LandMarks Magazine Contents

2003 September

Editorial – What Are You Doing Today? Part I

If you are not proof against God’s judgments, proof against His vengeance, then go on no longer in your own evil ways. Arise and make a stand against Satan. Be doing something, and do it now. Repent now, confess, forsake.

Four Old Things, Part II

Why does there even have to be a place like Steps to Life? Why do independent ministries exist? Why do such special ministries have to exist?

Watching Unto Prayer

“If you will only watch, continually watch unto prayer, if you will do everything as if you were in the immediate presence of God, you will be saved from yielding to temptation, and may hope to be kept pure, spotless, and undefiled till the last.” Gospel Workers, 128.

Freedom of Choice, Part II

All these things Jesus did by His own free choice. He was governed with His own consent. He volunteered. He not only showed the way of self-government but He became the way of self-government.

Wilt Thou be Made Whole? Part II

Wilt thou be made whole? Physical healing follows mental and spiritual healing. I pray that God gives you this healing; and may you shift your focus from your problems to the solutions and connect with Jesus.

Blessings Received from Heresies

I surely do not have time to study all these things, and it would be damaging to my experience to delve into false theories, so how can they be a blessing to me? How can I distinguish between what is truth and what is error? How does God use these heresies?

From the Pen of Inspiration – A Variety of Gifts

"There is a variety of gifts." Christ gives different men different abilities, to be used in different lines of work. Some are specially fitted to carry on one line of work, while others are adapted for another line.

Restoring the Temple – Diabetes

Question: My dad has type II diabetes. What is diabetes and what different types of diabetes are there? Answer: That is a simple, yet very complicated question.

Children’s Story – Tales of a Tennessee Chain Gang, Part III

This time, however, their enemies had succeeded in reinstating the county chain gang—a practice that had not been followed for years.

Nature Nugget – Fishing Techniques

The Six-spotted Fisher Spider of North America uses water tension to sit on the surface of the water while fishing. It plunges one leg below the surface to use as a lure to attract small fish.

Ask the Pastor – Grace and Works

Question: If we are saved by grace, which I am told is a gift from God, and not by our good works, what does it mean in Philippians 2:12 when it says “work out your own salvation with fear and trembling”?

Food for Life – Cashew Lentil Loaf and Country Style Gravy

“And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he [was] faint: And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red [pottage]; for I [am] faint: therefore was his name called Edom. And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birthright. And Esau said, Behold, I [am] at ... Read more


I’m so homesick now for heaven. This place is not my home. My heart’s no longer in this world, No matter where I roam. I’m sick and tired of this old realm Its riches have lost their glitter. The things that once attracted me, For me are only bitter. For I have seen a better ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Nature of Man

September 27, 2003 - October 3, 2003 - “As children of the first Adam, we partake of the dying nature of Adam. But through the imparted life of Christ, man has been given opportunity to win back again the lost gift of life, and to stand in his original position before God, a partaker of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Man’s Condition in Death

October 4, 2003 - October 10, 2003 - Nowhere in the Sacred Scriptures is found the statement that the righteous go to their reward or the wicked to their punishment at death. The patriarchs and prophets have left no such assurance. Christ and His apostles have given no hint of it.

Bible Study Guides – The Judgment

October 11, 2003 - October 17, 2003 - It will be noticed that when the time comes for this message to go to the world proclaiming the judgment, the announcement is, ‘The hour of His judgment is come.’ This investigative judgment is the cleansing of the heavenly sanctuary, which was typified by the day of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Resurrection

October 18, 2003 - October 24, 2003 - It is an undeniable fact that the hope of immortal blessedness at death has led to a widespread neglect of the Bible doctrine of the resurrection. This tendency was remarked by Dr. Adam Clarke, who said: ‘The doctrine of the resurrection appears to have been thought of ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Ministry of Angels

October 25, 2003 - October 31, 2003 - Angels of glory, that do always behold the face of the Father in heaven, joy in ministering to His little ones. Trembling souls, who have many objectionable traits of character, are their special charge. Angels are ever present where they are most needed,...

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