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The Light of the World; Sleebo Feast

Volume 5 No. 304 September 11, 2015

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Reflected Sunrise in Ohio

Looks like a real sunrise. But this is how a real sunset gets reflected.
Jesus Christ said, "You are the Light of the World."
We should reflect the light from Jesus.

Photo by Dr. Jacob Mathew, Malankara World

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. This Sunday in Church (September 13)

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (September 13)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_5th_sunday-after-shunoyo.htm

2. Sermons for This Sunday (September 13)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sermons/Sermon-of-the-week_5th-sunday-after-Shunoyo.htm

II. Sleebo Feast in Church (September 14)

5. Malankara World Sleebo Feast Supplement

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sleebo/Default.htm

6. From Malankara World Journal Archives

Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Sleebo Feast

Issue No 237: September 12, 2014
Issue 169: September 12, 2013
Issue 97: September 12, 2012
Issue 29: September 14, 2011

III. This Week's Feature: We Are The Light of The World

7. Introduction

We do not generate the light; only God does. We, Christians, are the Ambassadors of Jesus Christ, by reflecting His light. In another words, when someone looks at us, they should see Jesus Christ in us. Mother Teresa often reflected the Light of Jesus in her face. For the dying, she provided the eternal bliss. ...

8. The Light of The World

Jesus is the great light of the world (John 8:12). Those who believe in Him are brought out of darkness into His light (Colossians1:12-13) and in turn become lights also. In essence, they live the beatitudes. What does light do? ...

9. A "Salt and Light" Job Description: Reflections on Matthew 5:13-16

To be light is to participate in the identity of Christ. While the rabbis saw Torah as mediator of God's light, Christians ascribed this role to Jesus. "I am the light of the world" (Jn 8:12). Paul affirmed that he glimpsed the "light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ" (2 Cor 4:6) ...

10. Bible Study: Parable of the Light

Jesus' illustration of a shining lamp illuminating the home suggests a disciple's more intimate influence. By design, a Christian's actions cannot be hidden from the eyes of either our families or the world at large. This being the case, he must live a righteous, holy, humble, and pure life, letting his "light so shine before men [and thus] . . . glorify your Father in heaven." ...

11. Children's song: This little light of mine

12. Living in the Foreshadows

You can experience today what he foreshadowed in the past. No more shadows needed. The light of Jesus has caught up with the foreshadow of prophecy and you can live in its brightness today! ...

IV. General Weekly Features

13. Health: Putting Iron In Your Fire And Other Ways To Improve Your Health

Among other problems, the consumption of wheat and other grains can lead to significant nutrient and vitamin deficiencies, putting people's health at risk, says Davis, author of "Wheat Belly Total Health." ...

14. Sleebo Feast Nercha Appam

A nercha appam called "panchara Manda" is prepared for the Sleebo Feast in Kerala. You can read about it in the attached pdf document in Malayalam. ...

15. Family Special: Reconciliation - Fork in the Road of Marriage

I stayed because he took the first step toward reconciliation and working out our problems. It took a real man of God to admit he was wrong, and this gave me the courage to confess my poor attitude. ...

16. Personal Improvement: Keeping Commitments To Yourself

Keep a little scorecard for yourself on how you do in keeping commitments to yourself. How many times do you let yourself off the hook? How many times do you stick with it? You're worth it! ...

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