LandMarks Magazine Contents

2020 November

Editorial – Dealing with Satan’s Devices

Satan is working diligently, binding his sheaves preparatory to gathering in his harvest. He is uniting the elements of his kingdom for the final struggle.

The Heavenly Character

If all who are saved have a Christlike character, then we need to find out what it is like and aim to be like Him. Salvation has never been something you can earn; it is something that those who are like Christ receive as a free gift.

Promises for the Time of Trouble

Although this will be a time of trouble such as never was since there was a nation, and although it will take extreme faith to endure the troubles that arise during this awesome time, God’s word gives us great hope, great assurance, and great promises that we can confidently claim that He will see us ... Read more

To Fear or Not to Fear, That is the Question

So what is fear? It is an anxious feeling caused by an anticipation of some imagined event or experience.

Ripples of Influence

Throw a pebble into the lake, and a wave is formed, and another and another; and as they increase, the circle widens, until it reaches the very shore. So with our influence.

Inspiration – Traveling the Narrow Way

As we progressed, the path still continued to grow narrow. We were obliged to press close to the wall, to save ourselves from falling off the narrow road down the steep precipice.

Children’s Story – Thanksgiving Day

Every year, for many years, the good people of our land have kept Thanksgiving Day. It comes in the month of November, after the corn, the apples, and the pumpkins are gathered, and after the farmers have cut a pile of wood big enough to last all winter.

Keys – Lukewarm! Me?

I don’t know of anybody who considers themselves lukewarm, including me, but I was surprised at what I discovered. “Some have fallen into a cold and lifeless condition spiritually because they are unfaithful servants....

Nature – Be Not Afraid

Years ago, working night shift on a psychiatric unit, I heard a lady arguing loudly. Entering her room to see if I could be of assistance, she looked at me afraid and said, “He is right behind you, look!”

Question: Is it safe to trust feelings?

“Satan … exerted all his power to make the hearts of the people hard and their feelings bitter against Jesus. He hoped that so few would receive Him as the Son of God that He would consider His sufferings and sacrifice too great to make for so small a company.” Early Writings, 159.

Health Nugget – It’s Not “Slaughter”

“To slaughter or process meat? That was the question put to New South Wales (Australia) Farmers’ delegates at its annual conference when they made the decision to change the use of the word slaughter when referring to the livestock industry.

Life Sketches – Convicting Testimony

The story that he would tell of his encounter with Jesus Christ in person on the Damascus road was convincing. It was an eyewitness testimony backed up by a change in his life that nobody could contradict.

Recipe – Mushroom Gravy

Favorite Mushroom Gravy- Ingredients- 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 dry pint shitake mushrooms – any mushroom will work...

Bible Study Guides – God Provides for His People

November 29 – December 5, 2020 - “The Lord says, ‘Call upon Me in the day of trouble’ (Psalm 50:15). He invites us to present to Him our perplexities and necessities, and our need of divine help. He bids us be instant in prayer. As soon as difficulties arise, we are to offer to Him ... Read more

Bible Study Guides – The Visit of Jethro

December 6 – 12, 2002 - To Jethro he [Moses] recounted the wonderful dealings of God with Israel, and the patriarch rejoiced and blessed the Lord, and with Moses and the elders he united in offering sacrifice and holding a solemn feast in commemoration of God’s mercy.

Bible Study Guides – God Speaks to His People

December 13 – 19, 2002 - After Moses shared with the people what God had spoken to him, how did the people respond? Exodus 19:7–9.

Bible Study Guides – A Wall of Protection

December 20 – 26, 2020 - This commandment forbids not only acts of impurity, but sensual thoughts and desires, or any practice that tends to excite them. Purity is demanded not only in the outward life but in the secret intents and emotions of the heart.