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Saturday, March 04, 2017

Saturday Synaxis



Helper of men who turn to you,
Light of men in the dark,
Creator of all that grows from seed,
Promoter of all spiritual growth,
have mercy, Lord, on me
and make me a temple fit for yourself.
Do not scan my transgressions too closely,
for if you are quick to notice my offenses,
I shall not dare to appear before you.
In your great mercy,
in your boundless compassion,
wash away my sins, through Jesus Christ,
your only Son, the truly holy.
Through him may all glory be given you,
all power and honor and praise,
throughout the unending succession
of ages. Amen.

(Berlin Papyrus)

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