LandMarks Magazine Contents

2013 July

Editorial – Boundary Line

"After God has shown individuals their sins and given them grace to overcome, and His Spirit has been long striving with them, He will not work a miracle to prevent the sure result of resisting that Spirit and persisting in a wrong course. There is a boundary to His grace and mercy; and when this ... Read more

The Lord’s Favorite Theme

Grace brings salvation; it is grace that brings forgiveness of sins. This is all that many Christians seem to know about grace, but it has far more to do than bringing forgiveness of sins.


In His humanity, Jesus overcame every temptation that we have to overcome. We need to bow down in the morning and surrender our lives to Him. Then in the evening bow again, asking forgiveness for where we have fallen short during the day. Jesus led a holy life. He was the second Adam who did ... Read more

How to Live in a Corrupt World

Enoch had temptations as well as we. He was surrounded with society no more friendly to righteousness than is that which surrounds us. The atmosphere he breathed was tainted with sin and corruption, the same as ours; yet he lived a life of holiness.

Second Advent Era of Prophecy

There is a powerful false sanctuary message today. The difference between the true and the false is simply an understanding of the atonement process during which Christ blots out the sins of His repentant people in the heavenly sanctuary.

Current Events – Religious Freedom Challenged

If this land of boasted liberty is preparing to sacrifice every principle which enters into her constitution, making decrees to suppress religious freedom, and for the enforcing of papal falsehood and delusion, then the people of God need to present their petitions in faith to the Most High.

Health – Carrageenan–Is it Safe?

Carrageenan is a water-soluble polymer, a gum, used as a fat substitute in processed meats and also found in a multitude of food products for its thickening and gelatin-like qualities.

Inspiration – Satan’s Devices

The great controversy between Christ and Satan, that has been carried on for almost six thousand years, is soon to close. And yet how few have their attention called to this matter, how few realize that we are living amid the closing scenes of earth’s history! Satan is working diligently, binding his sheaves preparatory to ... Read more

Keys to the Storehouse – It is Almost Summer

Look up! Keep looking up! It’s almost summer. Can you see the signs? God has told us about our summer. Right now it is winter, and we need now more than ever the sunshine of God’s presence.

Question & Answer – What is the law that Paul talks about in Galatians that is the schoolmaster to bring us to Christ?

‘The law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith’ (Galatians 3:24). In this scripture, the Holy Spirit through the apostle is speaking especially of the moral law.

Children’s Story – Peter’s Escape

On the very night before the day that Herod meant to bring him up for trial, Peter slept peacefully between two soldier guards. As well as being fastened to soldiers with two chains, Herod had also placed watchmen to stand on guard at the doors. Every precaution was taken to make sure Peter was secure ... Read more

Food – Think Differently

Vegetarian meals work well as a series of individual dishes that complement each other without a single item stealing the show. Soup, salad and a crusty loaf of bread can be a filling and delightful dinner. A vegetable gratin or a colorful stir-fry could be the centerpiece for an elegant dinner.

Recipe – Swiss Chard Flavor Packet

2 lbs. Swiss chard 1 cup diced onion 1 cup diced red bell pepper ½ cup diced carrot 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. minced garlic ½ tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice ½ cup chopped cilantro or parsley Preheat oven to 350 Degrees. Separate chard leaves from stalks. Cut stalks into ½-inch dice. ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Contrast Between Dan and Naphtali

July 28, 2013 - August 3, 2013 - Although the name of Naphtali is among the overcomers, why is it that Dan’s name is not there? Revelation 7:5–8; Psalm 15:1–3.

Bible Study Guides – Secrets to Victory – Gad and Asher

August 4, 2013 - August 10, 2013 - How were the people of Gad described? I Chronicles 12:8, 14, 15. What happened to the territory of Gad? Jeremiah 49:1. How was the land of Gad (part of the Gilead region) recovered? Judges 11:1, 6, 32, 33; Hebrews 11:32.

Bible Study Guides – Issachar

August 11, 2013 - August 17, 2013 - Although the tribe of Issachar had joined in Israel’s general departure from the true worship of God, how did they share in a desire for reformation? II Chronicles 30:17–20. Show how God’s mercy is extended toward repentant sinners.

Bible Study Guides – Zebulun

August 18, 2013 - August 24, 2013 - What description did the prophetess Deborah give to pinpoint one specific gift of some members of the tribe of Zebulun? Judges 5:14, last part. Why is the ability to “handle the pen of the writer” particularly important in these last days?

Bible Study Guides – Joseph

August 25, 2013 - August 31, 2013 - Joseph suffered for his integrity, for his tempter revenged herself by accusing him of a foul crime, and causing him to be thrust into prison. Had Potiphar believed his wife’s charge against Joseph, the young Hebrew would have lost his life; but the modesty and uprightness that ... Read more

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