Apostle Amplias

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Amplias''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy |Seventy Apostles]]. Along with the Apostles [[Apostle Urban|Urban]], [[Apostle Stachys|Stachys]], [[Apostle Narcissus|Narcissus]], [[Apostle Apelles|Apelles]] and [[Apostle Aristobulus|Aristobulus]] he assisted the [[Apostle Andrew]]. St. Andrew [[ordination|ordained]] St. Amplias [[bishop]] in Lydda of Odyssopolis (Diospolis) in Judea. He died a [[martyr]], and his [[feast day]] is [[October 31]].
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==Hymns==
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[[Troparion]] ([[Tone]] 3)
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:Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban,
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:Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
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:entreat the merciful God
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:to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
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[[Kontakion]] (Tone 8)
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:Let us thankfully praise the wise Apostles
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:Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
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:those treasures of the [[Holy Spirit]] and rays of the Sun of glory,
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:who were gathered together by the grace of our God.
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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=103123 Apostle Amplias of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=264 Amplias, Apellos, Stachyos, Urbanos, Aristovoulos & Narcissos of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Amplias]]
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[[Category:Bishops|Amplias]]
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[[Category:Martyrs|Amplias]]
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[[Category:Saints|Amplias]]
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[[Category:Seventy Apostles]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Amplia]]
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