LandMarks Magazine Contents

2002 August

Editorial – Headhunters

The word headhunter comes from the practice of cannibals in the South Pacific and elsewhere who killed human beings in order to eat them. Evelyn and I saw some of the headhunters’ weapons (used to smash their victim’s skulls with one blow) while we were in Fiji this spring.

Stones to Remember – Part I

...Take for yourselves twelve stones from here, from out of the midst of the Jordan, from the place where the priests’ feet stood firm. You shall carry them over with you and leave them in the lodging place where you lodge tonight.

The Cleansing of the Temple – Will It Happen Again? Part I

Nicodemus was a witness at the cleansing of the temple when all the robbers and thieves were forced out. This occasion, at the beginning of Christ’s ministry, could very well have been his first opportunity of personal contact with Jesus....

Heart Obedience

He pointed out to this young man that true obedience is heart obedience; it is spiritual obedience. Physical obedience is necessary, but God’s law goes beyond physical obedience—it goes right to the heart, and the heart of the issue with this rich, young man was selfishness—covetousness.

The Preacher Who Did not Believe the Bible

Even some preachers have come to believe in evolution! Let us see how one would-be preacher, who did not believe the Bible, came to change his mind.

The Consecrated Way, Part VI – Brotherly Kindness

Every rung in the ladder is important. The rung of brotherly kindness causes Christians to really stretch to grab hold, because it is not an easy achievement, even though we might think loving our brethren is one of the easier things to do.

Prisoners Can be Redeemed – Bible Notes from Inside Prison Walls

Therefore, there is no room for anyone doing the Lord’s work to be reluctant or half-hearted in communicating with and encouraging those of us within prison walls who are receptive to the truth.

From the Pen of Inspiration – Christ, The Center of the Message

The Third Angel’s Message calls for the presentation of the Sabbath of the fourth commandment, and this truth must be brought before the world; but the great Center of attraction, Jesus Christ, must not be left out of the Third Angel’s Message.

Restoring the Temple – The Cell

A proper tutorial of the human body systems cannot begin without a discussion of the cell. The level of organization is thus: cells, tissues, organs, systems. The cell—which in itself is of a marvelous and awe-inspiring design...

Children’s Story – Two Trees

The man who planted them was very wise. He was diligent and faithful in caring for these baby trees. He had chosen a location on the hill where the sky expanded in glory above them.

Nature Nugget – Treefrogs

Treefrogs are adapted for an arboreal (in the trees) existence, with long limbs and digits that help them cling to twigs and bark. They also have large suction pads or adhesive discs at the tips of their toes,...

Food for Life – Tofu Cheese Cake and Peanut Butter Carob Pie

"Plain, simple pie may serve as dessert, but when one eats two or three pieces merely to gratify an inordinate appetite, he unfits himself for the service of God." Counsels on Diet and Foods, 333. Recipe - Tofu Cheese Cake 2 Tablespoons unflavored Emes Kosher-Jel ½ cup pineapple juice Blend together to dissolve gelatin. 2 ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Fulfilling Signs and the Church

September 1–7, 2002 - What should be the spiritual objective of the church that is waiting for Christ to come? 2 Peter 3:18; Ephesians 4:14, 15.

Bible Study Guides – Prepare to Meet thy God

September 8–14, 2002 - Why should we be prepared at all times for the coming of Christ? Mark 13:32–36. NOTE: "Because we know not the exact time of His coming, we are commanded to watch.

Bible Study Guides – Heart Obedience

September 15–21, 2002 - And if the law is written in the heart, will it not shape the life? Obedience—the service and allegiance of love—is the true sign of discipleship.

Bible Study Guides – God’s New World Order

September 22–28, 2002 - What are we told about God’s new world order? 2 Peter 3:13; Matthew 5:5; Proverbs 11:31. Compare Isaiah 65:17. NOTE: "The meek ‘shall inherit the earth.’ It was through the desire for self-exaltation that sin entered into the world,...

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