LandMarks Magazine Contents

2020 October

Editorial – Lest Any Fail of the Grace of God

It is possible to receive the grace of God in vain and fail to receive eternal life.

Many Voices

After the truth has been proclaimed as a witness to all nations, every conceivable power of evil will be set in operation, and minds will be confused by many voices crying, ‘Lo, here is Christ, Lo, He is there.

The Atonement and the Sanctuary

When we think of the atonement or reconciliation, we usually limit our understanding to the cross. Yet we are told that Jesus is ministering as our High Priest, not the sacrifice, to make reconciliation.

Pretentious Foliage

But its appearance was deceptive. Upon searching its branches, from the lowest bough to the topmost twig, Jesus found ‘nothing but leaves.’ It was a mass of pretentious foliage, nothing more.

Inspiration – The Trial of Our Faith

If we overcome our trials, and get victory over the temptations of Satan, then we endure the trial of our faith, which is much more precious than gold, and are stronger, and better prepared to meet the next.

Story – Julia’s Missionary Money

“How much money did you have in your missionary box, Julia?” asked the superintendent.

Keys to the Storehouse – Stay Alert!

It is the little things that grow into a destructive mass because that is Satan’s plan to destroy you. Please stay alert—time is too short! In fact, time is running out!

Nature Nugget – The Eastern Chipmunk

The chipmunk’s name—Tamias—means the steward or one who lays up stores. It is an appropriate name for this industrious worker.

Question – Why did God talk to Samuel…

Why did God talk to Samuel when “he did not yet know the Lord”?

Health Nugget – Eat for the Cure

Noted oncologists attest that we have dietary cures for as many as 90 percent of breast cancer cases. Imagine how many mothers’ and daughters’ lives could be saved by the adoption of a plant-based diet.

Life Sketches – Come Before Winter

The apostle Paul in his final letter  to Timothy, just before his martyrdom, says, “Do your utmost to come before winter” (2 Timothy 4:21)

Recipe – Roasted Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi Yummy! “Kohlrabi is a member of the cabbage family and looks like a cross between an octopus and a space capsule. The name comes from the German Kohl (cabbage) plus rabi (turnip) because of the resemblance of the cabbage-like stem to the turnip. The stem can be crisp and juicy, almost as sweet as ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Leaving Egypt

November 1 – 7, 2020 - What did the Israelites demand for their hard labor and suffering in Egypt, and why did the Egyptians honor their request? Exodus 12:33, 35, 36.

Bible Study Guides – Crossing the Red Sea

November 8 – 14, 2020 - It was ‘by faith’ that ‘they passed through the Red Sea as by dry land’ (Hebrews 11:29). In marching down to the very water, they showed that they believed the word of God as spoken by Moses.

Bible Study Guides – Lessons at Marah and Elim

November 15 – 21, 2020 - How did the waters at Marah become sweet? Exodus 15:25. What practical lessons can we learn from this?

Bible Study Guides – Bread from Heaven

November 22 – 28, 2020 - The people called it ‘manna.’ Moses said, ‘This is the bread which the Lord hath given you to eat’ (verse 15, last part). The people gathered the manna, and found that there was an abundant supply for all.

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