LandMarks Magazine Contents

2012 May

Editorial – A Moral Fitness for Heaven

“All who are accounted worthy of everlasting life must obtain a moral fitness for the same.” Testimonies, vol. 1, 705. Just as you cannot obtain a commercial driving license or an airplane pilot’s license without showing that you are “fit” for the same, you cannot be taken to heaven unless you are fit to go ... Read more

The Devil’s Discouragement

Many people make a decision to become a Christian, but before they actually get baptized and join the body of Christ, the devil discourages them so much that they give up. He attempted to discourage Jesus to thwart the plan of salvation, and he is still actively doing the same thing today.

We are Almost Home-The Last 50 Miles

What a wonderful thing it is to have a home. Home is a place where you can totally relax, a safe haven where you can laugh, you can cry, you can share your heart in safety; it is home. When you have been gone for a while and you get close to home, you just ... Read more

Practical Faith, Practical Obedience

In order for God to reward someone with righteousness or eternal life, that person must have a practical faith and not just an intellectual faith. Someone may say, “I believe in God,” but when you check out his life, he may be an alcoholic and not living his faith. His faith is merely of an ... Read more

The Exception Deception

The word of God is plain, but often there is an error in applying it to one’s self. ...It is a phenomenon that could be referred to as the exception deception. In fact, most professed Christians fall victim to this snare of the enemy of souls. They somehow read the plainest word of God and ... Read more

Current Events – In the News

“Washington, DC ( The pro-abortion government-run health care bill was signed into law March 23, 2010. The bill requires that at least one health care plan be promoted across the country [United States] that pays for abortions.”

Q&A -Should a Christian wear a Wedding Ring

Some have had a burden in regard to the wearing of a marriage ring, feeling that the wives of our ministers should conform to this custom. All this is unnecessary. Let the ministers’ wives have the golden link which binds their souls to Jesus Christ, a pure and holy character, the true love and meekness ... Read more

Inspiration – Need of Education in Health Principles

Education in health principles was never more needed than now. Notwithstanding the wonderful progress in so many lines relating to the comforts and conveniences of life, even to sanitary matters and to the treatment of disease, the decline in physical vigor and power of endurance is alarming. It demands the attention of all who have ... Read more

Health – Potential Hydrogens (pH) – Important for Health

One important aspect of health is the body’s pH balance. There are many articles written on this very complicated subject. But I would like to share with you an excerpt from the book, Beating Cancer with Nutrition, by Patrick Quillin, PhD, R.D., CNS., with Noreen Quillin, Nutrition Times Press, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma, 234, 235. This ... Read more

Keys to the Storehouse – Character Under Pressure

We live in a world of uncertainty with much pressure and/or stress. It is how we respond at such times that reveals just who controls our character; is it Christ or Satan?

Children’s Story – A Mother’s Voice

Word was sent throughout the country, inviting those who had lost children to come to the camp and identify, if possible, their children, as none of them could give any account of who their parents were or where they were taken from, so young were they when they were taken captive by the Indians. ...Among ... Read more

Nature – The Northern Flicker

Northern Flickers are large, brown woodpeckers with handsome black-scalloped plumage. Although it can climb up the trunks of trees and hammer on wood like other woodpeckers, the Northern Flicker prefers to spend much time on the ground finding its food.

Food – Bananas

There are some strong health reasons to expand your banana repertoire. Bananas are a good source of potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6, and fiber. Bananas are also high in starches called prebiotics because they feed probiotics, the friendly bacteria that help keep your digestive system in balance. All these qualities add up to make this everyday ... Read more

Recipe – Banana Recipes: Green Goddess & Banana-Honey Tofu Ice Cream

Green Goddess 3 large ripe kiwifruit 2 ripe bananas ½ cup plain soft tofu, drained 1 ½ cups water, chilled 1 cup seedless green grapes ½ cup vanilla soy milk 3 Tbsp. honey In blender, combine all ingredients and process until smooth. Pour mixture into glasses and serve. Banana-Honey Tofu Ice Cream ½ lb. firm ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Elementary Education

May 27, 2012 - June 2, 2012 - The school in the home should be a place where children are taught that the eye of God is upon them, observing all that they do. If this thought were deeply impressed upon the mind, the work of governing children would be made much easier.

Bible Study Guides – Useful Basics in Education

June 3, 2012 - June 9, 2012 - Physical culture is an essential part of all right methods of education. The young need to be taught how to develop their physical powers, how to preserve these powers in the best condition, and how to make them useful in the practical duties of life.

Bible Study Guides – Intermediate Education

June 10, 2012 - June 16, 2012 - With what care parents should guard their children from careless, loose, demoralizing habits! Fathers and mothers, do you realize the importance of the responsibility resting on you? Do you allow your children to associate with other children without being present to know what kind of education they ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Advanced Education

June 17, 2012 - June 23, 2012 - Students should be given an education that will fit them for successful business life. The common branches of education should be fully and thoroughly taught. Bookkeeping should be looked upon as of equal importance with grammar.

Bible Study Guides – The Final Work and the Ultimate School

June 24, 2012 - June 30, 2012 - Little companies who have received a suitable training in evangelical and medical missionary lines should go forth to do the work to which Christ appointed His disciples. Let them labor as evangelists, scattering our publications, talking of the truth to those they meet, praying for the sick, ... Read more

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