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18 November

Ninth Sunday of Luke

  

 

At Mattins

The Third Morning Gospel

The Reading is from the Holy Gospel according to St. Mark

Mark 16:9-20

When Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. And she went and told them that had been with him, as they mourned and wept. And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been seen of her, believed not. After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country. And they went and told it unto the residue: neither believed they them. Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen. And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.

 

 

At the Divine Liturgy   

The Apostle Reading

(25th Sunday)

Prokhimenon. Tone 8. [Psalm 75].
Verse:
Vow, and pay unto the Lord your God.
Verse:
In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel.

The reading is from the Epistle of St. Paul to the Ephesians.
Ephesians 4:1-6

Brethren, I the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.
Alleluia [3]. Tone 8 [Psalm 94].
Verse:
O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful

           noise to God our Saviour.
Verse:
Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving.

 

 

The Gospel Reading

(Ninth Sunday of Luke)

The Reading is from the Holy Gospel according to St. Luke

 Luke 12:16-21

The Lord said this parable: 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. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

 

 

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