This Saturday, we celebrate the annunciation to St. Mary. It is one of the
most important feasts of our church...This Sunday, as part of exploring the
various miracles/signs performed by Jesus during his public ministry, we
look at the healing of the crippled lady described in Luke 13:10-17. ...
I. This Saturday in Church - Annunciation to St. Mary
Bible Readings for This Saturday (March 25)
Sermons for This Saturday (March 25)
4. Malankara World Supplement on St. Mary
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Malankara World Supplement on St. Mary
5. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Annunciation to St. Mary
Volume 6 No 384 Nov 18 2016
Volume 5 No 314: Nov 20 2015
Volume 5 No 271: Mar 24 2015
Volume 4 No 247: Nov 21, 2014
Volume 3 No 132: Mar 21 2013
Volume 2 No 111: Nov 29 2012
Volume 2 No 110: Nov 22 2012
Volume 2 No 65: Mar 22 2012
Volume 1 No 39: Nov 17 2011
II. This Sunday in Church - 5th Sunday in Great Lent
Bible Readings for 5th Sunday in Great Lent (March
Sermons for 5th Sunday in Great Lent (March
8. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Great Lent Week 5
III. Great Lent - Week 5 - Supplement
9. Malankara World Great Lent Supplement
Malankara World Great Lent Supplement
10. Meditations and Reflections For Week 5 of Great Lent
Week 5 of Great Lent
IV. Lectionary Reflections: Annunciation to St. Mary
Annunciation Homily, Looking Back Two Centuries Later
For both Abraham and Mary, the divine promise comes as something completely
unexpected. God disrupts the daily course of their lives, overturning its
settled rhythms and conventional expectations. For both Abraham and Mary, the
promise seems impossible. Abraham's wife Sarah was barren, and Mary is not yet
married: "How can this come about", she asks, "since I am a virgin?" (Lk 1:34).
Mary - Surrendering to God
All this is beyond Mary's power to accomplish, but she does not become
flustered or assume that she needs to do all that is humanly possible
towards achieving it; rather, with perfect confidence in God, she asks how
He wants to bring it about. ..
V. Lectionary Reflections: Kfiftho-Crippled Woman
God, Have Mercy
Something like 90% of all Americans believe in God. Most everyone believes God
exists. "Does God exist?" is not the question. The tougher question is, "Does
God care about me?" ...
The Day of Your Deliverance Is Decreed
Like this disabled woman, the patient, purposeful, powerful compassion of
God in Christ for you is approaching like a relentless torrent. The day of
your deliverance is decreed. It will come with a sudden joy. Every adversary
will be shamed. Every tear will be wiped away. ...
When Jesus set her free from her ailment, she immediately began praising
God. It seems to me that there's no better way to honor God on the Sabbath
than by engaging in some heart-felt praise to God! ...
VI. General Weekly Features
Family Special: How to Raise a Brat
The concept involves the delicate balance between love and control,
recognizing that implementing a reasonable and consistent action line does
not assault self-worth; instead, it represents a source of security for an
immature child. ...
Family Special: Keeping The Marital Covenant
Marriage is a covenant between three, not two. On our wedding day, I entered
into a covenant both with my wife and with God. Our marriage is not a
contract but a sacred cord of three strands that will not be easily
Life is Hard, but God is Good
God has reasons we may not understand. He thinks differently than we do.
Read Isaiah 55:8-9. God's ways are not our ways, nor are his thoughts like
our thoughts. We cannot understand an infinite God with finite minds. ...
Four Reasons Why Christians Have Nothing to Fear
God himself came in the incarnation, put on human flesh and blood, so that
he too could experience death, and in doing so take the power of death away
from the Evil One. ...
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