The Malankara World Journal - Mothers Day Special - Issue 142 (May
10, 2013) is available online at:
TABLE OF CONTENTS Issue No: 142
THIS SUNDAY IN CHURCH
2. Bible Readings for This Sunday (May 12)
The Sunday before Pentecost
3. Sermons for This Sunday (May 12)
Sermons for the Sunday Before Pentecost
4. Featured: Bread That Satisfies
To eat the bread of heaven is the same as believing in Jesus. And to
believe that he has come from heaven as a revelation of the Father.
It is to accept the way which he has taught. But the people, in
spite of having seen Jesus, do not believe in him. Jesus is aware of
the lack of faith and says: "You have seen me and you do not
5. Meditation on John 6:35-40
How much bigger and better than our deficient thoughts God really
is! He is a Father of endless mercy who not only intends but desires
to welcome as many sons and daughters as possible to his banquet.
Far from wanting to condemn you, he wants to make you become like
him and bring you to live with him forever. ...
MOTHER'S DAY FEATURES
6. The Most Important Job in the World
There are a lot of important jobs in the world today but not one of
them is more important than the job of being a mother. ...
7. Job Description: Mother
Every mother here this morning knows that mothering brings more joy
and love and fulfillment than seem possible. ...
8. Murphy's Laws of Parenting
9. Toward Perfection as Mothers
God doesn't ask us to be perfect today. Today is when we're supposed
to be dependent, helpless creatures in need of a Savior. But today
is when we have the opportunity to grow more like Jesus. In our
words. In our thoughts. In our actions. The challenge we face as
moms is not to be perfect today but to walk today in the direction
of perfection. ...
10. My Mother's Example
While children are charged with not forsaking their parents'
teachings, we have the higher responsibility. We are to train and
raise a generation of people who are being ingrained with the
concept that loving the Lord our God with all our heart, mind, body,
and soul is of utmost importance. ...
11. How to Be a Good Mother
God selected Mary to be the mother of Jesus because He knew that she
would be a good mother. I believe that she contributed to the good
child development that we see in v.52. And I believe that a major
responsibility of the mother is to help her children develop and
mature in the 4 areas mentioned in this verse. Based on interviews
with more than 1,000 adults nationwide, a recent George Barna survey
discovered that less than one out of every five adults believes that
children under the age of 13 are being "superbly" or even "pretty
well" prepared for life emotionally, physically, spiritually, &
12. Motherhood: Part of God's Plan for the Family
Motherhood is a great calling and can be a rich blessing if you
follow the biblical teaching for the family as God has commanded in
His Word. God has raised the worth of a woman to enable her to be
the kind of mother that is pleasing to our Heavenly Father. ...
13. Health: FAQs about Hormones
"A lot of the symptoms we normally associate with aging - muddied
thinking, weight gain, tiring easily - are actually occurring
because of diminished hormone production," according to Steven F.
Hotze, MD. ...
14. Recipe: Breakfast Banana Pancakes
15. Mother's Day Special Recipe: Critchfield Jambalaya
16. About Malankara World
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In HIS Service
Dr. Jacob Mathew
Malankara World Journal