LandMarks Magazine Contents

2010 June

Editorial – Feast of Tabernacles

The feast of tabernacles is symbolic of that great festal time of rejoicing. The great jubilee will occur when God’s people are redeemed and the broken family chain extending all the way back to Adam and Eve is put back together again.

Habits are Forever

“We shall be individually, for time and eternity, what our habits make us.” Testimonies, vol. 4, 452. Now that can be a very wonderful thought if our habits are good, or it can be a rather discouraging thought if our habits are not good.

The Sabbath

Keeping the Sabbath changes homes and also marriages. There are many people today who never spend much time together. God did not ordain that sin should exist, but He foresaw its existence and He placed a check on the separation that selfishness would bring into families.

Experiencing God’s plan in the Sanctuary Message

The sanctuary message is so deep and so broad that it would take a lifetime to study it. As you walk through the sanctuary you behold Jesus Christ. The sanctuary in heaven is the very sensor of Christ’s work in behalf of men.

Signs – Which Direction are You Turning?

“We are living in the time of the end. The fast-fulfilling signs of the times declare that the coming of Christ is near at hand. The days in which we live are solemn and important. The Spirit of God is gradually but surely being withdrawn from the earth."

Keys to the Storehouse – For Good Reason

It is amazing how often the devil tried to thwart (oppose, frustrate or baffle) the purposes of Jesus. Do you remember the time when the devil caused the whole herd of swine to go over the cliff?

Pen of Inspiration – The Meaning of Consecration

Consecration is a very simple thing when brought daily into our individual life in practice, but it is our spiritual power. We shall know far more by consecration daily than by trusting to our experience.

Questions and Answers: Is it because we cannot see the Lord that we Seem to Follow Satan?

We cannot physically see either the Lord or Satan at this time; but we can see the fruits of each. Jesus tells us, “By their fruits ye shall know them.” Matthew 7:20.

Health – The Apricot

Apricots are very delicate during their brief season, so most of the time they are eaten dried. The fruit is dried easily and retains nutrients well, including goodly amounts of vitamins A and B2, niacin, magnesium, potassium, sodium and iron.

Children’s Story – The Window

Jack’s bed was next to the room’s only window. For one hour each day he was allowed to sit up in his bed to drain the fluids from his lungs. The other man, Jim, whose bed was across the room, had to spend all of his time lying flat on his back.

Nature – Chia

Chia is an annual wildflower in the mint family of the genus Salvia. There are two species of Chia, one occurring in the southwestern U.S. from California and Utah south to northwest Mexico and the other occurring in southern Mexico and Guatemala.

Food – Temperance in Our Life

A good definition of temperance is, “True temperance teaches us to dispense entirely with everything hurtful and to use judiciously that which is healthful.” Patriarchs and Prophets, 562.

Recipe – Scalloped Potatoes

  4 cups thinly sliced raw potatoes 1 ½ to 2 tsp. salt (to taste) ½ cup raw cashews 1 rounded tsp. onion powder 2 cups water (hot) Place sliced potatoes in an oiled 9” x 9” baking dish. Blend remaining ingredients until smooth and pour over the potatoes. Cover and bake at 375 degrees ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – God’s Purpose for His Church

June 27, 2010 - July 3, 2010 - Whether or not you, the student, are already familiar with the purpose of God’s church, this study is pivotal to the whole series, because the terminology used will be employed by the Bible writers to subsequently explain an outline of church history—stretching to the present and near ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Why Did the Babylonian Captivity Happen to God’s Professed People?

July 4, 2010 - July 10, 2010 - The actions of God’s professed people in rejecting the true prophets were both active and passive in nature. But the results of each on the nation were the same. It is easy to see the active rejection in words like scoffed and mocked—and in the stories of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Babylonian Captivity: An Outline of the Scope and Characteristics

July 11, 2010 - July 17, 2010 - God, through the prophet Jeremiah, here reiterates the reasons for the captivity, and reveals the vast extent and sorrow of the captivity in all its forms. Everyone in God’s professed church was to experience the impact of the decimating Babylonian captivity in some way! Death, sword, starvation, ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – After the Captivity, A Church and a Wall to Rebuild

July 18, 2010 - July 24, 2010 - In Nehemiah’s time, ALL parts of the wall needed workers. God needs people today working together on different parts of the wall and from many places.

Bible Study Guides – The Jewish Church in Christ’s day; a return to captivity

July 25, 2010 - July 31, 2010 - The Jewish church had become spiritually bankrupt—in aggregate an old wine bottle such as Jesus referred to in Luke 5:37–39. A new church arose alongside the decaying edifice of the Jewish church before anyone, either founders of the new or guardians of the old, fully understood what ... Read more