The Holy Glorious Prophet Elijah
8th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 7
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Prophet 6 (In word and deed); G: Prophet (Come, let us all hasten); N: Sunday Dogmatic Theotokion in the tone of the week.
Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King.
3 Readings for the Prophet.
Litia: Temple and Prophet (O blessed prophet); G: Prophet (O, the commands); N: Theotokion (O Theotokos, thou art the true vine).
Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Prophet (O prophet, preacher of Christ); N: Theotokion, Tone 6 (Christ the Lord).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Prophet (The angel in the flesh) x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Prophet (The angel in the flesh); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Prophet: We magnify thee, O Prophet Elijah the glorious, and we honor thy fiery ascent in the flesh into heaven; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe of the Tone; all the Sessional hymns of the Prophet.
Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon Tone 7.
Matins Gospel 8, John 20:11-18 (§64).
Having beheld the resurrection; Psalm 50; G: Through the prayers of the apostles; N: Through the prayers of the Theotokos; Have mercy on me, O God; Jesus having risen. Save, O God, Thy people.
Canon: Resurrection 4 Glory to Thy Holy Resurrection, O Lord.
Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.
Prophet 8 Holy prophet of God Elijah, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (O prophet, foreseer), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Prophet (O ye faithful); G/N: Theotokion (Having fallen into subtle temptations).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; Prophet (The Light Who showed); G: Prophet (Thou wast caught up); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.
Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Resurrection 4; Prophet 4 (O wondrous prophet – with the doxasticon (O ye faithful) and the final two psalm verses: Moses and Aaron are among His priests and Samuel among those who call upon His name. & Thou art a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional Dismissal; First Hour.
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Prophet; Kontakion: Prophet and Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos 6; Prophet 4, from Ode 3.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, A.
Prokimenon, Tone 7: The Lord will give strength unto His people. & Tone 4: Thou art a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek.
Epistle: I Cor. 1:10-18 (§124); James 5:10-20 (§57).
Alleluia, Tone 7 & Tone 4.
Gospel: Matt. 14:14-22 (§58); Luke 4:22-30 (§14).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens & In everlasting remembrance.