LandMarks Magazine Contents

2005 March

Editorial – Quenching the Holy Spirit: When it is Impossible to be Happy

A single unrighteous act of will, or bitterness, envy, jealousy, or evil surmising will quench the Spirit of God and banish from your heart true happiness. One emotion of hatred or ill will or of revenge, or an evil act or word toward one whom Christ calls...

The Seven Churches, Part VI : The Church of Thyatira

There are many people who have assumed that if you belong to the church and stay with the church you will be saved. The letter to the church of Thyatira proves that this reasoning is false.

How Readest Thou? Part II

The title of this article comes from the reply Jesus gave to a certain lawyer when he queried: “What shall I do to inherit eternal life?” Luke 10:25. Jesus responded: “How readest thou?” Verse 26. The same can be asked of each of us. Do we study just to gain knowledge to settle theological questions ... Read more

Peter’s Counsel to Parents, Part III : Lessons from the First Chapter of Second Peter

Never should parents scold their children. Never should they administer punishment while in a fit of passion. Children cannot be trained aright in this manner.

Lessons from the Children of Israel, Part III

Korah, Dathan, and Abiram first commenced their cruel work upon the men to whom God had entrusted sacred responsibilities. They were successful in alienating two hundred and fifty princes who were famous in the congregation, men of renown.

The Spirit and Power of Elijah, Part II

Is it too much to suppose that God will again give unto us the spirit and power of Elijah in the closing years of this generation? In fact, has God not always through all the ages shown Himself strong toward those whose hearts were perfect toward Him?

Ask the Pastor – Who Will Be Saved?

Will babies and children who are too young to make a decision for Christ be saved? What will happen to older people who have had no opportunity to know Christ? Will they be saved?

The Pen of Inspiration: Abiding in Christ, Part II

Such an experience of constantly abiding in Christ would result in souls being brought to a knowledge of the truth. Let the petition come up before God, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do today?

Nature Nugget – Mosquitohawks

Mosquitohawks, or dragonflies as they are more commonly called, are members of the insect order Odonata. Odonates have two pairs of wings and consist of three suborders: true dragonflies, damselflies, and ancient dragonflies.

Restoring the Temple – Improper Eating

Diligent study is not the principal cause of the breaking down of the mental powers. The main cause is improper diet, irregular meals, and a lack of physical exercise.

Children’s Corner – A Little Child Shall Lead Them

He sought an education and became a preacher. Preacher Jim loves to tell the sweet story of the little child that led him to Jesus.

Food for Life – Tropical Chewies

Sugar is not good for the stomach. It causes fermentation, and this clouds the brain and brings peevishness into the disposition. . . . “Sugar clogs the system. It hinders the working of the living machine. “There was one case in Montcalm County, Michigan, to which I [Ellen White] will refer. The individual was a ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Parallel Messages of the First and Second Advent Movements

March 27, 2005 - April 2, 2005 - Identify at least three sentences in the following paragraph that reveal that there is an impending conflict. For Jewish type, see Malachi 3:1–3; John 6:14, 15, 60, 66.

Bible Study Guides – The Second Cleansing of the Temple

April 3, 2005 - April 9, 2005 - What result did Jesus know the second cleansing of the temple would have as he tried to help the priests and people understand His work of removing sin from their hearts? Matthew 23:37, 38.

Bible Study Guides – The Second Cleansing of the Churches, Part 1

April 10, 2005 - April 16, 2005 - What identical condition does God say is occurring among God’s people in the second advent movement? For the Jewish type, see Hosea 4:6; 8:12.

Bible Study Guides – Second Cleansing of the Churches, Part 11

April 17, 2005 - April 23, 2005 - “And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.” Revelation 18:4.

Bible Study Guides – The Disciples’ Preparation to Receive the Holy Spirit

April 24, 2005 - April 30, 2005 - These disciples prepared themselves for their work. Before the day of Pentecost they met together, and put away all differences. They were of one accord. . . .

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