Malankara World Journal Ettu Nomb Special: Day - 5, Issue 165 (Sep 5, 2013)
- Malankara World Journal Ettu Nomb Special: Day - 5, Issue 165 (Sep 5, 2013)
This is a special edition of Malankara World Journal for the Ettu Nombu, an exclusive lent observed by Malankara Christians worldwide.
Issue 165 for Ettu Nomb Day - 5 (September 5, 2013) is now available online at:
TABLE OF CONTENTS Issue No: 165
Ettu Nomb (8 Days Lent) Special - Day 5
1. Inspiration for Today: Mary, The Dwelling Place of God
2. Featured: Saint Mary, Mother of God
The holy Church from the early time of its inception held that St Mary is unquestionably, Ever-Virgin, Most chase, Undefiled, Mother of God. We suitably adore her with enumerable adjectives and yet it is not enough when considering her unparalleled part in the Redemptive plan. ...
3. The God of Second Chances - The Prodigal Son
Perhaps one of the most memorable and heart touching stories of grace and forgiveness is recorded in Luke chapter fifteen. It's what we've come to know as the story of the Prodigal Son. This young man demanded his inheritance while his father was still alive, spent it all on riotous living, and found himself dirty, destitute, and despairing. As despicable as pigs were to Jews, this young man took a job taking care of pigs and eating their food just to stay alive. But then he had an epiphany. He came to his senses. ...
4. Kindness - The Good Samaritan
The parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10 is a wonderful example of godly kindness. It also demonstrates that kindness often requires something of us - time, plans, privacy, and desires. The Good Samaritan interrupted his travel plans to help a stranger. What better example to follow than that of Christ? He gave us the ultimate gift of kindness - He died that we might live. ...
5. The Living Stone
As one of the many little living stones in the church, remember that each diverse stone has great worth to Jesus and to his body. When you're tempted to ignore your need for others or to discount those who aren't like you, remember that each stone is balanced by all those around it, and all rest on the living Stone himself. ...
6. Has God Forgotten Me?
Don't be discouraged because God seems slow in his work... you have a sure and faithful word to rely upon. Promises, though they be for a time seemingly delayed, cannot be frustrated. Don't harbor such a thought within yourselves. The being of God may as well fail as the promise of God. That which does not come in your time, will come in his time, which is always the more convenient season. ...
7. HYMN: Now Thank We All Our God
8. Prayer During The Nativity Feast
9. More Resources For Study and Reflection
Malankara World Supplement on St. Mary plus other publications of interest.
10. About Malankara World
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In HIS Service
Dr. Jacob Mathew
Malankara World Journal