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Theme: Nineveh Lent Special, Repentance
Volume 7 No. 458 January 21, 2018

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Jonah's Tomb in Nineveh Plains being blown up by ISIS
Jonah's Tomb in Nineveh Being Blown up by ISIS Militants in 2014

In July, 2014, militants of the Islamic State blew up the Tomb of Jonah, a memorial site with significance for both Muslims and Christians, as it honored the famous Old Testament prophet, called to preach in the city of Nineveh, now part of modern-day Mosul, in northern Iraq. (Picture Courtesy of ABC News)


Nineveh Lent (Three Day Lent or Moonu Nomb) Begins on Jan 21 Sunset and ends on Jan 25.

1. Foreword to Issue 458

The test of genuine grief is the presence of heart-level repentance - Truly confessing our sin to God and turning away from that sin. Repentance demonstrates itself in passion for biblical change, regardless of the difficult decisions that must be made to walk out that repentance. ...

I. Nineveh Lent in Church (January 22-25)

2. Bible Readings for Nineveh Lent (January 22-25)

3. Sermons for Nineveh Lent (January 22-25)

Our special supplement on Nineveh Lent has plenty articles, sermons, prayers and meditations for all days of the Three Day Lent.

4. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Nineveh Lent

Volume 6 No 326 January 17 2016
Nineveh Lent Special

Volume 5 No 261: January 25 2015
Nineveh Lent

Volume 4 No 195: February 9, 2014
Nineveh Lent (Three Day Lent) Special

Volume 2 No 50: January 30 2012
Special on 3-Day Lent

II. Lectionary Reflections: Jonah and Nineveh

5. Commentary on Jonah 3:5-10

God takes notice of every instance of the reformation of sinners, even those instances that fall not under the cognizance and observation of the world. He sees who turn from their evil way and who do not, and meets those with favour that meet him in a sincere conversion. ...

6. Jonah's Problem

Jonah is not the principal character of his own book—God is! God has the first word and the last. He orchestrates the entire drama to show His love ...

7. Jonahs Nineveh and Modern-Day Mosul

The story of Jonah is a type of satire meant to challenge the rather self-righteous stubbornness of a prophet like Jonah with God's desire to reach out to the most despised people around us. ...

8. Jonah Learned a Lesson in Mercy

Jehovah is nothing like the rigid, cold, even harsh God so often portrayed by religious leaders. On the contrary, he is reasonable, adaptable, and merciful. When he determines to bring punishment on the wicked, he first uses his representatives on earth to issue warnings, for he is eager to see the wicked do what the Ninevites did​-repent and change their ways. ...

III. Featured: Repentance

9. Repentance - Godly Sorrow

The entrance into the kingdom of God is through the sharp, sudden pains of repentance colliding with man's respectable "goodness." Then the Holy Spirit, who produces these struggles, begins the formation of the Son of God in the person's life. ...

10. Repent! Convert! Two Words that Need to Be Rediscovered

Repentance and the call to conversion are key biblical summons. Repentance is not suggested, it is commanded, and without it we will not see the kingdom of God. ...

11. A Broken Heart And a Contrite Spirit

The Lord has no pleasure in sacrifices when the heart is not right. When the heart is not right these sacrifices are an abomination to Him. That their hands were full of blood showed that they had not repented of their sins. ...

12. Repentance, A Golden Key

Kingdom of Heaven/God is the sphere where God reigns, repentance is the acknowledgment of God's rule... Salvation was unconditionally given to many known sinners who repented, according to New Testament...

13. Malankara World Journal Archives on Repentance and Remission of Sins

Volume 6 No 324 January 7 2016
Repentance and Remission of Sins

Volume 4 No 244: October 31, 2014
Theme: Keys to The Kingdom - Forgiveness

Volume 4 No 229: July 25, 2014
Theme: Unforgivable Sin

More on Repentance and confession of Sins in Malankara World Journal Nineveh Lent Special

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