Article of Yuhanon Meletius


This is the paper I presented at United Theological College, Bangalore, Annual Refresher Course for the Alumni of the College, held on October 27-29, 2015

Biblical Understanding of the Great Commission

Metropolitan Yuhanon Mor Meletius

(Presented at the Annual Refresher Course for the Alumni at the United Theological College, Bangalore, held from October 27-29, 2015)




The reading for seventh Sunday after the festival of the cross is taken from the Gospel according to St. Matthew 5:21-26. On the Sundays after the festival of the Cross the Church wants its members to read and meditate on a new theme: “the culture of the Cross”. This culture is placed over against a culture that existed in Jewish community of Jesus’ time and which may also be seen today in our society. 

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