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Translation of the Relics of the Hieromartyr Ignatius the Godbearer, bishop of Antioch (107)

Venerable Andrei Rublev, the Iconographer

Martyrs Sarbelos and Vevaia of Edessa

Martyrs Romanus, James, Philotheus, Hyperichius, Abibus, Julian and Parigonius, at Samosata (297)

Martyrs Silvanus the bishop, Luke the Deacon and Mucius the Reader (312)

Venerable Aphrates of Persia

Ashot Kuropalates of Tao-Klardjeti

Venerable Laurence, recluse of the Kiev Caves

New Martyr Demetrios of Chios

St Barsimeaus, bishop of Edessa

Holy Hierarchs of Perm, Gerasim (c1441), Pitirim (1455) and Jonah (1470)

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Wednesday of the 33rd week after Pentecost

James 3.11-4.6 (Epistle)

Brethren, does a spring send forth fresh water and bitter from the same opening? Can a fig tree, my brethren, bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Thus no spring yields both salt water and fresh. Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter envy and self-seeking in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. This wisdom does not descend from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic. For where envy and self-seeking exist, confusion and every evil thing are there. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy. Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasures. Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, “The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealously”? But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”

Mark 11.22-26 (Gospel)

The Lord said to His disciples: “Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses.”

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