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Do you mind helping new people and answering questions?

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Voting closed: January 19, 2015, 08:43:03 PM

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Offline natalie8

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Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« on: January 18, 2015, 08:43:03 PM »
Hello,

My first post, (many thanks to admins for my addition to this forum),
just thought I should start with prayer.

Please pray as I seek for a church fellowship, a spiritual father, and wisdom to see and understand with my heart all that the Lord Jesus would have me know.  I am not new to Christianity but I am new to Orthodoxy, I live in an area that would force me to travel at least 80 miles each way to attend services, and I am currently watching live streaming services from NY and NC and trying to study and follow a personal daily prayer rule.

Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me, a sinner.

God bless all who would pray for me.
Thank you.

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2015, 08:44:23 PM »
Hello! Welcome to the board. :)

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2015, 08:51:31 PM »
Prayers and welcome to the board!

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2015, 08:53:53 PM »
Hello,

My first post, (many thanks to admins for my addition to this forum),
just thought I should start with prayer.

Please pray as I seek for a church fellowship, a spiritual father, and wisdom to see and understand with my heart all that the Lord Jesus would have me know.  I am not new to Christianity but I am new to Orthodoxy, I live in an area that would force me to travel at least 80 miles each way to attend services, and I am currently watching live streaming services from NY and NC and trying to study and follow a personal daily prayer rule.

Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me, a sinner.

God bless all who would pray for me.
Thank you.
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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2015, 08:57:53 PM »
Welcome to the forum.   :)

Lord have mercy.

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2015, 09:01:07 PM »
You ask for the right things. Lord have mercy on your faithful servant!

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2015, 09:01:24 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2015, 09:14:22 PM »
Thank you and blessings.
Please forgive my poll, because I couldn't figure out how to submit the post without it.
Your patience and forgiveness are much appreciated...

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2015, 09:20:26 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

Welcome.
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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2015, 02:14:51 PM »
Lord, have mercy on natalie8.

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2015, 02:30:36 PM »
Welcome, Natalie!  :)

Lord have mercy!
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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2015, 02:31:04 PM »
"Do you mind helping new people and answering questions?"

I voted no for your poll question.


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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2015, 02:32:01 PM »
"Do you mind helping new people and answering questions?"

I voted no for your poll question.



Me too, I don't mind. :) :)

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2015, 02:40:34 PM »
Welcome from a fellow inquirer. I've already had a lot of help with my questions from the folk here

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2015, 04:09:47 PM »
Hello,

My first post, (many thanks to admins for my addition to this forum),
just thought I should start with prayer.

Please pray as I seek for a church fellowship, a spiritual father, and wisdom to see and understand with my heart all that the Lord Jesus would have me know.  I am not new to Christianity but I am new to Orthodoxy, I live in an area that would force me to travel at least 80 miles each way to attend services, and I am currently watching live streaming services from NY and NC and trying to study and follow a personal daily prayer rule.

Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me, a sinner.

God bless all who would pray for me.
Thank you.

I wish you the best of luck on your spiritual journey. If you haven't already picked out a prospective parish near you to visit, this site can do the work for you. http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/directories/parishes

It's a lifesaver. Lord, have mercy.

Yours in Christ,
Kostas
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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2015, 10:32:25 PM »

I wish you the best of luck on your spiritual journey. If you haven't already picked out a prospective parish near you to visit, this site can do the work for you. http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/directories/parishes

It's a lifesaver. Lord, have mercy.

Yours in Christ,
Kostas

Thank you, Kostas.  I am still considering my options, and this resource is very good, extremely helpful.
Many thanks and God bless you.
natalie8

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2015, 05:18:24 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your daughter.
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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2015, 07:32:46 PM »
Welcome from another newbie!!  May God grant you wisdom, patience and strength on your path.

Lord have mercy

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #18 on: January 25, 2015, 01:41:58 AM »
Welcome to OC.net! I will most definitely keep you in my prayers!

Lord have mercy!

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Re: Please pray for me, a new inquirer
« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2015, 04:13:42 PM »
Lord have mercy!!