LandMarks Magazine Contents

2007 July

Editorial – Knowing the Time, Part II

Although the Bible is specific and explicit about not setting time, those who believe in the inspiration of the writings of Ellen G. White have been warned over and over again in the most explicit language concerning the same:...

Obedience Determines Destiny

Jesus links the type of life that you live to your eternal destiny. Obedience or disobedience determines your eternal destiny.

A Character of Habits

“Those who would be saints in heaven, must first be saints upon the earth; for when we leave this earth, we shall take our characters with us.” Ibid., August 19, 1890. Whatever you want to be like in heaven, that is what you must be like here.

Yielding Brings Ruin

The Reformation was saved. He knew that when they began to yield, they stepped off the platform to sure ruin. Yielding will always bring ruin. We cannot compromise!

Truth Will Survive

But most of all, when they fantasize that they can destroy the historic faith of the Adventist people, have they not gone stark raving mad? God is going to protect His truth. This truth is going to survive.

A Sign of Allegiance

A sign of allegiance to God is not something we do in order to win His favor. It is not something to earn salvation. It is something that reveals who we are. It is something that reveals whether or not we have been born again.

Children’s Story – Molly

Molly lay in the hammock on the shady end of the porch and scowled at the sun shining between the morning glory leaves. She was usually a happy little girl, and the frown did not come naturally to her face. Now the ugly line between her eyes made her look very unhappy.

Restoring the Temple – Prevention Or Prescription

Thus, while it is true that a prescription or remedy is essential when the need arises, it is more essential to recognize and concentrate on prevention. The logical conclusion is that prevention is better than prescription.

Nature Nugget – Bumblebee Social Order

Social bees live in colonies and consist of three castes: the queen who produces the eggs, thousands of workers (sexually undeveloped females), and a few hundred drones (fertile males). There are three groups of social bees: the honeybees, stingless bees, and bumblebees. Found mainly in temperate climates, there are around 300 species of bumblebees worldwide.

Question – Is it necessary to believe in the Spirit of Prophecy…

Question: Is it necessary to believe in the Spirit of Prophecy to be a Seventh-day Adventist? Answer: Let us first consider several passages from the...

The Pen of Inspiration – Laborers For God

As laborers with God we need more fervent piety and less self-exaltation. The more self is exalted, the more will faith in the testimonies of the Spirit of God be lessened. Those who are the most closely connected with God are the ones who know His voice when He speaks to them.

Food for Life – The Art of Cooking

We need a genuine education in the art of cooking. . . . Form classes where you may teach the people how to make good bread and how to put together ingredients to make healthful food combinations from the grains and the vegetables.

Recipe – Spiced Potato and Lentil Curry

1 Tablespoon oil 1 Spanish onion, diced 1 red chili, deseeded and diced 1 Tablespoon ground coriander 1 Tablespoon ground turmeric 2 cloves garlic, crushed 6 medium potatoes, sliced thickly 3 to 4 cups cooked lentils 2 cups vegetable stock Place a medium-sized, heavy-based saucepan over medium heat and add oil. When oil is hot, ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – A Personal and Literal Coming

July 29, 2007 - August 4, 2007 - What does Paul say of the manner of Christ’s Second Coming? 1 Thessalonians 5:2. To whom will He come as a thief? Verse 3. But what is said of the brethren? Verse 4.

Bible Study Guides – Can We Know of the Time?

August 5, 2007 - August 11, 2007 - ...they are to watch, wait, pray, and work, as they approach the time for the coming of the Lord; but no one will be able to predict just when that time will come; for ‘of that day and hour knoweth no man.’ [Matthew 24:36.]

Bible Study Guides – Signs of Christ’s Coming Near

August 12, 2007 - August 18, 2007 - “The Saviour gives signs of His coming, and more than this, He fixes the time when the first of these signs shall appear: [Matthew 24:29-31 quoted]."

Bible Study Guides – Signs of the Nearness of Christ’s Coming

August 19, 2007 - August 25, 2007 - “Since that time earthquakes, tempests, tidal waves, pestilence, famine, and destructions by fire and flood, have multiplied. All these, and ‘distress of nations, with perplexity,’ [Luke 21:25] declare that the Lord’s coming is near.”

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