Jeremiah for the Lord, in lamentation of the back­slidden and grievous state of Israel. "Why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?" "For the hurt of the...

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Biblical Ethics: What's Wrong With Gambling?

Posted Sep 2nd, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
LIVING WATERS
from Lightbearers
Dear Ones,
The study of biblical ethics is the study of how to live righteously in our present, fallen world.
For instance, on the subject of sacrifice, biblical ethics teaches us that no great good can be accomplished unless someone is willing to pay the price necessary to bring that good result. Your heart should immediately leap to the Cross, and the price that was paid there, so that the great good of man’s eternal redemption was accomplished. But...

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