Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Themes: The Bread of Life, Faith
Volume 8 No. 477 April 27, 2018

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His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrates Holy Qurobo (Liturgy) at the Armenian Church of Bucharest.
The Bread of Life
His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrates Holy Qurobo (Liturgy) at the Armenian Church of Bucharest.  (October 1, 2017)
TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. This Sunday in Church: 3rd Sunday After The New Sunday

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (April 29)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_3rd-sunday-after-new-sunday.htm

2. Sermons for This Sunday (April 29)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sermons/Sermon-of-the-week_3rd-sunday-after-new-sunday.htm

3. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Bread of Life

Volume 7 No 415 May 12 2017
Bread of Life

Volume 6 No 345 April 22 2016
Bread of Life

Volume 5 No 283: May 1 2015
Bread of Eternal Life

Volume: 4 No: 200 
I am Statements of Jesus
I am the Bread of Life

II. Lectionary Reflections: I Am the Bread of Life

4. Text: John 6:22-51

Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst." ...

5. I Am the Bread of Life

I want to look at who Jesus claims to be; the barrier to our responding rightly to this claim; and finally, four reasons why we must believe that Jesus is who he claims to be in this passage. ...

6. Nourishment That Gives Eternal Life

This is Jesus, the Living Bread who eats with sinners; who invites tax collectors, prostitutes, and the needy, offering to them new life in the forgiveness of their sins... Jesus freely offers you new life. That new life is for eternity, but it is also for your life today! ...

7. Don't Miss the True Bread

For Jesus, eating was believing; drinking was believing. These words were "spirit and life"....

8. Eat and Live Forever - A Reflection on John 6:35, 41-51

God's dream in Genesis was that we would live forever with Him, and in Jesus that dream gets a fresh start. In Eden it could have been great, but we messed it up. But, now, in Jesus it can be great again. ...

III. Featured Articles on Faith

9. Faith: The Starting Point to Perfection

Faith is based on more than the will, but includes the uncreated energy of God that penetrates the mind as light. There is a synergy that takes place between our reason and will and the energies of God or Grace. ...

10. What Is Faith?

Abraham's "act of faith" was to believe the words of God. Simply, faith is believing what God says. That belief, that faith, is what pleases God, putting us in a position to have a right relationship with Him. ...

11. Faith

Faith is critical to bringing to fruition the hopes, desires and dreams that God places within us. It is the fuel that propels us to act, to work and to persevere through challenging assignments. ...

12. Faith Radically Transforms Us - Pope Francis

With the gift of faith, our way of thinking and acting is renewed, transformed into Jesus' own, God's own way of acting and thinking. ...

13. Just Believe

It's not every day that you find someone who will give you a second chanceómuch less someone who will give you a second chance every day. But in Jesus, Peter found both. ...

IV. General Weekly Features

14. Family Special: Delaying Marriage and Parenthood: The Consequences of 'Emerging Adulthood'

Arguably the most consequential cultural shift of the past 50 years that too many people are unaware of is the rise of what demographers call "median age at first marriage." Two simple numbers, one for men and the other for women, tell a great deal about where marriage and family rank among our culture's priorities. ...

15. Family Special: Good Parenting Skills

We'd like our children and grandchildren to take our advice and not make ANY mistakes at all! What are the chances of that? The chances of that are pretty close to zero. So how do we do our best at parenting or grand-parenting while keeping our sanity? ....

16. Three Signs of Being a Glory Addict

We were not made to pursue, or bask in, our own glory. No, we were created to live for the glory of God. ...

17. Self Improvement: What do the Oscars and your success have in common?

 Here are a four ways you can become the Best Actress in your own life and start to create the movie you choose to live rather than the one you don't. ...

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