LandMarks Magazine Contents

2021 May

Keys – Quality or Quantity – Heaven or the World

We can choose to be mesmerized by the quantity of things the devil offers and blissfully, almost obliviously, live day to day blinded to the lack of quality in these things.

Nature – The Bombardier Beetle

Bombardier beetles are some of the smaller beetles ranging in size from .25 inches to 1.5 inches. Most are under an inch.

Question – Why aren’t my prayers answered…

Why aren’t my prayers answered when and in the way I want?

Health – Depression

Depression comes from the root word depressed, pressed down. It is an intense feeling of sadness, anger, hopelessness, helplessness, uselessness, and extreme fatigue.

Blessed are the Meek

But Jesus said that those who survive and inherit the earth will be the meek, the gentle, the unobtrusive, the humble. This actually was not a new idea but is stated several times in the Old Testament.

Recipe – Maple Almond Ice Cream

Coco Palm Coconut—is it a fruit? a nut? a seed? Coconut can be a fruit, a nut, and a seed. Scientifically, it is a fibrous, one-seeded drupe. Brown and hairy on the outside, white and creamy on the inside, coconut is a fruit which grows on coconut palm trees and is widely found in the ... Read more

Bible Study – Developing a Christlike Character

May 30 – June 5, 2021 - If the thoughts are wrong the feelings will be wrong, and the thoughts and feelings combined make up the moral character. When you decide that as Christians you are not required to restrain your thoughts and feelings

Bible Study – Battle for the Control of the Mind

June 6–12, 2021 - “The perils of the last days are upon us. Satan takes the control of every mind that is not decidedly under the control of the Spirit of God.”

Bible Study – Guarding the Avenues of the Soul

June 13 – 19, 2021 - Those who would not fall a prey to Satan’s devices must guard well the avenues of the soul; they must avoid reading, seeing, or hearing that which will suggest impure thoughts.

Bible Study – Winning the Battle of the Mind

June 20 – 26, 2021 - As our mind is renewed, where will our thoughts and vision be directed? Romans 12:2; Hebrews 11:16; 12:2.

Editorial – Are You Humble Enough to go to Heaven?

God will accept only the humble and contrite. Heaven is worth a lifelong, persevering effort; yes, it is worth everything.

One Way Out

Just as the cross was the only way out for Jesus, there is only one way out for you and me. Matthew 16:24–26: “Jesus said to His disciples,...

Purpose and Pleasure

We will seek to fulfill His purpose for our lives. Without Him in our hearts, we will love the things that turn us from His purpose.

Old Habits, New Habits

Yes, the idea that forming habits takes time and is a process, not an event, reminds us that the development of a Christian character is described in the Spirit of Prophecy as “the work of a lifetime.”

Inspiration – Practical Christianity

What is needed today is practical Christianity, not merely for a day or a year, but for a lifetime. The man who professes to be a Christian, and yet reveals in his life no practical godliness, is denying Christ.

Story – The Way to be Happy

This miller was busy every hour of the day, and he was as happy as he was busy. People who lived near the mill heard him singing all the time from morning till night.

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