The Flood a Prototype of the Final Judgment

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 Flood a Prototype of the Final Judgment
By Alfred M. Rehwinkel
The  Flood  is  the  greatest  single  event  in  the  history  of  the  earth  since  the  days  of Creation.  It  is  the  most  satisfactory  solution  for  most  of  the  problems  which perplex  and  confuse the  Christian  student  of  geology  and  physical  geography.
But...

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On Spiritual Violence

Posted Oct 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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It is not only Approved, but Required of Men!
 
On Spiritual Violence
By Tim McCulfor
“And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force” (Mt. 11:12).
The Fight is on. Entirely behind the scenes and mostly unrecognized rages a fierce and violent...

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God's Ignorement of the Flesh

Posted Oct 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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God's lgnorement of the Flesh
By Fred O. Blakely
"Wherefore, henceforth know we no man after the flesh" (II Cor. 5:16).
That is written concerning those who properly respond to the union which they profess to have with Christ in His death and resurrection (vv. 14-15). Because of that relationship, they are...

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God's Portrayal by Glory

Posted Oct 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 the...

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The Will of God for His Church

Posted Oct 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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The Will of God for His Church
Representations Made to Our Assembly by Ray Merckle
"Be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is" (Eph. 5:17).
God's will for the church is a subject of considerable discus­sion. Some stress that it is evangelism (Mt. 28:18-20); others, that it is to...

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God And Politics

Posted Oct 16th, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education

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The Necessity of Perspective

Posted Oct 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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The Necessity of Perspective
"I will run in the way of Thy commandments when Thou enlargest my understanding" (Ps. 119:32, RSV).
Representations Made by Given O. Blakely
By the word perspective is here meant the ability to perceive the whole situation, and especially its components in their relative importance and interrelations. With respect to...

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The Function of God's Goodness

Posted Oct 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 Function of God's Goodness
"The goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance" (Rom. 2:4).
God's goodness, repeatedly proclaimed by Scripture (Ps. 25:8; 33:5; 34:8), and demonstrated throughout His dealing with men, was the subject of a Lord's-day Bible-class session led by George Brewer. The principal stress was on this Divine at­tribute's function...

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Faith Not Miraculously Created

Posted Oct 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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Faith Not Miraculously Created
In our June (1986) issue (page two, "Christ's Relation to Faith"), we remarked that Christ does not directly create faith in man, as some teach. It is the product of God's written Word, the belief of which is faith. But believing is a work for man, not God,...

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The Glorified Christ's Efficacy

Posted Oct 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 Glorified Christ's Efficacy
By Fred O. Blakely
"Behold, Thou shalt call a nation which Thou know­est not, and nations which knew not Thee shall run un­to Thee because of the Lord Thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel for He hath glorified Thee" (Isa. 55:5).
This promise of the...

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New Covenant Distinctives

Posted Oct 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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Among Them, God's Knowledge and Fellowship
New Covenant Distinctives
Representations Made by Given O. Blakely
"They shall all know Me, from the least of them un­to the greatest of them" (Jer. 31:34). "I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people" (II...

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The Fruitfulness of the Understanding

Posted Oct 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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The Fruitfulness of the Understanding
"If I pray in a tongue," said Paul, "my spirit pray­ eth, but my understanding is unfruitful" (I Cor. 14:14, ASV).
What does he mean by his understanding being unfruitful? The main idea is not that he himself does not understand what he is saying, though in case...

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The Fruit of Enlightenment

Posted Oct 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 Consists of Essential Spiritual Awareness
 
The Fruit of Enlightenment
By Fred O. Blakely
As noted in our introductory article (February issue, p. 13), Paul's prayer for the Ephesians, and for "the faithful in Christ Jesus" everywhere (Eph. 1:1), includes three elements. In conse­quence of their knowledge of God, to be acquired by their...

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Love Never Fails

Posted Oct 9th, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
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LOVE NEVER FAILS
Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Phil 4:5 KJV
I was convicted. The mask police in the grocery store were harassing me over wearing the stupid mask over my nose as well as my mouth like it was some magical barrier that kept all of us safe from the virus. No, it’s a panacea, but the Spirit reminded me about the word moderation from Philippians 4, that it literally...

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God's Quest and Divine Power

Posted Oct 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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God's Quest and Divine Power
Representations Made by George Brewer
"Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God" (II Cor. 5:20).
Hard upon man's fall from His fellowship, God came seek-ing him. He has been on...

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