LandMarks Magazine Contents

2004 August

Editorial – 1843, Part I

In this column last month, the attack by former Seventh-day Adventist ministers on the 1843 (later corrected to 1844) message of William Miller was introduced. We there briefly discussed the meaning of prophetic endorsement.

Parallel Prophecies of Daniel, Part I

The prophecies in Daniel are parallel. However you interpret these prophecies, remember they are parallel prophecies, and everything has to fit. Daniel 2 has to fit; Daniel 7 has to fit; Daniel 8 has to fit; and Daniel 11 and 12 have to fit.

The Robe of Christ’s Righteousness

What is this wedding garment? It is the robe of Christ’s righteousness, but this man did not think it mattered whether he had on the robe or not. He thought that if he praised God and said he believed in Jesus,...

Out of the Darkness of Error

If we have that burden for souls, we will start bringing people out of the darkness of error into the marvelous light of Christ. What a responsibility we have! “God cannot pour out His Spirit when selfishness and self-indulgence are so manifest;...

Becoming Like Jesus

We can only have it as we abide in Jesus day by day. Our daily devotions are especially for the purpose of our becoming more like Jesus.

The Power of Speech, Part VIII

[Editor’s Note: This article continues a compilation of counsel given to strengthen and encourage anyone who is struggling through a crisis caused by the “Power of Speech.”] What is one time when we should not speak? “God lives and reigns, and if you take hold of His work cheerfully and willingly, He will bless and ... Read more

Children’s Story – God Will Take Care of You

As I cared for a little bluebird that needed extra food for his brood, God takes care of me, and He will take care of you. We serve a mighty God!

The Pen of Inspiration – The Influence of the Truth

Truth is elevating and uplifting. Those who receive the truth in earnestness and sincerity bear fruit, which shows that the entire life is changed. But many who claim to believe the truth are no honor to the truth because they are not sanctified by it.

Restoring the Temple – Why Not Meat?

While you might be a vegetarian or a vegan, you probably know many people that are not. Do you know what to tell them when they ask, “Why not meat?”

Ask the Pastor – How to Deal with Angry People?

Question: How do you deal with a person who loses their temper every time you try to discuss certain issues in order to clear up problems? I have been distressed about this for some time. Is there any easy way to relate to such a matter?

Nature Nugget – Salmon Migration

There are five species of Pacific salmon: Chinook, Chum, Coho, Pink, and Sockeye. Pacific salmon are anadromous, meaning they spend part of their lives in freshwater and part in saltwater.

The Robes of White

Some day these scarlet robes we wear Shall turn to lily white, And all these crosses that we bear Will change to crowns so bright.

Food for Life – Better ‘N Burgers

“The Lord has shown me that Sabbath-keepers as a rule labor too hard, without allowing themselves change or periods of rest. Recreation is needful to those who engage in physical labor, and is still more essential for those whose work is principally mental. It is not essential to our salvation nor for the glory of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Time of the Domination of Modern Babylon

August 28, 2004 - September 3, 2004 - For how long would modern Babylon exercise dominion over God’s people and law? Daniel 7:25. note: “ ‘Power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.’ And, says the prophet, ‘I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death.’

Bible Study Guides – The Message of the Sanctuary and Its Cleansing

September 4, 2004 - September 10, 2004 - As a people, we should be earnest students of prophecy; we should not rest until we become intelligent in regard to the subject of the sanctuary, which is brought out in the visions of Daniel and John.

Bible Study Guides – Daniel’s Prayer and the Explanation of the 2300 Days

September 11, 2004 - September 17, 2004 - The 2300 days had been found to begin when the commandment of Artaxerxes for the restoration and building of Jerusalem, went into effect, in the autumn of b.c. 457. Taking this as the starting point, there was perfect harmony in the application of all the events foretold ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Review

September 18, 2004 - September 24, 2004 - Why did righteous Daniel confess sin? What blessing came as a result? When does the time period of Daniel 8:14 begin? Therefore when will it end? What preparation is demanded of us who are living in such times? See Daniel 9; Malachi 3:1–3.

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