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Offline 88Devin12

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Greek friend's friend...
« on: April 25, 2011, 04:17:43 AM »
Hey all, I wanted to ask for prayers for a life-time friend of one of my Greek friends. This man is/was an Orthodox Christian, and is no longer actively practicing. His best friend became Orthodox (more specifically Greek Old-Calendar) and has been trying to bring his friend with him back into the faith. This man is having a real internal struggle and isn't sure he can do it, as he finds it difficult to give up many things he's involved with now. (though he knows some of them are wrong and bad for him) He is clearly struggling and clearly Satan is battling for his soul...

Lord Have Mercy!
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Re: Greek friend's friend...
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2011, 09:41:30 AM »
Lord have mercy, Glory be to God.

Amin!
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Re: Greek friend's friend...
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2011, 02:37:54 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Greek friend's friend...
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2011, 11:27:53 AM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Greek friend's friend...
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2011, 11:30:25 AM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Greek friend's friend...
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2011, 11:31:50 AM »
Lord have mercy! Praying...
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Re: Greek friend's friend...
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2011, 11:34:13 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Greek friend's friend...
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2011, 03:15:59 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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