LandMarks Magazine Contents

2009 June

Editorial – Where are you focused?

The devil has a three-fold plan to trap you. The first is an attempt to seduce through sensual temptation. If he is unsuccessful here, he tries deception.

Love Expressed Through Prophecy

The seventy week prophecy of Daniel 9, written before 500 B.C., revealed exactly when Christ was to appear and exactly when He was to offer His life as an offering for the sins of the world.

Saving Faith

But does not the apostle James say that faith alone cannot save a man, and that faith without works is dead? Let us look at his words a moment.

The Parable of the Talents

So he who had received five talents came and brought five other talents, saying, Lord, you delivered to me five talents: look, I have gained five more talents beside them.

Humble Pie

...the wise man, Solomon said, “The fear of the Lord [is] the instruction of wisdom: and before honor is humility.” Proverbs 15:33. Also, “Before destruction the heart of a man is haughty, and before honor is humility.”

How Good is Good

So, how good is good? To be good, we must overcome all sin. “Sin is the transgression of the law.” I John 3:4. This can only be done by inviting Jesus into our hearts.

Mighty Minerals, Vital Vitamins

The body requires less than 100 milligrams of trace minerals per day for optimum upkeep. The major, or macrominerals, are sodium, potassium,...

Questions & Answers – Wearing of Jewelry

It appears when reading the Bible that in ancient times the wearing of jewelry was approved. The children of Israel had many jewels and wore earrings.

Food for Life – Exercise

According to the time line in Genesis, man was put in a garden after his creation and his work was ascribed to him. “And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the Garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.” Genesis 2:15. God designed our body to be physically active. ... Read more

Inspiration – Calling on His Strength

We are to hold fast the first principles of our denominated faith, and go forward from strength to increased faith. Ever we are to keep the faith that has been substantiated by the Holy Spirit of God...

Children’s Story – An Act of the Will

"Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.” She spoke from personal experience.

Bible Study Guides – The Vision of the Wheels

June 28, 2009 - July 4, 2009 - There were wheels within wheels in an arrangement so complicated that at first sight they appeared to Ezekiel to be all in confusion. But when they moved, it was with beautiful exactness and in perfect harmony.

Bible Study Guides – Ezekiel’s Duty—And Ours

July 5, 2009 - July 11, 2009 - “And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they [are] most rebellious.” Ezekiel 2:7.

Bible Study Guides – Great Abominations

July 12, 2009 - July 18, 2009 - “Behold, at the door of the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the altar, [were] about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of the Lord, and their faces toward the east; and they worshiped the sun toward the east.” Ezekiel 8:16.

Bible Study Guides – The Seal of God

July 19, 2009 - July 25, 2009 - Now is the time to prepare. The seal of God will never be placed upon the forehead of an impure man or woman. It will never be placed upon the forehead of the ambitious,...

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