LandMarks Magazine Contents

2012 January

Editorial – When More than One is Just One

Christ became one with us in humanity in order that we might become one with Him in life everlasting. Thus our life is united with His life. He proclaimed over the rent sepulcher of Joseph, ‘I am the resurrection, and the life’ [John 11:25].

Preparing for the Future

“By faith Enoch was taken away [translated] so that he did not see death, ‘and was not found, because God had taken him’; for before he was taken he had this testimony, that he pleased God.” Hebrews 11:5. How could we have a testimony like that said about us?

Joy in Suffering

The “Blessed Assurance” is the joy that anchors the Christian and keeps him steadfast in any given situation. This is the seeming paradox of the Christian experience, that in the midst of trials and very discouraging situations he/she can be joyful!

The School of Christ

Those who want to learn about law, attend the school of law. To learn about art, you go to the school of art, or to become a doctor and learn about medicine you go to medical school. If you want to know about Christ, you must go to the school of Christ. This school does ... Read more

Enduring Trials

An examination of the trials and chastenings that literal Israel experienced in their journey out of Egypt prior to crossing the Jordan into the Promised Land will give us a fuller understanding of what we can expect on our journey out of sin as we draw closer to the spiritual crossing of the Jordan.

Inspiration – God has Sacred Claims

God has sacred claims upon us all. He claims the whole heart, the whole soul, the whole affections. The answer which is sometimes made to this statement is: “Oh, I do not profess to be a Christian!” What if you do not? Has not God the same claims upon you that He has upon the ... Read more

Lifestyle – Developing Trust, Our Greatest Need

It is easy to believe and trust when on the mountaintops, but much harder to believe and trust when we are in the valleys of our experience suffering from doubt, depression, hurt, anger, and feeling attacked, alone and abandoned. So how can we develop this life giving trust such that through all of the experiences ... Read more

Keys to the Storehouse – Strange Infatuation

One of the meanings for the word infatuation is unreasoning admiration or love. There is a strange infatuation, a strange unreasoning admiration or love for the things that Satan presents. What is it that makes the words of the great deceiver more attractive to the majority of people than the word of God?

Customs of Bible Times – Parental Position in the Home

Unlike within most homes today, in Bible times each member of the family held a certain position in the home, which came with specific duties.

Children’s Story – God Chose One Weak

She wondered why the Lord had chosen someone weak, young, poor, and having no one with whom to travel. How could she do what the Lord asked? Who would arrange the meetings and how could the people ever hear her soft, hoarse voice. Besides, she felt that the people would only laugh at her.

Health – Chew, Chew and Chew Some More!

Science has revealed that while chewing and tasting food the peristaltic activity of the colon is four times as vigorous as at other times. Consequently, if one chews and tastes his breakfast quickly for only ten minutes, he gets but little of this extra help toward elimination, while if he chews and tastes the meal ... Read more

Food – No Dirt Required

Though we may garden in the summer, winter stops all but the most dedicated, or most southern, gardeners. But there is one way to get a little homegrown veggie goodness in a matter of days: sprouts! The crisp, curly, sometimes leafy tendrils are a cinch to grow on the kitchen counter.

Recipe – Triple Sprout Salad

  TRIPLE SPROUT SALAD   1 cup crunchy bean sprouts, such as lentils, green    peas, and adzuki beans ¼ cup chopped cilantro 1 cup mung bean sprouts ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds 4 green onions, white and green parts chopped 1 cup alfalfa sprouts ½ cup sliced grape tomatoes 4 cups watercress ½ cup chopped ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Tested on Stewardship

January 29, 2012 - February 4, 2012 - To every man God has entrusted talents for wise improvement. If rightly used, these talents will reflect glory to the Giver. But the most precious gifts of God may be perverted, and thus become a curse rather than a blessing.

Bible Study Guides – Aiming High

February 5, 2012 - February 11, 2012 - Many a man whose talents are adapted for some other calling, is ambitious to enter a profession; and he who might have been successful as a farmer, an artisan, or a nurse, fills inadequately the position of a minister, a lawyer, or a physician. There are others, ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Cultivating the Mind

February 12, 2012 - February 18, 2012 - The study of God’s word is continually expanding the mind and strengthening the intellect. There is nothing that will so refine and elevate the character, and give vigor to every faculty, as the continual exercise of the mind to grasp and comprehend weighty and important truths.

Bible Study Guides – “Ask, and It Shall Be Given You”

February 19, 2012 - February 25, 2012 - “God does not say, Ask once, and you shall receive. He bids us ask. Unwearyingly persist in prayer. The persistent asking brings the petitioner into a more earnest attitude, and gives him an increased desire to receive the things for which he asks.”

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