Worshiping Thee, O Christ our God, with cedar, pine and cypress, The Church cries out to Thee: At the prayers of the Theotokos, grant victory to our rulers and have mercy upon us. [Isa. 60:13 (Sept.)]
Exalt ye the Lord our God: and worship at His footstool, for He is holy.
O Christ my God, nailed for my sake to the Cross, in Thy love accept my praise and vigils.
— Sessional Hymns of the Cross (Tone 7), Matins, Fourth Wednesday of Lent