February 16; Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts for Friday of the First Week of the Great Fast
LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS
At Psalm 140
In Tone 5
Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name.
Come, O faithful, let us fulfil the works of God in the light;
and let us walk with dignity as in the light of day;
let us tear up every unjust contract,
and let us cast aside every object of scandal for our neighbour.
Let us turn away from the pleasures of the flesh,
so that we may grow in our spiritual gifts.
Let us give food to the poor;
let us draw near to Christ, and in repentance, let us say:
O our God, have