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Offline PavelSim

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Prayers for finding the right way
« on: September 14, 2009, 01:11:10 PM »
Please could you pray for me to find right relationship with God? I am searching orthodoxy for a few months. I would appreciate very much if anybody could tell me if in orthodoxy man could be delivered from the power of darkness. I am a bit sceptical given my experience with other christian churches - there is too much fairytales and the reality check is much weaker than bald statements...Thanks in advance


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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2009, 01:19:30 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  Guide, enlighten, protect, and keep your servant, helping him in every good effort, that he may come to the knowledge of the Truth and the Love of Your Kingdom!

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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2009, 01:46:17 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2009, 01:59:18 PM »
Lord hear our prayer.
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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2009, 02:16:05 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2009, 03:22:17 PM »

Please could you pray for me to find right relationship with God? I am searching orthodoxy for a few months. I would appreciate very much if anybody could tell me if in orthodoxy man could be delivered from the power of darkness. I am a bit sceptical given my experience with other christian churches - there is too much fairytales and the reality check is much weaker than bald statements...Thanks in advance

Welcome to the forum.

May the Good Lord have mercy upon you, and help guide you to the Truth.

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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2009, 04:04:23 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2009, 09:36:46 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2009, 06:59:10 AM »
You'll be in my prayers, PavelSim. God Bless.

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Re: Prayers for finding the right way
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2009, 08:03:12 AM »
Prayers, Lord Have Mercy!...Amen..
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