Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: Possessions, 6th Sunday After The Sleebo Feast
Volume 8 No. 505 October 19, 2018

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Welcome To Our House!

Julia, daughter of Robin and Vishin Roy of St. Basil's Syriac Orthodox Church, Cleveland, Ohio is ready to welcome His Eminence Yeldho Mor Titus, Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar of Malankara Archdiocese of SOC- North America.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Foreword

I. This Sunday in Church: 6th Sunday After Sleebo

2. Bible Readings for This Sunday (October 22)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Lectionary/Lec_6th_sunday-after-sleebo.htm

3. Sermons for This Sunday (October 22)

http://www.MalankaraWorld.com/Library/Sermons/Sermon-of-the-week_6th-sunday-after-Sleebo.htm

4. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Money and Possessions

Volume 7 No 442 Oct 20, 2017
Theme: Money, Possessions

Volume 7 No 440 Oct 6, 2017
Theme: Money, Possessions and God

Volume 6 No 380 Oct 21 2016
Theme: Rich and Salvation

Volume 5 No 308: October 9 2015
Theme: Mammon vs. God, Serving Two Masters

Volume 4 No 243: October 24, 2014
Theme: Addiction to Material Possessions

Volume 4 No 241: October 10, 2014
Theme: Role of Money, Possessions And Wealth in Christian Life

II. Lectionary Reflections

5. Text: Mark 10:17-31  

6. Text: Luke 18:18-27

7. Attachments - Money and Possessions

In the parable of the Sower Jesus said that the seed in the thorny ground didn't bear fruit because "the cares of the world, and the lure of wealth, and the desire for other things come in and choke the word, and it yields nothing" (Mk 4:19). The challenge is clear - one can either embrace wealth or one can embrace faith. The man in our Gospel lesson for today faced that challenge. ...

8. When Life Goes without Answers

Jesus loved the ruler enough to be truthful. He wasn’t calling him to an out and out abandonment of the physical world—just a new way of looking at it, with eyes that do not search for a way to buy ourselves in or buy ourselves out, with eyes that see love and compassion and grace as ways of life, and with a heart and a mind that is open to whatever God is saying or not saying. Life is a gift. Just see it that way. ...

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