LandMarks Magazine Contents

2009 May

Editorial – Is There a Judgment Before the Second Coming?

There are few areas of theology where Adventists have been attacked more than on the teaching of the investigative judgment that occurs before the second coming of Christ.

Walk with Jesus

We read in Acts that they took knowledge of them that they had been with Jesus. Are our lives such that people can notice that we have been with Jesus?

Secret Prayer

Just as our Jesus prepared Himself daily through secret prayer for the ultimate test and succeeded, so we are to daily prepare ourselves through spending quality time with Him in deep self-examination, confession, repentance, reconciliation, because our ultimate test is coming.

Two Covenants

To understand the two covenants, we first need to understand what a covenant is. A covenant is a legal term used more frequently in the past.

Where Do You Stand?

In Hebrews 11:3 it is recorded that it is through faith that we understand that the worlds were framed—put together, arranged, built—“by the word of God: so that things which are seen were not made of things which do not appear.”

Communing With God

Those who are really seeking for communion with God will be seen in the prayer meeting, faithful to do their duty and earnest and anxious to reap all the benefits they can gain.

Questions & Answers – How can you tell the difference between Faith and Presumption

It has been said that “presumption is when you claim the promise but do not fulfill the condition.” God’s promises are sure, and we need to have faith that He will fulfill His word.

Health – Too Much of a Good Thing

“Satan well knows the material with which he has to deal in the human heart. He knows—for he has studied with fiendish intensity for thousands of years—the points most easily assailed in every character; and through successive generations he has wrought to overthrow the strongest men.” The Adventist Home, 326. So how will Satan attempt ... Read more

Nature – Blue Violets

Blue violets have symbolized “faithfulness” since medieval times. The Bible tells us that the Lord is faithful! His great faithfulness extends to the clouds and endures to all generations.

Children’s Story – On Freedom’s Shore

Valentine Leer did come to America. He was a Baptist at that time. In America he met an English speaking man who shared the Ten Commandments with him.

Food – Helps for Digestion

For several months we have discussed the anatomy and physiology of the digestion system and the importance of eating based on the way God designed our body. The following is a review and listing of items important for good digestion:

Recipe – Daniel’s Manicotti

1 box firm tofu 1 Tbs. Lemon juice 1 tsp. salt 1 box firm tofu 2 jars spaghetti sauce 1 box manicotti noodles Optional: Soy cheese, “meat” crumbles, 1 small onion, herbs of choice. Combine Mori Nu Tofu, lemon juice, and salt in blender until creamy. In a medium sized bowl, place fresh tofu and ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Last Kings of Judah

May 31, 2009 - June 6, 2009 - Through Jeremiah, Zedekiah and all Judah, including those taken to Babylon, were counseled to submit quietly to the temporary rule of their conquerors.

Bible Study Guides – The End of Judah’s Kingdom

June 7, 2009 - June 13, 2009 - What did King Zedekiah ask Jeremiah in secret? Jeremiah 37:17–21. What lesson can we learn from the rebellious attitude of Zedekiah about God’s will?

Bible Study Guides – A Tragic End

June 14, 2009 - June 20, 2009 - Foremost among those who were rapidly leading the nation to ruin was Zedekiah their king. Forsaking utterly the counsels of the Lord as given through the prophets, forgetting the debt of gratitude he owed Nebuchadnezzar, violating his solemn oath of allegiance taken in the name of the ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Captivity and Restoration

June 21, 2009 - June 27, 2009 - He had been prophesying a long period of captivity in faraway Babylon. Already advanced in years, he could never hope to receive personal benefit from the purchase he had made.

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