A THOUSAND YEARS

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 TRIUMPH OF FAITH
"And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, And cast him...

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THRONES OF JUDGMENT

Posted Jun 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 TRIUMPH OF FAITH
"And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, And cast him...

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THEY SHALL COME AGAIN

Posted Jun 21st, 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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THEY SHALL COME AGAIN
"Thus says the LORD: ‘A voice was heard in Ramah, Lamentation and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children, Refusing to be comforted for her children, Because they are no more.' Thus saith the LORD; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work...

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THE MINISTRY OF TROUBLE

Posted Jun 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 MINISTRY OF TROUBLE
Among other things, the book of Acts contains a record of the outworking of spiritual life. Faith, which is the pulse of spiritual life, is able to respond appropriately to trouble as well peace, and to hardship as well as blessing. In fact, it causes the trusting one...

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Wrongful Censure of the Apostles

Posted Jun 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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Wrongful Censure of the Apostles
In view of the circumstances in the case, a very widespread censure of the attitude and procedure of the Apostles, as recorded in Acts 1, is wholly unjustified and so is reflective on the perceptive powers of those involved therein. It has primarily to do with the...

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Posted Jun 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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God’s Will for Now Shown by the Consummation
 
 Grace’s Portrayal by Glory 
 
By Fred O. Blakely 
The present objective is to “make ready a people prepared for the Lord” (Lk. 1:17; cf. Col. 1:12), conditioning them for glory (Rom. 9:23), or readying them for “the marriage of the Lamb” (Rev. 19:7).  Those who regard...

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Our Due Response to God

Posted Mar 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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It is Nothing Less Than Wholehearted Devotion to Him
 
Our Due Response to God
By Fred O. Blakely
“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service” (Rom. 12:1). There are many indications that contemporary professors...

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Sin, and Salvation in Christ

Posted Mar 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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Sin, and Salvation in Christ
By Albert G. Stoner,, Jr.
Sin and Salvation. The Bible has primarily to do with sin and salvation. We are speaking here of salvation that is of God, by the Lord Jesus Christ, and through the Holy Spirit. The primary issues of life, as well as "the issues from...

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Beware of the Smoothtalkers!

Posted Mar 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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Beware of the Smoothtalkers! 
By Fred O. Blakely 
We call upon all who are seriously concerned with making their calling and election sure to beware of the smoothtalkers who would disarm them of the diligence which Scripture everywhere imposes upon them. Some distinctly imply, others stoutly insist, that under Christ God will not...

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One Hundred Things that Only Paul Taught

Posted Mar 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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One Hundred Things that Only Paul Taught
By Given O. Blakely
No other inspired writer covered these matters (This is not intended to be a thorough listing, but it is a good start).
1. That the church is the body of Christ (Rom. 12:4-5; I Cor. 12:12-27; Eph. 1:23; 2:16; 3:6; 4:4,12-16; 5:23, 30;...

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IN EARTHEN VESSELS

Posted Mar 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 INITIATION AND NATURE OF SPIRITUAL LIFE
IN EARTHEN VESSELS
By Given O. Blakely
“In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the Image of God, should shine unto them. For we preach not ourselves,...

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The Refutation of a Carnal Notion

Posted Mar 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 Refutation of a Carnal Notion
As we have already anticipated, our Lord’s abolition of death, accompanied by the distinct representations of both Him and the Apostles as to the saints’ exemption from it, in its terminal aspect, completely refutes a carnal, semi- Sadducean notion held and aggressively trumpeted by many churchmen...

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The Exemption from Death

Posted Mar 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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In a Basic Sense, the Believer is Freed from It
 
The Exemption from Death
By Fred O. Blakely
“Verity, verity, I say unto you. If a man keep My saying, he shall never see death” (Jn. 8:51). “Whosoever liveth and believeth in Me shall never die” (ch. 11:26).
The fact that the above caption and...

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Christ Not to Return to Earth

Posted Mar 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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Christ Not to Return to Earth
By Fred O. Blakely
Long ago, Job declared, “I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth” (Job 19:25).  But the “last days” began when Jesus came to earth for His ministry in the flesh. Thus Hebrews 1:1-2:...

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The Platonic Relation to Christ

Posted Mar 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 Platonic Relation to Christ
By  Fred  O.  Blakely 
The  spiritual  unfamiliarity  of  many  churchmen with  the  things  of  God  would  appear  to  indicate  a mere  nominal  relationship  to  Christ.  When  that  relationship  is  contemplated  as  the  scriptural  one  of wife  to  husband,  the  one  of  reference  might  be  said to  be  platonic,...

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