LandMarks Magazine Contents

2013 September

Editorial – Why is There Constant Trouble in the Churches?

Your disposition to rule is a constant source of trouble to yourself. Your nature has become jealous and distrustful. You are overbearing, and stir up strife by faultfinding and hasty condemnation.

God’s Promises

God’s promises defray all attempts of Satan to terrify, so take the time to store them in your memory so they are always available.

Do Not Be Afraid of the Dark

However, as we look at the context of dark, darkness, and night as used throughout the Bible, we will quickly come to realize that these terms most commonly connote a state of being—physical and spiritual—that is almost never good.

On Being a Christian

Following Christ or being a Christian means “Christ in you the hope of glory” (Colossians 1:27). This was the experience of the Antioch believers: “And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.” Acts 11: 26.

Sabbath Preparation

All through the week we are to have the Sabbath in mind and be making preparation to keep it according to the commandment.

Current Events – A Cashless Society

The Colorado State Fair is moving to a cashless system for the 2013 fair, in which fair-goers will use a card to buy their food, drinks and rides.

Keys to the Storehouse – Knock! Knock! Knock!

With all of the distractions that are drawing our attention, it is very hard for many to be aware that Somebody is knocking at the door. “Behold, I stand at the door and knock.” Revelation 3:20.

Inspiration – Correct Religious Habits

Sanctification is a progressive work. The successive steps are set before us in the words of Peter: “Giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; and to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. ...

Q&A- For which three women did Elijah or Elisha perform a miracle and where in the Bible can I find these stories?

For which three women did Elijah or Elisha perform a miracle and where in the Bible can I find these stories?

Health – Is Popular Culture Healthy?

Most young people between 2 years old and 18 years old will spend at least, if not more than, 5 hours a day absorbing this so-called popular culture.

Children Story – Love Your Enemies

"Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you.” Luke 6:27. The slave, known as Elijah, had been born a free man in Africa.

Insight – Influence of Worldly Reading

I had naturally a fondness for reading of almost any kind, but especially for romance and anything in the form of a story, seemed perfectly irresistible. But for some years after I gave my heart to God, the only reading I allowed myself, was the Bible and strictly religious books.

Food – Berries

Berries contain phytochemicals and flavonoids that may help to prevent some forms of cancer. Cranberries and blueberries contain a substance that may prevent bladder infections.

Recipe – Cherry-Raspberry Buckle

Buckles are a traditional fruit-studded dessert that's like a soft, moist cake. This recipe uses a combination of cherries and raspberries, but try any fruit combination that sounds good to you. Just don't exceed the total of 3 cups fruit—too much fruit will make the cake too wet. 1 ½ cups white whole-wheat flour ½ ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Talent of Speech

September 29, 2013 - October 5, 2013 - Knowledge will be of little advantage to us unless we cultivate the talent of speech; but it is a wonderful power when combined with the ability to speak wise, helpful words, and to speak them in a way that will command attention.

Bible Study Guides – Education of the Tongue

October 6, 2013 - October 12, 2013 - “The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.” Proverbs 10:20.

Bible Study Guides – Influence Through Speech

October 13, 2013 - October 19, 2013 - The unstudied, unconscious influence of a holy life is the most convincing sermon that can be given in favor of Christianity. Argument, even when unanswerable, may provoke only opposition; but a godly example has a power that it is impossible wholly to resist.

Bible Study Guides – Christ, the Perfect Communicator

October 20, 2013 - October 26, 2013 - Jesus is our example. His voice was musical, and was never raised in high, strained notes while He was speaking to the people. He did not speak so rapidly that His words were crowded one upon another in such a way that it made it difficult to ... Read more

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