LandMarks Magazine Contents

2003 August

Organizational Unity

We are to show people that there can be no unity between truth and error and that there can be no unity between those who are standing under Satan’s banner and those who are standing under the banner of the Lord.

Good Men — Good Church

When men begin to think that they are good because of position or works, they are absolutely blind. There is not a position or work in which we can engage that can make any one of us good.

From the Pen of Inspiration – The Leaven of Evil Speaking

It pains me to say that there are unruly tongues among church members... while others are eager to publish all they know, or even suspect, of evil against another.

Restoring The Temple – Depression and Diet

How can one be delivered from depression? While medication can sometimes provide temporary relief from symptoms, we find chronic use of antidepressants can lead to physical and emotional dependency and may actually deepen the depression.

Children’s Story- Tales of a Tennessee Chain Gang, Part II

But though the beleaguered Graysville Sabbathkeepers had little hope in the court, they had plenty of help outside. The American Sentinel, an eight-year-old journal of religious liberty, sent reporters to cover the trials.

Nature Nugget – Dragons

Komodo Dragons have fairly good sight and hearing, but their sense of smell is their primary food detector. They smell by the use of their long, yellow, forked tongues with which they gather airborne molecules and touch them to the roof of their mouths where there are special organs called Jacobson’s Organs that act as ... Read more

Ask the Pastor – Can We Now Eat Anything and Everything?

Question: I have been told that chapter 10 of Acts teaches that we can now eat anything and everything without any condemnation of the Lord. Is this true? If it is not true, with what does Acts 10 deal?

Food for Life – Bit-O-Honey

Favorite Recipes from Staff and Friends of Steps to Life “How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” Psalm 119:103. God has given us His Word as a lamp to our feet and a light to our path. Its teachings have a vital bearing on our prosperity in ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 12:1–13

August 30, 2003 - September 5, 2003 - Remembering the examples of faith given to us in Hebrews 11, what are we called to do? Hebrews 12:1. note: “Here [Hebrews 12:1–3] we are cited to the example of the multitude of faithful witnesses who would not sacrifice their faith and principle for the sake of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 12:14–21

September 6, 2003 - September 12, 2003 - What practical exhortation does the apostle give us? Hebrews 12:14; Romans 14:19. note: “Love is the law of Christ’s kingdom. The Lord calls upon every one to reach a high standard. The lives of His people are to reveal love, meekness, long-suffering. Long-suffering bears something, yea, many ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 12:18–29

September 13, 2003 - September 19, 2003 - Unto what are we told we have not come? Hebrews 12:18–21. note: “As the eyes of all the people were turned toward the mount [Sinai], its summit was covered with a thick cloud, which grew more black and dense, sweeping downward until the entire mountain was wrapped ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 13:1–21

September 20, 2003 - September 26, 2003 - What is the first exhortation of Hebrews 13? Hebrews 13:1. note: “[Hebrews 13:1 quoted.] Do not flatter yourselves that there is a time when this exhortation will not be needed; when brotherly love may cease. . . . [Verse 2 quoted.] Please read Matthew 25:31 and onward.

Editorial – If God Had Workers Who . . .

If the Lord had a company of workers who would rely wholly upon Him, He would accomplish a great work through them. One could chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight.

10th Anniversary Issue

Ten years ago, August 1993, the first issue of LandMarks was published. As we mark this significant milestone, it is our desire, as God has directed, to use such occasions to “call Him to the minds of the people.” The Desire of Ages, 447.

The Initial Steps Toward Unity

Coming into unity is like a jigsaw puzzle—it has more than one piece, and we cannot look at all the pieces at once. Right now, however, we will look at one of the initial pieces, a first step toward coming into unity.

The Seed of the Woman

It is God alone that can continually put enmity between the seed of the woman and the serpent’s seed. After the transgression of man his nature became evil. Then was peace between Satan and fallen man.

The New Testament Church

In 1 Corinthians 1:2 we are told how the New Testament church is organized. “To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called [to be] saints . . . .”

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