LandMarks Magazine Contents

2012 February

Editorial – The Time of the Harvest

The harvest time that we are now in is the reason so many unbelievable things are happening in both the world and in the church.

The Seed of Criticism

"Every deed of thoughtful kindness, of obedience, or of self-denial, will reproduce itself in others, and through them in still others. So every act of envy, malice, or dissention is a seed that will spring up in a ‘root of bitterness’ (Hebrews 12:15), whereby many shall be defiled. And how much larger number will the ... Read more

Peace While War Rages

It is the spirit cherished which gives coloring to all our actions. A man at peace with God and his fellow men cannot be made miserable. Envy will not be in his heart; evil surmising will find no room there; hatred cannot exist. The heart in harmony with God is lifted above the annoyances and ... Read more

Law and Judgment

Jesus, the true Shepherd is calling upon us to follow Him. He says, “I have kept My Father’s commandments” (John 15:10). He leads His sheep in the path of humble obedience to the Law of God. He never encourages any to transgress the law, which is as sacred as His throne, and by it, everyone ... Read more

Vital Godliness Bruises His Head

“Unless there is a possibility of yielding, temptation is no temptation. Temptation is resisted when man is powerfully influenced to do a wrong action; and, knowing that he can do it, resists, by faith, with a firm hold upon divine power.”

Keys to the Storehouse – My Fears

The life in which the fear of the Lord is cherished will not be a life of sadness and gloom. It is the absence of Christ that makes the countenance sad, and the life a pilgrimage of sighs. Those who are filled with self-esteem and self-love do not feel the need of a living, personal ... Read more

Children’s Story – You Can’t Fool God

Would they confess? Sadly, they did not. But did they fool God? Not for a moment. God knew all along and in His love and providence brought true light to those who sincerely love Him.

Health – Oregano

On a per gram fresh weight basis, oregano and other herbs ranked even higher in antioxidant activity than fruits and vegetables, which are known to be high in antioxidants. In comparison to the antioxidant activities of a few select fruits and vegetables, the potency of oregano ranks supreme.

Pen of Inspiration – Heaven’s Judgments on the Wicked

When the blackness deepened, with the clouds in the south, I supposed it would be no ordinary storm that we should have, and I thought of the day when the judgment of God would be poured out upon the world, when blackness and horrible darkness would clothe the heavens as sackcloth of hair.

Food – Benefits of Fiber

Have you noticed lately that there’s been more and more in the news about the importance of fiber in our diets? It seems like everywhere I look there are new high fiber foods (processed junk foods) that are hitting the grocer’s shelves or being touted on television ads as being good for you and your ... Read more

Recipe – Mixed Berry Smoothie

2 frozen bananas 4-5 strawberries 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 1 Tbsp. maple syrup or sugar 1-2 Tbsp. ground flax seeds ½ cup frozen spinach (Optional) 1-2 cups ice (depending on desired thickness) (If using frozen berries, use soy, almond or rice milk instead of ice) Toss all ingredients together into a high-speed blender. ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Molded by the Master

February 26, 2012 - March 3, 2012 - You are to be as clay in the hands of the potter, and if you submit yourself to Christ, He will fashion you into a vessel unto honor, fit for the Master’s use. The only thing that stands in the way of the soul who is not ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Brightening Our Surroundings

March 4, 2012 - March 10, 2012 - Why are God’s people able to take decided action in expanding missionary efforts with holy boldness? Isaiah 54:3, 4. Note: “Unmistakable evidences point to the nearness of the end. The warning is to be given in certain tones.”

Bible Study Guides – A Call to Self-Sacrifice

March 11, 2012 - March 17, 2012 - Some for the sake of commercial advantage, or to acquire scientific knowledge, will venture into unsettled regions and cheerfully endure sacrifice and hardship; but how few for the sake of their fellow men are willing to move their families into regions that are in need of the ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Facing Trials and Opposition

March 18, 2012 - March 24, 2012 - What example has our Master given us in the face of opposition? Isaiah 42:4. Note: “We are to present the word of life to those whom we may judge to be as hopeless subjects as if they were in their graves. Though they may seem to be ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Stand Up for Jesus!

March 25, 2012 - March 31, 2012 - Listen to the voice of mercy that now pleads with you to arise from the dead that Christ may give you light. Every moment now seems to connect itself directly with the destinies of the unseen world. Then let not your pride and unbelief lead you to ... Read more

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