Before Thy Cross For The Hierarchical Liturgy


BEFORE THY CROSS
(FOR THE HIERARCHICAL LITURGY)

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CHOIR: Before Thy Cross, we bow down in worship Master

and Thy Holy Resurrection we glorify

CLERGY: Before Thy Cross, we bow down in worship Master
and Thy Holy Resurrection we glorify

CHOIR: Before Thy Cross, we bow down in worship Master

and Thy Holy Resurrection we glorify

CLERGY: Before Thy Cross, we bow down in worship Master
and Thy Holy Resurrection we glorify

CHOIR: Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit;

Now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.

CHOIR: And Thy holy resurrection we glorify.

CHOIR: Before Thy Cross

BISHOP: O LORD, O LORD, LOOK DOWN FROM HEAVEN AND BEHOLD
AND VISIST THIS VINE AND PERFECT THAT WHICH
THY RIGHT HAND HAS PLANTED!

CHOIR: MANY YEARS MASTER!

We bow down in worship master

BISHOP: O LORD, O LORD, LOOK DOWN FROM HEAVEN AND BEHOLD
AND VISIST THIS VINE AND PERFECT THAT WHICH
THY RIGHT HAND HAS PLANTED!

CHOIR: MANY YEARS MASTER!

And Thy holy resurrection,

BISHOP: O LORD, O LORD, LOOK DOWN FROM HEAVEN AND BEHOLD
AND VISIST THIS VINE AND PERFECT THAT WHICH
THY RIGHT HAND HAS PLANTED!

CHOIR: MANY YEARS MASTER!

We glorify!

DEACON: With Strength! (or Dynamis!)

CHOIR: Before Thy Cross, we bow down in worship Master

And Thy Holy Resurrection we glorify

DEACON: O Lord, Save the Pious

CHOIR: O Lord, Save the Pious

DEACON: O Lord, Save the Pious

CHOIR: O Lord, Save the Pious

DEACON: O Lord, Save those of true worship

CHOIR: O Lord, Save those of true worship

DEACON: And hear us.

CHOIR: And hear us

Priest: Let us attend

Reader: Prokeimenon

Priest: Wisdom

Reader: The reading is from __________________________

Priest: Let us attend.

Reader: Reads the appointed Epistles

Meanwhile the Priest censes the Altar