The Fifth Trumpet, Part 15

Posted Nov 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 15
THE MESSENGERS OF DESTRUCTION
The point of this text is not to paint a physical portrait of the messengers of pain, but to emphasize the effectiveness with which they come. This is symbolic, or apocalyptic, language that underscores the irresistibleness of...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 14

Posted Nov 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 14
Job's Lamentation
In Job's lamentation, he refers to a condition where death is preferable to life. "Why is light given to him who is in misery, And life to the bitter of soul, Who long for death, but it does not...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 13

Posted Nov 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 13
The meaning of the text
"And to them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power." This plague does not describe destroying agents, but agents of pain, sorrow, fear, and dread. Danger in the midst of spiritual poverty...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 12

Posted Nov 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 12
Like A Scorpion
Again, this is the language of Scripture. When interpreting figures of Scripture, our first recourse is to the Word itself.
First use of the word
We are first introduced to scorpions in relation to Israel's punitive trek through the wilderness....

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 11

Posted Nov 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 11
A DREADFUL SCOURGE
"Their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man. In those days men will seek death and will not find it; they will desire to die, and death will flee from them." Remember,...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 10

Posted Nov 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 10
Other References to the "Forehead"
In addition to the passage in the 9th chapter of Ezekiel, the Spirit refers elsewhere to the "forehead" being marked. You may recall that the devastating sixth plague was held back until God's servants were "sealed...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 9

Posted Nov 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 9
The Seal of God
The tormenters could not touch the servants of God! They were given permission to hurt "only those men who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads." The church, then, has not been removed at...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 8

Posted Nov 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 8
Ezekiel Spoke in the Same Manner
The Lord has familiarized us with this type of language through the prophet Ezekiel. Through him, the Lord spoke of judgment against Jerusalem in the same manner. Fierce judgment was to come against the holy...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 7

Posted Nov 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 7
The Sending of Delusion
We know from even more specific teaching on this subject that continued rejection of the truth will be judged by God. He will loose, as it were, the forces of hell, sending religious deception to those who...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 6

Posted Nov 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 6
Smoke Rises from the Pit
" . . . and smoke arose out of the pit like the smoke of a great furnace. So the sun and the air were darkened because of the smoke of the pit." Here is a...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 5

Posted Nov 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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THE REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 5
A Figurative View
From a figurative point of view, the "bottomless pit" is seen in the depraved nature of fallen man. The capacity of men for evil staggers the imagination of the most prodigious thinkers among our race. Little wonder Jeremiah...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 4

Posted Nov 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 REVELATION OF CHRIST
Lesson Number 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 4
The Key to the Bottomless Pit
Notice, the key to the abyss was "given" to this fallen star-to Satan himself. This is an occasion under Divine control! Hell cannot spread its malignancy until granted from the Throne to do so! I...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 3

Posted Nov 2nd, 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 3
THE FIFTH TRUMPET IS BLOWN
"Then the fifth angel sounded: And I saw a star fallen from heaven to the earth. To him was given the key to the bottomless pit." Earlier, John beheld a star falling from heaven (8:10-11), but...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 2

Posted Nov 1st, 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 2
Watch Out!
We must also exercise care to avoid a mere academic approach to this book-as though the Lord was just passing information to us. The purpose of this vision is not to hone up on our history, or provide us...

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The Fifth Trumpet, Part 1

Posted Oct 31st, 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 17
THE FIFTH TRUMPET
By Given O. Blakely
Part 1
"Then the fifth angel sounded: And I saw a star fallen from heaven to the earth. To him was given the key to the bottomless pit. And he opened the bottomless pit, and smoke arose out of the pit like...

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