Shlama lukh, The “Angelus”, as it is known among Thomasines and some St. Thomas Christians, is traditionally prayed at 6:00 a.m., 12:00 noon and at 6:00 p.m., on weekdays. The term “Angelus” is taken from the first word of the Latin version of the prayer, “Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariæ.”

Reading for 3 April 2016

Matthew 3 In those days, Yokhanan the baptiser came, preaching in the desert of Yudah, saying, 2 “Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near!” 3 For it is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet, saying: “The voice of one crying in the wilderness, prepare the Way of Mar-Yah. Make straight his … [Read more…]

Reading for 5 April 2016

Matthew 5 When Yeshua saw the crowd, he went up the mountain, and when he sat down his talmidim* drew near to him. 2 He opened his mouth and was teaching them, and said: 3 “Blessed are they who are poor in spirit, because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. * 4 Blessed are they … [Read more…]

Reading for 4 April 2016

Matthew 4 1 Then Yeshua was taken by the Holy Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the accuser. 2 And he fasted for forty days and forty nights, after which he began to hunger. 3 The tempter approached him and said to him” “If you are the Son of God, say to these … [Read more…]

Reading for 2 April 2016

Matthew 2 Now when Yeshua was born in Beitlechem of Yudah in the days of King Herodus, wise men* came from the east to Yerushalayim, and they said, 2 “Where is he, the King of the Judeans, who has been born? For we saw his star in the east, and we have come to worship … [Read more…]

Reading for 1 April 2016

Matthew 1 This is the book of the genealogy of Yeshua Mshikha* Bar David Bar Avraham. 2 Avraham fathered Yitzchak. Yitzchak fathered Ya’aqub. Ya’aqub fathered Yudah and his brothers. 3 Yudah fathered Perez and Zerach by Tamar. Perez fathered Chezron. Chezron fathered Ram. 4 Ram fathered Amminadab. Amminadab fathered Nachshon. Nachshon fathered Salmon. 5 Salmon … [Read more…]

Reading for 31 March 2016

Matthew 28:11-20 11 And when they left, some of the guards came to the city, and told the chief priests everything that had occurred. 12 And they assembled with the elders, and they took council; and they gave to the guards no small amount of money, 13 and they said to them: “Say: ‘His talmidim … [Read more…]

Reading for 30 March 2016

Matthew 28:1-10 1 And in the evening of Shabbat as it was dusk, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Miriam of Magdala and the other Miriam came so that they could see the sepulchre. 2 And behold! There was a great earthquake, for an angel of Mar-Yah descended from heaven, and … [Read more…]

Reading for 29 March 2016

Matthew 27:32-66 32 And as they went out, they found a man from Qurinya* whose name was Shimon; and they compelled him to carry his cross. 33 And they came to a place which is called Golgotha, which is interpreted The Skull. 34 And they gave him to strong vinegar drink mixed with gall. And … [Read more…]

Reading for 28 March 2016

Matthew 27:1-31 1 And when it was morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took council against Yeshua, so that they might put him to death. 2 And they bound him, and took him and delivered him up to the governor Pilatos. 3 Then Yudah the betrayer, when he saw that … [Read more…]