LandMarks Magazine Contents

2011 April

Editorial – Remember the Sabbath Day…

There are three major positions that Christians take concerning the Sabbath of the fourth commandment (Exodus 20:8–11). The majority position of Christians today is that the Sabbath does not need to be kept for a variety of reasons.

The Widow and the Unjust Judge

The story of the widow and the unjust judge is a story from which, when studied, we may find great comfort. Jesus said that God is going to avenge His own elect, speedily. He is going to deliver them and give them a reward for what they have suffered in this world.

Final Signposts

In Matthew 24, we see that the time in which we are living is right at the end of the signs that were given. The content of the words of Jesus in this prophecy has already been fulfilled before our eyes. If this is the truth, what will be the fate of God’s church?

Hearers of the Gospel

The Christian who is prepared to die to self will not remain in his comfort zone and simply listen to the gospel, but he will put into practice the valuable lessons learned and share them with others. It takes serious discipline to get up and work for Jesus.

Miracle! The Conversion Testimony of John Lazor

I started to read the Bible more regularly and seriously, searching for a church that followed the Bible all the way. I realized that the church I had been attending had many man-made teachings instead of basing them all on the Bible, so I went to Catholic, Pentecostal, “The Jesus People,” and many other churches ... Read more


Nicodemus was what, in our society today, would be called one of the “rich and famous.” He held a high position in the Jewish society. He was highly educated. He possessed unique talents “of no ordinary character.”

Keys to the Storehouse – The Serpent’s Meat

Satan, the serpent, spreads an attractive table to lure the unsuspecting away from the Lord’s table to eat his meat. The world-loving majority is attracted by the delicacies offered there, but at what cost?

Health – Infection, The Killer

When individuals get infection from a small cut, a sliver, or most any little injury, it means the bloodstream and body as a whole is loaded with mucus and waste materials. This is the open door to invite the germs of infection into the system. Germs cannot live on healthy tissue, because germs are scavengers ... Read more

Customs of Bible Times – Wedding Feast

“The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding” (Matthew 22:2, 3). Again, the parable of the great supper has this double invitation in it:...

Children’s Story – It Always Pays to be Kind

There were no men to provide for the family of Naomi and Ruth, so Ruth had to go out and work. It was the custom of the day that after the harvesters had gone through the fields to gather the grain, they would leave the corners of the fields for the poor people who were ... Read more

Food – Obesity – The Cure

There are over 100 million people in the world today who are overweight, obese or morbidly obese. Eight out of every ten Americans over the age of 25 are overweight. It is apparent that this cannot be reversed through dieting and pills, because despite this, we have an obesity epidemic.

Recipe – Elise’s Sesame Noodles

1 pound whole-wheat spaghetti ½ cup Bragg’s Liquid Aminos 3 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. lime juice 1 ½ tsp. crushed red pepper (optional) 1 bunch scallions, sliced, divided ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided 4 cups snow peas, trimmed, sliced on the bias 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ cup toasted sesame ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Temperance and Purity

May 1, 2011 - May 7, 2011 - Explain how deep the concept of moral purity is. Proverbs 21:8; Matthew 5:27, 28. Note: “When the thought of evil is loved and cherished, however secretly, said Jesus, it shows that sin still reigns in the heart. The soul is still in the gall of bitterness and ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Mercy and Truth

May 8, 2011 - May 14, 2011 - “Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart.” Proverbs 3:3.

Bible Study Guides – A Teachable Spirit

May 15, 2011 - May 21, 2011 - What type of counsel is increasing? Proverbs 19:27. Note: “We are to treat with kindness and courtesy those who refuse to be loyal to God, but we are never, never to unite with them in counsel regarding the vital interests of His work.”

Bible Study Guides – Thought and Speech

May 22, 2011 - May 28, 2011 - What is the real source of our words? Luke 6:45. Note: “Our minds take the level of the things on which our thoughts dwell, and if we think upon earthly things, we shall fail to take the impress of that which is heavenly."

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