LandMarks Magazine Contents

2012 November

Editorial – Harmony

All is harmony, peace, and love in heaven. No discord, no strife, no censuring, no unloving words, no clouded brows, no jars there; and no one will be introduced there who possesses any of these elements so destructive to peace and happiness. …

When God’s People Will Be Sealed

“Who also has sealed us and given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.” II Corinthians 1:22. It is the evidence that you have eternal life.

The Two Suppers

These suppers are going to come to pass whether we like it or not, and it is not hard to think which supper we would like to attend. To be served at the marriage supper of the Lamb is the better choice over being food for birds. You cannot be part of the marriage supper ... Read more

How does God Treat His Children

How we treat our own sons and daughters, our brothers and sisters and our neighbors is a very important topic to dwell upon, especially in this day and age when the world is filled with darkness—with little understanding of God the Father.


Welcome to humiliations. They are like our Lord’s crown of thorns, painful to wear, and sure to be the occasion of many blows upon our heads from the reeds in the hands of our enemies. But they are a mark of honor, as well as abasement.

Current Events – Voting

Every individual exerts an influence in society. In our favored land, every voter has some voice in determining what laws shall control the nation. Should not that influence and that vote be cast on the side of temperance and virtue?

Keys to the Storehouse – Thankful or Thankless? Which Are You?

Are you thankful or thankless? “The great mass of mankind take the gift from their heavenly Father’s hand but make no acknowledgment to Him. They seem to take it for granted that these bounties are their rightful due, and forget that God is the giver...."

Q&A – The Grace of God

The influence of the grace of God when received into the heart changes the natural disposition of man and he is fitted to enter heaven and enjoy the society of the pure, holy angels. But when somebody considers God’s grace as worthless and receives it in vain, no change takes place in his heart.

Health – The Function of the Frontal Lobe

Remember, television depresses activity in the frontal lobe, which is the seat of spirituality, morality, and the will. We would expect a corresponding decrease in such intangible frontal lobe qualities as spirituality and faith in Go

Children’s Story – The Night the Count and the King Both Stayed Up

To plot against Frederick William III was a treacherous venture. Not too many succeed in assassinating a king. One count found this out the hard way and was imprisoned in the practically inescapable fortress of Glatz.

Poor, But Rich!

A poor blind woman in Paris put twenty-seven francs into a plate at a missionary meeting. “You cannot afford so much,” said one. “Yes, sir, I can,” she answered.

Pen of Inspiration – Thanksgiving Exercises

...we had a Bible-reading on the subject of thanksgiving, and it was clearly shown from the Scriptures that it is our duty to glorify God by offering thanks and praise. This was a most precious season. All were instructed and reproved; for repining at the dealings of God has been almost continual, while gratitude and ... Read more

Food – Haricots Verts

Green beans manage to be super low in calories—a whole cup only containing a little over 40—yet still loaded with nutrients. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K and manganese, a very good source of vitamin A (notably through their concentration of carotenoids including beta-carotene), dietary fiber, potassium, folate and iron.

Recipe – Haricots Verts and Radishes

  1 lb. Haricots verts, trimmed 1/3 cup black sesame seeds 2 Tbsp. Bragg Liquid Aminos 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar (or lemon juice) ½ tsp. shichimi togarashi* or ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper 8 radishes, each cut into 6 wedges Fill large pot or bowl with ice water, and set aside. Bring 4 quarts salted water ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Spiritual Light and Strength

November 25, 2012 - December 1, 2012 - Prayer gives strength to renew the conflict with the powers of darkness, to bear trials patiently, and to endure hardness as good soldiers of Christ.

Bible Study Guides – In Times of Sickness

December 2, 2012 - December 8, 2012 - There are cases where God works decidedly by His divine power in the restoration of health. But not all the sick are healed. Many are laid away to sleep in Jesus. … [Revelation 14:13 quoted]. From this we see that if persons are not raised to health, ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Prayers of Christ

December 9, 2012 - December 15, 2012 - Christ impressed upon His disciples the idea that their prayers should be short, expressing just what they wanted, and no more. He gives the length and substance of their prayers, expressing their desires for temporal and spiritual blessings, and their gratitude for the same.

Bible Study Guides – The Early Church

December 16, 2012 - December 22, 2012 - What does Peter imply as a hindrance to men’s prayers? I Peter 3:7. How else are we warned of prayers hindered? Psalm 66:18; Proverbs 28:9; Isaiah 58:1–5.

Bible Study Guides – The Final Remnant

December 23, 2012 - December 29, 2012 - What is truly our most pressing need at the present hour? I Peter 4:7; Zechariah 10:1. Note: “It is a part of God’s plan to grant us, in answer to the prayer of faith, that which He would not bestow did we not thus ask.”

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