Tuesday, June 23, 2015

"The voice of the Word of grace has come..."

The Nativity of St. John the Forerunner (source)
"The voice of the Word of grace has come: The preacher of the Light of Light! He is born from the barren womb of Elizabeth. Rejoice, people; he comes, preparing the way of salvation for us. He leaped in the womb and worshipped his Master: the Lamb of God Who takes away the sin of the world, and grants us great mercy."
-Idiomelon of the Aposticha in the Second Tone
Through the prayers of our Holy Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God, have mercy on us and save us! Amen!

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