LandMarks Magazine Contents

2005 January

Why is it so Difficult to Turn Around? Part 1

In the Bible, the basic meanings of the Greek and Hebrew words that are translated “to be converted” or “to repent” simply are “to change your mind” or “to turn around.”

Peter’s Counsel to Parents, Part I : Western Normal Institute Address

“According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness.”...If the parents have worked out their own salvation with fear and trembling, if they have in the fear of God tried to help their children, their work will be accepted.

Looking Backward . . . Looking Forward

The time demands whole-hearted service. Let the coming year be filled with it.

Lessons from the Children of Israel, Part I

Numbers 13:17. “And Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this [way] southward, and go up into the mountain: And see the land, what it [is]; and the people that dwelleth therein,..."

Ask the Pastor – Receiving the Promise

In Hebrews 11:13, it is stated that those who are mentioned in this faith chapter died, and they never received the promises. But both Enoch, who was translated, and Moses, who was resurrected, are mentioned in this chapter. Can you explain how Enoch and Moses never received the promises, yet they went to heaven?

Restoring the Temple – Health Reform and the Third Angel’s Message

“The health reform is one branch of the great work which is to fit a people for the coming of the Lord. It is as closely connected with the third angel’s message as the hand is with the body.”

Children’s Corner – One Minute More

Two or three times his eyes were upon his watch; but there were a few minutes to spare, he thought. When he looked again, he was startled to find that it was three minutes past ten.

The Pen of Inspiration – Open Doors for Service

In the service of God there is work of many kinds to be performed. In the service of the temple there were hewers of wood, as well as priests of various orders bearing the various degrees of responsibility.

Nature Nugget – Branchiopod Time Capsule

The fairy shrimps, which also include the brine shrimps, unlike other large Branchiopods, have stalked compound eyes and lack having a shield covering the body.

Food for Life – Sweet Potato Salad

“God is trying to lead us back, step by step, to his original design,—that man should subsist upon the natural products of the earth. Among those who are waiting for the coming of the Lord, meat-eating will eventually be done away; flesh will cease to form a part of their diet. We should ever keep ... Read more Food for Life – Sweet Potato Salad

Bible Study Guides – The Trials and Attitudes of the First and Second Advent Movements

January 30, 2005 - February 5, 2005 - In this next series of studies, we want to study the trials and attitudes of the first advent movement as they have a counterpart in the second advent movement.

Bible Study Guides – The First Cleansing of the Temple

February 6, 2005 - February 12, 2005 - In cleansing the temple from the world’s buyers and sellers, Jesus announced His mission to cleanse the heart from the defilement of sin,—from the earthly desires, the selfish lusts, the evil habits, that corrupt the soul.

Bible Study Guides – The First Cleansing of the Churches in the Second Advent Movement

February 13, 2005 - February 19, 2005 - What verses from the Old Testament that were applied to the first cleansing of the temple are also applied to the opening of the second advent movement? See The Desire of Ages, 161; The Great Controversy, 424, 425.

Bible Study Guides – The Jewish Church Rejects Jesus

February 20, 2005 - February 26, 2005 - What happened to the relationship between the Jewish church and God when they took the Son of God to task?

Editorial – Counsel from the True Witness, continued

...confess your sin to God and to your brethren and make clean work, that you may have this foul blot removed from you by the cleansing blood of Jesus Christ.

The Seven Churches, Part IV : The Church of Pergamos

Our study about the church of Pergamos in prophecy begins with Revelation 2:12: “And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write, ‘These things says He who has the sharp two-edged sword.’ ”

The Third Person of the Godhead in the Writings of Ellen G. White

In recent years, an increasing number of Seventh-day Adventists have refused to believe that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead. They argue with the Bible and sometimes quote the Spirit of Prophecy.