John's Visions of the Heavenly Ark

Posted Jul 30th, 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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John's Visions of the Heavenly Ark
By Fred O. Blakely
"And there was opened the temple of God that is in heaven; and there was seen in His temple the ark of the covenant; and there followed lightnings, and voices, and thunders, and an earthquake, and great hail" (Rev. 11:19, ASV). "And after...

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Self-Indulgence in Public Worship

Posted Jul 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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EDITORIAL COMMENT
 
Self-indulgence in Public Worship
By Fred O. Blakely
Fostered by the current resurgence of neo- (not to say pseudo-) Pentecostalism, personal abandon is being encouraged in the public worship services of the church. Whatever you feel like doing in self-expression, just let yourself go, is the exhorta­tion by some. The more unrestrained...

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Much Work for the Judges to Do

Posted Jul 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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EDITORIAL COMMENT
 
Much Work for the Judges to Do
By Fred O. Blakely
It is made clear by Scripture that "the saints shall judge the world," and angels as well (I Cor. 6:2-3; cf. Ps. 49:14; Dan. 7:22; Lk. 22:30; Rev. 2:26-27; 20:4). It is also declared that "the Father judgeth no man, but...

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The Essential Factors in Salvation

Posted Jul 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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They Are Continuance and Growth in Faith
 
The Essential Factors in Salvation
By Fred O. Blakely
There are, of course, numerous responsibilities both to God and man laid upon those who have been baptized into Christ, and none of them is to be taken lightly. If we are to please God and have an...

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Do We Have a Bible, or Not?

Posted Jul 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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EDITORIAL COMMENT
 
Do We Have a Bible, or Not?
By Fred O. Blakely 
If one receptively listens to the learned ·religious doctors of the day, he may begin to seriously question whether, after all, we actually have a genuine Bible-an authentic Word of God. In consequence of their study of the original languages of...

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The Light of the Gospel

Posted Jul 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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It Illumines Our Otherwise Bedarkened Pathway
The Light of the Gospel
By Fred O. Blakely
"If our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them that believe not, lest the light of the glorious gos­pel of Christ, who...

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Lessons from the Letters

Posted Jul 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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Christ to the Churches about His Will
Lessons from the Letters
Considerations Provoked by Albert G. Stoner, Jr.
"What thou seest, write in a book [roll] and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia" (Rev. 1:11).
Our Lord's messages to the seven churches, recorded in Revelation 2 and 3, were addressed to...

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Now That Faith Has Come

Posted Jul 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 Experience Is a Spiritual Watershed
 
Now That Faith Has Come
By Fred O. Blakely
"Before faith came, we were confined under the law, kept under restraint . . . But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a custodian" (Gal. 3:23, 25, RSV).
The comment of P. F. Huxtable on this...

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The Case For Praying In Tongues Much!

Posted Jul 22nd, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
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Dear Ones, please read and forward this article to all of your friends. There is instruction at the end for them if they have never spoken in tongues. Help them, and let’s release the fire of God in all the world! Love you…KRP
THE CASE FOR PRAYING MUCH IN TONGUES
...I thank my God I speak with tongues more than you all; 1 Cor 14:18 NKJV
One of my favorite healing stories is of the boy with polio that we...

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The Way to Love for God

Posted Jul 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 Way to Love for God
By Fred O. Blakely
The "first and great commandment" is to love God with all one's being (Matt. 22:35-38; cf. Mk. 12:28-30). But, as would be expected, that is the one with which we have the most difficulty. Due consideration of God as He is revealed in...

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The Valley of Baca

Posted Jul 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 Valley of Baca
"Blessed is the man whose strength is in Thee; in whose heart are the ways of them, Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the the pools. They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth...

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The Two Women at the Mill

Posted Jul 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 Two Women at the Mill
By Fred O. Blakely
"Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left" (Matt. 24:41).
In this language, the Lord Jesus set forth the separation among earth's inhabitants that shall take place at His second coming. "Two men shall be...

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God's Writing upon the Heart

Posted Jul 19th, 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 the Inclining of Men to Do His Will
 
God's Writing on the Heart
By Fred O. Blakely
AN EXPOSITION OF HEB. 8:10
"I will put My laws into their minds, and write them in their hearts'' (Heb. 8:10).
We can scarcely estimate the shock to a primitive Hebrew Christian when he discovered that Judaism...

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The Impersonality of the New Life

Posted Jul 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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It Simply Regards No One after the Flesh
 
The Impersonality of the New Life
By Fred O. Blakely
One indication of the faith's vast corruption today is the very human and earthly level upon which the masses of those who profess it are accustomed to live. As Paul charged the Cor­inthians in the first...

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The Saints' Basic Victory

Posted Jul 17th, 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 over the False Teachers of the Day
 
The Saints' Basic Victory
By Fred O. Blakely
AN EXPOSITION OF FIRST JOHN 4:1, 4
"Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spir­its, whether they are of God; because many false proph­ets are gone out into the world." "Ye are of God, little children, and...

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