LandMarks Magazine Contents

2011 February

Editorial – The Forbidden Fruit

Eve found out, to her great sorrow, that God meant what He said when she and Adam, her husband were forbidden to eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

What is Sin?

This subject, even though so simple, has been the subject of a great amount of controversy. What is sin? What does sin do? What are the complications of sin? The Bible explanation of sin is not complicated.

What Brings Success

Jesus, our example, was successful in everything He did. We may not measure some of the things He did in the context of what we understand success to be, but everything He pursued was perfect. We understand from the word of God that it is also possible for us today to be as He was ... Read more

Plague Spots – Few are Chosen

The word of God tells us that many are called but few are chosen. Anything out of harmony with the principles of heaven will not be chosen. Anytime you do something or choose something that is out of harmony with the principles of heaven, you turn away from walking with Jesus, just like that young ... Read more

Five Aspects of Forgiveness

There are five aspects of forgiveness that are necessary to consider and experience. In order to become better Christians, we need to understand, receive and willingly apply these principles to our own lives.

Testimony – Holes in the Heart

There are many empty spaces found in each one’s heart. They are not holes in the ground or holes in torn fabric but holes in lives caused by loneliness, sorrow, depression, illness, or perhaps some cherished sin eating away the texture of the soul. The result is often to dwell on those problems and, in ... Read more

Inspiration – The Privilege of Prayer

After Christ was baptized of John in Jordan, He came up out of the water, and bowing upon the bank of the river, He prayed fervently to his Heavenly Father. The heavens were opened to his prayer, and the light of the glory of God, brighter than the sun at noonday, shone from the eternal ... Read more

Historial Gem – Fearful Rejection

The Jews made a formal complaint against Felix, and he was summoned to Rome to answer their charges. He well knew that his course of extortion and oppression had given them abundant ground for complaint, but he still hoped to conciliate them.

Health – Watercress

Watercress is considered to be a most wonderful plant by many herbalists. A member of the cabbage family, it is very nutritious. Besides containing carotenoids and lutein, memory and mental functions are improved by eating it.

Keys to the Storehouse – Which Bundle are you Choosing?

In which bundle are you being bound? Is it the bundle or company that is obeying God as He calls us to come out from the world and be separate? Or is it the bundle or company that stands on the wide road with the whole world and following after worldly policy and ideas?

Children’s Story – Kindness of a Stranger

Those heartwarming comments touched the horseman deeply. “I’m most grateful for what you have said,” he told the old man. “May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness and compassion.”

Food – I Choose Not to Smoke

It is beneficial to know why you smoke and then have a strategy to deal with this. If it is due to nervousness, combat the nervousness with exercise. If you like to physically manipulate the cigarette, and then start a project that uses your hands.

Recipe – Marinated Baked Tofu

1 16 oz. brick tofu 1 Tbsp. chicken-like seasoning 2 Tbsp. Bragg’s Liquid Aminos Dice the tofu and place in a bowl with the seasoning. Toss to coat evenly. Place the seasoned tofu on an oiled cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes, or until lightly browned. This can be frozen; if ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – A Little Leaven

February 27, 2011 - March 5, 2011 - How does the neglect of little things affect our lives? The Song of Solomon 2:15. Note: “It is the little foxes that spoil the vines; the little neglects, the little deficiencies, the little dishonesties, the little departures from principle, that blind the soul and separate it from ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Character Revealed

March 6, 2011 - March 12, 2011 - How do loveless Christians reveal their character? Matthew 7:4, 5. Note: “The sin that leads to the most unhappy results is the cold, critical, unforgiving spirit that characterizes Pharisaism. When the religious experience is devoid of love, Jesus is not there; the sunshine of His presence is ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Freedom of Choice

March 13, 2011 - March 19, 2011 - Why will one class of people remain blind to the truth? II Corinthians 4:3, 4. Note: “God does not propose to remove every objection which the carnal heart may bring against His truth.

Bible Study Guides – Victory

March 20, 2011 - March 26, 2011 - Wherein is our only hope of victory? I Corinthians 15:57; I Peter 5:9; Philippians 4:13; Romans 8:37. Note: “The example of Christ shows us that our only hope of victory is in continual resistance of Satan’s attacks.

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