LandMarks Magazine Contents

1999 March

Editorial – Purification of the Church, Part II

The early Adventists thought that the midnight cry was at the end of the path to the city of God, but the Lord revealed to Ellen White that the midnight cry was at the beginning of the path and was of vital importance to the purification of the church.

They Professed to Be Wise

We are living in a time when there are many people who profess to be wise. They are wiser, they believe, than the Bible. (It has always been very dangerous when men place themselves above God. It has happened many times in the past, and it is one of the primary characteristics of our generation.)

The Word From Heaven

Christ calls for unity but He does not call for us to unify on wrong practices. The God of heaven draws a sharp contrast between pure, elevating and ennobling truth and false misleading doctrines.

We Are Living on Borrowed Time

Present truth for this hour is the fact that we are living on borrowed time. I have three short quotations that emphatically stress this:...

How to Be Among the 144,000, Part II

...we will continue on with our study of what you and I must do to be among the 144,000 and what sanctification really means. The closer we come to Christ, the more we will realize that within us there is no good thing.

The Rise of Sabbatarian Adventism

We now turn to the second distinguishing doctrine of the Sabbatarian Adventists—their acceptance and observance of the seventh-day Sabbath.

Enslaving the Souls of Men as a Christian priest, now as a soldier, a mathematician, an astrologer, a Brahmin, a mandarin—under countless disguises, by a thousand arts, luring, persuading, or compelling souls into the fold of Rome.

Children’s Story – Shut Up With a Bible

The next day, desperation drove him again to the only companion of his solitude, and from that time he read the Bible constantly.

Food for Life – Habits of Diet

Where wrong habits of diet have been indulged, there should be no delay in reform. When dyspepsia has resulted from abuse of the stomach, efforts should be made carefully to preserve the remaining strength of the vital forces by removing every overtaxing burden.

Recipe – Berry Cobbler

Place in a large saucepan: 1 can crushed pineapple (20 oz.) 1 1/2 lb. sliced strawberries (unsweetened, fresh or frozen) 1/2 pkg. frozen peaches, diced 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1 1/2 cup date sugar 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2-3 Tbsp. Agar Agar (or Cornstarch) Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thick. Pour into a ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – “What is man that Thou art mindful of him”

Human beings were a new and distinct order. They were made ‘in the image of God,’ and it was the Creator’s design that they should populate the earth.


In order to be fitted for translation, the people of God must know themselves. They must understand in regard to their own physical frames that they may be able with the psalmist to exclaim: ‘I will praise Thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.’


Among all the creatures that God had made on the earth, there was not one equal to man. And God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.’

Bible Study Guides – “THE WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH”

The death of the spotless Son of God testifies that ‘the wages of sin is death,’ that every violation of God’s law must receive its just retribution. Christ the sinless became sin for man.

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