OCTOBER 2READING: Saint Justina who was from Damascus, lived in virginity for the sake of Christ. Saint Cyprian, who was from Antioch, began as an progeny of magic and worshipper of the demons. A restricted imprudent young man who had been love-struck with Justina's beauty hired Cyprian to section her to love him; at the same time as Cyprian had wed every demonic wile he knew, and had futile, since repulsed by the power of Christ Whom Justina invoked, he unspoken the blotch of the demons and came to know the truth. Delivered from demonic daydream, he came to Christ and burned all his books of magic, was baptized, and final ascended the episcopal throne in his force. Next, he and Justina were arrested by the Calculation of Damascus, and having endured masses torments at his hands, they were sent ultimately to Diocletian in Nicomedia, everywhere they were beheaded about the day 304.
APOLYTIKION IN THE FOURTH Degree As a sharer of the ways and a heir to the throne of the Apostles, O moved of God, thou foundest sway to be a method of get out of bed to divine standpoint. Wherefore, having accurately divided the word of truth, thou didst equally skirmish for the Have faith in even unto blood, O Hieromartyr Cyprian. Judge with Christ our God that our souls be saved.
KONTAKION IN THE PLAGAL OF THE FOURTH Degree While thou, O godly-minded one, hadst been influenced from magic art to knowledge of God, thou becamest a highest big healer for the whole world, O philosopher Cyprian, conceding cures to them that tribute thee with Justina; with her, pray the man-befriending Master to put a ceiling on us, thy servants who sing thy prolonged applause.
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