When we think of charity or alms-giving, most of us think of donating money.
But Jesus talked about the Good Samaritan as an act of charity - helping
someone in need. The four people in today's miracle were doing charity for
their brother. Keep an eye for things you can do to help someone during and
after the lent. It could be as simple as visiting someone who is sick or
helping an elderly at home and, perhaps buying their groceries, praying with
them, etc. ...
I. This Sunday in Church - 3rd Sunday in Great Lent
Bible Readings for 3rd Sunday in Great Lent (February
Sermons for 3rd Sunday in Great Lent (February
4. From Malankara World Journal Archives
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Great Lent Week 3
Volume 5 Issue 266 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Feb 27 2015)
Volume 4 Issue 202 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Mar 13 2014)
Volume 3 Issue 126 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Feb 21 2013)
Volume 2 Issue 60 - Great Lent - Week 3 (Mar 04 2012)
II. Lectionary Reflections on 3rd Sunday of Great Lent
'The Healing of Forgiveness'
Many come to Jesus for varying reasons. They may be lame in this area of their
life, or blind in that area. Some may, like the leper, be rotting away. But, still,
their greatest need hasn't changed, which is to be transformed by the word of
God. Jesus is never interested in just restoration. He want re-creation through
our transformation and that can only happen though our receiving His word. ...
Jesus Heals A Paralytic
The healing of the paralytic contains several valuable lessons for us today.
Turning to Mark's account of the miracle (Mk 2:1-12), let's first read and
III. Great Lent - Week 3 - Featured Articles on Charity
7. Malankara World Great Lent Supplement
Malankara World Great Lent Supplement
8. Meditations and Reflections For Week 3 of Great Lent
Week 3 of Great Lent
10 Reasons Why It Is More Blessed to Give than to Receive
God is THE giver of every good and perfect gift (James 1:17). As His
image-bearers we are called to copy His giving, to be mini-pictures of His
infinitely large heart. The larger our hearts (and the wider our hands), the
larger the picture we paint of God's character. ...
The Joy of Sacrificial Giving
Perhaps more than any other New Testament church, the Philippian church was
characterized by generous, sacrificial giving. Their support for Paul
extended throughout his missionary travels and was a source of great joy to
Give to The Poor And Needy
George's challenge was simple: Sell everything you have. Use the money to
buy literature. Live in the warehouse with the boxes of literature. Get the
literature out to as many people as you can. ...
Poverty and Hunger: The Violence of Globalization
The greatest threat that Christianity faces today is not atheism, nor Islam
or Hinduism or any other religion, but it is the worship of Mammon, the God
of wealth or profit. It is nothing but what we today label as globalization
or market fundamentalism- enthronement of market as the sole arbiter,
determiner and regulator of our life. ...
IV. General Weekly Features
The Best Gift For Someone Suffering
Is there someone in your life suffering from some sort of affliction who needs
comfort? If so, seek to show them love, compassion, and encouragement. You could
be the one person who can make a difference in the life of another who is
suffering without hope. ...
Family Special: 30 Days To A Stronger Marriage - Part One
When I talk with couples who are interested in growing their marriages, they
frequently ask about practical strategies they can integrate into their daily
lives, things that will both deepen and strengthen the relationship. I often
give them the One Another challenge - a purposeful way to walk out the various
"one another's" found in the New Testament. ...
Three Things Successful People Do When Things Go Wrong
We all make mistakes and go through tough times, but people who thrive during
those times are the successful ones. They learn from their mistakes and find
ways to turn things around quickly. ...
Senior Column: Blueprint for Retirement
The fact is that millions of retirees simply do not have or will not have the
kind of income they'd like to have during retirement. Lopez, founder of ILG
Financial, LLC , discusses an alternative approach to the
golden, or distribution years. ...
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