Chancellor’s Diary

by Fr. John Jillions

Fr. John Jillions

March 13, 2014

Psalm 83

O God do not keep silence; do not hold thy peace or be still, O God!
For lo, thy enemies are in tumult; those who hate thee have raised their heads. ...

March 12, 2014

Psalm 82: Arise, O God and Judge the Earth!

Arise, O God, judge the earth: for to Thee belong all the nations! (Refrain)

God has taken His place in the divine council;  ...


March 11, 2014

Psalm 81: water in the wilderness

Sing aloud to God our strength;
 shout for joy to the God of Jacob!
Raise a song, sound the timbrel, 
the sweet lyre with the harp. ...

March 7, 2014

Psalm 80

Lord, Lord, look down from heaven, and see; 

have regard for this vine which Thy right hand has planted, and establish it.

March 6, 2014

Psalm 79

Pour out Thy anger on the nations
 that do not know Thee,
 and on the kingdoms that do not call on Thy Name!
Return sevenfold…

March 5, 2014

Psalm 78

The Lord awoke as one asleep, and arose saving us.
He smote His enemies upon their backs, everlasting shame He gave them. ...

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…