Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
Malankara World Journal Abstracts
Theme: Mayaltho, Presentation of Jesus
Volume 7 No. 395 January 27, 2017

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Simeon Carrying Jesus on Presentation at Temple
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword

Church Calendar for February, Upcoming MWJ Issue 400

I. This Sunday in Church: 4th Sunday After Denaha

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (January 29)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_4th-sunday-after-Denho.htm

2. Sermons for This Sunday (January 29)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sermon-of-the-week_4th-sunday-after-denaha.htm

II. Mayaltho in Church (Feb 2, 2017)

3. Bible Readings for Mayaltho (February 2, 2017)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_Mayaltho.htm

4. Sermons for Mayaltho (February 2, 2017)

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

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

6. Text: Luke 2:22-40

7. '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"? ...

8. 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! ...

9. 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. ...

10. 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. ...

11. 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 oppressor." ...

12. Prayer - Presentation of Baby Jesus to Temple

IV. General Weekly Features

13. 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? ...

14. Recipe: Ginger Cake

15. 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. ...

16. 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. ...

17. 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. ...

18. 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. ..

19. About Malankara World

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