LandMarks Magazine Contents

2006 June

Editorial – Unity and Dissonance, Part II

At the end of time, from where will the worst opposition to God’s faithful people come? Answer: “The opposition which Christ received came from his own nation,...

Sinful Independence, Part I

I want you to understand why it was sinful. It was sinful independence because it worked apart from God and His plans and organization. Independent ministry and self-supporting work were never part of God’s original plan.

Strive to be Among Them, Part II

The hundred and forty-four thousand have overcome as Jesus overcame. They have learned to handle life’s problems just like Jesus handled life’s problems. They have walked as carefully as Jesus walked through this world.

Take Heed Lest You Fall, Part I

Look at 1 Corinthians 10:12 and 14. It says, “Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.” “Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.” Paul is here writing to Christians.

Fear Not, Part II

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” Luke 12:32. In Part I of our study on the phrases of this text, we learned that, in order to “fear not,” we must experience the perfect love of God.

The Ten Commandments, Part XII – It Will Go Well With You

The first commandment of the second table reads: “Honour thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.” Deuteronomy 5:16.

Restoring the Temple – Beverages, Part II

Tea and coffee are stimulating. Their effects are similar to those of tobacco; but they affect in a lesser degree. Those who use these slow poisons, like the tobacco user, think they cannot live without them, because they feel so very bad when they do not have these idols.

The Pen of Inspiration – Our Failure to Fulfill the Saviour’s Commission, Part II

His saving power and love are ever to be the theme of those who believe in God. Just before His ascension, He gave to His disciples the commission, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:...

Ask the Pastor – Hatred

Question: I have a problem with hatred. I have gained the victory over anger, for the most part, but I have a real problem with hatred. Is there any help for me at my old age?

Nature Nugget – The Strangler Fig

In order for the strangler fig to grow into a giant so it can produce fruit, it must put down roots to reach the ground where the soil will nourish it, and it must reach its branches up into the sunlight.

Children’s Story – The Secret of Happiness

The note on the napkin read: “Dear Mary, I respect you very much, and you respect yourself too. It shows by the way you treat others. You have found the secret of happiness. Your kind gestures will shine through those who meet you.”

Food for Life – Grains

Many western countries, America included, have adopted the practice of refining many of the grains. It is a well-known nutritional fact that we need to eat whole-grain foods to receive the maximum benefits from our food.

Recipe – Toasted Millet Breakfast Slices

1 cup hulled millet 1/2 cup ground flax seed 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cups water 1/2 cup macaroon coconut 1/2 cup chopped dates In a slow cooker, place millet, flax seed, salt, and water. Cook until water is gone. Add coconut and dates to taste. Place in a square container and cool. Cut in 1/2 ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – God Requires Faithfulness, Part 1

June 25, 2006 - July 1, 2006 - The tongue is to be educated to speak right words, the eye to discern right things; the heart is to be surrendered to Christ, that he may purify, refine, and sanctify it through the truth, in order that from its treasures we may bring forth good things.

Bible Study Guides – God Requires Faithfulness, Part II

July 2, 2006 - July 8, 2006 - When God delivers His people from trouble, are they not under obligation to honor their vows to Him? Psalm 56:12, 13.

Bible Study Guides – God’s Promises, Part I

July 9, 2006 - July 15, 2006 - By imparting they increase their blessings. ‘Give, and it shall be given unto you,’ God has promised; ‘good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom.’ Luke 6:38.”

Bible Study Guides – God’s Promises, Part II

July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006 - What special promise does the Lord make to those who consider the poor? Psalm 41:1–3. note: “There is sweet peace for the compassionate spirit,...

Bible Study Guides – Parable of the Talents, Part I

July 23, 2006 - July 29, 2006 - In the parable of the talents, what had the individuals done which led their Lord to speak such words of commendation? Matthew 25:20, 22.

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