LandMarks Magazine Contents

2006 March

Editorial – Conflict

The Christian life is a battle and a march. But the victory to be gained is not won by human power. The field of conflict is the domain of the heart.

1 Corinthians 12 and 13, Part II

1 Corinthians 12 and 13 tie together quite well. Chapter 12 tells us about the unity of the body, how each part has its job and works with the great whole. In chapter 13, we learn what love really is.

The Remnant Church Not Babylon, Part III

My brother, I learn that you are taking the position that the Seventh-day Adventist Church is Babylon, and that all that would be saved must come out of her. You are not the only man whom the enemy has deceived in this matter.

Knowing the Time, Part II

As important as it is to know the time in the world—and that is important—it is even more important to know the time in the church. Do you know the time in the church?

Surrender, Part III

When the soul surrenders itself to Christ, a new power takes possession of the new heart. A change is wrought which man can never accomplish for himself.

The Ten Commandments, Part IX – The Sabbath is a Delight

Is the Sabbath such a delight to us that we hate to see it go, or has it become burdensome for us, and we anxiously await the setting of the sun, so we can again go about our own activities?

The Privilege of Prayer

I count this privilege of prayer the greatest and most precious of all things that God has given to me. I would not part with it for anything that this world has to give

Children’s Story – A Courageous Visitor

Two hours later, Samuel Levick walked into the study where his friend Gardner sat and described his visit to the hermit. Gardner was astounded.

The Pen of Inspiration – In Relation with One Another

As we become interested in the salvation of souls, we cease to mind the little differences that so often arise in our association with one another. Whatever others may think of us, it need not disturb our oneness with Christ, the fellowship of the Spirit.

Nature Nugget – Freshwater Mussels

Freshwater mussels, a type of mollusk, are benthic (bottom-dwelling) animals. Nearly 300 species occur in the United States, mainly in the Mississippi River drainage.

Ask the Pastor – Matthew 15:11

Question: What is the meaning of the text Matthew 15:11? Does it mean that we can eat anything we want? Answer: While in debate with Jewish leaders over His disciples’ practice of eating without washing their hands, Jesus said,...

Restoring the Temple – An Example

We have the example of ancient Israel, and the warning for us not to do as they did. Their history of unbelief and rebellion is left on record as a special warning that we should not follow their example of murmuring at God’s requirements.

Food for Life – Transitioning to a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

Change to a vegan diet should be done with study, care, and thought. If people change too quickly, before they know how to cook nutritional, tasteful food, there is a danger that the change may be short lived.

Recipe – Country Style Gravy

3 cups water 1/2 cup cashews 2 Tablespoons cornstarch 2 Tablespoons chicken-like seasoning 2 teaspoons onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 Tablespoons Bragg Aminos 1 Tablespoon parsley Blend 1/2 cup hot water with the cashews until smooth. Add the rest of the ingredients, except parsley. Pour into a saucepan and stir while cooking over ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Triumph for Those who Covenant by Sacrifice

March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006 - How fully will those who have made a covenant by sacrifice have consecrated their all to the service of the Master? What promise has been made to them? Mark 10:28–30.

Bible Study Guides – To Whom do Man and All His Possessions Belong? Part I

April 2, 2006 - April 8, 2006 - What was man’s nature before he sinned? Ecclesiastes 7:29. Compare Genesis 1:27; 3:6, 7. note: “God made man upright; He gave him noble traits of character, with no bias toward evil.

Bible Study Guides – To Whom do Man and All His Possessions Belong? Part II

April 9, 2006 - April 15, 2006 - God has laid His hand upon all things, both man and his possessions; for all belong to him. He says, I am the owner of the world; the universe is mine, and I require you to consecrate to my service the first-fruits of all that I, through ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Covetousness, Part I

April 16, 2006 - April 22, 2006 - One marked feature in the teachings of Christ is the frequency and earnestness with which He rebuked the sin of covetousness and pointed out the danger of worldly acquisitions and inordinate love of gain. . . .

Bible Study Guides – Covetousness, Part II

April 23, 2006 - April 29, 2006 - My brother, you cannot be a Christian and cherish covetousness. You cannot be a Christian and not be a missionary. When you hear that there are thousands upon thousands who are in the darkness of error and superstition,...

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