Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Themes: Parable of The Sower, Miracle of Feeding 5000
Volume 7 No. 427 July 28, 2017

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Happy Birthday Theethose Thirumeni!!

The Birthday of His Eminence Yeldho Mor Theethose, Archbishop and Patriarchal
Vicar of the Malankara Archdiocese of Syriac Orthodox Church in North America, was
celebrated on July 21, 2017 during the 31st Annual Youth and Family Conference
of the Archdiocese at Honor's Haven Resort and Convention Center in Ellenville, NY.

Malankara World offers belated Birthday Wishes to our Patron Theethose Thirumeni.

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I. This Sunday in Church: 8th Sunday After Pentecost

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (July 30)

2. Sermons for This Sunday (July 30)

II. Lectionary Reflections: Miracle of Feeding 5000

3. Questions Jesus Asked - How Many Loaves Do You Have?

The disciples were faced with an immediate but real problem of hunger. A few thousand people right in front of them. It was one symptom of a much bigger problem - world hunger, something that's been around since time immemorial. ...

4. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Feeding 5000

Volume 7 No 424 July 7, 2017

Volume 6 No 353 June 10 2016

Volume 5 No 293: July 3 2015

Volume 4 No 227: July 11, 2014

III. Featured: Parable of The Sower

5. Parable of the Sower: Hearers of the Word

As there were four kinds of hearers of the Word in Jesus' parable, so there are the same four kinds of hearers in this sanctuary today. Everyone within the sound of my voice will fall into one of these four categories. Which kind are you? ...

6. The Parable of the Sower in the Gospel of Mark

This parable provides a kind of character map, which we readers can use to judge the people we meet throughout the narrative. And there are a few surprising results. ...

7. Understanding Parables

In the passage before us, Jesus gives us a clue to the function and therefore the interpretation of his kingdom parables. The crowds have failed to respond to a clear presentation of the gospel, so, in an act of judgment, Jesus preaches the gospel in riddles. ...

8. Malankara World Journals With The Theme: The Parable of the Sower

Volume 7 No 420 June 9 2017

Volume 6 No 357 July 8 2016
Theme: Parable of The Sower

Volume 4 No 230: August 1, 2014
Theme: The Parable of the Sower

Volume 3 No 156: August 8, 2013
Theme: Kingdom of God

IV. General Weekly Features

9. Family Special: Entering Marriage with Eyes Wide Open

There are  considerable number of wrecked marriages wherein the signs of  grave disorders were present prior to and at the time of the wedding, but were missed or grossly minimized by the spouse...

10. Family Special: Domestic Violence Warning Signs

How to Spot a Victim of Domestic Violence. Health-Care Pro Discusses the Many Warning Signs.

11. Extending Grace With Unconditional Love

To appreciate what Christ did for us on the cross, we have to be honest about the depth of our sin. ...

12. 3 Jesus-Proven Approaches to Staying with God

How can you stay in the presence of God with the presence of a hundred and one things working against you? ...

13. About Malankara World

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