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28 JANUARY

16th Sunday of Luke [Publican and the Pharisee]

Start of the Triodion

 

 

At Mattins

The First Morning Gospel 

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

28: 16-20

At that time, the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted. And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

 


 

 

At the Divine Liturgy   

The Apostle Reading

 (33rd 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 Second Epistle of St. Paul to Timothy.
2 Timothy 3:10-15

My child Timothy, thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all the Lord delivered me. Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived. But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
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

 (16th Sunday of Luke)

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

Luke 18:10-14

The Lord said this parable: Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

 

 

 

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