Passion Week - Devotional & Scripture Readings

Devotional based on texts taken from the Scripture Readings of Passion Week

Palm Sunday

Evening
  • St. Matthew 21: 1 - 17
Midnight
  • St. Mark 11: 1- 11
Morning
  • St. Luke 19 : 28 - 44
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Genesis 49: 8-15
  • I Samuel 2: 18 -26, 16 : 1
  • Daniel 1: 16 - 20
  • Micah 4: 1 -5
  • I Kings 3: 4 - 14
  • Zephaniah 3: 11 -20
  • Jeremiah 30: 18-22
Holy Qurbana
  • I John 5 : 1 -12
  • Romans 8 : 18 -25
  • St. John 12: 12-19
For Procession (at the Western Entrance)
  • St. Luke 19: 28-40
For the Blessing of the Palm leaves
  • Zechariah 9: 9-12
  • Isaiah 51: 9-11
  • I John 2: 7-14
  • Romans 11: 13-24
  • St. Mark 11: 1-11

Monday of the Passion Week

Evening
  • St. Luke 19: 41-20: 8
Midnight
First Qauma
  • St. Matthew 21: 33-46
Second Qauma
  • St. Luke 14: 12-24
Vadhe Dhalmeeno
  • St. Matthew 25: 1-13
Third Qauma
  • St. Matthew 22: 1-14
Morning
  • Genesis 3: 1- 21
  • Judges 11: 30-40
  • Isaiah 28: 5-13
  • Acts 25: 6-12
  • Hebrews 1: 6-2: 4
  • St. Matthew 21: 23-32, 17: 10-13
Third Hour
  • St. Matthew 19: 1-12
  • St. Luke 9: 43-45
Sixth Hour
  • St. Matthew 22: 41-23: 12
Ninth Hour
  • St. Matthew 23: 13- 39

Tuesday of the Passion Week

Evening
  • St. Matthew 22: 15-33
Midnight
First Qauma
  • St. Matthew 12 : 38-45
  • St. Luke 11: 53-55
Second Qauma
  • St. John 2: 12-25, 3: 13-21
Third Qauma
  • St. John 5: 30-6: 4
Morning
  • Deuteronomy 31: 14 - 21
  • Zephaniah 1: 11-18
  • I John 1: 1-9
  • Hebrews 2: 5-18
  • St. John 8: 28-59
Third Hour
  • St. John 7: 45-52, 8: 12-20
Sixth Hour
  • St. Luke 11: 37-54
Ninth Hour
  • St. John 6: 30, 8: 21-27

Wednesday of the Passion Week

Evening
  • St. John 11: 47-12: 2, 9-11
Midnight
First Qauma
  • St. John 10: 15-38
Second Qauma
  • St. John 12: 19-33
Third Qauma
  • St. John 12: 34-50
Morning
  • Leviticus 6: 24-7: 7
  • I Samuel 16: 1-13
  • Isaiah 5: 1-7
  • Acts 19: 21 - 41
  • Colossians 1: 9- 23
  • St. John 6: 63-7: 13
Third Hour
  • St. John 7: 14-27
Sixth Hour
  • St. John 7: 28-44
Ninth Hour
  • St. Luke 13: 31-35

Maundy Thursday

Evening
  • St. John 7: 45-52, 8: 12-20
Midnight
First Qauma
  • St. Matthew 26: 1 -30
Second Qauma
  • St. John 6: 24- 40
Third Qauma
  • St. John 6: 41-63
Morning
  • St. Luke 22: 1-13
Third Hour
  • St. John 12: 20-36
Sixth Hour
  • St. Luke 7 : 36 -50
  • St. Mark 14: 1- 2
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Exodus 12: 1-11
  • Leviticus 16: 3-10
  • Ezekiel 45: 18 - 25
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 1: 15-20
  • I Corinthians 5 : 1 -8 11: 23 - 34
  • St. Luke 22: 14-30
Ninth Hour
  • St. Matthew 26: 31- 35
For Feet Washing Service
  • Exodus 34: 18-26
  • II Kings 23: 21 - 25
  • Isaiah 50: 4-10
  • I Peter 3: 17-22
  • Hebrews 10: 19 -29
  • St. John 13: 1-20

Good Friday

Evening
  • St. Luke 22: 1-30
Midnight
First Qauma
  • St. Matthew 26: 31-46
Second Qauma
  • St. Mark 14: 27-52
Third Qauma
  • St. Luke 22: 31-62
Morning
  • Leviticus 4: 1-7, 16; 3 - 34
  • Numbers 19: 1-11
  • Acts 22: 30-23: 16
  • I Corinthians 1: 18-31
  • Hebrews 9: 11 -14
  • St. Matthew 27: 3 -10
  • St. Mark 15: 1-10
  • St. Luke 22: 66-71
Third Hour
  • St. Matthew 27: 12 - 31
  • St. Mark 15: 12 - 18
Sixth Hour
  • St. Luke 23: 26 -34
  • St. Matthew 27:34
  • St. John 19:23-24
  • St. Matthew 27: 36- 37
  • St. Luke 23: 39 -45
  • St. John 19: 25- 27
Ninth Hour
  • St. Matthew 27: 45-56
  • St. Mark 15: 33-41
  • St. Luke 23: 44-49
  • St. John 19: 23-30
Veneration of the Holy Cross
  • Genesis 22: 1-14
  • Exodus 17: 8-14
  • Isaiah 52: 13 - 53: 8
  • I Peter 2: 19-25
  • Galatians 2: 20 - 3: 14, 6: 11-18
  • St. Luke 23: 55 - 56
  • St. John 19: 31 - 42

Saturday of Good Tidings

Evening
  • St. Matthew 27: 61
  • St. Luke 23: 50 - 24: 12
  • St. John 19: 31-42
Morning
  • St. Matthew 27:62-66
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Genesis 8: 1-12
  • Zechariah 12: 11-13: 7
  • Jeremiah 38: 2-13
  • Micah 7 : 8 -13
Holy Qurbana
  • I Peter 3: 13 -22
  • Romans 6: 1-14
  • St. Matthew 27: 62 - 66
Shub-khono
  • I John 4: 11-21
  • I Corinthians 13: 4-10
  • St. Matthew 18: 12- 35

Easter Sunday

Evening
  • St. Mark 16: 1- 8
Midnight
  • St. Luke 24: 1-12
Morning
  • St. John 20: 1-18
Celebration of the Holy Cross
  • Isaiah 60: 17-22
  • I Peter 5: 5-14
  • Romans 16: 1-16
  • St. John 14: 27 , 15: 11 -15, 17-19
Before Holy Qurbana
  • Leviticus 23: 26 - 32
  • Isaiah 60: 1-7, 11-16, 61: 10-62: 5
  • Joel 2: 21 -3
Holy Qurbana
  • Acts 2:22 -36
  • I Corinthians 15: 1- 19
  • St. Matthew 28: 1-20

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