LandMarks Magazine Contents

2012 April

Editor’s Letter – Families Saved

He [Jesus] came to restore, elevate, purify, and ennoble every current of pure affection, that the family on earth might become a symbol of the family in heaven. In the Christian home the grace of God is to subdue and transform human character, and then the church will become an active, living, working church.

The Last Years of Earth’s History

In His Word the Lord declared what He would do for Israel if they would obey His voice. But the leaders of the people yielded to the temptations of Satan, and God could not give them the blessings He designed them to have, because they did not obey His voice but listened to the voice ... Read more


If we are to be saints in heaven we must first be saints on earth. “Those who in heaven join with the angelic choir in their anthem of praise must learn on earth the song of heaven, the keynote of which is thanksgiving.”

Boaz in the Sanctuary

Located in front of the Holy Place, on the porch of Solomon’s temple, were two pillars. The chapiters on the top of these pillars were decorated with pomegranates. The pillar on the right side was called the name Jachin and the pillar on the left was called the name Boaz. (See I Kings 7:20, 21.)

God’s Forbearance

There are three texts of Scripture I would like to tie together in order that an understanding of God’s forbearance may be appreciated and attained. Romans 2:4: “Or despisest thou the riches of His goodness and forbearance and long-suffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?”...

God’s Endless Grace – Pastor Kang’s Near Death Experience & Ministry Alert

One very late evening, Pastor David Kang’s heart burst. [David Kang is Pastor and Founder of Light for Life US Ministry, Fort Lee, New Jersey.] His life was clinging on the precipice of death. However, after a very sudden “open heart surgery,” God saw fit to grant His servant more time on this earth.

Inspiration – The Fall of Satan

Satan was once an honored angel in heaven, next to Christ. His countenance, like those of the other angels, was mild and expressive of happiness. His forehead was high and broad, showing great intelligence. His form was perfect; his bearing noble and majestic.

Current Events – Labor Unions

Contrary to the right-to-work states’ fundamental beliefs, a major large labor organization in the United States has stated that labor unions are a fundamental institution for democracy and economic development.

Questions and Answers – Attending Sabbath Funerals

Though this experience is not advocating for Sabbath funerals, it is clearly seen that it is not wrong. You will notice that there was a whole week for the preparations to be made for the burial before the actual funeral service and the body interred.

Health – Rebounding Exercise

“Rebounding on a mini-trampoline directly strengthens the immune system, increases lymph flow, and oxygenates the blood. Unlike jogging on hard surfaces which puts extreme stress on certain joints such as the ankles and knees eventually damaging them, rebounding affects every joint and cell in the body equally.

Keys to the Storehouse – A Controversy or a Smile

A controversy is a dispute or a difference in opinion. The greatest controversy ever is the difference of opinion between God’s word and the devil’s word.

Children’s Story – God’s Light from the Heavens

“She’s looking at Jupiter!” exclaimed Captain Bates who, being a sea captain, was very familiar with the heavens, as back in those days, before all of the satellite instruments we have today, ship’s captains depended heavily on the stars when charting their courses.

Food – Eat Your Vegetables

“Eat your vegetables” is an admonition most of us endured through childhood. No one needs to tell me that now! Vegetables are one of my favorite foods, because of their great taste, diversity, and healthful benefits.

Recipe – Shepherdess Pie

2 pounds potatoes 3 Tablespoons olive oil Salt to taste 1 large onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 carrots, coarsely grated 2 garlic cloves, chopped 3 Tablespoons margarine 4 ounces mushrooms, chopped 2 14-ounce cans aduki beans 2-1/2 cups vegetable stock 1 teaspoon vegetable yeast extract 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon dried Italian ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Search for True Knowledge

April 29, 2012 - May 5, 2012 - What does it really mean to know Christ—and to be truly educated? Isaiah 26:3; Philippians 3:10. Note: “The knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ expressed in character is an exaltation above everything else that is esteemed on earth or in heaven. It is the very highest ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Our Deep Need for Educational Reform

May 6, 2012 - May 12, 2012 - “The urgent necessities that are making themselves felt in this time demand a constant education in the word of God. This is present truth. Throughout the world there should be a reform in Bible study, for it is needed now as never before.”

Bible Study Guides – The Character and Work of the Teacher

May 13, 2012 - May 19, 2012 - Name some key points a teacher should practice in order to obtain success. I Timothy 4:12, 13, 16; II Timothy 2:15. Note: “Teaching means much more than many suppose. It requires great skill to make the truth understood. For this reason every teacher should strive to have ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Infancy: The First Seven Years

May 20, 2012 - May 26, 2012 - “From their infancy, children should be taught lessons of purity. Mothers cannot too early begin to fill the minds of their children with pure, holy thoughts. And one way of doing this is to keep everything about them clean and pure. Mothers, if you desire your children’s ... Read more

All Bible texts, unless appearing in quoted references or otherwise identified, are from the New King James Version.