LandMarks Magazine Contents

2017 December

Editorial – The Crisis Issue at the End of the World

Nobody can be saved who is a violator of the second commandment unless he repents and is converted and forsakes that sin. Notice the warnings about this in 1 Corinthians 6:9; Revelation 21:8; 22:15.

The Rule of the Judgment

It is the golden rule that will determine each person’s eternal destiny in the judgment. Jesus identifies Himself with those who are in trouble or need.

The Reason Why We Sin

All the descendants of Adam have inherited a tendency to sin. Before his sin, Adam’s nature was holy after the divine nature of his creator, God. After his fall Adam’s nature became sinful

The Face of Jesus

Soon we will see that tiny cloud about the size of a hand quickly coming towards us that grows in magnitude. As it gets closer we see it is composed of myriads of angels. Riding on the cloud is the King of kings, Lord of lords. As we look we will see the face of ... Read more

Death and Sunset

There is much speculation as to what happens when a person dies. The Bible strongly indicates that consciousness is destroyed in death.

Current Events – Can The Bible Be Trusted

According to the poll it is the first time in forty years that biblical skepticism has surpassed biblical literalism. About half of Americans say the Bible is the inspired word of God but not all of it should be taken literally. There has been a huge decline in Americans who self-identify as Christians and those ... Read more

Inspiration – The Power of Song

The history of the songs of the Bible is full of suggestion as to the uses and benefits of music and song. Music is often perverted to serve purposes of evil, and it thus becomes one of the most alluring agencies of temptation.

Keys to the Storehouse – New Homes

The home of our first parents was to be a pattern for other homes as their children should go forth to occupy the earth. … The blue heavens were its dome; the earth, with its delicate flowers and carpet of living green, was its floor; and the leafy branches of the goodly trees were its ... Read more

Question & Answer – Explain who are the “sons of God” and “daughters of men” in Genesis 6:2?

The descendants of Seth were called the sons of God; the descendants of Cain, the sons of men. As the sons of God mingled with the sons of men, they became corrupt and, by intermarriage with them, lost, through the influence of their wives, their peculiar, holy character, and united with the sons of Cain ... Read more

Health – The Brain and the Nerves

God hates sin, and he will pour out his wrath upon it; but he does not destroy men: this they do themselves. How? – By thinking on evil, and then acting it out. In this way it becomes ingrained in them, a part of them; in fact, it is they themselves, SIN!

Life Sketches – A Rich Fool

Ironically, there is temporal gain in this world that later results in great loss, and there is also temporal loss that later results in great gain. A wise person considers the long-term effects of day-by-day decisions. 

Children’s Story – Dearer to Her Than Life

The day came when soldiers tied the hands of Mrs. Lauchlison and led her away to her execution. “Let me go too!” Margaret begged. Guarded by soldiers, she walked beside her friend to the beach where a wooden stake already stood at the water’s edge.

Food – Immune-Boosting Nutrition

Feeding the body certain foods will keep the immune system on guard, having a major influence on immune health. The body’s most powerful protection is achieved by eating a well-balanced diet containing a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, whole grains, seeds, and nuts.

Recipe – Cold and Flu Home Remedy Drink

Add to blender onion, garlic cloves and ginger; pulse. Add lemon juice and orange chunks and pulse until orange is finely blended. Pour into glass; whisk in honey. Sip slowly.

Insights from the Book of Isaiah (2) – The Crisis in Heaven

December 31 - January 6, 2018 - The bulwarks of Satan will never triumph. Victory will attend the third angel’s message. As the Captain of the Lord’s host tore down the walls of Jericho, so will the Lord’s commandment-keeping people triumph, and all opposing elements be defeated.

Insights from the Book of Isaiah (2) – The Voice in the Wildnerness

January 7 - 13, 2018 - Our work of heralding the second coming of Christ is similar to that of John the Baptist, the forerunner of Christ at His first advent. We are to proclaim to the world the message, ‘The great day of the Lord is near’ (Zephaniah 1:14). 

Insights from the Book of Isaiah (2) – Meeting the Messiah

January 14 - 20, 2018 - As Isaiah prophesied of Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, what did he reveal about the work of the Messiah? Isaiah 40:9–11.

Insights from the Book of Isaiah (2) – The Creator’s Comfort and Care

January 21 – 27, 2018 - Jesus was the fountain of healing mercy for the world; and through all those secluded years at Nazareth, His life flowed out in currents of sympathy and tenderness.

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