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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.

"Remember, never to fear the power of evil more than your trust in the power and love of God."

"The first among all evils is ignorance; next comes lack of faith"

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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...
"as [you've] informed us that respect chills love, it is natural to conclude that all your pretty flights arise from your pampered sensibility; and that, vain of this fancied preeminence of organs, you foster every emotion till the fumes, mounting to your brain, dispel the sober suggestions of reason. It is not in this view surprising that when you should argue you become impassioned, and that reflection inflames your imagination instead of enlightening your understanding." - Mary Wollstonecraft

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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.
"For, by its immensity, the divine substance surpasses every form that our intellect reaches. Thus we are unable to apprehend it by knowing what it is. Yet we are able to have some knowledge of it by knowing what it is not." - St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa contra gentiles, I, 14.