St. Anthony’s Monastery – Great Lent & Holy Week Hymns – 01 – Lent Melody
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Third Doxology for the Holy Great Lent
Come see our Savior, the good Lover of mankind, He performed the work of fasting, with His great humility.
+ He was above the high mountains, with bodily discipline, He taught us the way in order, that we may walk like Him.
He conquered the enemy’s strength, his snares and his deceptions, He humiliated the tempter, before Him.
+ His own disciples, and holy apostles, witnessed His victory, over the enemy’s snares.
A great and plenteous profit, is found in fasting, it purges sins and covers those, who are defiled.
+ Remove laziness, and take watch, seek after the love of brothers, and seek fellowship.
The perfection of humility, the truth of piety, and the forgiveness of iniquities, come from fasting.
+ To those who follow, fasting and prayer, swords and weapons, endure in their hands.
O King of peace, our Lord Jesus Christ, bless fasting and all those, who perform it.
+ All kinds of evil, flee and are destroyed, through prayer and fasting, and supplications.
Christ’s martyrs, defeated the sufferings, through fasting and the patience, that comes with it.
+ The wise virgins, who are clothed with purity, carry their lamps full of oil, through prayer and fasting.
Those who please the Lord God, with their good works, love the beauty of fasting, and the patience that comes with it.
+ David proclaimed, in the holy psaltery saying, “I will decorate my soul, before You with fasting.”
Paul the Apostle, the perfume-tongue says, “In fasting and watchfulness, through the days and nights.”
+ “Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Your name, may Your kingdom come, for Yours is the glory forever Amen.”
Fifth Doxology for the Holy Great Lent
Fasting and prayer, in purity and chastity, and love without shame, are what please Christ.
+ Fasting and prayer, with weeping and mourning, and unpretentious love, are what please the sinless One.
Fasting and prayer, with a humbled heart, and a contrite spirit, are what please the holy One.
+ Fasting and prayer, saved the three saintly children, Shedrach Meshach and Abednego, from the fiery furnace.
Fasting and prayer, are the weapons of victory, by which the Christians abide, through this life.
+ Through fasting and prayer, Abraham was made worthy, to host God, with His holy angels.
Through fasting and prayer, Isaac was offered up, as a pure sacrifice, as a sign of Christ.
+ Through fasting and prayer, Jacob was saved, from his brother Esau, and received the blessing from his father.
Through fasting and prayer, the Lord had compassion on His servant, the good and righteous Job, He granted him healing.
+ Through fasting and prayer, Joseph was raised, and ruled over Egypt, and was saved from the adulteress.
Through fasting and prayer, God lifted His wrath, from the people of Nineveh, and forgave them their sins.
+ Through fasting and prayer, the prophets and the righteous, all have prophesied, concerning Him in many ways.
Through fasting and prayer, He sent the saintly apostles, to preach, to the whole world.
+ Through fasting and prayer, God has revealed, great mysteries to, the cross-bearers and the just.
Through fasting and prayer, the struggling martyrs, wore the unfading, crown of martyrdom.
+ Daniel fasted, and closed the mouths of the lions, they did not touch his body, because of prayer and fasting.
Our good Savior fasted, forty days and forty nights, to teach us the way, that we may be saved through.
+ Let us pray and fast, with purity and righteousness, with thoughts of love, proclaiming and saying.
Our Father who art in heaven, who knows my thoughts, remember me in Your kingdom, according to Your mercy.
+ Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Your name, may Your kingdom come, for Yours is the glory and the honor.
Our Father who art in heaven, who carries the sin of the world, do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.
+ Our Father who art in heaven, let us hear the voice of joy, O You who carries the sin of the world, who is blessed with His good Father.
Our Father who art in heaven, have mercy upon us, according to Your great mercy, and grant us the Spirit of the prophets.
+ Our Father who art in heaven, we praise You O good One, proclaiming and saying, “Holy, O God.”
Our Father who art in heaven, forgive us, our sinful thoughts, through Your love for mankind.
+ Yes O our Master, hear us and be with us, we who are not worthy, to entreat Your name.
Yes O our Master the Compassionate, who have treasures of mercy, do not abandon us with the ignorant, and the vain evil thoughts.
+ Yes O our Master accept us to You, and grant us our Christian perfection, that pleases You and, an inheritance with all Your saints.
Yes O our Master accept us to You, and grant us joy to our souls, through the remembrance of Your name, O our Lord Jesus Christ.
+ Yes O our Master, accept us to You, You are truly worthy of the glory, and honor with Your good Father.
Yes O our Master who is of authority, we praise You with hymns, we worship You in the churches, from now and to the end.
+ Then our mouths will not get tired, and our tongues will not be silent, when we declare the honor, of fasting and prayer.
Lord have mercy Lord have mercy, upon us Your creation save us, and have mercy upon all of us, O heavenly King.
+ Lord have mercy Lord have mercy, perfect us in the upright faith, and also make us worthy, to partake of Your sacraments.
Lord have mercy Lord have mercy, do not take away Your mercy from us, nor Your Spirit of comfort, but have patience with us.
+ Let us worship our Savior, the good Lover of mankind, because He had compassion on us, He came and saved us.