Church Calendar for February, Upcoming MWJ Issue 400
I. This Sunday in Church: 4th Sunday After Denaha
Bible Readings for This Sunday (January 29)
Sermons for This Sunday (January 29)
II. Mayaltho in Church (Feb 2, 2017)
Bible Readings for Mayaltho (February 2, 2017)
Sermons for Mayaltho (February 2, 2017)
5. From Malankara World Journal Archives
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Mayaltho
Volume 6 No 329 February 1 2016
Volume 5 No 262: January 30 2015
Volume 4 No 193: January 30, 2014
Volume 3 No 123: Jan 31 2013
Volume 2 No 51: February 1 2012
III. Lectionary Reflections: Luke 2:22-40 - Mayaltho
Text: Luke 2:22-40
'Depart in Peace'
Are you ready to depart in peace? Can you say with Simeon, "Yes, Lord, I'm
ready to go, I'm ready for whatever comes next"? ...
Perspectives on the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus, the Light of the World
Jesus, our Light and salvation, is here. He brings with him cleansing,
consoling, and communing. He also compels a choice. Choose him now, run to him,
he is here and he is calling!
Waiting for Light
A watchman who had kept vigil through long years of darkness, Simeon sees the
infant Christ and uses the language of a slave that has been freed. There is a
sense of immediacy and relief, as if the light of morning has arrived after
years of shadow, and he is finally free to leave his post. ...
The Hardship That Often Comes With Following Christ
The story of Christmas isn't just about a baby in Bethlehem. It's the
foundation for a major shift in human history… and Mary was there the entire
way. Life isn't always easy, and it wasn't for Mary. ...
Emmanuel - God With Us
Anna's words resonated in the ears of every man and woman who, with a
"spirit of expectation", had been waiting for the One who would "break the
yoke of their burden and the staff on their shoulders, the rod of their
Prayer - Presentation of Baby Jesus to Temple
IV. General Weekly Features
Health: Trading Heartburn for a Stroke?
Would you rather have heartburn or a stroke? If you had to make a choice, would
you take acid reflux or a heart attack? ...
Recipe: Ginger Cake
Family Special: 3 Things You Should be Doing with Your Spouse That You Probably Aren't
Just as a plant becomes fuller when pruned, our
marriages–and lives–become fuller when we strip those things that take away
from our relationship and focus on the things that add to it. ...
Family Special: Sibling Rivalry - Changing Their Tune
If you find yourself in a similar situation - with children who fight like
competitors in the World Federation of Wrestling - I want to encourage you
that there is hope. Pray and ask God to knit their hearts together. ...
Choices - Choosing Not to Complain
Imagine the incredibly powerful, productive moments, minutes and hours of
the days and weeks of our lives that we could complain or not - simply by
our own choices. ...
6 New Technology Rules That Will Govern Our Future
Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in
society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. ..
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