LandMarks Magazine Contents

2023 July

Editorial – Higher Ground

“… Jesus says, ‘Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.’ He invites you to step upon new and higher ground than that which you have occupied in the past. If your heart is filled with love to Christ,...

The Great Controversy

“God permitted Satan to carry forward his work until the spirit of disaffection ripened into active revolt....And so began the great controversy between God and Satan.

The New Birth Experience

The water Jesus talks about is just the beginning of the new birth experience. Nicodemus did not even understand the first part of the new birth, so how was he to understand the spiritual side of it?

Heaven Bound

“How glorious it will be to see Him and be welcomed as His redeemed ones! Long have we waited, but our hope is not to grow dim. If we can but see the King in His beauty we shall be forever blessed. I feel as if I must cry aloud: ‘Homeward bound!’ ” Testimonies, Vol. 8, ... Read more

Story – God’s Rules

“Read God’s rules to me,” begged Johnny. “All right, son, when we get home I’ll read them to you from the Bible.”

Christ Purges for a Reason

The purging is not pleasant, but let us remember that Christ came to our world and took humanity that He might bear the afflictions that humanity must bear and be an example of faithful endurance under every form of trial.

Keys to the Storehouse – The Love of God

The love of God is greater far Than tongue or pen can ever tell; It goes beyond the highest star, And reaches to the lowest hell;

Songs – Just as I Am

In 1835, Charlotte wrote the hymn Just As I Am. It is sung to at least four different hymn tunes, but the tune Woodworth, written by William B. Bradbury, is the best known and used by congregations the world over today.

Nature – Out of the Fire – Knobcone pine

On the west coast of the United States grows an amazing example of “beauty from ashes”—the Knobcone pine. This tree does not attract a second glance; however, observing it for any length of time, one would see what makes this tree so special.

Question – Counsel on Leaving the Cities?

Question: What is Mrs. White’s counsel on leaving the cities? Answer: “Get out of the cities as soon as possible and purchase a little piece of land where you can have a garden,...

Health – Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates work cooperatively to protect against disease, supply fuel and energy, and help with weight control. Some studies suggest that whole grains, and the fiber found in whole foods, help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. 

How am I Tempted?

“Each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed.” James 1:14. So what is temptation? “It [temptation] is the means by which those who claim to be the children of God are tested and tried.”

Recipe – Watermelon Apple Salsa

Watermelon Is watermelon a fruit or a vegetable? Interestingly, it can be considered both. Watermelon is botanically a fruit like the pepper, tomato, and pumpkin, and a vegetable like squash and cucumber. This large, sweet fruit originated from southern Africa. Did you know? Watermelon is 100% edible. There are 200-300 varieties of watermelon from different ... Read more

Bible Study – Precious Promises

August 20 – 26, 2023 - “By which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” 2 Peter 1:4

Bible Study – Life

July 30 – August 5, 2023 - “Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.” Matthew 7:14

Bible Study – Godliness

August 6 – 12, 2023 - “And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness.” 2 Peter 1:5, 6

Bible Study – Glory

August 13 – 19, 2023 - “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” Romans 8:18

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