I. This Sunday in Church: 9th Sunday After Pentecost
Bible Readings for This Sunday (July
Sermons for This Sunday (July
3. From Malankara World Journal Archives
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Humility
Volume 7 No 449 Dec 1, 2017
Volume 7 No 441 Oct 13, 2017
Volume 6 No 384 Nov 18 2016
Volume 6 No 379 Oct 14 2016
Volume 6 No 365 Sep 1 2016
Volume 6 No 363 Aug 19 2016
Volume 5 No 297: Jul 31 2015
Volume 5 No 296: Jul 24 2015
Volume 4 No 242: Oct 17, 2014
Volume 3 No 179: Nov 21 2013
Volume 3 No 158: Aug 15, 2013
Volume 3 No 152: Jul 18 2013
Volume 2 No 49: Jan 26 2012
II. Lectionary Reflections: Luke 14:7-11
There is no limit to what we will do to make ourselves big and powerful.
Even our generosity can be a way of making others feel that they owe us
something in return. ...
God's kingdom is not a kingdom of scarcity; it is one of abundance, where
all are already welcome, already loved, already cherished. Because the
currency of that kingdom is humility, not arrogance; generosity, not
stinginess; hospitality, not fear. ...
The Humble Will Be Exalted
Humility is simply having a right view of ourselves. How do we get such a
right view? In order to have a right view of ourselves we must begin with
The Power of Meekness
One very important truth about the meek is that you will not defend yourself in
any situation because God who sees through the heart will defend his interest in
Exaltation Follows Humility
The man who humbles himself is the one whom God exalts, and the man who
exalts himself is the one whom God will humiliate. In the divine economy, it
is by giving that one receives, by serving that one is served, by losing
one’s life that one finds life, and by dying to self that one lives. ...
III. General Weekly Features
Health: A 'Skin Destroyer' in Your Refrigerator?
The researchers estimated that drinking a serving of soda every day can
accelerate aging by about 5 years - similar to the effects smokers
Family Special: Tearing Down The Barriers To Good Communication In Marriage
Poor communication can led to all kinds of misunderstandings. This is
certainly true in marriage. ...
Family Special: 7 Signs You're Headed for Divorce
The true sign is how you and your partner interact during these conflicts. Here,
McNulty clues us in on signs to look out for, plus strategies to work on
repairing a broken relationship. ...
Bus Stop Quiz
You are driving down the road in your Corvette on a wild, stormy night...
God As Gardener
The Christian Scriptures indicate that the natural response to wonder is
worship. Indeed, the psalmist suggests that the very detailed elements of
creation proclaim the glory and worship of God: The heavens are telling of
the glory of God; and their expanse is declaring the work of his hands!...
Poem: I'd Rather Have Jesus
I'd Rather Have Jesus
Is this the cry of your own heart?
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