LandMarks Magazine Contents

2009 January

Editorial – Prayer Calendar

We should pray for our enemies and those who spitefully use us. (Luke 6:27, 28.) It is true that in the final generation the devil is going to deceive the whole world (Revelation 12:9; 14:13, 14; 16:13, 14; 18:23), but vengeance is not our job.

Who Am I?

In the Kingdom of God, He is our Father and we are His children, and that is our identity. You are known by Whom you belong to rather than what you do.

From Rebel to Redeemed

What may have seemed to be disappointments earlier on in my life, crippling arthritis, premature ending of a professional basketball career, and nonstarter for black empowerment schools were really God’s appointments to lead me on to the path of truth and righteousness.

What Might Have Been

When God created Adam and Eve, He gave them a home in the beautiful garden of Eden and endowed them with stewardship over all the created beings and vegetation. Adam named all the animals and had free use of the earth. God had a beautiful plan for man here on this planet: a home where ... Read more

Fanaticism or Faith

If a man believes a gospel that teaches that we can attain moral perfection before Christ comes, has he embraced fanaticism, or “the faith once delivered to the saints?”


He who exercises faith knows that the word of God is creative, and that so it is able to produce the thing spoken. Therefore he can understand, not guess, that the worlds were produced, were caused to exist, by the word of God.

Pen of Inspiration – Lift Him Up During The New Year

Lift up Jesus, you that teach the people. Lift Him up in exhortations, in sermons, in songs, in prayer. Let all your efforts be directed to pointing souls, confused, bewildered, and lost, to ‘the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.’ Bid them look and live.

Question – How do we know if our impressions are from the Lord?

As a rule, our impressions are ideas that come to our minds from the things that we see, hear, feel, taste, and experience. Our surrounding environment does a great deal to influence what we think about, and usually we create our own environment;...

Children’s Story – Jolanta’s Names

The ambulance driver honked, warning Jolanta that their time was well passed. Every moment of delay brought danger ever closer. Any deviation from the carefully planned rescues...

Health – Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT? “HBOT is a method of administering pure oxygen at greater than atmospheric pressure to a patient in order to improve or correct certain conditions.”

Food – Large Intestines

Colon cancer, a prevalent disease of the large intestines, is very serious. In 2008, it is estimated that over 100,000 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed with nearly 50,000 deaths. Numerous factors contribute to colon cancer, many of which we can prevent or avoid.

Bible Study Guides – Pride and Humility

February 1, 2009 - February 7, 2009 - “The pride of Assyria and its fall are to serve as an object lesson to the end of time.” Prophets and Kings, 366.

Bible Study Guides – Prophecies of Doom and of Deliverance

February 8, 2009 - February 14, 2009 - “The kingdom of Judah, prosperous throughout the times of Hezekiah, was once more brought low during the long years of Manasseh’s wicked reign, when paganism was revived, and many of the people were led into idolatry. ‘Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Suffering Servant

February 15, 2009 - February 21, 2009 - How did the prophecy of Isaiah 53:12 meet its fulfillment? Luke 22:37; 23:33. What effect does this have upon each one of us? John 3:14–16; 12:32.

Bible Study Guides – The Messiah’s Mission

February 22, 2009 - February 28, 2009 - Describe some further aspects of the Messiah’s work and explain how we are to be colaborers in this work. Isaiah 42:16–20.

Recipe – Seven Grain Patties

Recipe Seven Grain Patties 3 cups of boiling water 2 Tablespoons soy sauce (or equivalent) 1½ cups seven grain cereal 2 teaspoons onion powder ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon thyme ½ cup walnuts, chopped Cook cereal in water until done. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Shape into patties and place on ... Read more

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