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Offline Benjamin the Red

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For health and salvation
« on: February 28, 2011, 06:26:27 PM »
The last year of my life has been one of trial, temptation and heartbrake as I move closer and closer to Christ's Holy Church. Things have no truly looked up for a long time, and I do not expect them to get better soon, but only worse as I near the appointed time of my illumination.

As I am to be received by baptism on the Feast of the Entrance of our Lord, please keep me in your prayers during this Great and Holy Lent, that I may run this race in preparation for the race marked out for me after holy baptism, whatever that may look like.
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2011, 07:09:56 PM »
Right there with you!
Господи помилуй!
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2011, 07:40:41 PM »
My prayers.

Lord have mercy and protect you.
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2011, 08:58:09 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2011, 09:41:59 PM »
As I am to be received by baptism on the Feast of the Entrance of our Lord

You mean on February 2nd, 2012?

Or did you mean by "Feast of the Entrance", the Entry into Jerusalem, as in Palm Sunday of this year?
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2011, 05:22:00 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2011, 07:12:38 AM »
Gospode Pomiluji....Amin Amin
Lord Have Mercy...Amen Amen
Господе Помилуји....Амин Амин
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2011, 10:44:38 AM »

You mean on February 2nd, 2012?

Or did you mean by "Feast of the Entrance", the Entry into Jerusalem, as in Palm Sunday of this year?

The local nomenclature I'm familiar with is that February 2nd is known as the "Meeting of the Lord (in the Temple)" and that Palm Sunday is know as the "Entrance of the Lord (into Jerusalem)."

So, in my mind anyway: "Entrance = Palm Sunday" and "Meeting = Candlemas."

Then of course you have the "Presentation (of the Theotokos)". ;)
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2011, 12:12:00 PM »
I would like to thank you all for your prayers.

I was received yesterday into the Holy Orthodox Church by baptism. I have a joy and peace that I haven't had in...probably ever. Please continue to remember me as I struggle to keep clean the baptismal robe our Lord has given me.
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2011, 12:37:17 PM »
Many years!!!  :D
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2011, 01:59:18 PM »
Many Years!!

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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2011, 06:16:34 PM »
Glory to God! Mnohaya Litya!
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Re: For health and salvation
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2011, 04:19:32 AM »
Prayers........

Axios, Worthy , Dostojan........

Lord Be Praised.....Amen Amen

Congratulations and Welcome.....
Lord Grant You Many Years, and Good Health.....Amen Amen
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