The Priority of Seeking God

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"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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It Is Both Justified and Fully Rewarding
The Priority of Seeking God
Representations Made by Dan Powers
"He hath made of one blood all nations of men," and "hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; that they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after Him, and...

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The Highers-Blakely Debate

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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Well Attended and Judged Profitable
The Highers-Blakely Debate
The Highers-Blakely debate, from whatever viewpoint con­sidered, was abundantly worthwhile. Thus, those who did not attend passed up an opportunity for genuine benefit, as well as one to show their concern with spiritual matters. That seemed to be the consensus of those present, regardless of...

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By Christ's Teaching, We Can Know the Scriptures

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 REVIEW OF AN EDITORIAL
 
By Christ's Teaching, We Can Know the Scriptures
By Fred O. Blakely
The remarks of a fellow editor in his issue of December 1986 prompt a response by us. They were on the text of Second Peter 1:20, about "no prophecy of the Scripture" being of "any private interpretation.''
The...

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The Loneliness and Opposition of the Believer in Christ

Posted May 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 Loneliness and Opposition of the Believer in Christ
It is human to stand with the crowd; it is divine to stand alone. It is manlike to follow the people, to drift with the tide, it is Godlike to follow a divine principle, to stem the tide. It is natural to compromise...

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Our Case Like Abraham's

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 Comparison Clearly Made by Paul in Romans
 
Our Case Like Abraham's
By Fred O. Blakely
"He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief,· but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; and being fully persuaded that what He had promised, He was able also to perform. And therefore it was...

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The Combat of our Adversary

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 Combat of Our Adversary
Thoughts Provoked by a Bible Class Discussion Led by Dean E. Boelt
Not being ignorant of Satan's devices, as we ought not to be (II Cor. 2:11), we must resolutely and continuously oppose them. That was the good observation of Dean E. Boelt in a Bible-class session which...

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The Festival of Spiritual Perspectives Message 6

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 Festival of Spiritual Perspectives
MESSAGE 6
Topic: The Saints' Inheritance as Set Forth by Scripture
Speaker: Given O. Blakely
Scripture's Perspective of the Inheritance. The essen­tiality of kingdom perspective to proper scriptural exposition was proclaimed by Given O. Blakely at the outset of his sermon on March 15. His subject was, "The Saints' Inheritance as Set...

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The Righteous Reign of Grace

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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It Is Made Possible by the Sacrifice of Christ
 
The Righteous Reign of Grace
By Fred O. Blakely
"The law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound: that as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus...

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The Festival of Spiritual Perspectives Message 5

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 Festival of Spiritual Perspectives
MESSAGE 5
Topic: The EnChristed View of the World
Speaker: Albert G. Stoner, Jr.
The EnChrlsted View of the World. "All that is in the world," as viewed by those who are in Christ and have acquired His Mind and perspective, was Albert G. Stoner, Jr.'s sermon subject for March 14....

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The Festival of Spiritual Perspectives Message 4

Posted May 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 Festival of Spiritual Perspectives
MESSAGE 4
Topic: Workaday Life being Considered as a Stewardship of God
Speaker: Richard Ebler
God's View of Workaday Life. In the presentation of God's perspective of His saints' earthly life and duties, Richard Ebler, on March 13, brought them into perspective with the overall revelation of God and His will...

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The Festival of Spiritual Perspectives Message 3

Posted May 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 Festival of Spiritual Perspectives
MESSAGE 3
Topic: Firstfruit Salvation as Contemplated from the Perspective of Heaven
Speaker: Kenneth Smith
Heaven's Perspective of Salvation. In his sermon on March 12, Kenneth Smith set before us "Firstfruit Salvation as Contemplated from the Perspective of Heaven," or "Heaven's Perspective of Firstfruit Salvation." By the term, "firstfruit salvation," is...

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The Festival of Spiritual Perspectives Message 2

Posted May 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 Festival of Spiritual Perspectives
MESSAGE 2
Topic: Man as Seen by Scripture
Speaker: David N. Perryman
Man as Seen by Scripture. "Man as Seen by Scripture," or "Man in the Perspective of Scripture," was David Per­ryman's subject on March 11. Since it is God that both made man and inspired the Scriptures, it follows...

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The Festival of Spiritual Perspectives Message 1

Posted May 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 Festival of Spiritual Perspectives
MESSAGE 1
Topic: The Nature and Importance of Spiritual Perspective
Speaker: Fred O. Blakely
"Spiritual Perspectives" was the overall theme of the festival of preaching held at First Christian Church of New Elliott, Griffith, IN, March 10-15, 1985. Here is a review of each of the sermons delivered at the six-night...

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The Mystery Now Made Manifest

Posted May 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 Mystery Now Made Manifest
 
By Michael Zaucha
“The mystery which hath been hid from ages past and from generations, but now is made manifest to His saints” (Col. 1:26).
 
God’s Person – He is a Revealer of Secrets. The gospel announces that the fullness of times has come. Those secret things of God...

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The Three Fundamental Questions

Posted May 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 Three Fundamental Questions
Representations Made by Bronislaw E. Kubacki
"Though I bear record of Myself, My record is true; for I know whence I came, and whither I go" (Jn. 8:14; cf. chs. 7:28-29; 13:3).
Three basic questions confront all people, and on their right answers depend one's grasp of the meaning of...

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