LandMarks Magazine Contents

2023 August

The Christian’s Inheritance

If a Christian said to me that the Christian’s inheritance was eternal life in heaven, I would not argue with his statement. But, to my mind, eternal life in heaven is actually a side benefit of the Christian’s inheritance.

Abraham’s Test of Faith

When Abraham was around 70 years of age, still a relatively young man in those days, God gave him his first test of faith by directing him to leave his home in Ur of the Chaldees—today the southern part of Iraq—and go to a place that He would reveal to Him.

Peace that Surpasses All Understanding

The peace that Christ gave to His disciples, and for which we pray, is the peace that is born of truth, a peace that is not to be quenched because of division.

Jesus and Prayer

These examples of Christ’s prayers demonstrate the possibilities of prayer. Jesus prayed, and even His garments became glistening. How different from our tame and lifeless prayer!

Talk Faith, and Move Forward

Do not talk unbelief at all, because the more you talk unbelief the more unbelief you will have; and the more you talk darkness, the more darkness you will have; and the more you talk light, the more light you will have; and the more you talk faith, you will have faith. … 

Story – Successful Successor

An emperor had no children. He decided to select a suitable successor to his throne from the boys of his empire.

On Being Perfect

So what is it? It’s been right in front of us the whole time—the life of Jesus Christ. Plain and simple, Jesus lived a perfect life and this is the life we are told that we are to live in the same way and by the same power that He did.

Health – Elderberries

Strain the elderberries using a fine mesh sieve, pressing the berries to get any extra liquid out. You might want to line the sieve with cheesecloth. This will help squeeze out all the liquid from the berries.

The Megapode

The megapode, also called the Australian incubator bird, is a medium-to-large sized, chicken-like bird with a small head, heavy legs, and big feet with sharp claws. The name literally means large foot.

Question – Can there ever be true unity?

Question: Can there ever be true unity? Answer: Of course, there can be no unity with the world or the devil—not in one single thought or action—if our desire is to be saved.

Enticements and Desires

“Each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires [lusts] and enticed.” James 1:14. Although the New Testament typically uses the word lust to describe a very strong, forbidden and unlawful desire,...

Recipe – Edible Flower Salad

Edible Flowers It is generally believed that nourishing foods consist of fruits, vegetables, nuts, greens, and proteins. But have you ever considered flowers? They are exquisite extensions of plants, fortifying the pollinating community of birds, bees, and other wildlife. We tend to forget that some flowers are edible, full of vitamins and minerals, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory ... Read more

Bible Study – Human Nature

August 27 – September 2, 2023 - HUMAN NATURE PERVERTED As a result of Adam’s and Eve’s disobedience, what happened to their nature? Romans 5:12, 17, 19

Bible Study – A New Creation

September 3 – 9, 2023 - Key Text “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17

Bible Study – The True Vine

September 10 – 16, 2023 - Key Verse “I am the vine, you are the branches. He that abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” John 15:5

Bible Study – Warning Against Disobedience

September 17 – 23, 2023 - Key Text “For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by the obedience of one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous.” Romans 5:19

Bible Study – Victorious Temperance

September 24 – 30, 2023 - You need to exercise temperance in all things. Cultivate the higher powers of the mind, and there will be less strength of growth of the animal.

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