LandMarks Magazine Contents

1996 February

Editorial – Sinners in Zion, part 2

The sinners in Zion are the same as the tares who are in the church. "There are many sinners in Zion, and they are likened to tares among the wheat."

Who and What is the Church?

How many churches are there? "There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling." Ephesians 4:4. There is just one.

A Letter to Newlyweds

You, my children, have given your hearts to one another; unitedly give them wholly, unreservedly to God. In your married life, seek to elevate one another.

New Testament Church Organization

Who decides who is going to be a church member? Is it the pope who has the keys? If it is not the pope, is it the church board? Can they decide? What about the church body?

Food for Life – Vegetarianism

"Until God changes what a person is, don’t try to change what he does!" On the subject of health the Lord is not arbitrary. There are reasons for each of His health principles.

What Inspiration Says About – Being Deceived

Error is falsehood and deception. Those who partake of it must suffer in consequence, as did Adam and Eve in Eden. Error is never harmless. It never sanctifies, but always brings confusion and dissension.

James White and Church Organization

The conference was the first official General Conference session. It marked the completion of the organizational structure among Seventh-day Adventists. Attendance was such that meetings were held in the tent on the green across the street from the Review office.

Martin Luther, part XV – The Diet at Augsburg

For though Luther was able to see by faith the Hands of God upholding all, Melancthon who was the chief negotiator for the Protestants seemed to imagine the imminent fall of the cause and was about to surrender all.

Children’s Story – Dangerous Doors

Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth: keep the door of my lips.’ Then He will send Patience to stand on one side and Love on the other, and no unkind word will dare come out.

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