Typicon and Choir cues

19 November / 2 December 2001

26th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

(Tone 1)

Double Service [1B] for Prophet Obadiah and Martyr Barlaam

Readings:
Sunday Readings: Ephesians 5:9-19 Luke 12:16-21

Hours:
Troparia: Resurrection; Glory...; for Martyr Barlaam Kontakion: Resurrection

Third Antiphon (Beatitudes)

8 Troparia: all from the Octoechos

  1. Through food, the enemy led Adam out of Paradise; and through the Cross Christ led the thief back into it crying: Remember me, O Lord, when Thou comest into Thy Kingdom.
  2. I venerate Thy sufferings and glorify Thy Resurrection. With Adam and with the thief I raise a shining cry to Thee: Remember me, O Lord, when Thou comest into Thy Kingdom.
  3. Without sin, hast Thou been crucified, and of Thine own will hast Thou been laid in the tomb. But Thou as God hast risen raising Adam with Thyself, crying: 'Remember me, O Lord, when Thou comest into Thy Kingdom.'
  4. On the third day, O Christ our God, Thou hast raised from the tomb the temple of Thy body raising with Thyself Adam and those descending from him, crying: 'Remember me when Thou comest into Thy Kingdom.'
  5. The women bearing myrrh came early in the morning lamenting to Thy tomb, O Christ our God, and they found there an angel in shining white seated and crying: 'What do ye seek? Christ is risen, weep no more.'
  6. O Lord, Thine apostles as Thou hadst ordered them were beside Thee on the Mountain and seeing Thee, O Saviour, they worshipped and Thou hast sent them forth to teach and to baptize the nations.
  7. Let us worship the Father and glorify the Son and let us all sing too the praises of the all-holy Spirit saying: Most holy Trinity save us all.
  8. Thy people, O Christ, offer Thee as prayer Thy Mother. By Her supplications, give us Thy mercies that we may glorify Thee who art good, and Who hast risen to us from the tomb.

Troparion of the Resurrection (Tone 1)

When the stone had been sealed by the Jews, / and the soldiers were guarding Thine immaculate Body, / Thou didst arise on the third day, O Saviour, / granting life unto the world. / Wherefore, the Hosts of the Heavens cried out to Thee, O Life-giver: / Glory to Thy Resurrection, O Christ. / Glory to Thy kingdom. // Glory to Thy dispensation, O only Lover of mankind.

Troparion of the Temple

Troparion of Martyr Barlaam (Tone 4)

Thy martyr Barlaam, O Lord, in his suffering received an imperishable crown from Thee, our God; for, possessed of Thy might, he cast down the tormentors and set at naught the feeble audacity of the demons. By his prayers do thou save our souls.

Kontakion of the Resurrection (Tone 1)

As God, Thou didst arise from the tomb in glory, / and Thou didst raise the world together with Thyself. / And mortal nature praiseth Thee as God, / and death hath vanished. / And Adam danceth, O Master, / and Eve, now freed from fetters, rejoiceth as she crieth out: / Thou art He, O Christ, // that grantest unto all resurrection.

Kontakion of the Temple

Kontakion of Martyr Barlaam (Tone 4)
Spec. Mel: "Thou hast appeared..."

Thou wast shown to be most amazing in the fortitude whereby thou didst endure immolation, and didst offer thyself in sacrifice unto Christ as incense of sweet savor. Having received a crown of honor, O Barlaam, do thou ever pray for us, O athlete.

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 1st Tone

Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, // according as we have hoped in Thee. (Psalm 32:33)

Vs/ Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous; praise is meet for the upright. (Ps. 32:1)

Epistle: (Ephesians 5:9-19)

Brethren: (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;) Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret. But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

The Alleluia in the 1st Tone

PAUSE before first verse

O God Who givest avengement unto me and hast subdued peoples under me. (Ps. 17:48)

Vs/ It is He that magnifieth the salvation of His king and worketh mercy for His anointed, for David and for his seed unto eternity (Ps. 17:51)

Gospel: (Luke 12:16-21)

And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods. And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided? So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Communion Verse

Praise the Lord from the heavens, praise Him in the highest. (Ps. 148:1)

Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!


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