A Case of Prevailing Importunity

Posted Sep 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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A Case of Prevailing Importunity
The case of the Canaanitish woman's prevailing importunity with Jesus was discussed in a Bible-class session led by George Brewer (Mt. 15:21-28; Mk. 7:24-29). By it is demonstrated the lesson taught elsewhere by the Lord (Lk. 11:5-13; 18:1-7), that "persistence with God gets results" for the righteous,...

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Peter's Penchant for Contrast

Posted Sep 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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Highly Relevant Truths Thereby Proclaimed
Peter's Penchant for Contrast
By Fred O. Blakely
Those impressed by Paul's disposition to contrast various elements of spiritual conditions and relationships (such as dead in sin, alive unto God; in the flesh, in the Spirit; under the law, under grace; the letter, the spirit; in the body, out...

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The Look of Spiritual Renewal

Posted Sep 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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The Look of Spiritual Renewal
"Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day . . . while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen" (II Cor. 4:16, 18).
The inward man, like the outward one, has to...

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The Basis Of Freedom

Posted Sep 23rd, 12:00 by LIVING WATERS from Lightbearers on Teaching/Education


 
 
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Dear One,
Without being melodramatic, let me say that this is a most crucial time for you to win your family, neighbors and friends to Christ. Be a pest if you need to be but give them a clear opportunity to receive the only hope for their lives. Here is your challenge – your love has to be greater than your concern about rejection or humiliation. I know YOU, and I know YOUR LOVE IS GREATER! Go get...

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The Requirement for Man's Change

Posted Sep 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 Requirement for Man's Change
The natural man, as regards spiritual fruitage, is as a cloud without water or a tree without fruit (Jude 12; cf. Jn. 15:4-5). He neither thinks like God, nor can do so. Thus, he cannot live God­ly, or in a manner well-pleasing to God (Jn. 3:3; Rom....

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The Worthy Lamb

Posted Sep 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 Worthy Lamb
 
By Michael Blakely
In the book of the Revelation John recorded his vision of the search for someone who would be found worthy to open "the book" and the "seven seals thereof." "And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book,...

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The Ministry of Trouble

Posted Sep 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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THE MINISTRY OF TROUBLE
By Given O. Blakely 
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...

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The State of Saints Preaching Festival

Posted Sep 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 State of Saints Preaching Festival
WRITE-UP OF FESTIVAL MESSAGES
In a five-night spiritual festival October 13-17, 1986, the general subject of "The State of Saints" was expounded. Sessions were held at the meetinghouse of The Church at 78th and In· dependence, Merrillville, IN. Following is a synopsis of the remarks of each...

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Regarding the Divine Tutelage

Posted Sep 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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Regarding the Divine Tutelage
By Albert G. Stoner, Jr.
Does God have specific matters that He teaches about?  Are the things which He teaches of a critical nature?  Is it possible for men to come to Jesus apart from receiving Divine tutelage?  The Father addressing the Son in Isaiah's prophecy declared: "And all Thy...

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About God's High and Lofty Ways

Posted Sep 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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Like Himself, They Are Above, Contrary to Us
 
About God's High and Lofty Ways
By Fred O. Blakely
"For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive...

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PONDER WHERE WE HAVE COME

Posted Sep 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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PONDER WHERE WE HAVE COME! 
" But ye are come unto . . . "  (Hebrews 12:22)
By Given O. Blakely 
In Christ Jesus we have been brought to a place never before occupied by men. It is a high place – a place of blessing, advantage, and Divine fellowship. It is a place...

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Warfare Prayer

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

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Together by Different Routes

Posted Sep 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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Together by Different Routes
The sameness in some instances of outward positions oc­cupied by legalists and those constrained by grace is remarkable. That is especially so when the vitally-different routes by which they arrived there are considered.
The former group, in personal dissociation from God, come to their attitude by the Sinaitic principle...

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Faith, Its Nature and Power

Posted Sep 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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Faith: Its Nature and Power
Representations Made by Dean E. Boelt
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of [the reality of] things not seen" (Heb. 11:1, RSV).
With this great passage as his text, Dean E. Boelt spoke to our assembly on the fundamental subject of faith. "Without faith...

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The Day of Judgment

Posted Sep 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 Day of Judgment
 
By Michael Zaucha
 
“He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus” (Rev. 22:20).
 
Through the words of the Lord Jesus Himself and through the preaching and teaching of His Apostles comes a very vivid and clear revelation of the events of the...

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