Today’s Readings

Daily Readings for 2/10/2019

4th Matins Gospel Reading: Luke 24:1-12
Now on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they, and certain other women with them, came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared. But they found the stone rolled away from the tomb. Then they went in and did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. And it happened, as they were greatly perplexed about this, that behold, two men stood by them in shining garments. Then, as they were afraid and bowed their faces to the earth, they said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen! Remember how He spoke to you when He was still in Galilee, saying, ‘The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.’” And they remembered His words. Then they returned from the tomb and told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest. It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them, who told these things to the apostles. And their words seemed to them like idle tales, and they did not believe them. But Peter arose and ran to the tomb; and stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying by themselves; and he departed, marveling to himself at what had happened.

Epistle Reading: 1 Timothy 4:9-15
This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance. For to this end we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe. These things command and teach. Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all.

Gospel Reading: Luke 19:1-10
Then Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. Now behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. And he sought to see who Jesus was, but could not because of the crowd, for he was of short stature. So he ran ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see Him, for He was going to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, He looked up and saw him, and said to him, “Zacchaeus, make haste and come down, for today I must stay at your house.” So he made haste and came down, and received Him joyfully. But when they saw it, they all complained, saying, “He has gone to be a guest with a man who is a sinner.” Then Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord, I give half of my goods to the poor; and if I have taken anything from anyone by false accusation, I restore fourfold.” And Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”

Saints and Feasts celebrated today

  • Sunday of Zacchaeus
  • Hieromartyr Charalampus (Haralambos) the Bishop of Magnesia in Thessaly
  • Martyr Porphyrius in Thessaly
  • Martyr Baptus in Thessaly
  • 3 Female Martyrs in Thessaly
  • Synaxis of the Hierarchs of Novgorod, Buried in the Cathedral of the Holy
    Wisdom (Hagia Sophia) in Novgorod
  • St. Joachim, First Bishop of Novgorod
  • St. Luke the Bishop of Novgorod
  • St. Theodore the Hierarch of Novgorod
  • St. Herman the Bishop of Novgorod
  • St. Arcadius the Bishop of Novgorod
  • St. John, Archbishop of Novgorod
  • St. Gabriel the Bishop of Novgorod
  • St. Martyrius the Archbishop of Novgorod
  • St. Anthony the Archbishop of Novgorod
  • St. Basil the Archbishop of Novgorod
  • St. Moses the Hierarch of Novgorod
  • St. Simeon the Hierarch of Novgorod
  • St. Euthymius the Hierarch of Novgorod
  • St. Aphthonius the Hierarch of Novgorod
  • Princess Anna of Novgorod
  • Venerable Prochorus of the Kiev Near Caves
  • Venerable Longinus of Koryazhemsk, Vologda
  • Virginmartyr Ennatha of Palestine
  • Virginmartyr Valentina of Palestine
  • Virginmartyr Paula of Palestine
  • Icon of the Mother of God “Areovindus”
  • St. John Chimchimeli the Philosopher
  • St. Ioannikios, Father Confessor of the Dormition Holy Mountain Hermitage

Today’s Fasting Guidelines

Today is Fast Free
No fasting restrictions

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