Church Calendar - Nineveh Lent Begins on Monday, February 6
MWJ Issue 400 (Souvenir Edition) is expected to be released on March 1.
I. This Sunday in Church: 5th Sunday After Denaha (February 5)
Bible Readings for This Sunday (February 5)
Sermons for This Sunday (February 5)
II. Nineveh Lent in Church (February 6-9)
Bible Readings for Nineveh Lent (Feb 6-9)
Sermons for Nineveh Lent (Feb 6-9)
Our special supplement on Nineveh Lent has plenty articles, sermons, prayers and meditations for all days of the Three Day Lent.
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Nineveh Lent
Volume 6 No 326 January 17 2016
Nineveh Lent Special
Volume 5 No 261: January 25 2015
Volume 4 No 195: February 9, 2014
Nineveh Lent (Three Day Lent) Special
Volume 2 No
50: January 30 2012
Special on 3-Day Lent
III. Lectionary Reflections on Mark 1:12-20
No Looking Back!
Jesus really messes around with your life! We frequently speak as though he
gives it sense and meaning – and, of course, he does that, too! ...
Casting and Mending - A Sermon on Mark 1:14-20
Casting and mending are realities of life. They are also the circumstances in
which Jesus comes to us, the context in which we hear the call to new life, and
the place where we are changed and the ordinary becomes the extraordinary. ...
IV. Featured Articles: Nineveh Lent
Are You in the Belly of a Big Fish?
I've sometimes felt like I was in the belly of a big fish. I had decided to do
something my way instead of first seeking the Lord's guidance and leading. ...
Will We Enjoy Heaven?
Most of us associate Jonah with being swallowed by a legendary whale or
giant fish. The book of Jonah, however, is actually a poignant parable about
the relation of Israel to other nations. The book skillfully and forcefully
calls Israel back to her universal mission of preaching the wideness and
totality of God's mercy and forgiveness to all nations. ...
Wordplay in Jonah
The story of Jonah is a very simple one. The plot is not
difficult to follow, the characters are engaging, and the issues are clear. The
author did not indulge himself by using complex grammar or showy turns of
phrase. But, a close look at the text reveals the hand of a subtle artist who
knew how to use words for maximum effect. ...
Jonah or Habakkuk?
I find that I fall into Jonah's camp of desiring God to completely destroy
civilizations much more often than Habakkuk's view that God should exercise
mercy when He's angry. ...
V. General Weekly Features
Health: Nature's Cure for Indigestion
Probiotics are live "good bacteria" cultures that help the body regulate
digestion and fend off all types of chronic diseases. ...
Recipe: Fish Tacos
This is a recipe which we fell in love with while vacationing in Mexico. It is
fast, easy and delicious. ...
Family Special: What Did You Say?
Careful listening feels so much like love that most of us can hardly tell
the difference. ...
Family Special: How to Reset Your Wife When She's Falling Apart
The Apostle Peter wrote, husbands must give honor to
their wives. They should treat them with understanding. Understanding that
realizes that women are weaker in physical strength and sometimes need extra care (1 Peter 3:7).
Inspirational: Heroes Aren't Made in A Mirror
Heroes aren't made in a mirror, they're made instead by allowing the inner
beauty of their heart reflect and radiate light to a world absolutely starved
for it. ...
A Lack of Compassion in India: 'World's Largest Democracy' Clamps Down on Christians
On January 13th, Compassion International told the sponsors of 130,000 Indian
children that, barring an unlikely turn of events, it would cease operations in
India in mid-March. ...
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