LandMarks Magazine Contents

2011 November

The Door – What Does it Represent?

Within the Bible passage of John 10:1–30 there are many wonderful lessons, one of which is the study on the door. Every person who is saved must go through this door.

Out of Position

Many believe that we do not need to understand anything about the sanctuary or the Most Holy Place or what kind of position we need in this time and that we are going to be benefited by a latter rain power, even salvation. Many have no idea about 1844 and the prophecies but believe they ... Read more

The Destroying Effect of Evil Speaking and Gossip

Gossip—small talk, hearsay, rumor, scandal—is the major element used by Satan to destroy love and unity within the church.

Keys to the Storehouse – Red Flags

Do you suppose that you may have overlooked something? Or are sins, because of repetition, no longer sins in your mind, and you are thinking all is well? God does not want us to be deceived. Several red flags are brought to our attention in the following paragraph so that we may ponder the path ... Read more

Children’s Story – A Plucky Boy

Don’t you know when they take parcels the clerks call, ‘Cash’? Well, I’m that. Four dollars a week! And the man said I had real pluck, courage, you know. And here’s a dollar for breakfast; and don’t you ever cry again, for I’m the man of the house now.”

Lifestyle – The Anatomy of Sleep

There are two basic types of sleep, rapid eye movement—REM sleep, and non-rapid eye movement—NREM sleep. NREM sleep is the deep sleep cycle and REM sleep is the active sleep cycle. Sleep occurs in a series of recurring sleep stages and each stage varies according to what is happening in the brain and body. Each ... Read more

A Call to Prayer – Unity

"If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” II Chronicles 7:14.

Thoughts to Ponder

If the sensitive individual did not think so much of self, he would not care what folks said, without imagining that they did say what they didn’t say. If they were strong in character, had strong faith in God, or were absorbed in their legitimate work, they would have no time for surmises.

Inspiration – The Gospel Invitation

Can anyone consider the condescension of God in preparing the gospel feast, and its great cost, and treat the invitation slightingly? No man, nor even the highest angel, can estimate the great cost; it is known only to the Father and the Son. The love of God for sinful man is beyond computation.

Food – Back to your Roots

As fall’s harvest fades from memory and spring’s bounty is waiting for warmer temperatures, what better time than now to dig up delicious possibilities of root vegetables. Insulated from the elements and nurtured by the soil’s nutrients, these underground wonders develop better flavor when it’s chilly and damp out—the cool temperatures convert root vegetables’ starches ... Read more

Recipe – Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

8 to 12 slender carrots, peeled and trimmed 1 or 2 large beets, peeled and cut into thick wedges 8 to 12 baby turnips, peeled 1 whole head garlic, separated into cloves, unpeeled 6 to 8 fingerling potatoes, scrubbed and cut lengthwise in halves 2 or 3 sprigs fresh rosemary, sage or thyme 1 or ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Paul

November 27, 2011 - December 3, 2011 - What was Paul later to declare about the residual problem with his eyes? II Corinthians 12:7–10. How can we be inspired by Paul’s choice? Philippians 3:7–11; Jeremiah 9:23, 24.

Bible Study Guides – Biblical Faith

December 4, 2011 - December 10, 2011 - “Faith looks beyond the difficulties, and lays hold of the unseen, even Omnipotence, therefore it cannot be baffled. Faith is the clasping of the hand of Christ in every emergency.”

Bible Study Guides – After the Scriptures Were Penned

December 11, 2011 - December 17, 2011 - “Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.” Jude 3.

Bible Study Guides – A Call to Higher Ground

December 18, 2011 - December 24, 2011 - How does the writer of Hebrews appeal to us to attain to higher ground? Hebrews 6:1. What are some points that we should prayerfully consider in order that such a goal may be accomplished? I John 2:6; 5:4, 5.

Bible Study Guides – Faith in Practice

December 25, 2011 - December 31, 2011 - When the king entered the feast, why was one man evicted? Matthew 22:11–14. Note: “The guests at the marriage feast were inspected by the king. Only those were accepted who had obeyed his requirements and put on the wedding garment. So it is with the guests at ... Read more

Editorial – How to be Ready for the Loud Cry

During the loud cry, the church, aided by the providential interpositions of her exalted Lord, will diffuse the knowledge of salvation so abundantly that light will be communicated to every city and town. The earth will be filled with the knowledge of salvation.

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