LandMarks Magazine Contents

2022 December

Editorial – On Being Perfect

The law requires righteousness—a righteous life, a perfect character; and this man has not to give. He cannot meet the claims of God’s holy law. But Christ, coming to the earth as man, lived a holy life, and developed a perfect character.

Commemorating the Birth of Christ

The question has been asked many times, “How should a Christian celebrate Christmas?” Is it right to celebrate Christmas?

What Everyone Needs and No One Has

The righteousness of Christ is a major theme of the New Testament, so let’s look at seven facts about righteousness.

The Song of Mary

The song of Mary is a song for the humble, but it is also a song for the proud. In Mary’s day, you had to have money or position to be important. Church offices were obtained by quid pro quo, prevalent in the church in those days.

Story – The Widow’s Christmas

Christmas Eve came. Mrs. Mulford was in the midst of a troubled dream, when shouts of “Merry Christmas!” rang through the house and awakened her to the reality of the day she so long had dreaded.

Inspiration – The Child Life of Jesus

It is written of Jesus in childhood that “the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.”

Remembering What Matters

December 25 is celebrated by Christians around the world as the day that Christ was born. A diligent student of the Bible knows that it does not tell, anywhere within its pages, the exact day of Christ’s birth.

Nature – The Lamb

A restored lamb will thrive in health, learn mannerisms, nurse appropriately, gain weight, play with other lambs, prance on all four limbs, run, climb, express curiosity in its environment, nap throughout the day,...

Question – There are things that I have to get out of my life, but how?

I know I’m not right with God. There are things that I have to get out of my life, but how? Answer: Paul understood this situation completely.

Health – Trust in Divine Power

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5, 6

To Him Who Overcomes

Ephesus – “To him who overcomes I will give to eat from the tree of life, which is in the midst of the Paradise of God.” Revelation 2:7

Introduction to the Mystery of Godliness Series

In the late summer of 2021, Pastor John Grosboll began a series of sermons entitled The Mystery of Godliness. These sermons are available on DVD and YouTube. However, the LandMarks staff is excited to bring them to you reduced to article format.

Joy to the World

A joyful and glorious hymn of praise to God for sending His Son, and a looking forward to His soon return, Joy to the World is a wonderful song to sing all throughout the year.

Recipe – Granola Bites

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Bible Study – Humanity’s Fall

January 1 – 7, 2023 - He who, from love to Eve, had deliberately chosen to forfeit the approval of God, his home in Paradise, and an eternal life of joy, could now, after his fall, endeavor to make his companion, and even the Creator Himself, responsible for the transgression. So terrible is the power ... Read more

Bible Study – Jesus Christ Our Only Hope

January 8 – 14, 2023 - Every soul may say: ‘By His perfect obedience He has satisfied the claims of the law, and my only hope is found in looking to Him as my substitute and surety, who obeyed the law perfectly for me.

Bible Study – Jesus Christ—Fully God

January 15 – 21, 2023 - “With solemn dignity Jesus answered, ‘Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I AM.’ Silence fell upon the vast assembly. The name of God, given to Moses to express the idea of the eternal presence, had been claimed as His own by this Galilean Rabbi.

Bible Study – The Divinity of Christ—Confessions

January 22 – 28, 2023 - How did Jesus give evidence of His divinity? John 10:24–29 Note: “The blessed Bible gives us a knowledge of the great plan of salvation, and shows us how every individual may have eternal life.

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