Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: 2nd Sunday After Sleebo Feast
Volume 8 No. 501 September 21, 2018

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Note: Malankara World Journal Issue 500 Special Souvenir Edition will be released on Sunday, October 14, 2018 by His Eminence Yeldho Mor Theethos, Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar of Malankara Archdiocese of Syriac Orthodox Church in NA at St. Basil's Syriac Orthodox Church in Cleveland, Ohio during the celebration of feast of St. Basil of Kothamangalam.

I. This Sunday in Church: 2nd Sunday After The Sleebo Feast

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (Sept 23)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_2nd_sunday-after-sleebo.htm

2. Sermons for This Sunday (Sept 23)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sermons/Sermon-of-the-week_2nd-sunday-after-Sleebo.htm

II. Lectionary Reflections

3. The Faith and Doubts of Jesus' Disciples

Like the disciples, all of us have faltered in our faith and failed. That, however, is not a reason to be discouraged, give up, or feel condemned. Jesus kept on working with His disciples, and He will keep on working with us! ...

4. Defiled Without Jesus

Following a huge set of rules doesn't always sound totally awesome, but we sell it to ourselves by saying it's going be helpful in dealing with what is wrong in our lives. The problem we all have is sin. ...

5. What Defiles a Person

Traditions can become snares leading to hypocrisy. ...

III. General Weekly Features

6. Family Special: Parents Left Behind?

We cannot define our responsibility towards our parents on the basis of money. Parents need our presence, love and care. ...

7. Be Kind to Your Twilight Years

In reaching our golden age, we have our self esteem and graciousness just like the cycle of the four seasons, each has its own grace and beauty. Smile and enjoy each phase of life. ...

8. Cultivating a Heavenly Perspective

Even though we live in a sin-stained world and must constantly fight against its corrupting influences, God hasn't left us stranded. ...

9. The Difference - vs Stupid

10. About Malankara World

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