LandMarks Magazine Contents

2005 October

Editorial – Types and Shadows, Part V

Concerning the teaching of the apostle Paul in regard to feast days, he commanded to the Galatian church that anyone who still adhered to the keeping of feast days be disfellowshipped.

The Black and White Christian, Part II

Black and white thinking is dangerous, friends, and when you read this story, you will come to understand that we are all guilty of it. We will never escape it except through the Holy Spirit.

Rendering to God His Own, Part III

Satan is ever ready to present the advantages to be gained by using all their means for selfish, worldly purposes; he is glad when he can influence them to shirk duty, and rob God in tithes and offerings.

Why Is Persecution Sleeping? Part II

One group in the early church, after persecution ceased and the devil had set up shop in the church, said, “Let us not worry about all the differences that we have...."

Levity and Cheerfulness

While we need to be serious, we also need to manifest cheerfulness in our characters. There are many things in life that are funny, but one does not need to create artificial happiness or fun.

The Ten Commandments, Part V: Idol Worship is Bad News

Many marriages today fail, or are failing, because of the worship of self. Instead of the marriage relationship being that of total giving, it has become a total getting experience.

Where Did Halloween Come From?

Halloween has nothing to do with Christianity. It is a festival which no one—child or adult—should have anything to do with. We need to better understand the origins of Halloween and its dangers.

Children’s Corner – Heaping Coals of Fire

Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.” Romans 12:20, 21.

Ask the Pastor: Sabbath Communion

Is it right for our church to have the foot washing and ordinances services on the Sabbath? Jesus did not institute them on that day. Most all of our churches do it then, but does this make it right?

Restoring the Temple: Healthful Cookery, Part II

It is highly essential that the art of cookery be considered one of the most important branches of education. There are but few good cooks.

The Pen of Inspiration – Spiritualism

God, in His Word, has placed His stamp [of condemnation] upon the heresies of spiritualism as He placed His mark upon Cain. The godly need not be deceived if they are students of the Scriptures and obedient to follow the plain path marked out for them in the Word of God.

Food for Life – Minestrone

Favorite Recipes from Staff and Friends of Steps to Life “Children should be educated to habits of temperance, even while in their mother’s arms. Our tables should bear only the most wholesome food, free from every irritating substance. The appetite for liquor is encouraged by the preparation of food with condiments and spices. These cause ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Prayer

October 30, 2005 - November 5, 2005 - Prayer is heaven’s ordained means of success in the conflict with sin and the development of Christian character. The divine influences that come in answer to the prayer of faith will accomplish in the soul of the suppliant all for which he pleads.

Bible Study Guides – The Pattern

November 6, 2005 - November 12, 2005 - Christ stands before us as the pattern Man, the great Medical Missionary—an example for all who should come after. His love, pure and holy, blessed all who came within the sphere of its influence.

Bible Study Guides – The Propulsion

November 13, 2005 - November 19, 2005 - By their good works, Christ’s followers are to bring glory, not to themselves, but to Him through whose grace and power they have wrought. It is through the Holy Spirit that every good work is accomplished,...

Bible Study Guides – The Power

November 20, 2005 - November 26, 2005 - The power of God, combined with human effort, has wrought out a glorious victory for us. Shall we not appreciate this? All the riches of heaven were given to us in Jesus.

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