The Message to Laodicea, Part 1

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 9
THE MESSAGE TO LAODICEA
By Given O. Blakely
Part 1
"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this: 'I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I would...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 12

Posted May 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 CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 12
No More Departures
" . . . and he will not go out from it anymore . . " (Verse 12c). In this world, the best of blessings are often followed by the greatest of trials and the most bitter...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 11

Posted May 23rd, 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 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 11
THE GLORIOUS PROMISE
As Christ has done with all of the other churches, He now draws this congregation into deeper involvement with Himself through a promise. Remember, it is "through" the "exceeding great and precious promises" that we become "participators...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 10

Posted May 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 CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 10
JESUS IS ON THE WAY!
"I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, in order that no one take your crown" (Verse 11). Four times in this book Jesus says, "I come quickly" (3:11; 22:7,12,20). The word "quickly" describes...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 9

Posted May 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 9
Kept From the Hour of Testing
"Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 8

Posted May 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 8
WHAT JESUS WILL DO
The Lord Jesus has commended these brethren for what they have done. Now He will tell them what He will do in their behalf. The Lord WILL "show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 7

Posted May 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 7
You Have A Little Power (Strength)
" . . . because you have a little power . . . " (Verse 8c). Jesus tells this church why a door will be opened to them. It is not because they are...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 6

Posted May 17th, 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 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 6
JESUS KNOWS!
"I know your deeds . . . " (Verse 8a). Once again, the Lord alerts the church to His knowledge of what they are doing (2:2,9,13,19; 3:1,8,15). The church is to function within an acute awareness of the...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 5

Posted May 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 5
THE CHURCH IN PHILADELPHIA
Geographically, Philadelphia was located 30 miles south-east of Sardis, on the road to Laodicea. Spiritually, it bore little or no resemblance to the churches in those cities. If there is one thing we should learn from...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 4

Posted May 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 4
WHO IS SPEAKING
He Who Has the Key of David
" . . . who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this." Here, Jesus refers to one...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 3

Posted May 13th, 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 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 3
WHO IS SPEAKING
"He who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this" (Verse 7). Here again is an aspect of...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 2

Posted May 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 2
Kingdom clarity
Here, in Asia, was a cluster of churches a "brotherhood," so to speak. They all had a good start, and were all recognized by heaven. But all were not recognized in the same manner, nor were all loved,...

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The Message to Philadelphia, Part 1

Posted May 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 8
By Given O. Blakely
THE MESSAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
Part 1
"And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write, These things says He who is holy, He who is true, He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and no...

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The Message to Sardis, Part 12

Posted May 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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THE REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 7
THE MESSAGE TO SARDIS
By Given O. Blakely
Part 12
THE PROMISE
As is our Lord's manner, a declining spiritual condition becomes the occasion for lofty promises. Remember, it is through the "exceeding great and precious promises of God" that we become "partakers of the Divine nature" (2 Pet1:4). These...

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The Message to Sardis, Part 11

Posted May 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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THE REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 7
THE MESSAGE TO SARDIS
By Given O. Blakely
Part 11
They Shall Walk With Me
And what will the Lord do for those maintaining separateness from the defiling world order? "They shall walk with Me in white!" That is, their purity will become as evident to everyone as His own...

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