LandMarks Magazine Contents

2006 February

Editorial – The “Impossible” Possibility

Let every one act his part in self-denial and self-sacrifice. Our people are not to wait for more appeals, but are to lay right hold of the work, making those things which appear impossibilities, possibilities.

1 Corinthians 12 and 13, Part I

Concluding 1 Corinthians 12, the apostle Paul pleads, “But earnestly desire the best gifts. And yet I show you a more excellent way.” What is the “more excellent way”? It is Christian love, which we all must have. Love is one of the key ingredients for the body to stay together.

The Remnant Church Not Babylon, Part II

If those who have been proclaiming the message that the church is Babylon, had used the money expended in publishing and circulating this error, in building up, instead of tearing down, they would have made it evident that they were with the people whom God is leading.

Knowing the Time, Part I

In Romans 13:11–14, we read: “And, knowing the time, that already it is the hour for you to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we believed.

Surrender, Part II

When we are surrendered, we cannot be rebels. When we surrender, we give up our authority, and we come under the authority of Another.

The Ten Commandments, Part VIII – The Sabbath is a Delight

In Part VII of this series, we laid down some of the concepts about the seventh-day Sabbath. In this article, we will consider some of the things that God has asked us to do and not to do in observance of the seventh-day Sabbath. In Isaiah 58:13, 14, we read: “If thou turn away thy ... Read more

Children’s Story – Good Neighbor Policy

He never stole from us or anyone else in town again, as far as I know. Perhaps he learned how to be a good neighbor that day. I know I did. “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Leviticus 19:18.

The Pen of Inspiration – The Living Testimony

When the members of the church are one with Christ, there will be union one with another, and this unity will be a living testimony to the world of the power of the gospel.

Nature Nugget – Seed Dispersal Methods

An important function of seeds is dispersal, a method of establishing new plants in suitable places away from the parent plant so as to avoid competition with it.

Ask the Pastor – Instant Conversion

Is there such a thing as an instant conversion? Should not conversions take place over a period of time so that people can process the gospel?

Restoring the Temple – Proteins

After the flood the people ate largely of animal food. God saw that the ways of man were corrupt, and that he was disposed to exalt himself proudly against his Creator and to follow the inclinations of his own heart.

Food for Life – Granola Bars

The following quotes are from the pen of Ellen G. White. The date given after the book reference is the date the statement was said or written. “We do not mark out any precise line to be followed in diet; but we do say that in countries where there are fruits, grains, and nuts in ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Laborer Worthy of His Hire

February 26, 2006 - March 4, 2006 - What principle does the apostle Paul set forth concerning the support of laborers? What is said of the support of those who minister the Word of God? 1 Corinthians 9:7–14. What would be the result if all God’s children paid a faithful tithe?

Bible Study Guides – A Test of Loyalty and Devotion—Holding the Ropes

March 5, 2006 - March 11, 2006 - What test did the Lord provide to prove the loyalty of our first parents? Genesis 2:16, 17; 3:3.

Bible Study Guides – The Blessings Derived from Faithful Stewardship

March 12, 2006 - March 18, 2006 - God will furnish facilities so that the faithful steward of His entrusted means shall be supplied with a sufficiency in all things, and be enabled to abound to every good work. [11 Corinthians 9:9, 10 quoted.]

Bible Study Guides – The Gift of the Holy Spirit; God’s Assurance of Victory

March 19, 2006 - March 25, 2006 - The Holy Spirit was the highest of all gifts that He [Jesus] could solicit from His Father for the exaltation of His people. The Spirit was to be given as a regenerating agent, and without this the sacrifice of Christ would have been of no avail.

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