Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
Malankara World Journal Abstracts
Theme: Road to Emmaus
Volume 8 No. 476 April 20, 2018

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Emmaus (1992) by Janet Brooks-Gerloff
Emmaus (1992) by Janet Brooks-Gerloff

About the Artist:

Janet Brooks-Gerloff (1947-2008) was an American artist. In 1972, she moved to Germany and worked in the region of Aachen. Her dominant theme has been man in turmoil. Her evocative Emmaus painting emphasizes Christ's resurrected state. (Source: Biola University)


I. This Sunday in Church

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (April 22)

2. Sermons for This Sunday (April 22)

3. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Road to Emmaus

II. Featured: Road to Emmaus

4. Gospel Text: Jesus on the Road to Emmaus

Scripture: Luke 24:13-35
That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. ...

5. Emmaus and Us

In every Eucharist, we reenact that Easter Sunday at Emmaus. Jesus reveals himself to us in our journey. He speaks to our hearts in the Scriptures. Then at the table of the altar, in the person of the priest, He breaks the bread....

6. Will We See Jesus?

On the road to Emmaus, we see resurrection church: On the first day of the week the Scriptures of God expounded in the promised presence of the risen Lord and participation in the meal of the body, where stomachs and hearts, body and soul, are warmed companionably. ...

7. Resurrection Doubts

It's okay to doubt. In fact, it's probably a requirement of faith. In light of all the death and trauma and disappoint and tragedy that colors every human life, if you don't have at least some difficulty believing the promise that God not only raised one person, Jesus, from the dead, but also promises new life and second chances and forgiveness and grace to all, then you're probably not paying attention. ...

8. Have You Seen Jesus?

You should always recognize the difference between what you see Jesus to be and what He has done for you....

9. Poem: Supper with Jesus Christ

10. Holy Qurbano and The Emmaus Journey

Emmaus Journey closely resembles the Liturgy of the Eucharist. ...

III. General Weekly Features

11. Health: Health Benefits of Curd Rice

The Curd Rice is the only Indian food which can able to release a Chemical called Tryptophan in Brain. ...

12. Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms

13. Family Special: Family Abuse and Rescue

Are we as a couple open to intervention, love, even rebuke from friends or extended family? ...

14. Family Special: Need by Example - Spouses Need Each Other

You really do need each other. And God knew what He was doing when He gave you to one another. ...

15. What Do You Tell Yourself Every Morning As You Start The Day?

Choose your daily statement of faith. Meditate on it! Say it every morning...

16. Three Ways to Know If an "Open Door" is from God

Just because an opportunity presents itself, and it looks appealing, doesn't necessarily mean it is from God. ...

17. Are Science and Faith Really in Conflict?

Just because people think that the relationship between Christianity and science is a "zero sum" game doesn't make it so. The truth is very different. ...

18. About Malankara World

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