PRAYERS IN TIME OF INVASION
BY THE NATIONS
By Makarios of Philadelphia
FIRST PRAYER IN TIME OF INVASION BY THE NATIONS
Deacon: Let us entreat the Lord.
Choir: Lord, have mercy.
Priest: O Master Lord, our God, who is like Thee among the gods, O Lord our God? What
god is as great as our God, manifesting his power in mercy and his goodness in
strength, to console us and to save us? O God, remain not silent nor allay the
retribution which Thou owest to the prideful, for behold, thine enemies are strong,