Clean Monday, hymns of compunction:

I have committed all manner of sin, I have surpassed all in prodigality. If I should wish to repent, I have not the streams of tears. Should I continue even now to live carelessly, I am subject to damnation. But grant me correction of life, O only Good One, O God, and have mercy on me.

Grant me streams of tears, O Christ, in this joyous day of the fast, that I may mourn and wash away the filth which cometh from pleasures, and that, as one purified, I may behold Thee, when Thou, the Judge, shalt come from the Heavens, O Lord, to judge mortals, since Thou art the Judge and only Just One.

Wash yourselves, and ye shall be clean; put away the wicked ways from your souls before mine eyes; cease to do evil; 17.learn to do well; diligently seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, consider the fatherless, and plead for the widow. 18.Come then, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: and though your sins be as scarlet, I will make them white as snow; and though they red like crimson, I will make them white as wool. 19.If then ye be willing, and obedient unto Me, ye shall eat the good of the land; 20.but if ye desire not, nor will obey me, the sword shall devour you, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken it.

Isaiah 1:1-20, First Monday of Great Lent, the Sixth Hour

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