LandMarks Magazine Contents

2003 May

Editorial – When the Door Shuts, Part II

There was a shut door in Noah’s time. There was a shut door to the unbelievers in the destruction of Sodom, but an open door to Lot. There was a shut door to the inhabitants of Tyrus, a shut door to the inhabitants of Jerusalem...

The Ups and Downs of the Christian Experience

With different people it is different things. There are many who come so far in their Christian experience, but they reach a point of decision, perhaps on a seemingly small issue, and they cannot go beyond it.

Are You a Stable Christian?

It is important that we become stable Christians. Our experience really is not a Christian experience, if we are being tossed to and fro, being controlled by the circumstances around us, or conforming ourselves to fit whatever situation in which we are found.

He That Hath an Ear, Part I

"I have heard loose language, careless, vulgar words, and slang phrases from the lips of parents. I have heard these words taken up and repeated by their children; and my heart has been pained; for I knew that these parents had sown the seed which Satan delights to cultivate.

Seven Habits of an Effective Immune System, Part I

I want to share with you the seven habits of an effective immune system. We live in a world that is overwhelmed with toxins—emotional toxins, environmental toxins, and food toxins. Ellen White wrote that if Adam had not been created with twenty times the vital force than we have now, you and I, with our ... Read more

Mother-Love, God-Love

Mother-love is personal. There is an immediate bond between mother and child. There are stories from large hospitals with large nurseries that there may be eight or ten newborn babies crying and yet many a mother can recognize if her baby is one of them!

From the Pen of Inspiration – The Mother a Missionary

It is the mother’s work to train, to educate, and to discipline. While she seeks to store the mind of her child with useful knowledge, let her fortify the young heart with good principles. There is missionary work to be done at home by the fireside.

Restoring the Temple – The Digestive System

The purpose of the digestive system is to break down food into nutrients that can be absorbed into the bloodstream and delivered to each of those billions of hungry mouths.

Nature Nugget – Mammalian Aviators

Bats are the only mammals that are capable of sustained flight. All bats fit into one of two groups, the Microchiroptera (typical bats) or the Megachiroptera (flying foxes).

Children’s Story – A Mother’s Love

The love of a mother that looks beyond her son’s disfiguring burns and says, "I love you, because you are mine," reminds us of God’s love that looks beyond our sins and weaknesses, that grasps us close to His breast with those same words, "I love you, because you are mine."

Ask the Pastor – Where we will spend eternity

I would like to know where we will spend eternity. Some people say that we will go to heaven when Jesus comes and stay there. Others say that we will go to heaven, but we will come back to this earth to spend eternity. What does the Bible say about this?

Food for Life – Olive Spread

Nuts and nut foods are coming largely into use to take the place of flesh meats. With nuts may be combined grains, fruits, and some roots, to make foods that are healthful and nourishing. Care should be taken, however, not to use too large a proportion of nuts. Those who realize ill effects from the ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 9:24–28

June 1-7, 2003 - Where has Christ as our High Priest entered? Hebrews 9:24. NOTE: "Jesus stands in the holy of holies, now to appear in the presence of God for us. There he ceases not to present his people moment by moment, complete in himself.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 10:1–9

June 8-14, 2003 - What was the nature of the law of sacrifices? Hebrews 10:1, first part. NOTE: "Paul endeavored to direct the minds of his hearers to the one great Sacrifice for sin. He pointed to the sacrifices that were shadows of good things to come, and then presented Christ as the antitype of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 10:10–20

June 15-21, 2003 - What is done for us by the will of God? Hebrews 10:10. NOTE: "Entire conformity to the will of our Father which is in heaven is alone sanctification, and the will of God is expressed in His holy law.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 10:21–25

June 22-28, 2003 - What is necessary to obtain full assurance of faith? Hebrews 10:22. NOTE: "Many people mistake strong feeling for an assurance of faith, though they are essentially different. Strong feeling may be an accompaniment of faith, though it is not faith itself.

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