Daily Reading for January 9, 2016

Daily Reading for January 9, 2016

  Saturday after Epiphany St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 6:10-17 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 2.  Psalm 31.11,1 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous. Verse: Blessed are they whose transgressions have been forgiven. Brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on...

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Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!  Psalm 95:6 Wisdom. Arise. Come let us worship and bow down before Christ. Save us o Son of God, (who rose from the dead/who are wondrous among your saints) to Thee we sing: Alleluia....

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Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another; but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of deeds done by...

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Nativity Devotion, January 8: We Have Seen the Light

Nativity Devotion, January 8: We Have Seen the Light

The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, towards the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles—the people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, and for those who sat in the region and shadow of death, Light has dawned.” From that time Jesus began to...

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Daily Reading for January 8, 2016, Saint George of Hozeva

Daily Reading for January 8, 2016, Saint George of Hozeva

  Afterfeast of the Theophany of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans 6:3-11 Prokeimenon. Mode 1.  Psalm 26.1,2 The Lord is my light and my savior. The Lord is the defender of my life. Brethren, all who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were...

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Nativity Devotion, January 7: It’s All About HIM!!!

Nativity Devotion, January 7: It’s All About HIM!!!

  The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! This is He of whom I said, “After me comes a man who ranks before me, for He was before me.”  John 1:29-30 (Gospel from...

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Daily Reading for January 7, 2016, John the Baptist

Daily Reading for January 7, 2016, John the Baptist

    Acts of the Apostles 19:1-8 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Oh God, hear my cry. In those days, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the upper country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples. And he said to...

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Nativity Devotion, January 6: The Manifestation of God

Nativity Devotion, January 6: The Manifestation of God

And when Jesus was baptized, He went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on Him; and lo, a voice from heaven, saying “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well...

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Daily Reading for January 6, 2016, Holy Theophany, Epiphany

Daily Reading for January 6, 2016, Holy Theophany, Epiphany

  St. Paul’s Letter to Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 117.26,1 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His mercy endures forever. TITUS, my son, the grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all...

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Nativity Devotion, January 5: Live Right!

Nativity Devotion, January 5: Live Right!

For the grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men, training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions and to live sober, upright and godly lives in this world, awaiting our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ.  Titus...

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Daily Reading for January 5, 2016; Martyrs Theopemptus and Theonas

Daily Reading for January 5, 2016; Martyrs Theopemptus and Theonas

  St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 9:19-27 Prokeimenon. Mode 1. Psalm 26.1,2 The Lord is my light and my savior.  The Lord is the defender of my life. BRETHREN, though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, that I might win the...

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The Voice in the Wilderness

The Voice in the Wilderness

As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the Prophet, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make His paths straight.  Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low, and the crooked shall...

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