Readings

Mid Lent Gospel Reading – St. John 3:13-21

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus We have reached the middle of the Lenten season and during this day, Jesus teaches us some very very important lessons. Today’s portion of the Gospel reading is a part of Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus, a Jewish religious teacher. Here Jesus is telling him that to enter the

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4th Monday of the Great Lent – Gospel Reading – St. Mark 12:35-44

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus We have now entered into the Fourth week of the Holy lenten season. Hope that this Lenten season is a blessing unto you all. Let us look at today’s Gospel reading from the Gospel of St. Mark 12:35-44. I would like to bring your attention to two key

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2nd Monday of the Great Lent – Gospel Reading – St. Luke 6:27-36

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus I hope you all had a blessed week. I apologize for missing out on some days of the Lent last week, it was due to some work pressures and I was unable to write. But as we enter the second week of the Great Lent, the church asks

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Day 5 – 1st Friday of the Great Lent – Gospel Reading

“But I warn you – unless your righteousness is better than the righteousness of the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven.” – St. Matt. 5:20 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus As we enter the 5th Day of the Great Lent, I would like to

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Reflection for Holy Gospel Reading on Sunday: ‘The night and the Light’

The Holy Gospel reading for the third Sunday after the Feast of Epiphany is from the Gospel according to St John 3:1-12. Each verse of this particular Holy Gospel reading is so profound and we, by will of God and His mercy, will study about them in the days to come. For today let us

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The Word of Forgiveness – Seven Sayings of the Saviour – Part 2

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus Greetings to all in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. In the previous blog, Part 1, we learnt that the first of the seven cross sayings of our Lord presents an attitude of prayer. Prayer not for ourselves, but for His enemies and through this prayer

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Scripture Readings – Aug 15 – Feast of Dormition of St. Mary (Shunoyo)

Scripture Readings – Aug 15 – Feast of Dormition of St. Mary (Shunoyo) (Marth Mariam Samajam Day) Evening Luke 1: 39 – 56, 2: 22 – 35  Morning Luke 2: 42-51, Holy Qurbana Old Testament Readings Exodus 3: 1 – 6, 19: 16-23 Ezekiel 44 : 1 – 3 Isaiah 45: 11 -19 Epistle Readings

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Scripture Readings – 1st Sunday after Feast of Transfiguration

Scripture Readings – Aug 10 – 1st Sun after Feast of Transfiguration   Evening: Mark 4: 21-34 Morning: Matthew 13: 44-52    Holy Qurbana Old Testament Readings Deuteronomy 25: 13-16; Psalms 27; Ezekiel 7: 1-4    Epistle Readings James 4: 7-5: 6; Philippians 4: 8-20   Gospel Readings Matthew 21: 28-32

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COMMENTARY ON SCRIPTURE READINGS(For the first Sunday after the New Sunday)

Glory to the Triune God Dearest Friends in Christ, Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!! The Gospel Reading for the first Sunday after the New Sunday or the Sunday after the Feast of Resurrection is from the Gospel of St John 21:1-14.If you read the end notes of the previous chapter; St John the

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COMMENTARY ON SCRIPTURE READINGS (for the first Sunday after the new Sunday)-Final part

Glory to the Triune God Dearest Friends in Christ, Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!! In the last part (Part-II) we saw the commentary on the next three verses of the Gospel Readings for the first Sunday after the New Sunday. Today we will conclude the commentary. 1) But the other disciples came in

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