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INTROITS

SUNG ON FEASTS OF THE LORD

 

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At the Little Entrance there shall be sung on

 

14th September: The Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross.

Exalt ye the Lord God, and worship at His footstool; for He is holy.

Save us, O Son of God, Thou who was crucified in the flesh, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

25th December: The Nativity of our Lord.

I have begotten Thee from the womb before the morning. The Lord sware, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever, after the order of Melchisedec.

Save us, O Son of God, who of the Virgin art born, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

1st January: The Circumcision of our Lord.

O come, let us worship and bow down before Christ.

Save us, O Son of God, who in the flesh was circumcised, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

6th January: Theophany.

Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord. God is the Lord and hath appeared unto us.

Save us, O Son of God, who was baptized in the Jordan by John, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

2nd February: The Meeting of our Lord.

The Lord hath made known His salvation: His righteousness hath He revealed in the sight of the heathen.

Save us, O Son of God, who was held in the arms of the righteous Symeon, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

25th March: the Annunciation of the Mother of God.

Tell forth from day to day, the glad tidings of the salvation of our God.

Save us, O Son of God, who of the Virgin was made flesh, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

Palm Sunday.

Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord. God is the Lord and hath appeared unto us.

Save us, O Son of God, who didst sit on a colt of an ass, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

Easter Day until the leave-taking of the Feast.

Bless ye God in the congregations, even the Lord, from the fountain of Israel.

Save us, O Son of God, Thou who art risen from the dead, who sing to Thee alleluia.

 

The Ascension of our Lord, Ascension Thursday.

God is gone up with a shout, the Lord with the sound of a trumpet.

Save us, O Son of God, who hast ascended from us into the heavens, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

Sunday of Pentecost [Whit Sunday].

Be Thou exalted, Lord, in Thine own strength: so will we sing and praise Thy power.

Save us, O good Comforter, who sing to Thee, alleluia.

 

 6th August: The Transfiguration of our Lord.

For with Thee is the fountain of life, O Lord, and in Thy light shall we see light.

Save us, O Son of God, who was transfigured upon Mount Tabor, who sing to The, alleluia.