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Aneede Sunday, Salvation
Volume 6 No. 328 January 29, 2016

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Note: Mayaltho Feast is on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Malankara World Journal will publish a special edition (Issue 329) which will be released on February 1. The regular issue of Malankara World Journal (Issue 330) featuring the First Week of Great Lent will be released on February 5, 2016.

1. Foreword

Our church gives great importance in recognizing departed faithful. The Holy church consist of the living, departed and future members. We believe that the spirit of the departed are present during our qurbano. ...

I. This Sunday in Church

2. Bible Readings for This Sunday (January 29)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_Aneede-Faithful-Departed.htm

3. Sermons for This Sunday (January 29)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sermons/Sermon-of-the-week_departed-faithful.htm

4. From Malankara World Journal Archives

Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Aneede Sunday

Volume 5 No 263: February 6 2015
Aneede - Second Coming - Judgement

5. Certainty of Death

Since our souls shall be eternal, we ought to procure, not a fortune which soon ends, but one which will be everlasting. What would it profit you to be happy here (if it were possible for a soul to be happy without God), if thereafter you should be miserable for all eternity? ...

II. Featured Articles on Salvation

6. Inspiration for Today

7. Almost Home

If Jesus Christ really is immortal, infinite God and His words are completely trustworthy, then our future is eternally secure in Him. It's guaranteed forever.

Whether you have little faith or great faith; are a mature disciple or an immature one; have been a Christian for years or have just recently received Christ - you are on your way to heaven. Your hope is secure in Christ. ...

8. On the Beauty of God's Plan of Salvation

We begin by reflecting on the grandeur of God's plan for our salvation. The great hymn which begins Paul's Letter to the Ephesians praises the merciful love with which God "chose us in Christ, before the foundation of the world" (Eph 1:4) to become His adopted sons and daughters. God's plan is to unite all things in Christ, bringing all creation to fullness in Him (v. 10). ...

9. What is salvation?

Salvation is being saved from the righteous judgment of God upon the sinner.

A lot of people think that salvation means being saved from yourself or the devil. But that is not accurate. All who have sinned against God are under the judgment of God. This judgment is known as damnation where God condemns to eternal Hell all those who have offended Him by breaking His Law. ...

10. 5 Birthmarks of the Christian: How to be Certain of Your Salvation

As we carefully read through 1 John, we notice a five-fold argument for the assurance of salvation - five of the birthmarks of the Christian. ...

III. General Weekly Features

11. Recipe: Murg Haryali- Coriander-Mint Chicken in Coconut Gravy

A great North Indian Chicken recipe.

12. Family Special: 5 Ways to Soothe Conflict in Marriage

Anger is an emotion that is typically caused by frustration, pain or unresolved past hurt. Similar to an infection under the skin, anger festers until its breaks through the surface, oozes out and contaminates its surroundings. ...

13. Poem - The Labyrinth

Dr. Mercy Abraham powerfully expresses the yarn in each of us to go back in time and be under the peace and love of one's mother. She looks forward to the love and protection of being with the Lord. ...

14. A Year In India

Well, its a little less than an year. Even though I was born in Bombay, I have not spent any significant part of my adult life here and so this has been quite an interesting year. I have the interesting vantage point of both understanding the underlying cultural nuances and being able to notice them since they are so fresh to me. ...

15. Manjinikkara Perunnal at Chicago, IL, February 6-7, 2016

The Dukhrono Festival of St. Ignatius Elias III of Manjinikkara will be celebrated by all the Syriac Orthodox churches in Chicago area on June 6-7, 2016. Details ...

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