LandMarks Magazine Contents

2013 March

Editorial – The Fragrant Christian

Do you have enough perfume? The fragrance of Christ’s character in His people will win many souls to Christ. “The grace of Christ is to control the temper and the voice. ..."

The Cords that Bind

Notice what Satan is introducing to bind people in bundles. Three things are mentioned. He is seeking to create diversity of opinion, to encourage worldliness—the love of the world, and avarice—a desire and craving to gain possessions.

The Sabbath

The Sabbath was set apart on the seventh day of creation and is also the fourth commandment, which is evidence that the law of God was given to Adam and Eve on the very day of creation and was in effect at creation.

Knowing God

Considering God as a friend helps to have Him closer to us and helps us to realize that we can turn and talk to Him. It is necessary to come to the place that when you are talking to God you realize that you are talking to a real person. He is your friend. He ... Read more

Where the Waters Run

What makes the difference between the lifeless moon and the living earth? There is nothing else quite like water in the entire universe. In a surprising variety of ways the peculiar properties of water seem to have been designed expressly to make the world hospitable to life, and the earth has a great abundance of ... Read more

Let there be Light

Paul suggests that God has done the same thing—used physical reality to make a spiritual point—in the act of creation itself. He wrote, in II Corinthians 4:6, “For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the ... Read more

Current Events – Christian Institutions Stand up for Religious Liberty

New healthcare policy requires institutions to provide coverage for abortion. A flurry of lawsuits (now up to 45) have been filed against the rule in the Affordable Care Act. These lawsuits claim that forcing employers to pay for abortion-causing drugs violates their freedom and practice of religion, a Constitutional right.

Inspiration – Christ’s Followers the Light of the World

Christ represents the disciples who have the attributes which characterize them as children of God, as the light of the world. Without these attributes they cannot be the light of the world, and they would not correctly represent Christ Who is the Light of the world.

Spiritual Insight – Snares

I saw that Satan bade his angels lay their snares especially for those who were looking for Christ’s second appearing and keeping all the commandments of God. Satan told his angels that the churches were asleep.

Health – A Merry Heart

Even the world is realizing that what our minds are thinking upon affects our health and that a merry heart is needed for our health. The Christian knows where to find that merry heart.

Honesty – The Vision of the Missing Hairnet

In this vision she saw the hand and arm of a girl. In the hand was a hairnet. She also saw on the table a kerosene lamp which was burning. She saw the hairnet held over the lamp and then lowered until the net touched the flame.

Children’s Story – A Boy who Lived Again

And she rode to Mount Carmel, where the prophet Elisha was. He saw her coming, and he said to his servant, “Here comes this Shunammite woman. What can be the matter?”

Food – What is Quinoa?

Quinoa is a favorite whole grain for three reasons. First, it takes less time to cook than other whole grains. One cooking method is to treat quinoa much like rice, bringing two cups (or less) of water to a boil with one cup of grain, ...

Recipe – Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers

7 sweet peppers (red, orange or yellow) 1 cup whole grain quinoa 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup diced sweet onion 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. cardamom ¾ tsp salt 1 cup dried figs, roughly chopped ½ cup unsalted cashews, roughly chopped Seed and dice 1 of the peppers. Slice remaining 6 peppers from ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Government of Heaven

March 31, 2013 - April 6, 2013 - What are some of the fundamental characteristics of the government of Heaven? Psalm 89:14; I John 4:16. Note: “The law of love being the foundation of the government of God, the happiness of all intelligent beings depends upon their perfect accord with its great principles of righteousness. ... Read more

Keys to the Storehouse – Forgotten Gifts, Forgotten Joys

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son” (John 3:16). He is still giving, but many have become so blinded by the cares of this world that blessings innumerable have been forgotten or ignored.

Bible Study Guides – God’s Supreme Plan

April 7, 2013 - April 13, 2013 - The great plan of redemption was laid before the foundation of the world. And Christ, our Substitute and Surety, did not stand alone in the wondrous undertaking of the ransom of man.

Bible Study Guides – A Plan to Regain Paradise

April 14, 2013 - April 20, 2013 - How did Cain forfeit the blessings and acceptance of the gospel, and why? Genesis 4:3, 5.

Bible Study Guides – The Word Became Flesh

April 21, 2013 - April 27, 2013 - What should we understand about the divinity of Christ even after His incarnation? Isaiah 9:6; Matthew 1:22, 23; Philippians 2:5–11.