Chancellor’s Diary

by Fr. John Jillions

Fr. John Jillions

March 4, 2014

Psalm 77

Who is so great a god as our God? Thou art the God Who doeth wonders.

Thou hast made Thy power known among the peoples…

February 28, 2014

Psalm 76

Pray and make your vows before the Lord our God!
In Judah God is known; His name is great in Israel!
Psalm 76:11, 1 (Sunday Prokeimenon, tone 8)

February 27, 2014

Psalm 75 (New King James Version)

We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks!
 For Your wondrous works declare that Your name is near.

“When I choose the proper time,
 I will judge…

February 26, 2014

Psalm 74

Thy foes have roared in the midst of Thy holy place;
 they set up their own signs for signs.

At the upper entrance they hacked
 the wooden trellis…

February 25, 2014

Psalm 73

Truly God is good to the upright, to those who are pure in heart.
But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled,

February 20, 2014

Psalm 71: Trusting God Over a Lifetime

For thou, O Lord, art my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth.
Upon Thee I have leaned from my birth…

February 19, 2014

Psalm 70

Make haste, O God to deliver me!
Make haste to help me, O Lord! ...

February 18, 2014

Psalm 69

This is a psalm of one who is enduring affliction, enemies and being abandoned by friends and by God. The New Testament, the Fathers and Christians of East…

February 13, 2014

Psalm 68: Pascha, Ascension, Witness

Paschal verses
Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered; let those who hate him flee from before his face!
As smoke vanishes…