The Heavenly Summons

Posted Jan 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 Heavenly Summons
By Given O. Blakely
A Heavenly Calling. Our involvement in salvation is the result of our response to a heavenly call, or summons. Believers are called "partakers of the heavenly calling" (Heb. 3: 1). That is a call that came to earth from Heaven! It is a call upward: an...

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Obituary for Given O. Blakely

Posted Jan 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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"Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning;  and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately" (Lk. 12:35-36).
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Prove All Things!

Posted Jan 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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Prove All Things! 
By Albert G. Stoner, Jr. 
"Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Abstain from all appearance of evif' (I Th. 5:21-22). 
This is a necessary enjoinder that has great relevance and pertinence, but to this life only. In the world to come admonitions such as this shall have suffered...

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The Mind Monopoly

Posted Jan 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 Mind Monopoly
By David Feddes
I don't believe in prayer in public schools. It doesn't bother me that the government isn't teaching children to pray. It's not the government's job to teach children to pray. But that's because it's not the government's job to teach children-period! And yet, through the public school...

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Christ's Sufferings and Glory

Posted Dec 31st 2021, 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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Christ's Sufferings and Glory
"Searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when It tes­tified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow" (I Pet. 1:11; cf. Lk. 24:25-26).
Our Lord, as the suffering Servant then to come, is graphically depicted,...

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The Portents of the Sabbath

Posted Dec 30th 2021, 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 Portents of the Sabbath 
By Fred O. Blakely
“Let no man therefore judge you in meat or in drink, or in respect of a feast day, or a new moon, or a sabbath day: which are a shadow of the things to come: but the body is Christ’s” (Col. 2:16-17, ASV). 
When God...

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The Necessity of Fruitbearing

Posted Dec 29th 2021, 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 Necessity of Fruitbearing
By Fred O. Blakely 
So declared Jesus in regard to His Father, and how He deals with those who have been united with the Son. "Herein is My Father glorified," He continued, "that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be My disciples"-by fruitbearing, that is (v. 8). To...

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The Witness of the Christmas Carols

Posted Dec 28th 2021, 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 WITNESS OF THE CHRISTMAS CAROLS
 
By Albert G. Stoner, Jr.
 
It has long been our persuasion that the traditional Christ-exalting Christmas carols shall have proved, in the Day of Judgment, to have been a powerful, bright and shining witness for the truth among men. But, alas, in recent decades ungodly men have...

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When the Pining Soul Feels Its Worth

Posted Dec 28th 2021, 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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WHEN THE PINING SOUL FEELS ITS WORTH
BY KAREN SANKOWSKI
Since the beginning, man has sinned against his Creator and his God. In that condition men’s souls are pining; suffering a mental and physical decline. A constant downward spiral that leads to the darkness of Hell where the worm never dies. They have...

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About the Faith that Saves

Posted Dec 27th 2021, 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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About the Faith That Saves
Representations Made by Dean E. Boelt
"Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see Him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls" (I Pet. 1:8-9; cf. Heb....

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The Dead which Die in the Lord

Posted Dec 23rd 2021, 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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Such Ones are Greatly to be Envied!
 
The Dead which Die in the Lord
By Dean E. Boelt
“And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works...

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The Beautiful Savior

Posted Dec 22nd 2021, 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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Spiritually Seen, He Is Altogether Lovely
 
The Beautiful Savior 
By Fred O. Blakely 
“I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys. As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons....

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The Fellowship of the Blood of Christ

Posted Dec 21st 2021, 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 Fellowship of the Blood of Christ
By Robert Cobb
"The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ?" (I Cor. 10:16).
Throughout Scripture God teaches man that life is in the blood. Way back in the time of Noah God instructed them not to drink...

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The Davidic Throne and Its Rule

Posted Dec 18th 2021, 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 Davidic Throne and Its Rule
The Scriptures record that God made a covenant with David concerning an eternal throne and rule. Let us go back to II Samuel and read about the covenant and see exactly where the promised King is sitting on the covenanted throne today. People are being robbed...

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The Blessed Look of the Church

Posted Dec 17th 2021, 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 Blessed Look of the Church
 
By Given O. Blakely
“Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness” (II Pet. 3:13).
Introduction. Today, we are confronted with a church that is nailed to the earth like Sisera’s head. Even though it is not fashionable to...

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