VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! While the birthday of the shameless Herod was being celebrated, the oath made to the lustful dancer was fulfilled; the head of the Forerunner was cut off and offered on a platter to…
The rich man is not one who has much but one who gives much. For, what he gives away remains his forever.
St. John Chrysostom