LandMarks Magazine Contents

2003 January

Editorial – Divorce, Part II

After this great sacrifice was made, if the church tampers with God’s Law or teaches people to break it, our covenant with God as Christians has been broken, and a divorce is pending.

As We Near the End of Time, Part I

As we near the end, Scripture tells us, "And these things happened to them for types [some translations say for examples, or ensamples] and it is written for our warning unto whom the ends of the ages have come." 1 Corinthians 10:11.


Do you know what time it is? I do not mean the physical time but the time in this world’s history. Is time an important subject? Is time important to God? Yes, it is.

Redeem the Time, Because the Days are Evil

...put all our God-given abilities into the work, that it may be written in the books that we are "redeeming the time, because the days are evil." [Ephesians 5:16.]

New Year Resolutions

Regrettably I can remember all too many resolutions I have made and let slip away. But I believe new year’s resolutions are worth making. Let me tell you why.

Remember The Sabbath Day . . . Part V

"I counsel you, my brethren and sisters: ‘Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.’ [Exodus 20:8.] If you desire your children to observe the Sabbath according to the commandment, you must teach them by both precept and example.

Power, Righteousness, Certainty, and Eternity

Are we allowing God’s Word to do its work? If we are, we shall have the power that we need; we will have the righteousness, the certainty, and we will have an eternity with God.

From the Pen of Inspiration – Think on These Things

All things are God’s, not only by creation, but by redemption. All the blessings of this life and of the life to come are delivered to us stamped with the cross of Calvary.

Restoring the Temple – The Integumentary System

What is the largest organ of the body? With an average area of about 22 square feet (2 square meters) and a weight of 10–11 pounds (4.5–5 kg), skin—called the integument—wins hands down.

Nature Nugget – Shorebirds Talents

Shorebirds have an amazing variety of bill shapes and sizes allowing them to feed in various habitats from dry soil to shallow water. Differences in bill length and shape and in leg length allow various species to flock together for protection without seriously competing with each other for food.

Children’s Story – Spare Moments

Here he was, poor, hard-working, with but few opportunities for schooling, yet almost fitted for college, by simply improving his spare moments.

Food for Life – Melty Cheese

"Cheese should never be introduced into the stomach." Testimonies, vol. 2, 68. "Cheese is still more objectionable [than butter]; it is wholly unfit for food." The Ministry of Healing, 302. "The question whether we shall eat butter, meat, or cheese, is not to be presented to anyone as a test, but we are to educate ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 2:17-3:12

January 26- February 1, 2003 - How does the priesthood of Christ relate to things pertaining to God? Hebrews 2:17; 9:15. NOTE: "Christ is our Mediator and officiating High Priest in the presence of the Father.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 3:12 – 4:3

February 2–February 8, 2003 - What warning did the apostle Paul give to his brethren in Hebrews 3:12? Compare Matthew 24:4. NOTE: "It is right to study closely the teachings of the Bible and to search into ‘the deep things of God’ so far as they are revealed in Scripture.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 4

February 9–February 15, 2003 - Why had those who left Egypt been denied entrance to the Promised Land, and how does this apply to us today? Hebrews 4:6, last part.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 5

February 16–February 22, 2003 - For whom did the priests, from among men, serve? Hebrews 5:1, first part. NOTE: "The people were drawn to the society of the priests and Levites, that they might receive instruction and encouragement in the service of God." Patriarchs and Prophets, 530.

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