The Cruciality of Right Thinking

Posted Oct 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 Cruciality of Right Thinking
Here is the gist of remarks made by Given O. Blakely in a message on the above subject.
The cruciality of right thinking is evident from Solomon's observation: "As he thinketh in his heart, so is he" (Prov. 23:7). And what a person is, to God, is of...

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Growth's Experience and Use

Posted Oct 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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Growth's Experience and Use
Representations Made by Dan Powers
"Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Sauior Jesus Christ" (II Pet. 3:18).
Growth in the grace and knowledge of Christ is both ex­pected of and necessary for those who have passed from death to life in Him. Thus, we read, "It...

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The Law of Moses and That of Faith

Posted Oct 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 Law of Moses and That of Faith
Summarization of a Message by Given O. Blakely
There are two theoretically-possible ways of living toward the holy God. The first is by being righteous. The second is by being reckoned righteous by God, on the basis of what Christ has done, though one is...

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Healing Stories

Posted Oct 1st, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
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HEALING STORIES
For she said to herself, "If only I may touch His garment, I shall be made well." Matt 9:21-22 NKJV
The key in healing, indeed the key to all answered prayer, is to make a connection with God. if we were in Heaven, the connection with the Father would be instantaneous and continuous. But, while on earth, and in our death prone ‘earth suits,’ that connection can be difficult at times to achieve. When you’re ministering healing, all...

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A Rebuff to Natural Religion

Posted Oct 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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A Rebuff to Natural Religion
"Now when He was risen early the first day of the week, He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom He had cast out seven demons" (Mk. 16:9, ASV).
So was this Mary apparently rewarded for her faith and unflagging devotion to the Savior, as shown by her...

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Excerpt from the Heavenly Footman, by John Bunyan

Posted Oct 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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Excerpt from the Heavenly Footman
 By John Bunyan
One of the great reasons why men and women do so little regard the other world, it is because they see so little of it. And the reason why they see so little of it is because they have their understandings darkened. And therefore, saith...

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Laying Up Treasure in Heaven

Posted Sep 29th, 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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Laying Up Treasure in Heaven
"Charge them that are rich in this world . . . that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold...

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The Effectiveness of Grace

Posted Sep 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 Effectiveness of Grace
"We believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved" (Acts 15:11).
The effectiveness of God's grace for the accomplishment of His purpose, as contrasted with the ineffectiveness of the Mosaic law for that end. That was the subject of Dean E. Boelt in...

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The Proper View of Death and Trouble

Posted Sep 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 Proper View of Death and Trouble
By Beverly Brunner
Our Lord said, "Watch," "be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh" (Mt. 24:42-44). There is not one person who has ever lived or who is living now that can predict the time...

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A Case of Prevailing Importunity

Posted Sep 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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A Case of Prevailing Importunity
The case of the Canaanitish woman's prevailing importunity with Jesus was discussed in a Bible-class session led by George Brewer (Mt. 15:21-28; Mk. 7:24-29). By it is demonstrated the lesson taught elsewhere by the Lord (Lk. 11:5-13; 18:1-7), that "persistence with God gets results" for the righteous,...

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Peter's Penchant for Contrast

Posted Sep 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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Highly Relevant Truths Thereby Proclaimed
Peter's Penchant for Contrast
By Fred O. Blakely
Those impressed by Paul's disposition to contrast various elements of spiritual conditions and relationships (such as dead in sin, alive unto God; in the flesh, in the Spirit; under the law, under grace; the letter, the spirit; in the body, out...

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The Look of Spiritual Renewal

Posted Sep 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 Look of Spiritual Renewal
"Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day . . . while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen" (II Cor. 4:16, 18).
The inward man, like the outward one, has to...

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The Basis Of Freedom

Posted Sep 23rd, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
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Dear One,
Without being melodramatic, let me say that this is a most crucial time for you to win your family, neighbors and friends to Christ. Be a pest if you need to be but give them a clear opportunity to receive the only hope for their lives. Here is your challenge – your love has to be greater than your concern about rejection or humiliation. I know YOU, and I know YOUR LOVE IS GREATER! Go get...

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The Requirement for Man's Change

Posted Sep 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 Requirement for Man's Change
The natural man, as regards spiritual fruitage, is as a cloud without water or a tree without fruit (Jude 12; cf. Jn. 15:4-5). He neither thinks like God, nor can do so. Thus, he cannot live God­ly, or in a manner well-pleasing to God (Jn. 3:3; Rom....

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The Worthy Lamb

Posted Sep 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 Worthy Lamb
 
By Michael Blakely
In the book of the Revelation John recorded his vision of the search for someone who would be found worthy to open "the book" and the "seven seals thereof." "And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book,...

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