LandMarks Magazine Contents

2010 April

Editor’s Letter – Fall Feasts

In previous issues we have covered all of the spring feasts in the New Covenant and now we will look at the fall feasts. The first one was the feast of trumpets. Trumpets were used in the Old Covenant to announce and summon people to important events.

Are You Wise?

“Who is wise? Let him understand these things. Who is prudent? Let him know them. For the ways of the Lord are right; The righteous walk in them, But transgressors stumble in them.” Hosea 14:9.

Let These Sayings Sink into Your Ears

They (the disciples) had such high hopes for themselves of having a place in His kingdom that they mistakenly expected Him to set up His kingdom in Jerusalem. They could not conceive of Jesus being taken from them or of Him suffering such a terrible trial and death.

Life Sketch of Ruth Grosboll, Part II

Ruth Josephine Wallner Grosboll passed away on January 10, 2010, in Wichita, Kansas. She worked at Steps to Life Ministries for over 15 years and has been a regular contributor to LandMarks magazine.

I am a Jealous God

What is an idol? ... An idol can be any object that becomes a person’s compassionate devotion. Some people make idols out of their children and some men make goddesses out of their wives. Some worship their automobiles and lots of others worship their homes or even themselves.

Keys to the Storehouse – Scorched and Withered

“Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth: And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.” Matthew 13:5, 6.

Inspiration – Instruction to Church Members

In the Church today there are tares among the wheat. Christ declared: “The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

Q&A – How Do I Receive Strength from God?

To receive strength from God, first we must ask. Jesus said, “And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you....

Health – Seasonings and Spices

There are many herbs and greens that our body needs for nourishment and there has been a mistaken idea that these are spices and not to be eaten or used in preparation of our foods.

Children’s Story – Tough Roots

Walking on a little farther, the old man asked him to pull out a slightly bigger plant. Anthony pulled hard and the plant came out, roots and all. Of course Anthony’s smile was big because it was so easy!

Nature – Sea Stars

Sea stars, also known as starfish, are widespread marine invertebrates which live on the bottom of the oceans from the tropics to the polar areas. There are over 1,800 species of sea stars, most occurring in shallow waters, but some occurring to abyssal depths of almost 20,000 feet.

Food – The Sunbath

When used wisely and as a treatment, the sunbath can be very helpful as a natural remedy to aid the body. Safe sunbathing has been shown to help alleviate a host of problems ranging from chronic skin conditions to building strong bones and teeth,...

Recipe – Tomato Basil Bread

2 ½ cups warm water 2 Tbsp Honey or sweetener 2 Tbsp yeast 2 Tbsp tomato paste ¼ cup oil 1 ½ tsp. Italian seasoning 1/8 cup basil leaves, fresh 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup shredded onion 1 Tbsp salt 6-7 cups flour (part whole wheat) Combine warmed water, sweetener and yeast. Let set ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Temptations of Christ, Part 2

April 25, 2010 - May 1, 2010 - “Satan’s object in tempting Christ was to lead Him to daring presumption, and to show human weakness that would not make Him a perfect pattern for His people. He thought that should Christ fail to bear the test of his temptations there could be no redemption for ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Object Lesson that Illustrates Christ’s Work on Earth

May 2, 2010 - May 8, 2010 - “Such was the service performed ‘unto the example and shadow of heavenly things’ [Hebrews 8:5]. And what was done in type in the ministration of the earthly sanctuary, is done in reality in the ministration of the heavenly sanctuary. After his ascension, our Saviour began his work ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Services of the Sanctuary

May 9, 2010 - May 15, 2010 - "The repentant sinner brought his offering to the door of the tabernacle, and placing his hand upon the victim’s head, confessed his sins, thus in figure transferring them from himself to the innocent sacrifice. By his own hand the animal was then slain, and the blood was ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Object Lesson, Continued

May 16, 2010 - May 22, 2010 - "In the type, this great work of atonement, or blotting out of sins, was represented by the services of the Day of Atonement—the cleansing of the earthly sanctuary, which was accomplished by the removal, by virtue of the blood of the sin offering, of the sins by ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Officers and Workmen for the Sanctuary

May 23, 2010 - May 29, 2010 - “For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find ... Read more

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