Typicon and Choir cues

20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

8 / 20 October 2001

Sunday Readings: Galatians 1:11-19 Luke 7:11-16
Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council: Hebrews 13:7-16 Matthew 13:53-58

Hours:

3rd Hour
    Troparia: Resurrection; Glory...; of the Fathers
    Kontakion: of the Fathers
6th Hour
    Troparia: Resurrection; Glory...; of the Fathers
    Kontakion: of the Resurrection

Third Antiphon (Beatitudes)

10 Troparia: 6 from the Octoechos and 4 from Ode III of the Canon of the Fathers

  1. O Christ, Thou hast cast out of Paradise Adam, the forefather, who had set aside Thy commandment. And in Thy compassion, Thou hast made to dwell therein the thief confessing Thee upon the Cross and crying: Remember me, O Saviour, in Thy Kingdom.
  2. O Giver of life and Lord, Thou hast condemned us having sinned to the curse of death. And suffering in Thy sinless body Thou hast made mortal men live crying: Remember us also in Thy Kingdom.
  3. O Lord, risen from the dead, Thou hast raised us from passions by Thy Resurrection. And Thou hast destroyed all the might of death. Therefore we cry with faith to Thee: Remember us also in Thy Kingdom.
  4. By Thy three days' burial hast Thou, making them live, raised those lying dead in hell. And Thou as good hast poured forth incorruption upon us all who at all times cry with faith: Remember us also in Thy Kingdom.
  5. Risen from the tomb, Thou hast first appeared to the women bearing myrrh and hast cried: Hail! and through them Thou dost make known Thy rising to Thy friends, O Christ: Remember us also in Thy Kingdom.
  6. On the mountain, Moses, holding his arms outspread forefigured the Cross and defeated Amalek. And we having received it with faith as a strong weapon against devils all cry: Remember us also in Thy Kingdom.
  7. Initiated into the mysteries by Christ, the divine chief shepherds drove the parties of Antichrist, who wished to trouble the Church of Christ, away from the pious, that it not be shaken.
  8. The company of the fathers, drawing forth streams of teaching from the wellsprings of salvation, give the thirsting people of Christ to drink thereof, and wash away the turbid streams of filth
  9. The Seventh Council of the Christ-loving, whose defenders were the imperial Irene and Constantine, was held in the splendid city of Nicaea against them that in truth despise Christians and prosecuted them.
  10. Let all the impious depart that do not honor the precious icon of the Theotokos and do not proclaim her to be her that gaveth birth to Christ theandrically; and let them be sent into the fire, to burn without being consumed.

Troparion of the Resurrection (Tone 3)

Let the Heavens rejoice; / let earthly things be glad; / for the Lord hath wrought might with His arm. / He hath trampled upon death; / the first-born of the dead hath He become. / From the belly of Hades / hath He delivered us // and hath granted to the world great mercy.

Troparion of the Fathers of the 7th Council (Tone 8)

Most glorious art Thou, O Christ our God, Who hast established our fathers upon the earth as beacons, and hast thereby guided us all to the true Faith! O greatly Compassionate One, glory be to Thee!

Kontakion of the Resurrection (Tone 3)

Thou didst arise today from the tomb, O Merciful One, / and didst lead us out of the gates of death. / Today Adam danceth and Eve rejoiceth; / and together with them, / both the Prophets and the Patriarchs / unceasingly praise // the divine might of Thine authority.

Kontakion of the Fathers (Tone 6)

The Son Who ineffably shone forth from the Father hath been born in two natures of a woman, and beholding Him we do not disdain to depict the form thereof. But, tracing it piously, we honor it in faith. Wherefore, the Church, holding to the true Faith, doth venerate the icon of the incarnation of Christ.

Both now and ever . . .

O Protection of Christians (Tone 6)

O Protection of Christians that cannot be put to shame, / unchanging Mediation before the Creator / despise not the voice of the sinner's prayer / but in that Thou art good / come quickly to help us who call upon Thee in faith / make speed to intercede and make haste to supplicate / O Theotokos // Who dost ever protect those that honor Thee.

The Prokeimenon in the 3rd Tone

O chant unto our God, chant ye; // chant unto our King, chant ye. (Ps. 46:6)

Vs/ Clap your hands, all ye nations; shout unto God with a voice of rejoicing. (Ps. 46:1)

And in the 4th Tone

Blessed art Thou, O Lord God of our Fathers, and praised and glorified is Thy name unto the ages.

Epistle: (Galatians 1:11-19; Hebrews 13:7-16)

Brethren: I certify you that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ. For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it: And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers. But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood: Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus. Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode with him fifteen days. But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord's brother.

Brethren: Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation. Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein. We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle. For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp. Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate. Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach. For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come. By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

The Alleluia in the 3rd Tone

(PAUSE before first verse)

In Thee, O Lord, have I hoped, let me not be put to shame in the age to come. (Ps. 30:1)

Vs/ Be Thou unto me a God to defend me and a house of refuge to save me. (Ps. 30:2)

And in the 1st Tone

The God of gods, the Lord, hath spoken, and He hath called the earth from the rising of the sun and unto the setting thereof.

Gospel: (Luke 7:11-16; John 17:1-13)

At that time Jesus went into a city called Nain; and many of his disciples went with him, and much people. Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother. And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us; and, That God hath visited his people.

Brethren: Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation. Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein. We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle. For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp. Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate. Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach. For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come. By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Communion Verse

Praise the Lord in the heavens, praise Him in the highest!

Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous; praise is meet for the upright.

Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!


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