LandMarks Magazine Contents

2003 April

Editorial – When The Door Shuts, Part I

"There was a shut door in Noah's time. There was a shut door to the unbelievers in the destruction of Sodom, but an open door to Lot. There was a shut door to the inhabitants of Tyrus, a shut door to the inhabitants of Jerusalem . . .

One Hundredth Anniversary of Apostasy

April 2003 marks the one hundredth anniversary of one of the most historic General Conference meetings ever held by the Seventh-day Adventists. Some people believe that the reason we are still here in this world is because of mistakes that were made in the 1903 General Conference.

Warn the Cities! Part II

The whole of the eighteenth chapter of Revelation is a warning of what is coming on the earth. But I have no light in particular in regard to what is coming on New York, only that I know that one day the great buildings there will be thrown down by the turning and overturning of ... Read more Warn the Cities! Part II

Lessons from the Passover

The Passover was very symbolic of Christ’s crucifixion, and is both commemorative and typical. It not only points back to the typical, the deliverance from bondage and slavery in Egypt, but forward to the greater deliverance of His people from sin at the end of time.

As We Near the End of Time, Part IV

In this series, we have been dealing with unscriptural marriages. There are two or three other points that we need to consider as well. I apologize that these topics are so sensitive, but our God is a holy God, and we must come up to the standard that He has set for the way that ... Read more As We Near the End of Time, Part IV

From the Pen of Inspiration – God’s Estimate of Character

True character is not something shaped from without, or put on, but it is something radiating from within. If true goodness, purity, meekness, lowliness, and equity are dwelling in the heart, that fact will be reflected in the character; and such a character is full of power.

Restoring the Temple – The Respiratory System

The respiratory system is the first part of the anatomy mentioned in the Bible. According to the scriptures, Adam was a formed organism made from material from the earth, but he was not living until God breathed into his nostrils.

Nature Nugget – Ocean Giants

Most of the largest animals in the world reside in the oceans. The oceans are nutrient rich, which provides an abundance of food, and the buoyancy of seawater helps support the animal’s massive weight.

Children’s Story – Tom’s Revenge

There was Tom’s pet dog, Fawn, stretched out cold and stiff on the grass. Around his neck a string was tied, from which dangled a card. On it these words were written in a scraggy, blotted hand: "He’ll never chase my chickens no more.—Ned Lane."

Food for Life – Tofu Tacos

"Some are called to what are looked upon as humble duties—it may be, to cook. But the science of cooking is not a small matter. The skillful preparation of food is one of the most essential arts, standing above music teaching or dressmaking. By this I do not mean to discount music teaching or dressmaking, ... Read more Food for Life – Tofu Tacos

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 8:6–13

April 27-May 3, 2003 - What promise is given in Hebrews 8:12? NOTE: "The blessings of the new covenant are grounded purely on mercy in forgiving unrighteousness and sins.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 9:1–7

May 4- May 10, 2003 - What does the apostle Paul say the first covenant had? Hebrews 9:1. NOTE: "In patriarchal times the sacrificial offerings connected with divine worship constituted a perpetual reminder of the coming of a Saviour, and thus it was with the entire ritual of the sanctuary services throughout Israel’s history.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 9:6–14

May 11-17, 2003 - What was signified by the services performed in the two apartments of the earthly sanctuary? Hebrews 9:6–8. NOTE: "God expressly directed that every offering presented for the service of the sanctuary should be ‘without blemish.’ Exodus 12:5.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 9:15–20

May 18-24, 2003 - By what means did Christ become the Redeemer of those under the first covenant? Hebrews 9:15. NOTE: "Abel grasped the great principles of redemption.

Bible Study Guides – Hebrews 9:20–23

May 25-31, 2003 - What is necessary for the remission of sin? Hebrews 9:22, last part. NOTE: "These brothers [Cain and Abel] were tested, as Adam had been tested before them, to prove whether they would believe and obey the word of God.