Conscience of God as a Motive

Posted Sep 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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It Subjects All of Life to the Divine Father
 
Conscience of God as a Motive
By Fred O. Blakely
"Servants, be in subjection to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the fro­ward. For this is acceptable, if for conscience toward God a man endure griefs,...

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The Mortal Body's Enlivenment

Posted Sep 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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The Mortal Body's Enlivenment
The indwelling "Spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead" shall "give life also to your mortal bodies," says Paul (Rom. 8:11, ASV). This refers to what the Apostle elsewhere denominates "the power of His resurrection" (Phil. 3:20), and is operative here and now in those...

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About Speaking in Tongues

Posted Aug 31st, 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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About "Speaking in Tongues"
 
 
By Fred O. Blakely
 
Concerning the agitation in neo-Pentecostal and other charismatic circles about "speaking in tongues," Given 0. Blakely had some pertinent remarks and observations in a timely message to us. Among them were these:
 
Revelation is the intelligible communication of God's mind on a given subject. Truth hidden,...

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The Blessed Dead in Christ, Part 2

Posted Aug 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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The Primary Reference Is to Bodily Death
 
The Blessed Dead in Christ
By Fred O. Blakely
Part II (Conclusion)
THE PASSAGE'S ULTIMATE SENSE
The blessing pronounced upon the dead in Christ, of course, has its ultimate and full realization in the world to come. That, as we have said, is undoubtedly the primary meaning of our...

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The Blessed Dead in Christ, Part 1

Posted Aug 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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The State Has Two Applications to the Saints
 
The Blessed Dead in Christ
By Fred O. Blakely
PART I (IN TWO PARTS)
"I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and...

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Constrained by Christ's Love

Posted Aug 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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Constrained by Christ's Love
By Fred O. Blakely
"The love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that One died for all, therefore all died; and that He died for all, they that live should no longer live unto themselves, but unto Him who for their sakes died and rose again" (II...

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Doctrine and the Aversion to It

Posted Aug 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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Doctrine and the Aversion to It
Following Paul's great charge to Timothy to "preach the Word," reproving, rebuking, and exhorting "with all longsuffer­ing and doctrine," he forewarned of the time then to come when that sort of a ministry would not be tolerated by that which called itself the church, or by...

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God's Secret Weapons

Posted Aug 26th, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
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GOD’S SECRET WEAPONS
I am totally confident about our future, the future of my family, our ministry, our countries, and the future of the world. Why, you may ask? Because of God’s secret weapons. Circumstances are dire in our country, and worse in many other countries. Millions are dying from starvation, probably the slowest and most painful way to die due to government incompetence or deliberate malfeasance. Yet in all the gloom and despair I see, like John Adams, the ravishing...

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Man's Stewardship under God

Posted Aug 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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Man's Stewardship under God
The subject of man's stewardship under God, in its comprehensive nature, was discussed in a Lord's-day Bible-class session directed by George Brewer. Scripture texts included Matthew 18:23; 25:14-30; Luke 19:11-27; Romans 14:7-9, 12; First Corinthians 4:1-2; 6:15-20; and First Peter 4:3-5, 10.
It is not money alone that is...

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The Manner of the Kingdom

Posted Aug 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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Its Priority and the Kind of Power Employed
 
The Manner of the Kingdom
The kingdom of God: God's absorption, so to speak, in its objectives, and the means used by Him to move men therein. That was the subject of Given 0. Blakely in another of his kingdom sermons.
The King's Concern. The first stress-one...

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Conscience Formed by Proclamation of the Truth

Posted Aug 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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Conscience Formed by Proclamation of Truth
By Fred O. Blakely
Our frailties—and all of us assuredly have them—are bad enough when acknowledged as such and striven against. But when they are paraded as virtues, being passed off as tokens of advanced faith in God, that is something much worse than bad. An outstanding...

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The Manner of the Kingdom

Posted Aug 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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Its Priority and the Kind of Power Employed
 
The Manner of the Kingdom
The kingdom of God: God's absorption, so to speak, in its objectives, and the means used by Him to move men therein. That was the subject of Given O. Blakely in another of his kingdom sermons.
The King's Concern. The first stress-one...

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Christ Knocking at the Door

Posted Aug 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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A Symbol Richly Indicative of Spiritual Things
 
Christ Knocking at the Door
By Fred O. Blakely
"Behold, I stand at the door, and knock; if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me" (Rev. 3:20).
Here,...

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Retrofitting RHEMA Words

Posted Aug 19th, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
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RETROFITTING RHEMA WORDS
Therefore take heart, men, for I believe God that it will be just as it was told me. Acts 27:25 NKJV
What kind of individual does it take to believe God? Believers come in all shapes and sizes, but you know them when you meet them. They may be deficient in so many categories, but they all have that glint in their eye, that grit in their backbone – the saying in the athletic community is...

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The New Covenant's Efficacy

Posted Aug 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 a New, Living and Effectual Way to God
 
The New Covenant's Efficacy
Representations Made by Given O. Blakely
The new covenant consists in a new, living, and effectual way to God through Christ, began Given 0. Blakely in another of his sermons on the new covenant. His text was Hebrews 10:16: "I...

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