Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: Prayer, 2nd Sunday After Shunoyo
Volume 8 No. 496 August 24, 2018

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Flooding in Kerala-aerial view courtesy of BBC
Aerial view of flooding in Kerala
Courtesy of BBC

I. This Sunday in Church: 2nd Sunday After Shunoyo

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (August 26) Lectionary/Lec_2nd_sunday-after-shunoyo.htm

2. Sermons for This Sunday (August 26) Sermon-of-the-week_2nd-sunday-after-Shunoyo.htm

3. Malankara World Journals with Focus: 2nd Sunday After Shunoyo

Volume 7 No 432 Aug 25 2017

Volume 6 No 364 Aug 26 2016

Volume 5 No 301: August 21 2015

Volume 4 No 233: August 22, 2014

Volume 3 No 159: August 22, 2013

II. Lectionary Reflections

4. Knock and The Door Will be Opened to You

Our Lord himself is the first receiver of our prayer, as I see it, and he accepts it most thankfully, and greatly rejoicing he sends it up above, and puts it in a treasure-house where it will never perish. ...

5. Stronger than the Strong Man

If you are against Jesus, then you are under the power of the Devil whether you are literally possessed by a demon or not the Devil has hold of you. ...

6. What Jesus Teaches Us About Prayer

For us, before we even address how to pray, this Gospel clearly reminds us of the essential role of frequent, serious and varying kinds of prayer as part of the Christian life. ...

7. Ask, Seek, Knock!

Will God answer our prayer? Yes. He will do all He can to convict and convince. Straight way? May be. We may need to be patient. ...

8. Malankara World Journal Issues Themed, 'Prayer'

Volume 7 No 424 July 7, 2017

Volume 7 No 418 May 26, 2017

Volume 6 No 369 Sep 5 2016

Volume 6 No 364 Aug 26 2016

Volume 6 No 331 February 12 2016

Volume 5 No 301: August 21 2015

Volume 2 No 106: Nov 1 2012

Volume 2 No 99: Sep 20 2012

Volume 2 No 82: June 21 2012

Volume 2 No 47: January 12 2012

Volume 1 No 20: August 26 2011

Please also see the Malankara World Library Section on Prayer:

III. General Weekly Features

9. Angels Are Everywhere

In Kerala these days, you meet angels without wings everywhere....digging into their own pockets to buy food, water, bedsheets and toiletries for their brothers and sisters. ...

10. Kerala Floods vs. Chennai Flood - What was The Difference?

The world has watched as you have defeated the nipah virus. You do not cry for help. You do not blame anyone who doesn't come help you. No plays or dramas. ...

11. Humor: UN Survey

12. Family Special: God, Marriage and Children

Jesus calls for a new standard of faithfulness by pointing back to an old design of God. ...

13. About Malankara World

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