Coptic Psalmody (English) 2nd Hose Lopsh Sunday Psali for the Virgin -English -St. Anthony Coptic Monastery, California-. Book of Agpeya in Coptic, English and Arabic (Updated 10/10/) – الأجبية ( قبطي Psalmody of Kiahk Sundays in Coptic, Arabic and English (Updated. The Holy Psalmody of the morning, evening, and midnight praises according to the rite of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Languages: English, Arabic, Coptic.

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But He was more concerned that they arrive prepared than that they arrive too soon…at the right time God comes. Bishop Hedra of Aswan.

Book of the Midnight Praises (Holy Psalmody) – St. Thomas the Hermit Coptic Orthodox Church

There are many reasons for the incorporation of the Holy Psalmody in the Church. It shall be made of a talent of pure gold, with all these utensils. In Ecclesiastes we find that. Elizabeth, in order to help St.

The Holy Psalmody –

In the prayer of the three youths, we notice that the youths call upon the creation to bless and praise the Lord. Not only does this canticle bring to light the wonderful things the Lord did in Egypt, but King David professes His power over the kings and rulers of this world. It was there pszlmody God met with Moses to instruct Him in guiding the children of Israel.

And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another helper, that He may abide with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because psallmody neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He englsh with you and will be in you.


For through all the tribulations we faced, we are being purified to become like angels living on earth.

Agpeya, Liturgy, Psalmody and Coptic Book of Psalms

A hidden earth was shone upon by the sun and an untrodden road, was walked upon. The simple prayers of two men gave them the authority through our Lord to have dominion over the forces of this earth. The pilgrim was comforted, and desired to learn how to pray without ceasing.

In the book of Galatians we read. The guards laid hold of the three youths because of their disobedience of the command to worship the golden idol, and brought them to the king.

As the Lord dwelt in the womb of the Theotokos, the chorus of heaven praised the coming eng,ish the Lord, even while He was in her womb.

In order to solve this problem the Lord commanded Moses saying. The first calls for the praise of the heavens, the second part calls for the praise of the earth and the third part calls for the praise of the earth and the heavens as they are joined within the Church.

They both produce beautiful sound to the ear. We have englisg her miracles and have beheld the glory of the Theotokos. Thus they come closer to those who imitate in their ways St.

Book of the Midnight Praises (Holy Psalmody)

It has released those enslaved by sin. Mary who, while having the Lord in her womb, remained three months at the house of Zechariah and Elizabeth. He whispers in our hearts the gentle words of His mouth, saying.

Because of the beauty that lies in this great service, there are many aspects of the Psalmody which an individual may meditate on and learn from. First, if we notice the order in which the youths ask the creation to praise God, the order englisu to the exact sequence as in the creation found in Genesis. This Ark was designed according to the Word of God.


These Holy, life-giving words show that our Lord has truly changed us in the prayer of the Holy Psalmody. The horse and its rider He has thrown into the sea! How great an honor it would take to match this?

How beautiful it is that we may worship the Holy Trinity, understanding each Hypostasis from a simple hymn! It elevates the spirit, and through the grace of God, purifies us from all our sins and blemishes.

Many times we gloat when presented with wonderful news, bringing glory upon ourselves in situations we have no control over, but St.

Not only was St.

This is the essential faith of Christianity, which separates us from all other religions, that our Lord Jesus Christ is the Only-begotten Son of God. The richness of this hymn lies in the wisdom of the Church Fathers, who through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, composed a hymn entirely based on verses of the Bible to provide a wonderful image to the believer concerning the death of our Lord Jesus Christ on the Cross.

Our Lord has restrained the devil by His death on the Cross, crushing the head of the serpent under His feet.