LandMarks Magazine Contents

2013 November

Keys to the Storehouse – The Joy of Holiness

The joy of holiness in this time in history is almost like an oxymoron, a seeming contradiction. Many really believe that those three words do not fit together...

Inspiration – The Coming Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving is approaching. Will it be as it has been in many instances, a thanksgiving to ourselves? or will it be a thanksgiving to God?

Question & Answer – Why did Jesus not visit John the Baptist in prison?

Though no miraculous deliverance was granted John, he was not forsaken. He had always the companionship of heavenly angels,...

Health – Flavonoids

A number of recent studies have shown that a class of compounds called flavonoids, which are found in commonly eaten plants, can not only slow the age-related degeneration of the brain,...

Current Events – The Lord is Coming Soon

Today the signs of the times declare that we are standing on the threshold of great and solemn events. Everything in our world is in agitation.

Children’s Story – Who Opened the Prison Door?

The key clicked in the lock, and Hadewyck was all alone in the prison cell. “Thank You, Jesus,” she prayed. “Thank You that they did not kill me.”

Thanksgiving Proclamation

On December 26, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a joint resolution of Congress changing the national Thanksgiving Day from the last Thursday in November to the fourth Thursday.

Food – Pumpkins Do Not Disappoint!

A little pumpkin goes a long way to making your favorite dishes tastier and more nutritious. Probably best known for the favorite holiday dessert of pumpkin pie, have you tried or considered other uses of pumpkin?

Recipe – Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

1 Tbsp. Olive oil 1 can (15 oz. pure pumpkin 5 green onions (white and light green parts) thinly sliced (slice dark parts and set aside for garnishing) 1 can (14.5 oz) no-salt added diced tomatoes, undrained 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 can (14 fl. oz) vegetable broth 3 cloves garlic, chopped ½ cup ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Public Speaking to the Glory of God

December 1, 2013 - December 7, 2013-To preach what we do not practice, is but to confirm sinners in their impenitence. The most earnest exhortations to walk in the light will be unheeded, if the speaker himself neglects to follow the light which Christ has given.

Bible Study Guides – Further Considerations on Public Speaking

December 8, 2013 - December 14, 2013-What factors should we bear in mind when speaking in public? In public speaking, how is energetic vibrance contrasted with theatrical display?

Bible Study Guides – Training the “Vocal Cords”

December 15, 2013 - December 21, 2013-“Care is always to be taken not to strain the vocal organs. They are to be kept as smooth as possible.” The Voice in Speech and Song, 200.

Bible Study Guides – Singing to the Glory of God

December 22, 2013 - December 28, 2013-Let there be singing in the home, of songs that are sweet and pure, and there will be fewer words of censure and more of cheerfulness and hope and joy.

Editorial – The Power of Association

All associations have an effect on us but there are specific types of associations that are potentially much more dangerous than any others where we place ourselves in a subordinate relationship.

Christianity-Not like Other Philosophies

What makes all the difference in Christianity? It is Christ and His matchless, perfect life, which makes all the difference! Jesus stated emphatically while here on this earth, “And He that sent Me is with Me: the Father hath not left Me alone; for I do always those things that please Him.” John 8:29.

Worse Sinner Than I Am

There are many Christians today that say they want the sinners to be saved, but if you are to bring one of these sinners to church, their attitude changes.

Laodicea and ” New Light “

The specific aspect of Laodicea we are going to study has to do with what we might call “ new light.” As Adventists, do we have this attitude of “knowing the truth” of “having no need for new light ” of “having a satisfaction with what we already know spiritually”? In other words, claiming that ... Read more

Completing the Temple with the Law of God

The law and the gospel are a perfect whole. … The two blended—the gospel of Christ and the law of God—produce the love and faith unfeigned.

True Courage

Most persons speak of the acts of those who in battle may storm forts or stand undaunted before the enemy’s fire, as “very brave,” or possessed of “true courage.”

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