LandMarks Magazine Contents

2010 December

Editorial – Escape

Many people escape—some from communist or Nazi countries, some from prison or concentration camps, some from religious bigotry, and others from family or supposed friends of whom they were in danger. This world is a type of concentration camp—quarantined from the rest of the universe because of sin. However, a few people will escape.

Methuselah’s Grandchildren

This is talking about all the people who are in Methuselah’s situation. He lost his whole family except for Noah and his wife. He lost nearly everything. In the Kingdom of Heaven there will be people from all ages who have come from this kind of a situation.

The Number Ten – How Significant!

The number ten appears to be very significant in our society as well as in the Bible. Here are several secular examples. In baseball there are at least ten players on the field all the time including the batter. In basketball there are always ten players on the court, five on each side.

A New Commandment

Before we discuss this new commandment, let us identify just who are the true members of God’s family. We “are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:26), but what does this mean? Basically, it is trusting in God’s Word and His promises and willingly obeying or keeping that Word.

It is Your Choice

The power of choice that God has given to everyone depends upon the right action of the will. Before the fall, man’s will was naturally in harmony with God’s will. Man was made upright with noble traits of character without any inclination towards evil. But everything changed after the fall when man’s will was given ... Read more

Keys to the Storehouse – A Genuine Apology

Today, genuine, heartfelt apologies are a rare commodity. Many people go to great lengths to convince the other person that they were responsible for the impatient or angry reaction that they received. In making an apology for not responding in a Christlike manner...

Health – Onions

Onions can be used to relieve an earache, no matter how painful or swollen. Roast a whole onion and when it is cool enough to touch, but still warm (being careful because of the heat that is kept in the layers of the roasted onion), peel off the skin, cut it in half, and bind ... Read more

Pen of Inspiration – The Work of the Holy Spirit

God desires to refresh His people by the gift of the Holy Spirit, baptizing them anew in His love. There is no need for a dearth of the Holy Spirit in the church. After Christ’s ascension, the Holy Spirit came upon the waiting, praying, believing disciples with a fullness and power that reached every heart.

Children’s Story – The Potter’s Vessel

One day God told Jeremiah to go to the potter’s house. A potter is someone who makes pots and bowls and all sorts of things out of clay. When he arrived at the potter’s house, he found the potter working. Jeremiah watched as the potter reached down into a deep, rank-smelling pit and brought out ... Read more

Questions and Answers – Why don’t we see miracles of healing today?

Faith is essential. While here on earth, Jesus taught that faith was an essential part of His healing. When the woman touched the hem of Christ’s garment and was healed from her disease, Jesus said, “Thy faith hath made thee whole.” Matthew 9:22.

Nature – Crayfish

Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters. They go by a variety of different regional names such as crawfish, crawdads, mudbugs, and yabbies. Crayfish are found around the world with two families occupying The Northern Hemisphere and one family The Southern Hemisphere.

Food – Cost of Smoking

The cost of smoking can never be truly determined because of the loss of human life and potential, but it is just a matter of math to determine the cost of smoking if all of the cigarettes smoked over a lifetime were purchased today.

Recipe – Zucchini Easy Pan

Zucchini Easy Pan Put some olive oil in a deep dish pan. Spread one layer of sliced onions, sliced tomatoes, sliced potatoes and, lastly sliced zucchini. Sprinkle it with a little salt and add another layer of each as before, starting with the onions, finishing with the zucchini. Sprinkle it again with salt and add ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Our Warfare

December 26, 2010 - January 1, 2011 - Under what conditions is a person able to discern the truth? Matthew 16:17; John 7:17; Philippians 3:14, 15. Note: “Christ places the salvation of man, not upon profession merely, but upon faith that is made manifest in works of righteousness."

Bible Study Guides – Signs and Lying Wonders

January 2, 2011 - January 8, 2011 - “Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders.” II Thessalonians 2:9. “Satan also works with lying wonders, even bringing down fire from heaven in the sight of men. Revelation 13:13.” The Great Controversy, 612.

Bible Study Guides – Denominational Dangers

January 9, 2011 - January 15, 2011 - "Men may profess faith in the truth; but if it does not make them sincere, kind, patient, forbearing, heavenly-minded, it is a curse to its possessors, and through their influence it is a curse to the world.”

Bible Study Guides – Before the Mirror

January 16, 2011 - January 22, 2011 - Sixth and Seventh Commandments—What are ways by which the sixth commandment is often broken? I Corinthians 3:16, 17; I John 3:15. What light did Jesus shed on the seventh commandment? Luke 16:18; Matthew 5:27, 28. How are many ensnared?

Bible Study Guides – Beware!

January 23, 2011 - January 29, 2011 - “Ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.” Jude 3. “God’s servants are not to be easily discouraged by difficulties or opposition. Those who proclaim the third angel’s message must stand bravely at their post, in the face of detraction and ... Read more

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