LandMarks Magazine Contents

2016 July

Editorial – Reign of Peace

The first step in obtaining peace in your heart is to learn the lesson of penitence at the foot of the cross, because it is sin that has destroyed our peace.

The Holy People

Holy People are the only people that will be in the kingdom of heaven. Isaiah the prophet deals a great deal with this subject.

We Will See Him

We must see Him now by the eye of faith and then we will see Him in the kingdom of glory, because He has promised His people that they are going to see the king in His beauty (Isaiah 33:17).

What is Freedom? Are We Free?

The Bible deals with three aspects of liberty and it would be wise to consider whether we truly have liberty and freedom in our own lives.

Our Attitude Toward the Civil Authorities

"The less we make direct charges against authorities and powers, the greater work we shall be able to accomplish, both in America and in foreign countries."

Cities of Refuge

In ancient Israel the one who had fled for refuge could not spend part of his time outside the city, and the remainder within its sheltering walls. There was no safety at any time outside the city.

Children’s Story – The Record

Poor Julia was quite grieved that her mother should record the unpleasant and unsisterly words which fell from her lips. She did not like to have any memorial of her ill-nature preserved.

Current Events – Pope Compares Jihad with Christian Missionizing

Islam and Christianity share the ‘same idea of conquest’, and for that reason, Islam should not be viewed as a threat, said Pope Francis in a newspaper interview this week.

Keys to the Storehouse – “Thou Wilt Keep …”

“ ‘Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace,’ ” Helen went on. This is not a peace that is fractional. It is perfect. It is absolute under all circumstances.

Nature – The Bat

The prophet Isaiah paints a dismal picture of the awful and awesome events of the end of the world. As one illustration of the change in attitude of the people at that time, he writes that they would cast their idols “to the bats” (Isaiah 2:20).

Inspiration – The Gift of Speech

Speech is one of the great gifts of God. It is the means by which the thoughts of the heart are communicated. It is with the tongue that we offer prayer...

Question and Answer – What is the “great gulf” in Luke 16:26?

The great gulf fixed between him and Abraham was the gulf of disobedience. There are many today who are following the same course.

Health – Thoughts on Nuts

“… Nuts in general have been studied extensively and have been found not only to lower blood cholesterol levels, but also to provide a corresponding decrease in the risk of heart disease. …

Food – Nuts for Walnuts

Walnuts are round edible single-seeded fruits from the trees of the Juglans genus belonging to the tree nut family.

Recipe – Maple Walnut Cookies

  Recipe Maple Walnut Cookies (a.k.a. Brain Food Cookies, Mood Enhancing Cookies, Prozac Cookies) 2 ½ c. walnuts, ground in food processor 1/3 c. carob chips 2/3 c. whole wheat pastry flour 1/3-½ c. maple syrup 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. vanilla 1/3 c. ground flaxseed   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Listening to God’s Word

" is the duty of everyone to seek a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures. The importance and benefit of Bible study cannot be overestimated."

Bible Study Guides – How to Study the Bible

"The Bible should never be studied without prayer. The Holy Spirit alone can cause us to feel the importance of those things easy to be understood, or prevent us from wresting truths difficult of comprehension."

Bible Study Guides – Discernment

“Let God’s people pray to Him for clear spiritual discernment, that they may distinguish the theories of men from the Word of the living God. Let them study the Scriptures.”

Bible Study Guides – Beware of Stubbornness!

"As Pharaoh continued to venture on in his own course, going from one degree of stubbornness to another, his heart became more and more hardened, until he was called to look upon the cold, dead faces of the firstborn.”

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