Apologetics

A satire by His Grace Geevarghese Mar Ivanios Thirumeni of blessed memory

A satire by His Grace Geevarghese Mar Ivanios Thirumeni of blessed memory: (Malayalam): “Ee dhoorthum vashallatharavum madhyapaanavum vishudhanmaarkku ishtapedumenkil avarude ormadinathil chayiyunnathu shariyaannu” (English translation): “If the saints like and approve of wasteful spending , ill-disciplined/unruly behaviour, drunkenness; then its okay to behave likewise on the day of their commemoration”. ***** The saints left everything

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Church Mothers- Their silent powerful ministry! (Part-II)

To read Part I Click here Mahatma Gandhi had once said that if you educate one woman, you educate a whole family. Similarly, empowering women in matters of faith and Scripture will mean a transformation for the entire family which in turn would mean edification for the entire society as a whole. Today we will

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Church Mothers- Their silent powerful ministry! (Part-I)

Yesterday one could see an outpouring of love and affection on Facebook dedicated to mothers. Whether it’s a Mother’s Day or not, our moms and our holy Mom-St. Mary the Theotokos always protect us with their prayers and intercessions to the Lord! Perhaps this is an apt time to share the ministry of the Church

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Icon of Feast of Jonah

Shalom…………. Icon of Feast of Jonah ‪#‎Orthopost‬, ‪#‎Icon‬, ‪#‎IKONA‬ When I read the story of Jonah, I see an Icon of Christ’s Resurrection. According to the Indian Orthodox Church calendar, today we celebrate the feast of Jonah. The book of Jonah is one of the shortest books in Bible and the reason why the Church

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Indeed! An extremely beautiful tribute by St Augustine to his mother-St Monica!

(St Monica – one ‘who had for many years wept for me (St.Augustine), that I might live in Your eyes!’) Below are the excerpts from St Augustine’s work- ‘The Confessions’, regarding his mother St Monica: “And You sent Your hand from above, and drew my soul out of that profound darkness, when my mother, Your

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Was body of Jesus Stolen or Indeed he was risen?

His Appearance after Resurrection. Shalom………… continuing the talk between student and professor. Continuation of Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4 I hope the discussion here is worth and helping to understand the authenticity of Biblical event. Now we came to the last part of this discussion. The most amazing story ever told in the history of humanity is

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Was the tomb of Jesus Christ really empty?

Empty Tomb Shalom………… continuing the talk between student and professor. Continuation of Part1, Part2, Part3 I hope the discussion here is worth and helping to understand the authenticity of Biblical event. One of most important question Christian face while proving the death and crucifixion of Christ is the story of empty tomb. I see as the

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Gems from the holy fathers!

Today’s Gospel reading lectionary was from St.Mathew 4:12-22, and it focussed on Jesus Christ calling the 12 disciples. Elsewhere, in St Luke 5, we also see Jesus calling the disciples wherein He also commands the tired fishermen to launch fishing nets in a certain manner. Below is a short but a very powerful message (

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What makes us call him Messiah???

Shalom………… continuing the talk between student and professor. Now someone asked Micheal, What makes us call Jesus, the Messiah? Lets see how Micheal answer this question Continuation of http://rijo4iesus.wordpress.com/2014/12/17/firstdeath/ http://rijo4iesus.wordpress.com/…/oh-did-jesus-really-rise…/ Messiah… Son of God Micheal: I was coming to the same, why he is believed to be the Messiah, the son of God? Lets do

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To prove his ressurection first prove his death(A conversation)

Continuation of http://mgocsmdiaspora.org/blog/washerisen/ His Death Micheal: Now to prove about resurrection of Christ from Dead, we must first consider his death. Bible says in, Mathew Chapter 27, How Jesus died. Dr Stephen: We know what Bible says about Jesus death, we want some logical proof out of Bible. Micheal: Yes Doctor, but through this point

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