Pharaoh and all his chariots

· Pharaoh and all his chariots were drowned in the torrent of the waters, but the sons of Israel went on dry land, in the midst of the sea,
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Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele?

· As the doe longs for the springs of water, so longs my soul for you, O God:
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My Welcome Helper

· My Lord has become my welcome helper, my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise Him.
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My name?

Why do you ask my name, seeing that it is Wonderful?

· The Wonderful Angel of the Lord rejoicing descended upon the grave and sounded the trumpet at the resurrection of the Lord.
· At the venerating trumpet, they were awed and frightened to death.
· The voice of the Angel became he sound of rejoicing, “The Lord rose. Glory to the resurrection of the Lord.”
· Through closed doors Jesus appeared to the disciples and said, “Peace unto you.”
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Descended, Endured, Solved

You descended from heaven, Son of God, and you were incarnated of the Holy Virgin. O Almighty of the Father, have mercy.
You willingly came to endure persecution, God, and were crucified for the sake of the human race and descended into the incorruptible grave. Have mercy.
You solved death and capably freed the world, Lord, and rose from the dead in majesty. Have mercy.
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Hope of the Faithful

Behold, people, our wonderful God. Be attentive, believers of Christ, and be mindful of the righteousness of his truth, for he is the hope of the faithful.
The Uncreated Being, the Indivisible Word of God willingly surrendered Himself to death on the cross, was buried in a new grave, and, through his resurrection, granted us life.
Rejoice, O Mother of ineffable Light, Mary, Holy Mother of God, for by you was the Divine Fire carried. O Luminous Temple of the Word of God, to Him always intercede on our behalf.
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Clothed in Immortality

By the deceit of the first-created we were stripped of light, but by the rising of your Only-Begotten we were clothed in immortality. Glory to your Resurrection, Lord!
By the deceit of wood [1] we tasted death, but by the Living Wood [2] you restored everything. Glory to your Resurrection, Lord!
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Awesome Voice

With your awesome voice, Christ, from upon the Cross you shook your entire creation, the heavenly and the earthly.
The awesome revelation of the angel startled the women saying, “Why seek you the Living among the dead?”
And, in awe of the awesome power of the Son of God, the forerunners in hell trembled saying, “Lift up your heads, you gates!”
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