Sunday of St. Thomas


The Divine Liturgy from today will be recorded and posted on following media:

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 Since it is not live, you will be able to watch it today sometime in the afternoon.  

GOSPEL READING: John 20:19–31

19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.

21 Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” 22 And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.”

24 Now Thomas (also known as Didymus[a]), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!”

But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe.”

26 A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.”

28 Thomas said to him, “My Lord and my God!”

29 Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”

30 Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book. 31 But these are written that you may believe[b] that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.


ЕВАНГЕЛСКО ЧЕТИВО: Јован 20, 19-31 (Зачало 65)

19Во истиот тој ден, а беше недела, кога се стемни, Исусовите ученици се беа собрале зад затворени врати, поради страв од еврејските верски водачи. Тогаш Исус ненадејно се појави, застана на средина и ги успокои со поздрав.

20Потоа им ги покажа рацете и ребрата отстрана. Кога видоа дека тоа е Господ, учениците многу се израдуваа.

21Исус повторно ги успокои, пренесувајќи им Го својот мир, а потоа им рече: „Како што Мене Ме прати небесниот Татко, така сега Јас ве праќам вас.“

22Откако го рече тоа, Тој им вдахна од Својот Дух, велејќи: „Примете Го Светиот Дух!