LandMarks Magazine Contents

2004 March

Nothing to Fear Except . . . , Part I

We have nothing to fear for the future, except as we shall forget the way the Lord has led us, and His teaching in our past history.” General Conference Daily Bulletin, January 29, 1893.

Power of Music, Part I

There are many ways in which the power of music may be seen. “Music has the power to by-pass our conscious focus of attention. We can actually become the music.

Lessons From the Book of Amos, Part IV

This is the setting for the fifth chapter of Amos. Amos has a very heavy heart as he writes these words concerning the Northern kingdom of Israel: “Hear ye this word which I take up against you, [even] a lamentation, O house of Israel.

The Power of Speech, Part III

Not until we have used every means in our power to repair the evil, can God approve and bless us. The path of confession is humiliating, but it is the only way by which we can receive strength to overcome.

The Malignity of Sin, Part II

For the most part, we do not know what it means to resist unto blood, striving against sin. Usually, we do not even work up a good sweat. When one of our “desires” presents itself to us, we may, at first, put up a little resistance.

Preparing for the Latter Rain, Part VI

We have come to the end of our study on “Preparing for the Latter Rain.” It is my hope that this study has drawn you closer to Christ and in love and unity with your brothers and sisters in the faith.

Children’s Story – Personalized Promises

There is a way to read your Bible that will make Jesus real to you. You will find thousands of promises in your Bible. To really know Jesus, you must think of His promises as being especially for you.

Restoring the Temple – Fiber

Only in recent years have we begun to understand fiber and the important role it plays in preserving our health. Researchers have observed that the fashionable, highly refined diet of the West that has become so popular over the years is often lacking in this necessary element.

Ask the Pastor – Observing the Feast Days?

Question: Should Christians today be observing the feast days that were commanded in the Old Testament? Answer: It is indeed true that, as recorded in Leviticus 23, the Lord commanded that certain feast days and holy convocations should be kept.

Nature Nugget – Bears

Although some species are reputed to be fierce and aggressive, bears are typically peaceful, solitary creatures that prefer to roam areas undisturbed by humans. Most bears are omnivores, feeding on both plant and animal matter.

Food for Life – Mushroom Burgers

One reason why we do not enjoy more of the blessing of the Lord is, we do not heed the light which He has been pleased to give us in regard to the laws of life and health. “God is as truly the author of physical laws as He is author of the moral law. ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – What Jesus Is to Us

March 27, 2004 - April 2, 2004 - But through faith we are cleansed from sin, and the righteous life of Jesus is imputed to us. This righteousness is in harmony with the claims of the law, and enables us to stand acquitted in the judgment.

Bible Study Guides – The High Calling of the Believer

April 3, 2004 - April 9, 2004 - What high position do believers occupy? 11 Corinthians 5:20. note: “Since His ascension, Christ the great Head of the church, has carried forward His work in the world by chosen ambassadors,...

Bible Study Guides – Tests of Discipleship

April 10, 2004 - April 16, 2004 - To talk of religion in a casual way, to pray without soul hunger and living faith, avails nothing. A nominal faith in Christ, which accepts Him merely as the Saviour of the world, can never bring healing to the soul.

Bible Study Guides – Obedience

April 17, 2004 - April 23, 2004 - We cannot overestimate the value of simple faith and unquestioning obedience. It is by following in the path of obedience in simple faith that the character obtains perfection.

Bible Study Guides – Value of Trials

April 24, 2004 - April 30, 2004 - The trials to which Christians are subjected in sorrow, adversity, and reproach are the means appointed of God to separate the chaff from the wheat. Our pride, selfishness, evil passions, and love of worldly pleasure must all be overcome; therefore God sends us afflictions to test and ... Read more

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