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Offline Stephanos Nikolaos

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Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« on: August 02, 2011, 02:37:00 PM »
Lord, please forgive me and help me overcome the lusts of the flesh as you did in your glorious servant Saint Mary of Egypt.

Please pray for me and all who battle with lust.
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Re: Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2011, 03:06:27 PM »
Lord have mercy!
"The bed is too short to stretch out on, the blanket too narrow to wrap around you." (Isa. 28:20)

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Re: Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2011, 04:10:29 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2011, 07:24:34 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2011, 07:38:47 PM »
Lord, accept the repentant soul of your servant Stephanos Nikolaos.
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Re: Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2011, 09:51:38 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2011, 01:11:27 PM »
Thank you for the prayers. =)

I praise Thee, O God of our Fathers, I hymn Thee, I bless Thee, I give thanks unto thee for Thy great and tender mercy. To Thee I flee, O merciful and mighty God. Shine into my heart with the True Sun of Thy righteousness. Enlighten my mind and keep all my senses, that henceforth I may walk uprightly and keep Thy commandments, and may finally attain unto eternal life, even to Thee, Who art the source of life, and be admitted to the glorious fruition of Thy inaccessible Light. For Thou art my God, and unto Thee, O Father, Son and Holy Spirit, be ascribed glory, now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.
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Re: Prayer For Overcoming The Flesh
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2011, 07:24:13 PM »
Stephanos Nikolaos
I praise Thee, O God of our Fathers, I hymn Thee, I bless Thee, I give thanks unto thee for Thy great and tender mercy. To Thee I flee, O merciful and mighty God. Shine into my heart with the True Sun of Thy righteousness. Enlighten my mind and keep all my senses, that henceforth I may walk uprightly and keep Thy commandments, and may finally attain unto eternal life, even to Thee, Who art the source of life, and be admitted to the glorious fruition of Thy inaccessible Light. For Thou art my God, and unto Thee, O Father, Son and Holy Spirit, be ascribed glory, now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.


Amen! Lord have mercy!
To God be the Glory in all things! Amen!

Only pray for me, that God would give me both inward and outward strength, that I may not only speak, but truly will; and that I may not merely be called a Christian, but really be found to be one. St.Ignatius of Antioch.Epistle to the Romans.