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F and her mother
« on: April 07, 2009, 10:16:33 AM »
F's mother has for some time now been involved with Jehovah's Witnesses although she has not formally 'converted.'

F is currently baptised Methodist, but is not very familiar with doctrinal truth, having a less than basic Christian education. Nevertheless, she has a very genuine faith and simple heart (which to me is remarkable given her undoubtedly rough history), and I do feel and see God guiding her in His own way because despite her doctrinal ineptness, F has nevertheless been firmly resistant to her mother's JW beliefs and has developed an unexplained interest in the Orthodox Church--for the sake of emphasis, neither of these movements seem to be based on any clear doctrinal attitudes. Some may say the latter is easily explained by my intimate involvement in her life, but I have been reasonably lead to believe that she started developing this interest before I ever came on the scene.

In recent days, however, I have noticed F's mother increasing in her attempt to indoctrinate her daughter with JW nonsense. I think this has something to do with her recent knowledge of my being Orthodox. As far as I am aware, I am F's only Orthodox connection, and given that our relationship is not very certain I am rather anxious for her soul in the event that, for one reason or another, we can no longer retain the type of contact through which I can have a positive influence on her.

Please pray that, with or without me, F remain firm in her resistance to the JW heresy and that she find her way to an Orthodox Church. Pray that God have mercy on her mother and enlighten her to the truth. Pray for the salvation of both F and her mother's soul.

Please pray also that God guide me to deal with this delicate situation according to His will.
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2009, 10:17:52 AM »
Lord hear our prayers.
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2009, 11:28:05 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2009, 11:30:31 AM »
Lord, have mercy! Grant Your people wisdom and caution to stay away from strange and dangerous cults!
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2009, 12:20:15 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2009, 01:38:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy! Jarhad Barham! All missionary Saints, please help.

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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2009, 04:23:49 PM »
Lord Have Mercy!...Amen

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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2009, 05:41:30 PM »
Lord, have mercy and protect your servants from deception.
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2009, 11:45:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy!  Uproot the spreading of heresies, and let your Church be victorious!

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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2009, 12:04:30 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2009, 12:49:26 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servant and grant deliverance to all JW's from their unfortunate delusion re Your Son our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2009, 01:01:03 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  Disperse Your enemies Oh Lord as you dispersed the council of Ahithophel!
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2009, 06:26:27 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: F and her mother
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2009, 11:47:02 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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