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Title: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: WPM on March 04, 2013, 11:11:03 PM
Has anybody know how to do the 40 days of prayer?...
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: arimethea on March 04, 2013, 11:27:42 PM
Has anybody know how to do the 40 days of prayer?...

Can you explain what you are talking about?

Do you mean lent? Lent is much more then just 40 days of prayer.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: WPM on March 04, 2013, 11:32:11 PM
Has anybody know how to do the 40 days of prayer?...

Can you explain what you are talking about?

Do you mean lent? Lent is much more then just 40 days of prayer.


Is that what Lent is? The 40 days of prayer.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: Nephi on March 04, 2013, 11:39:34 PM
Can you explain what you are talking about?

Do you mean lent? Lent is much more then just 40 days of prayer.


I don't think he means Lent.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: choy on March 05, 2013, 12:11:27 AM
There are many cycles of 40 days in Orthodoxy.  Lent, Advent, days of praying for someone who fell asleep in the Lord, days before baptizing someone born.  All have their cycle of prayers as well.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: Asteriktos on March 05, 2013, 12:12:18 AM
He perhaps is speaking of that attempt of evangelicals in recent years to create something akin to lent.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: FormerReformer on March 05, 2013, 12:37:38 AM
I believe this will shed a little light on the request: http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,50328.msg892313.html#msg892313 (http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,50328.msg892313.html#msg892313)
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: arimethea on March 05, 2013, 01:30:19 AM
Has anybody know how to do the 40 days of prayer?...

Can you explain what you are talking about?

Do you mean lent? Lent is much more then just 40 days of prayer.


Is that what Lent is? The 40 days of prayer.


In what context did you discover this term 40 days of prayer? The way you phrase the question is very strange. Might I make a suggestion to you? Have you considered writing more then one sentence in a post in order to better convey your thoughts on a subject?
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: Velsigne on March 05, 2013, 02:34:17 AM
Has anybody know how to do the 40 days of prayer?...

Naw, I forget every year so it will seem new and fresh the next year :)

You could come and find out though.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: WPM on March 05, 2013, 04:24:41 PM
There are many cycles of 40 days in Orthodoxy.  Lent, Advent, days of praying for someone who fell asleep in the Lord, days before baptizing someone born.  All have their cycle of prayers as well.

Ok, how do I join or participate in this church cycle of prayer?...
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: WPM on March 05, 2013, 04:27:22 PM
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In what context did you discover this term 40 days of prayer? The way you phrase the question is very strange. Might I make a suggestion to you? Have you considered writing more then one sentence in a post in order to better convey your thoughts on a subject?

I think you begin by asking Jesus,Mary,and a Saint to intervene for you like submitting a prayer request. Then you join in the church's prayer for 40 days.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: mike on March 05, 2013, 05:04:03 PM
Ok, how do I join or participate in this church cycle of prayer?...

By leaving the Internet and attending services. And you thought, how?

I think you begin by asking Jesus,Mary,and a Saint to intervene for you like submitting a prayer request. Then you join in the church's prayer for 40 days.

I haven't heard of such thing and would be surprised in anyone here has. Who told you about such thing or did you invented it by myself?

You should really start attending services. And dropping that stupid avatar also wouldn't be harmful.
Title: Re: The 40 days of prayer
Post by: arimethea on March 05, 2013, 05:04:23 PM
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In what context did you discover this term 40 days of prayer? The way you phrase the question is very strange. Might I make a suggestion to you? Have you considered writing more then one sentence in a post in order to better convey your thoughts on a subject?

I think you begin by asking Jesus,Mary,and a Saint to intervene for you like submitting a prayer request. Then you join in the church's prayer for 40 days.

If you wish to continue to participate in this section then you need to actually interact appropriately with the questions you ask. This section is reserved for actual discussion of Liturgical practices of the Orthodox Church. Several people have tried to give you the benefit of the doubt and asked you questions in order to help understand how your OP deals with Orthodox Liturgy. Please be more specific in your question (and use more then one vague sentence) to help us answer your question.

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