LandMarks Magazine Contents

2014 May

Editorial – Our Greatest Foe

The experience of the past will be repeated. In the future, Satan’s superstitions will assume new forms. Errors will be presented in a pleasing and flattering manner. False theories, clothed with garments of light, will be presented to God’s people.

Terrible Consequences

Now David was not excused from earthly punishment. Even though he was forgiven and will be in heaven, he had to suffer the consequence of his sin in this world. There are always consequences with sin.

Give Me Barabbas

Note here who was responsible for the choice made. “But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.”

Conviction vs. Preference

Most Christians carelessly use the word conviction. In reality, the test of whether or not a matter is a conviction is a very severe one and not to be taken lightly. It will be seen here that most of us possess only preferences.

Mother’s Wisdom

To the child what mother says and does is always right. Mother’s estimate of people and things is conclusive. What opinions she has must be right, for is not mother the wisest...

Mother’s Day

The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 when, two years after her mother’s death, Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in Grafton, West Virginia. She then began a successful campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a recognized holiday in the United States.

Current Events – Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby contraception case. But which arguments will have the most influence on the justices? Which four arguments are most likely to be important?

Keys to the Storehouse – The Silent Witness

The silent witness of a true, unselfish, godly life carries an almost irresistible influence. By revealing in our own life the character of Christ we cooperate with Him in the work of saving souls.

Inspiration – Oakland Tent Meeting

We have the deepest interest that this meeting, at this time, shall not be in vain. We want to see the work of God prospering. We know that it is a very important time. It is a solemn time.

Question & Answer – Succour, What does this mean?

The word succour means to give assistance and support in times of hardship and distress. In Hebrews 2:18 it says, “For in that He Himself hath suffered being tempted, He is able to succour them that are tempted.”

Health – Lemons

Lemons have long been recognized for their healing properties. Nero, the notorious emperor of Rome, famously drank copious quantities of lemon juice to counteract attempts on his life by poisoning.

Children’s Story – ‘Neath the Green Earth

In some places the salt is found mixed with earth. Then to retrieve it, water is poured into the salt, melting the salt. The salt water, which is now called brine, is then pumped out and boiled in large kettles till nothing is left but the salt.

Food – Veganism in a Nutshell

It is very easy for a vegan diet to meet the recommendations for protein as long as calorie intake is adequate. Almost all foods except for alcohol, sugar, and fats provide some protein.

Recipe – Sweet Potato Cauliflower Soup

  1 large head cauliflower 3 medium to large sized peeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1" pieces Olive oil for drizzling 1 sweet onion, diced 2 cloves garlic 7 cups filtered water ¾ tsp salt Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut up cauliflower into bite sized pieces. Place cauliflower onto ungreased cookie sheet and lightly ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Sealed Scroll

June 1, 2014 - June 7, 2014-The very name ‘Revelation’ contradicts the statement that it is a sealed book. ‘Revelation’ means that something of importance is revealed. The truths of this book are addressed to those living in these last days.

Bible Study Guides – The Opening of the Seals

June 8, 2014 - June 14, 2014-What was seen when the first seal was opened? Revelation 6:1, 2. What does white symbolize in Scripture? Revelation 3:4, 5; 19:8; Isaiah 1:18.

Bible Study Guides – The Fifth and Sixth Seals

June 15, 2014 - June 21, 2014-What events take place at the opening of the sixth seal? Revelation 6:12. How are the next two events similar to that of Christ’s prophecy given on the Mount of Olives? Matthew 24:29, 30.

Bible Study Guides – The 144,000 and the Seventh Seal

June 22, 2014 - June 28, 2014-John saw a Lamb on Mount Zion, and with Him 144,000, having His Father’s name written in their foreheads. They bore the signet of heaven. They reflected the image of God. They were full of the light and the glory of the Holy One.

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