LandMarks Magazine Contents

2004 June

Editorial – The Imprimatur

Imprimatur is Latin for “let it be printed.” An official Catholic dictionary says that “no book treating on religion can be published until it has been examined by a bishop’s orders and has received his imprimatur.”

A Controversy Between Truth and Error

The relation of the Jews to the Babylon of Nebuchadnezzar is the same as that sustained by the remnant church, the true Israel, to the churches which, having known the truth, have rejected it.

Clean Hands and Pure Hearts, Part II

None but God can subdue the pride of man’s heart. We cannot save ourselves. We cannot regenerate ourselves. In the heavenly courts there will be no song sung, To me that loved myself, and washed myself, redeemed myself, unto me be glory and honor, blessing and praise.

Lessons From the Book of Amos – Part VII

How can we apply the lessons in this chapter of Amos to our lives? Part of what makes up God’s judgment is the withdrawing of His Word from His people and the withdrawing of the Holy Spirit so that the Word cannot be understood.

The Power of Speech, Part VI

A word of love and encouragement will do more to subdue the hasty temper and willful disposition than all the faultfinding and severe censure that you can heap upon the erring ones.

Children’s Story – The Loving Father

It also could be called “The Parable of the Loving Father,” because just like Brandon’s dad, the father in the story threw his arms around his son and said, “This is my son!”

The Pen of Inspiration – The Love of God

We are to call the attention of our fellow men to the love of God that has been manifested to us by the infinite cost of Calvary. Jesus was one with the Father; he shared his majesty and glory.

Nature Nugget – Prickly Mammals

In Australia and New Guinea lives an odd family of mammals known as echidnas or spiny anteaters....Just as painful and even suicidal as it is for a predator to try and make a meal out of one of the prickly mammals mentioned above

Restoring the Temple – Mad Cow Disease

Question: Since there has been more news about Mad Cow Disease lately, I’ve been concerned about my loved ones getting the illness. Can you help me understand this issue?

Ask the Pastor – How is the Holy Spirit like the wind?

Question: Can you please explain to me John 3:8. How is the Holy Spirit like the wind? I just do not understand what this means.

Food for Life – Tofu Pecan Loaf

Recipe - Tofu Pecan Loaf

Bible Study Guides – The Fulfilling of God’s Purpose for the Nations

June 26, 2004 - July 2, 2004 - It was in order that the Israelites might be a blessing to the nations, and that God’s name might be made known ‘throughout all the earth’ (Exodus 9:16), that they were delivered from Egyptian bondage. If obedient to His requirements,...

Bible Study Guides – The Establishment of the Everlasting Kingdom Foretold

July 3, 2004 - July 9, 2004 - “And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, [but] it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Gospel of the Kingdom

July 10, 2004 - July 16, 2004 - “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.” Matthew 24:14.

Bible Study Guides – A Test of Faith

July 17, 2004 - July 23, 2004 - Pointing to the fiery furnace, he reminded them of the punishment awaiting them if they should persist in their refusal to obey his will. But firmly the Hebrews testified to their allegiance to the God of heaven, and their faith in His power to deliver.

Bible Study Guides – God’s Dealings with Nebuchadnezzar

July 24, 2004 - July 30, 2004 - In spite of the warning he received, Nebuchadnezzar went on in his own strength, till God took from him the talent of wisdom, that he might be led to see and acknowledge that the God of Israel was able to create and to destroy.

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