Saturday, February 18, 2017

Saturday Synaxis

O God, the God of spirits and of all flesh, who is beyond compare, and stands in need of nothing, who has given the sun to have rule over the day, and the moon and the stars to have rule over the night, do thou now also look down upon us with gracious eyes, and receive our morning thanksgivings, and have mercy upon us; for we have not spread out our hands to a strange god; for there is not among us any new god, but thou, the eternal God, who art without end, who hast given us our being through Christ, and given us our well-being through him. Do thou vouchsafe us also, through him, eternal life; with whom glory and honor and worship be to thee and to the Holy Spirit forever.

- the Apostolic Constitutions