Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: Humility, 9th Sun After Pentecost
Volume 8 No. 490 July 20, 2018

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Colorado mountains viewed from Royal Gorge, Colorado. (c) Photo by Dr. Jacob Mathew, Malankara World
Colorado Mountains Viewed From Royal Gorge, CO.
Photo © 2018 by Dr. Jacob Mathew, Malankara World

I. This Sunday in Church: 9th Sunday After Pentecost

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (July 22)

2. Sermons for This Sunday (July 22)

3. From Malankara World Journal Archives

Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Humility

Volume 7 No 449 Dec 1, 2017
Volume 7 No 441 Oct 13, 2017
Volume 6 No 384 Nov 18 2016
Volume 6 No 379 Oct 14 2016
Volume 6 No 365 Sep 1 2016
Volume 6 No 363 Aug 19 2016
Volume 5 No 297: Jul 31 2015
Volume 5 No 296: Jul 24 2015
Volume 4 No 242: Oct 17, 2014
Volume 3 No 179: Nov 21 2013
Volume 3 No 158: Aug 15, 2013
Volume 3 No 152: Jul 18 2013
Volume 2 No 49: Jan 26 2012

II. Lectionary Reflections: Luke 14:7-11

4. Table Manners

There is no limit to what we will do to make ourselves big and powerful. Even our generosity can be a way of making others feel that they owe us something in return. ...

5. Table Manners

God's kingdom is not a kingdom of scarcity; it is one of abundance, where all are already welcome, already loved, already cherished. Because the currency of that kingdom is humility, not arrogance; generosity, not stinginess; hospitality, not fear. ...

6. The Humble Will Be Exalted

Humility is simply having a right view of ourselves. How do we get such a right view? In order to have a right view of ourselves we must begin with God. ...

7. The Power of Meekness

One very important truth about the meek is that you will not defend yourself in any situation because God who sees through the heart will defend his interest in you. ...

8. Exaltation Follows Humility

The man who humbles himself is the one whom God exalts, and the man who exalts himself is the one whom God will humiliate. In the divine economy, it is by giving that one receives, by serving that one is served, by losing one’s life that one finds life, and by dying to self that one lives. ...

III. General Weekly Features

9. Health: A 'Skin Destroyer' in Your Refrigerator?

The researchers estimated that drinking a serving of soda every day can accelerate aging by about 5 years - similar to the effects smokers experience. ...

10. Family Special: Tearing Down The Barriers To Good Communication In Marriage

Poor communication can led to all kinds of misunderstandings. This is certainly true in marriage. ...

11. Family Special: 7 Signs You're Headed for Divorce

The true sign is how you and your partner interact during these conflicts. Here, McNulty clues us in on signs to look out for, plus strategies to work on repairing a broken relationship. ...

12. Bus Stop Quiz

You are driving down the road in your Corvette on a wild, stormy night...

13. God As Gardener

The Christian Scriptures indicate that the natural response to wonder is worship. Indeed, the psalmist suggests that the very detailed elements of creation proclaim the glory and worship of God: The heavens are telling of the glory of God; and their expanse is declaring the work of his hands!...

14. Poem: I'd Rather Have Jesus

I'd Rather Have Jesus
Is this the cry of your own heart?

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