LandMarks Magazine Contents

2005 February

Editorial – Sympathy

Sympathy is one of the strongest emotions and determinants of human behavior. Sympathy had a great deal to do with the fall of one-third of the angels in heaven.

The Seven Churches, Part V : The Church of Pergamos

...if the church becomes worldly, then those within the church who remain pure will suffer persecution by the rest of the church. That is what happened in Pergamos.

Why is it so Difficult to Turn Around? Part II

How do we stay turned around? In John 15, Jesus said, “Abide in Me.” (Verses 4–7.) If we want to be delivered from sin, we have to turn toward Him and stay turned toward Him.

“How Readest Thou?” Part I

“How readest thou?” Are you sure where you will spend eternity? Have you made your election sure? What is the bottom line to be ready for Jesus’ soon return? We need a new spiritual vision.

Peter’s Counsel to Parents, Part II : The Path of Progress

And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; and to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

Lessons from the Children of Israel, Part II

This is an interesting declaration that God makes concerning their “whoredoms.” To what is God referring? He is referring to the idolatrous practices in which they were involved.

The Spirit and Power of Elijah, Part I

Elijah’s strength did not lie in himself or his surroundings. He was of humble extraction. He had no special training. He is expressly said to have been a man ‘of like passions’ with ourselves.

Children’s Corner – The Right Decision

When my mother told me good-bye, she said tenderly, in a low tone, “Remember, Robert, that you are a Christian boy.”

The Pen of Inspiration: Abiding in Christ, Part I

“I in him.” It is of the greatest importance that you abide in Christ, and that in your humanity you lay hold upon divinity. Unless you take hold by living faith of his divine power,

Nature Nugget: The Mangrove Rivulus

The Mangrove Rivulus is a small killifish (a family of numerous small, oviparous fishes much used as bait and in mosquito control) found in the tropical and subtropical portions of the western Atlantic/Caribbean Basin from central Florida south through the West Indies and Caribbean to Brazil.

Restoring the Temple: Physiology of Digestion

Exercise is important to digestion, and to a healthy condition of body and mind. You need physical exercise. . . . Healthy, active exercise is what you need. This will invigorate the mind.

Ask the Pastor – The Unconverted Spouse

If she takes a superior attitude toward her unconverted husband, she will only stir up his opposition to the truth and make her circumstances miserable.

Food for Life – Eggplant Spread

Eternal life is the receiving of the living elements in the Scriptures, the doing of the will of God. This is what is meant by eating the flesh and drinking the blood of the Son of God. It is the privilege of all to partake of the bread of heaven by studying the Word, and ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Second Advent Church Rejects the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy, Part 1

February 27, 2005 - March 5, 2005 - In this week’s lesson we will study the trials and attitudes of the second advent church toward the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy. It is the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy that stand as the audible voice of God in the second advent movement.

Bible Study Guides – The Second Advent Church Rejects the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy, Part 11

March 6, 2005 - March 12, 2005 - The following quotation had reference to the 1901 General Conference session: “One day at noon I [Ellen White] was writing of the work that might have been done at the last General Conference if the men in positions of trust had followed the will and way of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Many of His Disciples Turn Back

March 13, 2005 - March 19, 2005 - “When Jesus presented the testing truth that caused so many of His disciples to turn back, He knew what would be the result of His words; but He had a purpose of mercy to fulfill.”

Bible Study Guides – Many of His Disciples Turn Back at the Present Time

March 20, 2005 - March 26, 2005 - “Compassionate Redeemer, who in the full knowledge of the doom that awaited Him, tenderly smoothed the way for the disciples, prepared them for their crowning trial, and strengthened them for the final test.”

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