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Jibril
« on: July 12, 2009, 11:44:49 PM »
My sister's baby boy, Jibril, is the son of a Muslim man.  Today (7/13) is a commemoration of the Archangel Gabriel.  Jibril will grow up with a reverence for his namesake, but not for the One Whom he announced to the Theotokos.  Pray that the good Archangel would reveal the True God to my nephew.
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2009, 12:01:35 AM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Jibril
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2009, 12:03:02 AM »
Lord Have Mercy!....
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2009, 12:16:34 AM »
Through the prayers of Gabriel and of John of Damascus, Lord have mercy!
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2009, 12:29:33 AM »
Through the prayers of Archangel Gabriel and our mother Mary Theotokos, Lord have mercy!
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2009, 12:52:48 AM »
Through the prayers of the Archangel Gabriel, Lord have mercy on Your servant Jibril.
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2009, 07:12:34 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Jibril
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2009, 10:25:03 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2009, 10:40:36 AM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2009, 06:36:44 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2009, 07:58:43 PM »
Lord, open his eyes!
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2009, 09:27:16 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Jibril
« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2009, 05:30:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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