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Jan 09, Office of Readings for Friday of the 2nd week of Christmas

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Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 609 Psalter: Friday, Week II, 890 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday after Epiphany God, come to my assistance. – Lord, make haste to help me. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: – as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia. HYMN This is the truth sent from above, The truth of God, the God of love: Therefore don’t turn me from your door, But hearken all, both rich and poor. The first thing which I do relate Is that God did man create, The next thing which to you I’ll tell, Woman was made with man to dwell. Then, after this, ’twas God’s own choice To place them both in Paradise, There to remain, from evil free, Except they ate of such a tree. But they did eat, which was a sin, And thus their ruin did begin. Ruined themselves, both you and me, And all of their posterity. Thus we were heirs to endless woes, Till God the Lord did interpose, And so a promise soon did run, That he would redeem us by his Son. “This is the truth sent from above” by Lichfield Cathedral Choir ; English folk carol of unknown authorship; Collected in the early part of the 20th century by English folk song collectors in Shropshire and Herefordshire; PSALMODY Ant. 1 Lord, in your anger, do not punish me. Psalm 38 A sinner in extreme danger prays earnestly to God All his friends were standing at a distance (Luke 23:49). I O Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger; do not punish me, Lord, in your rage. Your arrows have sunk deep in me; your hand has come down upon me. Through your anger all my body is sick: through my sin, there is no health in my limbs. My guilt towers higher than my head; it is a weight too heavy to bear. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: – as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Ant. Lord, in your anger, do not punish me. Ant. 2 Lord, you know all my longings. II My wounds are foul and festering, the result of my own folly. I am bowed and brought to my knees. I go mourning all the day long. All my frame burns with fever; all my body is sick. Spent and utterly crushed, I cry aloud in anguish of heart. O Lord, you know all my longing: my groans are not hidden from you. My heart throbs, my strength is spent; the very light has gone from my eyes. My friends avoid me like a leper; those closest to me stand afar off. Those who plot against my life lay snares; those who seek my ruin speak of harm, planning treachery all the day long. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: – as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Ant. Lord, you know all my longings. Ant. 3 I confess my guilt to you, Lord; do not abandon me, for you are my savior. III But I am like the deaf who cannot hear, like the dumb unable to speak. I am like a man who hears nothing, in whose mouth is no defense. I count on you, O Lord: it is you, Lord God, who will answer. I pray: “Do not let them mock me, those who triumph if my foot should slip.” For I am on the point of falling and my pain is always before me. I confess that I am guilty and my sin fills me with dismay. My wanton enemies are numberless and my lying foes are many. They repay me evil for good and attack me for seeking what is right. O Lord, do not forsake me! My God, do not stay afar off! Make haste and come to my help, O Lord, my God, my savior! Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: – as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Psalm-prayer Do not abandon us, Lord our God; you did not forget the broken body of your Christ, nor the mockery his love received. We, your children, are weighed down with sin; give us the fullness of your mercy. Ant. I confess my guilt to you, Lord; do not abandon me, for you are my savior. Sacred Silence (indicated[...]

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