John Chrysostom-27 January 2017

John Chrysostom, bishop of Constantinople. teacher(d.407)

Readings:

Psalm 49:1-8
Jeremiah 42:1-6
1 Corinthians 12:31–13:7
Luke 21:12-15 

Preface of a Saint (2)

[Common of a Theologian and Teacher]
[Common of a Pastor]
[For the Ministry II]
[Of the Holy Trinity]
[For Prophetic Witness in Society]
PRAYER (traditional wording) 
O God, who didst give to thy servant John Chrysostom grace eloquently to proclaim thy righteousness in the great  congregation, and fearlessly to bear reproach for the honor of  thy Name: Mercifully grant to all bishops and pastors such  excellency in preaching, and fidelity in ministering thy Word,  that thy people shall be partakers with them of the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

PRAYER (contemporary wording) 
O God, who gave to your servant John Chrysostom grace eloquently to proclaim your righteousness in the great congregation, and fearlessly to bear reproach for the honor of your Name: Mercifully grant to all bishops and pastors such excellency in preaching, and fidelity in ministering your Word, that your people shall be partakers with them of the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.

This page reflects a provisional change of date and revisions to lessons made at GC 2009. The previous date was Jan. 27.

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JOHN CHRYSOSTOM

BISHOP OF ANTIOCH AND OF CONSTANTINOPLE, PREACHER, THEOLOGIAN, LITURGIST ( Date 13 Sept. 407; 27 January in Australia)

John Chrysostom, from the Apse Mosaic of San Paolo fuori le Mura, by Edward Burne-JonesJohn was called “Chrysostom” (“Golden Mouth”) because of his eloquence. He was a priest of Antioch, and an outstanding preacher. (Audiences were warned not to carry large sums of money…

Source:John Chrysostom- satucket/Lectionary


 

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