Today, we introduce our new format Malankara World
Journal. We go to monthly basis for publication rather than on a weekly
basis we had done since the inception of the Journal nearly 9 years ago.
Some changes in content also come with this change. The bible reflections
specifically related to the lectionary readings will now be incorporated
into the sermon notes files in the digital library rather than at the
Journal level... Read the complete article for all the changes. ...
I. This Month in Church - Lectionary and Sermons
Bible Readings (Lectionary), Sermon Notes, etc. for each Sunday in November, 2018
(Click on the link.)
2. week 1 (November 4)
- Koodosh E'Tho
3. week 2 (November 11)
- Hudosh E'Tho
4. week 3 (November 18)
- Annunciation to Zachariah
5. week 4 (November 25)
- Annunciation to St. Mary
II. MWJ Supplement - Church, The Body of Christ
What's The Purpose of The Church?
One thing we learn from the church in the 1st century is that the church grows in numbers and
effectiveness Ė not to mention to the glory of God Ė in times of persecution.
God Created the Church to Be a Family
The church not only helps you center on God, it also helps you connect with
other believers. ...
We Are Spiritually Anemic
Every single problem the Church has all flows from one central issue:
Our spiritual health is lacking. ...
2 Things I Learned about the Church in a Psych Ward
Most pastors in America say they are not comfortable talking about
mental illness or being a part of a support system. Those of us in the church
who are struggling mentally feel unwelcome, because nobody knows what to do with
The Reason Why We Have Scandal in the Church
One answer: We took our eyes off Christ. Like Peter walking on the water, when
we take our eyes off Christ, we sink. ...
You Need the Support of Your Spiritual Family
The Bible says that God never meant for you to go through life alone. In
fact, God hates loneliness. ... What is Godís family? ďThat family is the
church of the living God. The church is not an organization or a social
club. The church is Godís family....
We Need Each Other
Accountability frees us to grow and change and is an important part of every
III. MWJ Special - Bible Study - Psalm 91
Introduction to the Study of Psalm 91
As I debated what to feature here, Psalms was the overwhelming choice. I
zeroed in on Psalms 91. As an young boy growing in a sleepy village in Kerala,
one of the first thing I learned by heart was our Evening Prayer (that
included this psalm). ....
Text of Psalm 91 - Living Bible (TLB)
Text of Psalm 91 (NKJV)
Matthew Henryís Concise Bible Commentary on Psalm 91
The safety of those who have God for their refuge. (91:1-8) Their favor with Him.
Psalm 91- Commentaries and Homily
This psalm is a meditation, in a serene and confident mood, on the security of
the person who trusts in God. There is nothing in the text that provides a clue
as to the time and circumstances of its composition. ...
8 Powerful Promises of God from Psalm 91
Is it any coincidence that this is the 9-1-1 verse? In whatever troubles we face
today, God is the place of refuge we can run to, He is our safe place. ...
No Evil Shall Befall You
Jesus is teaching us that promises like Psalm 91 mean this: No ill befalls
the saints but what Godís love permits, and even this ďillĒ will not conquer
What If Evil Does Befall Me?
When Iím in earthly danger, I can ask that his angels guard me in all my
ways. I can count on him as my refuge and my fortress. I can be assured he
will be with me in trouble. ,,,
20 Most Surprising Lessons from Psalm 91 You Probably Never Heard Of
Psalms 91 is Godís way of telling us that whoever runs to Him and seeks His
divine protection will be saved from calamity and destruction. ...
Psalm 91 - An Invitation to Deeper Prayer
Meditations on the Psalms
Psalm 91: Invitation into deep prayer
Psalm 91: The Trust Psalm
Godís Peace in the Midst of Danger - A Study of Psalm 91
The 91st Psalm is a general psalm of trust, and is especially meaningful to
all those who are exposed to danger and hardship. The words of the psalm are
a source of comfort and security and protection-in times of sore need and
deep distress. ...
IV. General Weekly Features
Health: Smelly Feet Fixes
The very troubling and very common problem of smelly feet is more than just
embarrassing, it can reach a point where it interferes with your everyday
life. .. Try these six simple, effective remedies for smelly feet...
Family Special: Jesus Teaches About Divorce and Remarriage
The most important thing to remember is that God never intends for anyone to
be divorced, but when it occurs, He has made provision for forgiveness....
Family Special: Will They Know Us By Our Love?
How often do we piece together the "how?" and the "what?" of love in our own
Family Special: Angry Women and Passive Men
Many women come into marriage with unrealistically romantic expectations
which are certain to be dashed. It also places enormous pressure on her
husband to deliver the impossible. ...
The Power Of Self Confidence
There is no doubt that having a strong belief in yourself is fundamental to
being successful. After all, if you don't believe in yourself, very few
other folks will, either. ...
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