This is a special edition of Malankara World Journal for the Ettu
Nombu, an exclusive lent observed by Malankara Christians worldwide.
Issue 162 for Ettu Nomb Day - 2 (September 2, 2013) is now available
TABLE OF CONTENTS Issue No: 162
Ettu Nomb (8 Days Lent) Special - Day 2
1. Inspiration for Today: Lord Knows Us
2. Featured: Dr. Scott Hahn on Blessed St. Mary
Why give glory and honor and devotion to Mary?" Because we do
whatever Jesus tells us. And we do whatever Jesus does because the
fundamental axiom of Christian morality is the imitation of Christ,
and he is the best of the best when it comes to being a son. Not
only a Son of his heavenly Father but a Son of his earthly mother.
We honor Christ and we glorify him and we imitate him. If we really
imitate him, we do what he does and we honor and bestow glory upon
his mother. Not instead of him. It isn't undermining devotion to
Christ. It's to express our devotion of Christ, our worship of
Christ by imitating him. And if we do it we're going to be able to
see in her face, the face of our mother, because Jesus has taken on
her flesh and blood and given us his own Divine nature. ...
3. How You Can Have Hope in Any Circumstance
In Jesus Christ, there's always hope. So whether your circumstances
today seem good or bad, you can always have hope because of what
He's done for you in the past and what He's promised you for the
4. You Are Accountable for What You Fail to See
God never again opens the doors that have been closed. He opens
other doors, but He reminds us that there are doors which we have
shut-doors which had no need to be shut. Never be afraid when God
brings back your past. Let your memory have its way with you. ...
5. Hymn: Thou, Beautiful and Good
6. Prayer: Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Litany of Loretto)
7. Are You Ever Troubled? - Peace From Jesus
There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our
own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the realities of life,
true inner peace is impossible unless it is received from Jesus. ...
8. More Resources For Study and Reflection
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Dr. Jacob Mathew
Malankara World Journal
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