LandMarks Magazine Contents

2007 March

Editorial – Practical Godliness

That religion which makes of sin a light matter, dwelling upon the love of God to the sinner regardless of his actions, only encourages the sinner to believe that God will receive him while he continues in that which he knows to be sin.

The Scriptures a Sufficient Guide

It is because so many who handled the word of God in opening the Scriptures to others are not diligent students of the Scriptures or doers of the word themselves, that they make so little advancement in growth of grace and in coming to the full stature of men and women in Christ Jesus.

Obstacles, Part II

The first prerequisite to successfully meeting obstacles is to have faith in God. Jesus said, in Luke 18:1, “Men ought always to pray, and not to faint.” And then He told a story to illustrate this point.

The More Excellent Ministry, Part II

Hebrews 8:6 begins talking about the better covenant: “But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.”

The 144,000, Part I

There are many questions concerning the 144,000. Some can be answered; others cannot. For instance, is the 144,000 a literal or a symbolic number? Are the 144,000 sealed before or after the latter rain?

If the Foundations be Destroyed, Part II

Revelation 13. This chapter should be extremely familiar to each one of us, so this should just be a review of what the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy tell us about this chapter and what is happening right now.

Restoring the Temple – God’s Original Diet

Let us instead focus on the exciting time ahead of us in the times of restitution, and get ready for those times by training our taste buds to enjoy the food God intended us to eat: first, the appointed diet while we are yet in this sinful world and, eventually, God’s original diet when we ... Read more

Nature Nugget – King of Grasses

Bamboos are woody, perennial evergreen plants that are members of the true grass family. There are about 1,200 species worldwide occurring in diverse climates from cold, 12,000-foot mountains to low, hot, tropical regions. They occur naturally on all continents except for Europe. Bamboo stems, called culms, can range in height from a few centimeters to ... Read more

Children’s Story – Crutches on the Altar

One day a kind lady procured a pair of crutches for her, and since then her life had been much happier. This same week she had ventured for the first time to church. What a great blessing it was to be able to listen to the gospel once more.

The Pen of Inspiration – Necessity of Harmony

This love is not contracted so as merely to include “me and mine,” but is as broad as the world and as high as heaven, and is in harmony with that of the angel workers. This love cherished in the soul sweetens the entire life and sheds a refining influence on all around. Possessing it, ... Read more

Question – What does God require of those who do not have health and strength of body?

Question: What does God require of those who do not have health and strength of body? Are they excused from the responsibility of doing God’s work?

Food for Life – Cancer Can Be Prevented Pt. II

By adapting a personal cancer preventative and protective lifestyle, we can greatly reduce our risk of cancer. Surely you want to have this protection against cancer and to share this information with the general public.

Recipe – Lemon Dessert

Lemon Dessert 1 package Mori-Nu Extra Firm Tofu 2 - 3.4-ounce boxes Instant JELL-O Lemon Pudding 1/3 cup lemonade concentrate 1 cup soy milk Mix together in food processor or blender until smooth. Pour into a baked graham cracker crust. Chill for a few hours or overnight before serving. Gelatin Dessert 12 ounces kosher gelatin ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Word of God

April 1, 2007 - April 7, 2007 - The word of God is the seed. Every seed has in itself a germinating principle. In it the life of the plant is enfolded. So there is life in God’s word. Christ says, ‘The words that I speak unto you, they are Spirit, and they are life.’ ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Power of God’s Word in Overcoming

April 8, 2007 - April 14, 2007 - Bid the tempted one look not to circumstances, to the weakness of self, or to the power of temptation, but to the power of God’s word. All its strength is ours.

Bible Study Guides – The Mission of Jesus

April 15, 2007 - April 21, 2007 - What was the mission of Jesus to this world? Matthew 1:21; Luke 19:10. All this work of evil it is Christ’s mission to undo. The faculties of the soul, paralyzed by sin, the darkened mind, the perverted will, He has power to invigorate and to restore.

Bible Study Guides – Promises of Victory

April 22, 2007 - April 28, 2007 - How continuous may be our victory through Jesus? Where is this victory manifest? 11 Corinthians 2:14. What further assurance of victory is given us through Him who loves us? Romans 8:35–37.

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