LandMarks Magazine Contents

2006 July

Editorial – Unity and Dissonance, Part III

There is the same dislike of reproof and correction among the professed people of God today as in the days of our Saviour. There is the same disposition to lean toward the world and to follow its mocking shadows.

Sinful Independence, Part II

The Sanhedrin had tried to assume prerogatives and authority that belonged to God alone, thus making them independent of God. By refusing to submit to them, John the Baptist did not join in their independence.

A Finished Work – The Power

Without the display of God’s power in tearing down the walls of Jericho, Canaan would have never been conquered. Following the directions of God was not enough; they had to rely solely upon the power of God.

Take Heed Lest You Fall, Part II

Paul says, “Let you who think you stand, take heed lest you fall.” And the time to take heed is not when you are stumbling, it is when you think you are standing tall and firm.

Lessons From the Flowers

In this passage, Jesus talks about the lilies of the field, and how much more He cares for us. So, what are some lessons that we can learn from the flowers?

The Ten Commandments, Part XIII – The Value of Life

The shortest commandment, consisting of only four words, may be read from Deuteronomy 5:17. It is most commonly read from Exodus 20:13. “Thou shalt not kill.”

Question – Must We Stop Sinning Now?

Question:Must we stop sinning and be perfect now? Answer: Sin is an intruder. It is such a deceitful and insidious evil that often it is not recognized for what it really is.

The Pen of Inspiration – Controverted Point of Doctrine

We are in danger of variance, in danger of taking sides on a controverted point; and should we not seek God in earnestness, with humiliation of soul, that we may know what is truth?

Nature Nugget – The Lowly Tomato

The tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is a fruit that is most often used and eaten as a vegetable. The ancestors of the modern tomatoes were first domesticated in Central America and were small cherry types.

Restoring the Temple – Teaching Health Principles

Education in health principles was never more needed than now. Notwithstanding the wonderful progress in so many lines relating to the comforts and conveniences of life, even to sanitary matters and to the treatment of disease, the decline in physical vigor and power of endurance is alarming.

Children’s Story – Playing for the King

When you use your gift faithfully—whether it is an encouraging word, a pat on the back, visiting the lonely, generously giving money, making a phone call, providing transportation—whatever it may be, remember, you are playing for the King.

Food for Life – Grains

This month we continue our look at grains, a primary source of carbohydrates in the diet. Unrefined and complex carbohydrates are the best and should make up 55 to 70 percent of our dietary consumption.

Recipe – Carrot Rice Loaf

1/2 cup peanut butter 1 cup soy milk 1 small onion, grated 3 Tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon sage 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 2 cups grated carrots 1 cup cooked brown rice Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Bake in a lightly oiled pan at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. May ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Parable of the Talents, Part II

July 30, 2006 - August 5, 2006 - The parable of the talents has not been fully understood. This important lesson was given to the disciples for the benefit of Christians living in the last days.

Bible Study Guides – The Waiting Position, Part I

August 6, 2006 - August 12, 2006 - Will the people of God know that Christ’s coming is near? Matthew 24:32, 33 note: “Christ has given signs of His coming.

Bible Study Guides – The Waiting Position, Part II

August 13, 2006 - August 19, 2006 - As followers of Christ we do not realize our true position. We do not have correct views of our responsibilities. We are stewards of our Lord,...

Bible Study Guides – Tithing, Part I

August 20, 2006 - August 26, 2006 - God has specified one tenth of the increase. This is left to the conscience and benevolence of men, whose judgment in this tithing system should have free play.

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