LandMarks Magazine Contents

2016 May

Editorial – When God Questions Man

“The only question asked in the judgment will be, ‘Have they been obedient to My commandments?’ ”

Our Greatest Need

The Bible teaches that if you are going to be ready for the Lord to come, you must be an overcomer. In Revelation 2 and 3 to all seven churches, which represents the whole Christian world for all time, salvation is promised only to the overcomer.

How Do We Compare – A Lowered Church Standard

Consider where the Christian church started and how it has changed. The following article written over 100 years ago describes a move to secularism and a decline in spirituality.

How the Will of Man Can Overcome All Sin

If we will follow the example of Christ and place our will in the hand of God we too can have absolute victory over sin.

The Iron Wolf

“ ‘So poor Gould is dead? He left a poor account. Not a penny more than he got from his father. Now I started with nothing, and look there pointing to his broad fields. ..."

Current Events – The Elevated Character of Women

The influence of the female character is now felt and acknowledged in all the relations of life. I speak not now of those distinguished women, who instruct their age through the public press.

Keys to the Storehouse – Provoked to Destruction

Through the action of the masses, Satan attempted to provoke Jesus, through the mob, to lose the image of God. He continues using the same methods today hoping to destroy the image of God in Christ’s followers, thus causing them to be lost as he is.

Inspiration – Power in the Promises

It is in these promises that Christ communicates to us His grace and power....Nothing else can have such healing power.

Children’s Story – The Little Girl and the Prisoner

As the gentleman and his little girl walked up and down the room, the little girl could not keep her eyes off the prisoner. At first she was afraid of him, but when they reached the part of the room where he sat,...

Question & Answer – Explain “first love” and “first works” in Revelation 2:4, 5.

“The loss of the first love has opened the door to a great amount of selfishness, evil surmising, evil speaking, envy, jealousy, hard-heartedness. This is the fruit borne when the fervor of the first love has grown cold."

Health – Conquering Stress

We live in a world turbulent with stress. How significant is this to our health, happiness, and success?

Sermon on the Mount Series – To Satisfy the Hungry

In His Sermon on the Mount Jesus pronounced a blessing on those who were hungry. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled” (Matthew 5:6).

Food – The Potato

There are many varieties of potatoes. Each of these varieties fits into one of seven potato type categories: russet, red, white, yellow, blue/purple, fingerling and petite. Let’s look at a few:...

Recipe – Creamy Baby Red Potato and Kale Soup

Recipe Creamy Baby Red Potato and Kale Soup 3 cups water 1 cup onions, chopped 4 cups baby red potatoes, cubed 2 Tbsp. olive oil 4 cups kale, julienne sliced or chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 3 cups almond milk salt, to taste Bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add in the potatoes and ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The First Encounter

May 29, 2016 - June 4, 2016-“During the years since Joseph had been separated from his brothers, these sons of Jacob had changed in character. Envious, turbulent, deceptive, cruel, and revengeful they had been; ..."

Bible Study Guides – The Second Encounter

June 5, 2016 - June 11, 2016-“Still he [Joseph] desired to test them [his brothers] further, and before their departure he ordered that his own drinking cup of silver should be concealed in the sack of the youngest...."

Bible Study Guides – The Family Reunion

June 12, 2016 - June 18, 2016-“The sons of Jacob returned to their father with the joyful tidings, ‘Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt.’ At first the aged man was overwhelmed; he could not believe what he heard;..."

Bible Study Guides – A Type of Christ

June 19, 2016 - June 25, 2016-“The life of Joseph illustrates the life of Christ. It was envy that moved the brothers of Joseph to sell him as a slave; they hoped to prevent him from becoming greater than themselves."

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