LandMarks Magazine Contents

2012 August

Editorial – Wholly Grace

Divine grace is needed at the beginning, divine grace at every step of advance, and divine grace alone can complete the work. … A connection with the divine agency every moment is essential to our progress. … It will never do to cease our efforts. If we do not progress, if we do not place ... Read more

Much to Learn, Much More to Unlearn

God and heaven alone are infallible. Those who think that they will never have to give up a cherished view, never have occasion to change an opinion, will be disappointed. As long as we hold to our own ideas and opinions with determined persistency, we cannot have the unity for which Christ prayed.

The Two Adams

Where Adam’s test was the simplest that God could give him, Abraham’s test was the most severe, yet in reality it was the same test. God had given Abraham a son in his old age, whom he loved dearly. Then God said, “I want you to sacrifice him” (Genesis 22:2). The father of the faithful ... Read more


It is evident that indeed there is a great lack of true faith abiding in our world. People are fearful of the future, rather insecure, hopeless and bewildered and rightfully so. In the words of a song writer, “People need the Lord … .” Faith is one of the graces of the Holy Spirit as ... Read more

Outreach Ideas from the Past to the Present – Postal Card Sermon

A friend sends a postal card with the following hints on prayer, in order that our prayers may be answered: We must ask in the name of Jesus. John 14:13, 14 We must abide in Him, and have His word abiding in us. John 15:7...


It is the goal of all Christians awaiting the Second Coming of Jesus to gain the victory over the adversary, the devil, and the way to do that is to memorize the promises, thinking upon them and using them as they are needed.

Health – Natural Foods

What are natural foods? They are foods that are natural, such as apples, potatoes, corn, almonds, etc. They have no added artificial flavorings, colors, or preservatives; and they are foods that are not refined, such as white flour or corn oil.

Current Events – Fire and Flood

Wakulla County, Florida, meanwhile, has seen more than 26 inches of rain. Authorities there advised people to stay in their homes due to washed out and flooded roads. Flash flood warnings were issued for parts of northern Florida and southern Georgia as Debby moved eastward. Hundreds of thousands of people have been impacted, many having ... Read more

Children’s Story – Mad Elephants and a Wicked King

Wild elephants were brought in that had been treated badly and were fierce and angry. Their drinking water was spiked with something that made them drunk. The day of the big event came to drive the drunken, mad elephants into the arena to kill the poor Jews that were captive there.

Food – Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a relative of buckwheat and has an earthy, sour flavor. Having originated in Western China, Tibet, Mongolia, Siberia and neighboring areas, the traditional role was medicinal—the dried root was a popular remedy for a wide range of illnesses.

Recipe – Glazed Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

1 ¼ cups sugar 1/8 tsp. salt 1/3 cup flour 1 pastry for 2-crust pie 2 cups fresh rhubarb, cut in 1 inch pieces 2 cups fresh strawberries 2 Tbsp. margarine 1 Tbsp. sugar Combine 1 ¼ cups sugar, salt, and flour. Arrange half the strawberries and rhubarb in a pastry-lined 9 inch pie pan. ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Modern Pot of Manna

August 26, 2012 - September 1, 2012 - There are but few as yet who are aroused sufficiently to understand how much their habits of diet have to do with their health, their characters, their usefulness in this world, and their eternal destiny.

Bible Study Guides – What Is Health Reform?

September 2, 2012 - September 8, 2012 - The system must be properly nourished in order to perform its work. It is contrary to health reform, after cutting off the great variety of unwholesome dishes, to go to the opposite extreme, reducing the quantity and quality of the food to a low standard. Instead of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Identifying God’s People

September 9, 2012 - September 15, 2012 - “Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.” I Peter 2:9.

Bible Study Guides – Advancing and Growing in the Present Truth

September 16, 2012 - September 22, 2012 - “Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.” II Peter 1:12.

Bible Study Guides – Preparing for Eternity

September 23, 2012 - September 29, 2012 - What standard must be reached by those who are preparing for the coming of Christ? Matthew 5:48; Philippians 3:14–16. Note: “Do you imagine you can leave off sin a little at a time? Oh, leave the accursed thing at once! Hate the things that Christ hates, love ... Read more

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