Behold the bridegroom

bridegroom

Behold, the Bridegroom comes at midnight,
And blessed is that servant whom He shall find watching,
And again, unworthy is the servant whom He shall find heedless.
Beware, therefore, O my soul, do not be weighed down with sleep,
Lest you be given up to death, and lest you be shut out of the Kingdom.
But rouse yourself crying: Holy, Holy, Holy, art Thou, O our God,
Through the Theotokos have mercy on us.

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One Response to Behold the bridegroom

  1. saint says:

    The Bridegroom services I think are amongst the most beautiful in the Orthodox liturgy. They are not well attended here for some reason.

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