Category Archives: St. John of Damascus

Habakkuk In Ancient Song

Habakkuk in ancient song Foretells the new creation ; Fellow of the prophet-throng And herald of salvation, Unto him was given to see Types of wondrous mystery. Now the Word to mortals’ aid From Virgin-mount hath hasted, To frame anew … Continue reading

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Come Ye Faithful Raise The Strain

Come, ye faithful, raise the strain of triumphant gladness; God hath brought forth Israel into joy from sadness; Loosed from Pharaoh’s bitter yoke Jacob’s sons and daughters, Led them with unmoistened foot through the Red Sea waters. ’Tis the spring … Continue reading

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The Day of Resurrection

The day of resurrection! Earth, tell it out abroad; The Passover of gladness, The Passover of God. From death to life eternal, From earth unto the sky, Our Christ hath brought us over, With hymns of victory. Our hearts be … Continue reading

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