LandMarks Magazine Contents

2005 August

Editorial – Types and Shadows, Part III

It has been recognized by Bible commentators for many years that Paul was attempting to correct certain Gnostic practices, which had crept into the church at Colossae.

The Seven Churches, Part XI: The Church of Laodicea

In our study of the seven churches, we have come to the last church—Laodicea. God has some straight things to say to the Laodicean church!

Rendering to God His Own, Part I

But when they robbed God in tithes and in offerings they were made to realize that they were not only robbing Him but themselves, for He limited His blessings to them just in proportion as they limited their offerings to Him.

Peter’s Counsel to Parents, Part VIII: “Steadfast Unto the End”

In the full assurance of his faith, the aged disciple exhorted his brethren to steadfastness of purpose in the Christian life. “Give diligence,” he pleaded, “to make your calling and election sure:...

The Ten Commandments, Part III: Idol Worship is Bad News

Idol worship denigrates the idea of worshipping God to the level of worshipping goats and devils. What an abomination to our Creator!

The Seal of Apostleship, Leaders Ordained of God

While it is true that the responsibility of leadership rests heavily upon the officers of the local churches, yet this responsibility is to be shared by the ordained ministers and by conference officers.

Restoring the Temple – Dress: A Part of Health Reform

Many who profess to be Christians spend so much on dress that they have nothing to spare for the needs of others.

The Pen of Inspiration – By Faith See Jesus

With the eye of faith behold Him walking in the streets of the cities, gathering the weak and weary to Himself. Helpless, sinful human beings crowd about Him.

Children’s Corner – Three In a Row, Part III

The little group in the cabin never saw Miss Lawrence again, but many pleasant reminders of her came to them by way of the market man, and they dated their happier life from the day when, “three in a row,” they sang their first song to the passengers on the tourist train.

Nature Nugget – The Ivory-billed Woodpecker

One of six species of birds officially declared to be extinct in North America north of Mexico, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker shook the scientific community with its reappearance.

Ask the Pastor – Importance of Faith

The Scriptures make it clear that we are justified by faith. (Romans 3:28; 5:1.) Why does God set such a premium on faith?

Food for Life – Herbed Green Beans

We are in suffering need of men and women who possess sound reasoning faculties,—who can trace from cause to effect. We need persons who will educate themselves to cook healthfully. Many know how to cook meats and vegetables in different forms, who yet do not understand how to prepare simple and appetizing dishes.” The Youth’s ... Read more

God’s People Delivered – Part IV – The Second Coming and the Battle of Armageddon

August 28, 2005 - September 3, 2005 - “And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.” Revelation 16:16.

Bible Study Guides – The Saints Taken to Heaven

September 4, 2005 - September 10, 2005 - “Before the ransomed throng is the Holy City. Jesus opens wide the pearly gates, and the nations that have kept the truth enter in. There they behold the Paradise of God, the home of Adam in his innocency.”

Bible Study Guides – The Millennium and the Executive Judgment

September 11, 2005 - September 17, 2005 - What is the first thing Jesus does as He returns to earth after the millennium? Revelation 20:5.

Bible Study Guides – The New Earth

September 18, 2005 - September 24, 2005 - ‘I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away.’ Revelation 21:1. The fire... purifies the earth.

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