LandMarks Magazine Contents

2019 June

Editorial – Purity

Enoch sought for purity of heart for 300 years . At the end of that period the Lord translated him and took him to heaven. He still lives there today, approximately 5000 years later.

Conformity of the Mind

All who are not in control of their thoughts and emotions will find that there will be a time when they cannot control their speech or their actions. Jesus pointed out that sin starts in the mind with that first thought.

How to Have Peace

He showed us how to live the peaceful life, the restful life, not by divorcing ourselves from human problems, but by being able to do more effective work because His yoke is easy and His burden is light.

Practical Thoughts on Bible Subjects

Vanity and pride fill the hearts of the sons of men. The grace of God alone can effect this wondrous change. Dying to pride is a painful process.

Pen of Inspiration – Preach the Third Angel’s Message

The angel is giving a definite message, “Sound the warning.” And what does this mean? Why, it is the angel giving this message to men, and they are to take up this message and proclaim it to warn others. 

Children’s Story – The Prayer and Faith of a Little Girl

Dear Lord, don’t send us just a piece of bread. Send us a whole loaf. For You know, Lord, we need a whole loaf

Keys to the Storehouse – Work While You Wait

They had neglected the needful preparation; therefore they could not receive the refreshing that all must have to fit them to live in the sight of a holy God.

Question and Answer – Why call the woman a dog?

So while there were many blessings given to Israel, was there not also a blessing for her? She was looked upon as a dog, and had she not then a dog’s claim to a crumb from His bounty? 

Health – Kids: Connection to Nature Lessens Distress, Hyperactivity, and Behavioral Problems

For children, play is learning. There is no better space for kids to learn than the outdoors, and there is no better play resource than nature.

Who is on the Lord’s Side?

Throughout his letters to the early churches, Paul taught that the whole world was under the jurisdiction of the law of God.

Food – Onions

Onions may make you cry, but they certainly don’t give you any reason to be sad. On the contrary, onions offer a bounty of health benefits along with the tears.

Recipe – Baked Onion Blossom

Slice onion ends; peel. Using a knife, make 4 vertical cuts in each onion; cut each quarter two more times, leaving root end intact. Gently pull onion “petals” down, separating segments.

Bible Study Guide – Parables from the Master Teacher – The Sower

June 30, 2019 – July 6, 2019. That with which the parable of the sower chiefly deals is the effect produced on the growth of the seed by the soil into which it is cast

Bible Study Guide – Parables from the Master Teacher – Planting the Seed of Truth

July 7, 2019 – July 13, 2019. Every seed yields fruit after its kind. So it is with the traits of character we cherish. Selfishness, self-love, self-esteem, self-indulgence, reproduce themselves, and the end is wretchedness and ruin. … Love, sympathy, and kindness yield fruitage of blessing, a harvest that is imperishable.

Bible Study Guide – Parables from the Master Teacher – Tares Among the Wheat

July 14, 2019 – July 20, 2019. If faithfulness and vigilance had been preserved, if there had been no sleeping or negligence upon the part of any, the enemy would not have had so favorable an opportunity to sow tares among the wheat.

Bible Study Guide – Parables from the Master Teacher – The Leaven of Truth

July 21, 2019 - July 27, 2019. If we would permit our minds to dwell more upon Christ and the heavenly world, we should find a powerful stimulus and support in fighting the battles of the Lord.

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