Chancellor’s Diary

by Fr. John Jillions

Fr. John Jillions

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…

February 12, 2014

Psalm 67

God be bountiful to us and bless us! Show the light of Thy countenance upon us and have mercy on us!
That we may know Thy way upon…


February 11, 2014

Psalm 66

Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth! Sing of His Name, give to Him glorious praise!
Say to God: how awesome are Thy deeds! So great is thy power that Thy enemies cringe before Thee! ...