LandMarks Magazine Contents

2002 May

Editorial – The Church that Appears to Fall, Part III (Letter 55, 1886)

An apostate church will unite with the powers of earth and hell to place upon the forehead or in the hand, the mark of the beast, and prevail upon the children of God to worship the beast and his image.

The First Lie, Part II

Last month we began looking at some of the texts in the Bible dealing with the state of the dead, which we might find hard to explain....These texts all contain the same word, mourn. I want you to see how this word is used in the Bible.

Worship and Music

What difference does it make what music we have in our worship services? If music is basically entertainment, why do we have music in worship at all? Many people have said that music is just a matter of preference.

What Does Soul-Saving Mean?

Soul-saving is thought to be the exclusive work and responsibility of evangelists, pastors, ministers, Bible workers, etc. While this is true in the strictest sense, each member has a non-transferable,...

The Seed, Part II

The germination of the seed represents the beginning of spiritual life, and the development of the plant is a beautiful figure of Christian growth. . . . At every stage of development our life may be...

The Consecrated Way, Part III

"Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance . . . ." ... Read more

Inspiration – Take Heed How Ye Hear

Many religious teachers have opposed the precious light sent them from heaven. They have refused to obey the words, "Take heed how ye hear." They think that they complete their work and secure their conquests by a continual repetition of fables and traditions,...

Children’s Story – The Littlest Firefighter

About five minutes later a hook and ladder truck arrived at the hospital and extended its ladder up to Billy’s third floor open window. Sixteen firefighters climbed up the ladder into Billy’s room.

Restoring the Temple – Activating Principles of a Changed Life

Men will never be truly temperate until the grace of Christ is an abiding principle in the heart. . . . Circumstances cannot work reform. Christianity proposes a reformation in the heart.

Food for Life – Granola and Roast

Recipe - Granola Submitted by Barbara Bender In a large bowl, place the following ingredients: 8 cups rolled oats 1 cup coconut 1 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup sesame seeds In a separate bowl combine the following: 1 cup oil 1 cup honey 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Mix the wet ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Revelation of God’s Love in the Law

May 26 - June 1, 2002 - The law of love being the foundation of the government of God, the happiness of all created beings depended upon their perfect accord with its great principles of righteousness.

Bible Study Guides – Conquering the Conflict

June 2 - 8, 2002 - We know not one day how strong will be our conflict the next. So long as Satan reigns, we shall have self to subdue, besetting sins to overcome; so long as life shall last, there will be no stopping place, no point which we can reach and say, I ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Science of Salvation

June 9  - 15, 2002 - Christ crucified for sin, Christ risen from the dead, Christ ascended on high—this was the science of salvation that they were to learn and teach.

Bible Study Guides – The Parting Gift of Jesus

June 16 - 22, 2002 - When Jesus was going to leave His disciples and go back to His Father what did He promise to send to them? John 14:16, 17

Bible Study Guides – The Eternal Reward

June 23 - 29, 2002 - "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." Romans 6:23.

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