LandMarks Magazine Contents

2014 June

Editorial – A Solemn Warning

And if God spared not His people that He loved, because they refused to walk in the light, how can He spare the people whom He has blessed with the light of heaven in having opened to them the most exalted truth ever entrusted to mortal man to give to the world? …

The Close of Probation

Probation is going to close suddenly, when we least expect it, and it will be too late then to decide to be saved. Even when an event is expected and does not happen exactly the way you thought it would, it can easily be missed.

The New Covenant is for You

The sanctuary on earth was a copy of the new covenant sanctuary in heaven. “The term ‘sanctuary,’ as used in the Bible, refers, first, to the tabernacle built by Moses, as a pattern of heavenly things; and, secondly, to the ‘true tabernacle’ in heaven, to which the earthly sanctuary pointed.

The Meaning of Trials

Most of us are not good judges of what God is doing. When trials and difficulties occur, we are often prone to murmur and complain. Too often, we see failure where there is indeed triumph, or a great loss, where there is actually gain.

Jesus’ Last Companion

The repentant thief on the cross made no attempt to justify his actions taking full responsibility for his sins, simply claiming salvation by the merits of Jesus’ righteousness,...

Keys to the Storehouse – A Stumbling Block is a False Waymark

A follower of Jesus Christ will be assimilated to his image. He will not be swayed from his foundation and become a false waymark.

Inspiration – Transformation Through Faith and Obedience

The Redeemer raises the sinner from the dust, and places him under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. As the sinner looks upon the Redeemer, he finds hope, assurance, and joy. Faith takes hold of Christ in love. Faith works by love, and purifies the soul.

Question & Answer – How Was Jesus Strengthened by Angels?

“And there appeared an angel unto Him from heaven, strengthening Him.” Luke 22:43.

Health – The Citrus Family – Oranges

The nutrients in oranges are plentiful and diverse. The fruit is low in calories, contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, but is rich in dietary fiber, pectin, which is effective in persons with excess body weight.

Current Events – Climate Change

A new alarming report on climate change is expected to be released this week by the Federal government, the latest in a series of influential studies on the topic. A draft of the report includes a sobering forecast about how climate and weather conditions may change in the United States of America.

Children’s Story – Making Up

“Donna May,” said Alice, looking as solemn as her round, rosy face would let her, “Didn’t I hear you, with my own ears, telling Bess Porter that I was the most mischievous little thing you ever saw?”

Food – Best Good-for-You Foods

It would be well for us to do less cooking and to eat more fruit in its natural state. Let us teach the people to eat freely of the fresh grapes, apples, peaches, pears, berries...

Recipe – Seared Polenta with Chunky Blueberry Sauce

  ½ cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1 ½ tsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. water 1 tsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. honey 4 polenta slices ¼ tsp. freshly grated lemon zest Combine blueberries, water, honey, lemon zest and juice in a small saucepan. Simmer until the sauce has thickened. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Steward

June 29, 2014 - July 5, 2014-All should feel that they are not proprietors, but stewards, and that the time is coming when they must give an account for the use they have made of their Lord’s money.

Bible Study Guides – Qualities of Genuine Stewardship

July 6, 2014 - July 12, 2014-Since Christian stewards are content with their worldly possessions, how do they treat the earthly possessions of others? Deuteronomy 16:19.

Bible Study Guides – Problems to Overcome (I)

July 13, 2014 - July 19, 2014- Since his [Satan's] fall it has been his object to infuse the same spirit of envy and discontent, the same ambition for position and honor, into the minds of men.

Bible Study Guides – Problems to Overcome (II)

July 20, 2014 - July 26, 2014-How does the Lord consider those who are dishonest in their financial transactions? Deuteronomy 27:17–19; Proverbs 11:1; 20:23.

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