LandMarks Magazine Contents

2018 July

Editorial – The Abomination of Desolation

One of the major themes of the book of Daniel (chapters 8:10–13; 9:26, 27; 11:29–35; 12:8–13) is the abomination of desolation. Jesus told His disciples to understand what it meant when Daniel said it would stand where it should not (Mark 13) or in the Holy Place (Matthew 24)

Be Ready to Give an Answer

The mark of the beast involves the transgression of one or more of the ten commandments. We know that because if you receive the mark of the beast, you are going to receive the wrath of God.

Escaping the Corruption of the World – Claiming the Promises

Peter describes the almost unbelievable results of a successful climb to partake of the Divine nature.

Present Position and Work

In the short period of probation remaining, lay up treasure in Heaven.

Testimony – Only Weak People Need God

I perceived Christians as too weak to stand on their own two feet, needing the “crutch” of religion to sustain them in life.

Pen of Inspiration – The Future

saw that God would in a wonderful manner preserve His people through the time of trouble. As Jesus poured out His soul in agony in the garden, they will earnestly cry and agonize with Him day and night for deliverance.

Keys to the Storehouse — Finding Favor?

It is our desire to be in favor with both God and man! That may not always be possible today, especially if you are serious about wanting to remain in favor with God.

Nature – The Electric Eel

All living things produce electricity. In most animals and plants, the pulses of electric current are so tiny that special instruments are needed to detect them.

Question & Answer – Why did Jesus allow the demons to destroy a herd of swine?

And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea,

Health – Just Push a Button

What need have we for brains or muscles?

Life Sketches – God’s Unchangeable Law

There is a law that is unchangeable, that is unalterable, that will remain as long as this universe remains. Jesus said, “And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one tittle of the law to fail”

Story Time – Robert Bruce and the Spider

Just then he saw a spider trying to swing herself by her thread from one beam of the roof to another. She failed, and the thread swung back to its starting place.

Food – July — National Blueberry Month

In addition, they used them in dyes, food preservatives and medicines, made a tea from the leaves or bark to ease labor pains, as a tonic after miscarriage, or blueberry syrup as a remedy for coughs and diarrhea.

Recipe – Quinoa Porridge with Warm Blueberry Sauce

Quinoa Porridge with Warm Blueberry Sauce

Bible Study Guides – Behold, I Come Quickly — Jesus Really Is Coming Again!

July 29, 2018 - August 4, 2018 - Soon our eyes were drawn to the east, for a small black cloud had appeared about half as large as a man’s hand, which we all knew was the sign of the Son of man.

Bible Study Guides – Behold, I Come Quickly — With Great Power and Glory

August 5 – 11, 2018 - To His faithful followers Christ has been a daily companion and familiar friend. They have lived in close contact, in constant communion with God. Upon them the glory of the Lord has risen. In them the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Behold, I Come Quickly — Waiting and Watching`

August 12 – 18, 2018 - All gifts and endowments, whether original or acquired, natural or spiritual … are to be employed in Christ’s service. In becoming His disciples, we surrender ourselves to Him with all that we are and have.

Bible Study Guides – Behold, I Come Quickly — A Personal Relationship with Jesus

August 19 – 25, 2018 - The faith which avails to bring us in vital contact with Christ expresses on our part supreme preference, perfect reliance, entire consecration. This faith works by love and purifies the soul.

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