I. This Sunday in Church
Bible Readings for This Sunday (October 9)
Sermons for This Sunday (October 9)
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Marriage and Divorce
II. Lectionary Reflections: Mark 10:1-16
It is easy to think that the Adam and Eve story is about men and women
since those are the characters in the tale. But the story is really about
individuals and families. Its point is that life together is meant to be
better than life alone. ...
The Miracle Of Marriage
The purpose of marriage is being a companion, a partner, a friend, a best
friend, a soul mate…in order to counter the loneliness of human
isolation.... Marriages are sacred to Jesus and they are not to be destroyed
by human beings. ...
Jesus on divorce: Law or Grace?
In his law-giving, Jesus was championing the cause of women who would be
living in abject poverty, without support, if dismissed by their powerful
What Marriage is Supposed To Be
When is divorce okay? Jesus' response is that it's the wrong question. The question we
should be asking is "What is marriage supposed to be?" In this passage Jesus
gives us three answers to this question. ...
It seems that the whole structure of the family is coming unraveled. The
casual attitude with which we approach marriage and divorce is one more
example of the way in which we are practicing injustice and thinking we can
get away without suffering any consequences. ...
On Divorce and All of Us Little Children
Jesus speaks of divorce in today's Gospel. As he does so, he reminds us of
the preciousness of each and every one of us. That people are not meant to
be used but are to be cared for and treasured as though the one we commit
ourselves to were as dear to us as though we were actually physically joined
to one another. ...
III. Family Special: Marriage and Relationship Issues
7-Minute Marriage Solution
The Most Important Things to Stop in Your Marriage.
The Most Important Things to Start in Your Marriage.
Applicable quotes to inspire your marriage ...
10 Rules In Creating A Win-Win Marriage
Marriages may be blessed in heaven, but they are forged in day-to-day living
here on this side of eternity. Creating a win-win marriage is not impossible
and it is not something reserved only for those individuals who grew up in
stable and secure homes. ...
10 Lies the World Tells You about Marriage
Marriage is an amazing gift from God. Yet often, the greatest gifts aren't
always cherished the way they should be. ...
How to Use Conflict to Grow Closer in Your Marriage
All couples fight, since conflict is inevitable in every marriage between two
different human beings in a fallen world. But just because you can't avoid
conflict doesn't mean that you have to let it damage your relationship. ...
IV. Special Feature: Persecution and Suffering
New Film Documents the Persecution and Horrors Faced by Christians
This film will provoke many emotions in the viewer: tears at the plight of
Christians in Syria and Iraq; anger at the barbarism of ISIS and their fellow
travelers; dismay at the West's lack of willingness to act; admiration for
the bravery of the Christian militia willing to defend their families to the
death no matter how large the advancing army arraigned against them. ...
The Crown of Life
Always before us is the crucified Jesus, whom God raised from the dead.
We hear him today as he calls out to us, "Be faithful unto death, and I will
give you the crown of life." ...
Three Ways to Rejoice in the Midst of Suffering
A season of suffering isn't the most fun or the easiest to go through,
but I believe we truly can rejoice if we keep focused on the right things.
It can be difficult to do....
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