Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: Forgiveness
Volume 8 No. 502 September 30, 2018

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Consecrating A New Church

On Sept 29, 2018, His Eminence Archbishop Yeldho Mor Titus, Patriarcal Vicar of Malankara Archdiocese of Syriac Orthodox Church in North America, performed the consecration of the newly acquired home of St. Mary's Syriac Orthodox Church, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Top: Mooron Consecration

Bottom: His eminence recognized Rev. Fr. Dr. Binoy Alexander who has served the St. Mary's Church, Detroit as well as St. Basil's Syriac Orthodox Church, Cleveland, Ohio. Binoy achen is a member of Board of Advisors of Malankara World Journal and is familiar to the readers of the Journal with his many articles that are published in the journal.


On October 2-3, we celebrate the feast of St. Yeldho Mor Baselios
(Kothamangalam, AD 1685), The Patron Saint of Malankara World.

I. This Sunday in Church: 3rd Sunday After Sleebo Feast

1. Bible Readings for This Sunday (September 30)

2. Sermons for This Sunday (September 30)

3. Malankara World Journals with the Themes: Lord of Sabbath; St. Yeldo Mor Baselios

Volume 7 No 439 Sept. 29, 2017
Themes: Lord of Sabbath; St. Basil

Volume 6 No 377 Sep 30 2016
Theme: God of Sabbath, Mercy

Volume 5 No 307: October 2 2015
Theme: Lord of Sabbath, Yeldo Mor Baselios

Volume 4 No 240: October 3, 2014
Featured: St. Yeldho Mor Baselios

Volume 1 No 33: October 6 2011
(St. Yeldo Mor Baselios)

II. Lectionary Reflections: Matthew 18:21-35

4. Forgiveness and Its Expectations: Reflection on Matthew 18:21-35

There will not be a time when graciousness and forgiveness are not needed for the church to exist and thrive and minister. Forgiveness is an ongoing proposition as is confession of sin! ...

5. Pockets of Poison: The Need for Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the master key to the kingdom of God and the house of life, and we need to learn how to use that master key well..... and often. ...

6. Forgiveness and Reconciliation

The biggest difficulty in the ability to forgive is to confuse forgiveness with reconciliation. ...

7. Refusal to Forgive

We expect forgiveness from others. ..And yet we are quick to determine that the misconduct of others is too condemnable to merit forgiveness, or to merit forgiveness yet. ...

8. No Freedom Without Forgiveness

One of the most striking forms of Christian witness, one even the world at its worst will occasionally stop to notice, is the forgiveness of a perpetrator by a victim. ...

III. Featured: Forgiveness

9. Eight Benefits of Forgiving Others

The fullest and best kind of forgiveness is when our attacker or abuser confesses his sin, asks for forgiveness, and we are enabled to do so from the heart, just as God for Christ's sake did for us. ...

10. 12 Encouraging Bible Verses on Forgiving Others

Forgiving someone can be difficult. Why do we need to forgive others? How can we forgive a person? The Bible can provide us with answers, inspiration and direction. ...

11. 12 Things To Do When You're Criticized

How do we respond to criticism? Here are a few things I try to think of when others criticize me. ...

12. Dear Sarah: A Letter About Forgiveness at Christmastime

How can you let somebody know you still love them and forgive them, and you're sorry and live with it every day, when they've gone to be with the Lord? ...

13. Forgiven & Forgotten

You remember your forgiveness and I'll forget your sin. You are free! ...

IV. General Weekly Features

14. Family Special: Old Haunts, New Memories

If your marriage feels stagnant, maybe it's time to experience again the wonderful places and events from your courtship or newlywed days. ...

15. Family Special: Have Your Wings Been Broken?

The Bible tells us it's not enough to pray for someone in need, if we're able we must do something. ...

16. Retirement Danger Signs

6 Signs Your Retirement Plan is in Trouble

17. About Malankara World

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