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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Agabus''' (also ''Agavos'') was numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. Possessing a prophetic spirit, he prophesied of a world-wide famine which came true during the reign of Caesar Claudius ([[Acts of the Apostles|Acts]] 11:28). He also prophesied to the [[Apostle Paul]] that he would be delivered into the hands of the Gentiles by the Jews in Jerusalem (Acts 21:11). The Apostle Paul mentions him in his epistles.  The Church remembers St. Agabus on [[April 8]].
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==Hymns==
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[[Troparion]] (Tone 1)  [http://www.oca.org/FStropars.asp?ID=101024]
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:Let us praise in hymns the six–fold choir of Apostles:
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:[[Apostle Herodian|Herodion]] and Agabus,
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:[[Apostle Rufus|Rufus]], [[Apostle Asyncritus|Asyncritus]], [[Apostle Phlegon|Phlegon]] and holy [[Apostle Hermes (bishop)|Hermes]].
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:They ever entreat the Trinity for our souls!
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[[Kontakion]] (Tone 2)
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:You became the [[disciple]]s of [[Christ]]
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:And all-holy Apostles,
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:O glorious Herodion, Agabus and Rufus,
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:Asyncritus, Phlegon and Hermes.
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:Ever entreat the Lord
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:To grant forgiveness of transgressions
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:To us who sing your praises.
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Kontakion (Tone 4)
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:Like stars, O holy Apostles,
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:You illumine the way of the faithful with the light of the [[Holy Spirit]].
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:You dispel the darkness of error as you gaze on God the Word!
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== Source ==
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*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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==External links==
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=101025 Apostle Agabus and those with him] ([[OCA]])
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=11 Agavos, Rouphos, Asynkritos, Phlegon, Herodion, & Hermes of the 70 Apostles] ([[GOARCH]])
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Agabus]]
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[[Category:Saints|Agabus]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Agav]]

Revision as of 06:21, June 10, 2008

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Agabus (also Agavos) was numbered among the Seventy Apostles. Possessing a prophetic spirit, he prophesied of a world-wide famine which came true during the reign of Caesar Claudius (Acts 11:28). He also prophesied to the Apostle Paul that he would be delivered into the hands of the Gentiles by the Jews in Jerusalem (Acts 21:11). The Apostle Paul mentions him in his epistles. The Church remembers St. Agabus on April 8.

Hymns

Troparion (Tone 1) [1]

Let us praise in hymns the six–fold choir of Apostles:
Herodion and Agabus,
Rufus, Asyncritus, Phlegon and holy Hermes.
They ever entreat the Trinity for our souls!

Kontakion (Tone 2)

You became the disciples of Christ
And all-holy Apostles,
O glorious Herodion, Agabus and Rufus,
Asyncritus, Phlegon and Hermes.
Ever entreat the Lord
To grant forgiveness of transgressions
To us who sing your praises.

Kontakion (Tone 4)

Like stars, O holy Apostles,
You illumine the way of the faithful with the light of the Holy Spirit.
You dispel the darkness of error as you gaze on God the Word!

Source

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