I. This Sunday in Church - New Sunday
Bible Readings for New Sunday (April
Sermons for New Sunday (April
3. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: New Sunday
II. Reflections: New Sunday, Resurrection of Jesus
When You're Caught in Fear's Grip
When you're caught in fear's grip, you may feel anxious and uncertain about what
to do. That's OK. It's less about what you do and more about what Jesus will do
for you. ..
Why Didn't Christ Stay with His Disciples Continually from the Resurrection to His Ascension?
St. Thomas strikes a balance between the Lord's need to instruct them and
summon them to faith in the resurrection, and the need for them to grasp His
risen glory. Christ did not merely resume His former life. ...
Hymn 1 on the Resurrection - St. Ephrem
No one has gone up to heaven except the one who has come down from heaven.
The Mystery of The Resurrection - St. Gregory the Great
The Mediator between God and man, the Man Jesus Christ, came, and took upon
Himself the one, and revealed to us the other. The one He endured by dying;
the other He revealed when He rose from the dead. ...
"Just a little while longer…" - A Meditation on The Brevity and Urgency of Life
In a more extended and pastoral context, the words of Jesus are also
intended for us. He wants us to grasp that "in a little while" we will see him.
It is a very important perspective for us to gain: life is short! And this
truth is both consoling and challenging for us. ...
III. Featured: Resurrection
Why is the Resurrection so Important?
By observing the resurrected Christ, we learn not only about resurrected
bodies but also about resurrected relationships. Christ communicates with
his disciples and shows his love to them as a group and as individuals. ...
The Resurrection: Motive for Sanctification
Trusting in the fact of Christ's resurrection and looking forward to our own
rising from the dead ought to stimulate us toward sanctification. ...
Witnesses to the Resurrection
Peter says, "We are witnesses to these things." Yet the experiences of the
risen Lord were not private events. They were given so that all could share
in the risen life. ...
The Life-Changing Power of the Cross and the Resurrection
You can try to bury Power, but it won't stay there. You can try to bury Truth,
but it is not dead. You can try to bury Love, but it cannot be contained.
Jesus is alive, He won the victory of sin and death. And He's still the same,
even in all the days after the Easter weekend. He never changes. ...
IV. General Weekly Features
Family: What Do Your Kids See In Your Marriage?
Granting love and attention to your kids goes a long way toward establishing
a stable atmosphere at home. ..
Family: 11 Marriage Killers You Need to Avoid
These are a few of the common marriage killers. But in truth, the list is
virtually limitless. If you are going to beat the odds and maintain an
intimate, long-term marriage, you must take the task seriously. ...
A Lesson in Life
There is nothing permanent in this short sojourn on earth. ...
Seven Growth-Stunting Errors to Avoid in Following Jesus
What you believe makes a big difference in your Christian life. Even if the
categories of formal theology seem remote and unfamiliar, you have a
Investments of the Heart
We all know that money can't buy love, happiness or redemption. So why does
the book of Proverbs imply that wealth, honor and life will come to those
who are humble and fear the Lord? ...
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