I. This Sunday in Church: Annunciation to Zachariah
Bible Readings for This Sunday (November 19)
Sermons for This Sunday (November 19)
3. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Annunciation to Zechariah
Volume 6 No 383 November 11 2016
Volume 5 No 313: November 13 2015
Volume 4 No 246: November 14, 2014
Volume 3 No 178: November 14 2013
Volume 2 No 108: November 15 2012
Volume 1 No 38: November 10 2011
II. Lectionary Reflections:
From God: The Gift of Waiting
Celebrating Advent means being able to wait. Waiting is an art that our
impatient age has forgotten. ...
The Gospel of Luke - The Aim of Dr Luke
If you take Luke and Acts together, you discover that Luke wrote more of the
New Testament than anyone else, even Paul. ...
The First Glimmer of Light…Luke Nativity Part 1
It had been four hundred long years since there had been a Word from God given
to Israel. The congregation had the Torah, the Prophets and the Law, but God had
not spoken to them through any prophet for four hundred years. ...
The Forerunner…Luke's Nativity Part 2
"Thy Prayer is heard…", that is the prayer, long since renounced by the aged
couple, for a son. Like Abraham and Sarah, the priestly couple would indeed have
a miracle son, and they were to name him "John", Johannon, i.e. "God is
III. Featured Articles: Advent
What Is Advent?
Advent symbolizes the present situation of the church in these "last days"
(Acts 2:17, Hebrews 1:2), as God's people wait for the return of Christ in
glory to consummate his eternal kingdom. ...
The Nativity Fast - Why We Fast
Fasting is not dieting. Fasting is not about keeping a Christian version of
kosher. Fasting is about hunger and humility (which is increased as we allow
ourselves to become weak). Fasting is about allowing our heart to break. ...
My Most Memorable Christmas
We're celebrating Christ's birthday, not each other's. This is His time of
year. What are we going to give to Jesus?...
O Little Town of Bethlehem
When you sing this carol from a hymnal, notice that the title of the tune is
"St. Louis." It's not named for a city or a saint, but for the composer of the
music, Lewis H. Redner. Here is what happened...
The King Who Comes in the Name of the Lord
This is what is happening here this Advent: Preparation. Hope. Repentance.
Praise. Let this Advent be a proper Advent for you. Don't let the hustle and
bustle of Christmas cause you to miss out on the special blessings of the
Advent season. This year take some time to let Advent do its work in you.
IV. General Weekly Features
Health: Vegetarianism Linked to Depression
Male vegetarians are at greater risk for depression than their meat-eating
counterparts, new research suggests. ...
Health: Obesity-related Cancers On Rise
Our expanding waistlines are stalling the fight against cancer, because obese
and overweight people are at a higher risk for a number of cancers, the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention said in a recent report. ...
Family Special: 10-Day Communication Challenge for Married Couples
Day 10: Actions Speak Louder Than Words (Last of the
Family Special: What Are Your Words Producing?
We all go through life with a remarkable power right under our nose. It is a
power so great that it is capable of producing life or death depending on
how it's used. ...
Christian Life: What it Really Means to Put Your Hope in Christ
Without hope we can literally become sick. Heartsick. Sick in our minds and
souls. This sickness can lead to discouragement, depression, hopelessness.
About Malankara World