January 28; Sunday of the Prodigal Son, Tone 1; Our Venerable Father Ephrem the Syrian (373)
“Blessed is the man…” is sung.
At Psalm 140
In Tone 1
Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name.
Accept our evening prayer, O holy Lord,
and grant us forgiveness of sins,
for You alone manifested the Resurrection to the world.
The just shall gather around me* when You have been good to me.
O you people, walk around Zion and encompass her.
And there give glory to Him Who is risen from the dead.
For He is our God
Who delivers us from our sins.
Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my