LandMarks Magazine Contents

2020 February

Editorial – Character Perfection

The completeness of Christian character is attained when the impulse to help and bless others springs constantly from within—when the sunshine of heaven fills the heart and is revealed in the countenance.

Synagogue of Satan

To the church in Smyrna, Jesus said, “I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan” (Revelation 2:9).

The Sure Word of Prophecy

May it be said of us, as it was said of Paul, “The foundation of his faith was the sure word of prophecy.” May God enlighten us so that we can recognize prophecy being fulfilled on a daily basis.

The Burnt Offering

The whole burnt offering had its origin at the gate of the garden of Eden (Genesis 4:4; 8:20) and extended to the cross; and it will never lose its significance as long as mankind is subject to temptation and sin.

Inspiration – Effectual Prayer

Many prayers are offered without faith. A set form of words is used, but there is no real importunity. These prayers are doubtful, hesitating; they bring no relief to those who offer them, and no comfort or hope to others.

Keys to the Storehouse – The Battle

How often the battle rages within our souls. Whom will we crucify in our lives—Jesus or Barabbas? The choice is ours. If we crucify Barabbas, the Lord Jesus is free to work a miracle in our hearts,...

Nature Nugget – Yellow-Eyed Penguin

Yellow-eyed penguins are easily identifiable among other species because of the yellow color of their eyes. They have a light yellow stripe around each eye that continues and joins in the back of their head.

Life Sketches – A Good Inheritance

My dear friend, do you want to receive the eternal inheritance? Have you noticed that in the Bible the only people who receive the eternal inheritance are the sanctified? A sanctified person is a holy person.

Question – What does the “narrow way” involve?

Tests are placed all along the way from earth to heaven. It is because of this that the road to heaven is called the narrow way. Character must be tested...

Children’s Story – Jim’s Big Decision

Some of the students looked puzzled. A few of the students looked sick. But there was joy in Jim’s heart. He was happy that he had made the decision to be honest.

Recipe – Ratatouille Provencale

Eggplant for the Skin and Hair Eggplant, also known as Brinjal or Aubergine, belongs to the nightshade family. Botanically, eggplant is a fruit and not a vegetable, native to India. Eggplant is known to be rich in a variety of vitamins, minerals and other healthy enzymes that are good for our health. Phytonutrients present in ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Early Life in Canaan

March 1 – 7, 2020 - Here [at the first encampment in Canaan], Joshua ‘circumcised the children of Israel’ (Joshua 5:3); ‘and the children of Israel encamped in Gilgal, and kept the Passover’ (verse 10). … And the Lord declared to Joshua,...

Bible Study Guides – Dealing with Misunderstanding

March 8 – 14, 2020 - How often serious difficulties arise from a simple misunderstanding, even among those who are actuated by the worthiest motives; and without the exercise of courtesy and forbearance, what serious and even fatal results may follow. …

Bible Study Guides – The Cities of Refuge

March 15 – 21, 2020 - The same merciful Saviour who appointed those temporal cities of refuge has by the shedding of His own blood provided for the transgressors of God’s law a sure retreat, into which they may flee for safety from the second death.

Bible Study Guides – Joshua’s Final Message

March 22 – 28, 2020 - How was the closing period of Joshua’s life filled with dedication to God? Joshua 24:29–31. How did the people react under reproof when their experience wavered? Judges 2:1–5.

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