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Theme: Father's Day
Volume 6 No. 354 June 17, 2016

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Malankara World Journal Issue 354 -Father's Day Special

I. This Sunday in Church

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (June 19)

2. Sermons for This Sunday (June 19)

3. From Malankara World Journal Archives

Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Father's Day

Volume 5 No 291: June 19 2015

Volume 4 No 223: June 12, 2014

Volume 3 No 147: June 13 2013

Volume 2 No 81: June 14 2012

II. Featured Articles: Father's Day

4. Divine Fatherhood is the Source of Human Fatherhood: Fathers as Gift

Fathers are the foundation of families, they give them identity and meaning in both life and in death. On this weekend when we stop the frenetic pace of life to honor and remember fathers, we have an opportunity to reflect on what really matters most in our lives. They are a gift to be received and we should thank them if they are still with us. If not, we should still thank them, honor them, remember them and learn all we can from the example of their lives. ..

5. The Model Father

There is no such thing as a perfect human father. Some do it better than others, and, as a result, this comes easier for them. None of us is perfect. I try hard to be a good father, and I fail. But I am not giving up. As a Christian, I know I can't do it perfectly. But I do have a model. ...

6. The Gifts that a Father Gives

Father's Day is that day of the year when children get their fathers gifts to express their love and appreciation. Let's turn that around and say that it is also a time for fathers to think about the gifts they give to their children. ...

7. Before Your Children Grow Up And Are Gone

The years with our growing children are all too precious to squander. Let's use them wisely, so that when the time comes to look back on our lives, we can do it with gladness instead of regret. ...

8. Poem: Walk a Little Plainer Daddy

9. Father Noah

Being a Father in these last days is a difficult task. A Father must be a Provider, a Partner, a Priest, and a Pattern. In the case of Noah this meant...

III. General Weekly Features

10. Health: Don't Waste Your Cancer

I believe in God's power to heal - by miracle and by medicine. I believe it is right and good to pray for both kinds of healing. Cancer is not wasted when it is healed by God. ...

11. Recipe: Baked Apple

12. Family Special: 'Father Hunger': How His Absence Affects His Daughters

"If a father treats his daughter like a princess, she will demand better treatment in her romantic relationships. But if he treats her poorly, she will come to expect that and even seek it out in future relationships." ...

13. Family Special: Father of All Fathers

You don't need a license or a diploma to become a father, yet the job description is one of the toughest imaginable. According to Scripture, a father encourages and comforts his children, urging them to "live lives worthy of God" ...

14. Christian Persecution: Patriarchs Issue Statement on Two Year Anniversary of ISIS Occupation

Two years passed since the uprooting of our Syriac people from the land of our ancestors in Mosul and the Nineveh Plain, following the criminal act which amounts to an ethno-religious genocide, committed by ISIS and other terrorist groups which consider infidels all those who do not share their religion or believe in their confessional doctrines. ...

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