Devotion: Nothing shall be restrained

Posted Yesterday, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
Devotion 29 of 39
"And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do."  (Verse 5-6, Gen 11:1-9)
NOTHING SHALL BE RESTRAINED
" . . .and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do" Other versions read, "now nothing that they propose to do will be withheld from them" (NKJV),...

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The Message to Sardis, Part 3

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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 7
THE MESSAGE TO SARDIS
By Given O. Blakely
Part 3
THE CHURCH IN SARDIS
The book of the Revelation is the only place in the Bible we read of the city, or church, of Sardis, and the words of Jesus are the only assessment of it we have. Perhaps it...

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Devotion: And this they begin to do

Posted Apr 28th, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
Devotion 28 of 39
AND THIS THEY BEGIN TO DO
"Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do"  (Verse 6, Gen 11:1-9)
Other versions read, "and this they began to do" (NASB), "they have begun to do this" (NIV),  "and this is only the beginning of what they will do (NRSV),  "and this is only the start of what they may do" (BBE), "This is only the start of their undertakings"...

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The Message to Sardis, Part 2

Posted Apr 28th, 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 7
THE MESSAGE TO SARDIS
By Given O. Blakely
Part 2
WHO IS SPEAKING?
"These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars . . . " (3:1). Four times "the seven Spirits of God" are mentioned in this book. (1:4; 3:1; 4:5; 5:6). We...

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Devotion: The potential of being united

Posted Apr 27th, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
"And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech . . . Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do." (Verse 1, 6, Gen 11:1-9)
Devotion 27 of 39
THE POTENTIAL OF BEING UNITED  
"And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to...

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The Message to Sardis, Part 1

Posted Apr 27th, 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 7
THE MESSAGE TO SARDIS
By Given O. Blakely
Part 1
"And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: He who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars, says this: 'I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you...

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Devotion: Which the children of men builded

Posted Apr 26th, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
Devotion 26 of 39
WHICH THE CHILDREN OF MEN BUILDED
"And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded."  (Verse 5, Gen 11:1-9)
Ordinarily, men are to consider the works of God (Job 37:14; Psa 66:5; 78:7). But, here God is considering the works of men – a perspective that has nearly been lost in our day. When inspired people were declaring on the day of Pentecost, their subject was "the...

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The Message to Thyatira, Part 12

Posted Apr 26th, 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 REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST
Lesson Number 6
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO THYATIRA
Part 12
The Morning Star
The greatest of all promises, indeed "THE MORNING STAR." At the conclusion of this book, Jesus identifies Himself as this Star. "I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things in the churches....

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Devotion: To see the city and the tower

Posted Apr 25th, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
"And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded."  (Verse 3, Gen 11:1-9)
Devotion 25 of 39
TO SEE THE CITY AND THE TOWER
Other version read “to look at” (NLT), and “to look over” (MESSAGE).
The mind of the flesh will wonder why God came down to see the city and the tower. Is it not written, “The LORD looketh from heaven; He beholdeth all the sons of men. From the...

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The Message to Thyatira, Part 11

Posted Apr 25th, 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 REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST
Lesson Number 6
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO THYATIRA
Part 11
Give Authority Over the Nations
The very statement assumes a fundamental variance between "the nations" and those in Christ Jesus. "The nations" represent competing bodies of people, organized and functioning with their own interests being dominant. Although political power...

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Devotion: The Lord came down to see

Posted Apr 24th, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
Devotion 24 of 39
THE LORD CAME DOWN TO SEE  
"And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do. Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand...

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The Message to Thyatira, Part 10

Posted Apr 24th, 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 REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST
Lesson Number 6
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO THYATIRA
Part 10
A STAGGERING PROMISE
"And he who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds until the end, to him will I give authority over the nations; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron, as the vessels of...

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Devotion: Men are originative

Posted Apr 22nd, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
Devotion 23 of 39
MEN ARE ORIGINATIVE
"And they said one to another, Go to, LET US MAKE brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar. And they said, Go to, LET US BUILD us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and LET US MAKE us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth." (Verses 3-4, Gen 11:1-9)
By nature,...

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The Message to Thyatira, Part 9

Posted Apr 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 REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST
Lesson Number 6
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO THYATIRA
Part 9
TO THE FAITHFUL
"But I say to you, the rest who are in Thyatira, who do not hold this teaching, who have not known the deep things of Satan, as they call them . . . " (NASB). The...

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Devotion: Lest we be scattered abroad

Posted Apr 21st, 12:00 by A Thought for the Day on Teaching/Education


A FAILED BUILDING PROGRAM
"And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth."  (Verse 4, Gen 11:1-9)
Devotion 22 of 39
LEST WE BE SCATTERED ABROAD
" . . . lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth." Other versions read, "otherwise we shall be scattered," NRSV and "dispersed over...

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