LandMarks Magazine Contents

2014 September

Keys to the Storehouse – Your Actions Influence Others

An influence filled with the attribute of real, heavenly love will not hinder anybody but will draw all to Christ. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your influence drew a heart to Jesus?

Current events – Christian Families Flee Mosul

A total of 52 Christian families left the city of Mosul early Saturday morning, with an armed group prohibiting some of them from taking anything but the clothes on their backs.

Inspiration – How to Defeat Satan

Satan well knows that all whom he can lead to neglect prayer and the searching of the Scriptures, will be overcome by his attacks. Therefore he invents every possible device to engross the mind.

Question & Answer – What does Circumcision represent? What does it have to do with today?

Though God’s covenant with Abraham remains the same today and physical circumcision is no longer required as an act of separation for God’s people, the symbol represents a circumcision of the heart.

Health – The Forgotten Sunflower Seed

Looking for a health-promoting snack? A handful of sunflower seeds will take care of your hunger, while also enhancing your health by supplying significant amounts of vitamin E, magnesium and selenium.

Children’s Story – The Little Lost Lamb

Bootsie was a fleecy, little lamb with soft, white wool all over. Every night for several years Judy had tucked Bootsie under the covers beside her and pulled his soft, little body against her cheek before she went to sleep.

Food – Spice it up

A spice is a dried seed, fruit, root, bark, or vegetable substance primarily used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food. Sometimes a spice is used to hide other flavors.

Recipe – Potato Curry with Peas and Carrots

2 Tbpn olive oil 1 cup (or more as needed) water 1 Tbpn hot curry powder 1 tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground coriander 2 large onions, thinly sliced 1 tspn turmeric 8 oz carrots, thinly sliced 1 ¾ cups frozen peas 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks 1 ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – Uplifting the Savior

September 28, 2014 - October 4, 2014-What is it to have a single eye? It is to have a disposition to look upon Christ; for by beholding, we become changed from glory to glory, from character to character.

Bible Study Guides – The Most Precious Message

October 5, 2014 - October 11, 2014-The Lord in His great mercy sent a most precious message to His people. … This message was to bring more prominently before the world the uplifted Saviour, the sacrifice for the sins of the whole world.

Bible Study Guides – Laying Our Own Glory in the Dust

October 12, 2014 - October 18, 2014-What is justification by faith? It is the work of God in laying the glory of man in the dust, and doing for man that which it is not in his power to do for himself.

Bible Study Guides – Love: The Essence of Righteousness

October 19, 2014 - October 25, 2014-Righteousness is love, and love is the light and the life of God. The righteousness of God is embodied in Christ. We receive righteousness by receiving Him.

Editorial – Do Not Be Deceived

If you have felt that you were safe because of your familiarity with the word of God, hopefully the following inspired statements should help you to realize that unless the Lord shields you by His Holy Spirit and unless you are a serious Bible student, you will be deceived. Remember that the person who is ... Read more

Evidence of a Christian

Man cannot read the heart of another. The only evidence people have to identify a Christian is by their conduct and outward appearance.

Stumbling Blocks

Stumbling blocks may prevent many people today from attending church. The Spirit of Prophecy tells us that God does not bring new people into the church because of the unconverted state of many of its current members. He sees that since church members do not rightly represent Him, He refrains from bringing in new people ... Read more

The Christian’s Hope

“My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin.” I John 3:3: “And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.” I John 3:6–9:

The Seven Letters

The names of the seven churches are symbolic of the church in different periods of the Christian Era. The number seven indicates completeness, and is symbolic of the fact that the messages extend to the end of time, while the symbols used reveal the condition of the church at different periods in the history of ... Read more

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