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For a very difficult assignment
« on: October 08, 2011, 11:55:42 PM »
I have no leeway on this one. It absolutely must be in on Monday and it's a large part of my grade. I'm probably not going to sleep for the next two nights, it's likely the only way to finish.

Lord, please strengthen me if it is your will.

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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2011, 12:06:21 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2011, 12:21:34 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2011, 12:43:41 AM »
I have no leeway on this one. It absolutely must be in on Monday and it's a large part of my grade. I'm probably not going to sleep for the next two nights, it's likely the only way to finish.

Lord, please strengthen me if it is your will.
I have been going through similar things lately.

Lord have mercy!

I am sure you'll be fine. ;)
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2011, 06:36:57 AM »
Lord God, your word tells us in Colossians 3:23 and in Ephesians 6:7 to work at everything to the best of our ability as though we were working for you directly. Thank you that you provide the strength for us to uphold what it asks us to do in your word Philippians 4:13, and thank you that Volnutt has the ability to do his best because he is your child and because the Spirit of the living God lives inside of him Galatians 4:6.

Thank you Father that 2 Corinthians 12:9 says that your grace is made perfect in weakness and at times when we have the least ability to be strong, it's your power sustaining us that we rely on and therefore give the glory to you.

In Jesus holy name, amen.
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2011, 04:16:18 PM »
Take courage, Volnutt.
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2011, 02:51:25 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2011, 02:55:27 AM »
I'm late. In any case,

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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2011, 02:59:00 AM »
Lord have mercy.

How did it turn out?
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2011, 01:00:50 PM »
I finished it and turn it in today. Thanks for your prayers  :). Please pray it turns out ok.

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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2011, 01:09:31 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Hold on, Volnutt!
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2011, 04:22:59 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2011, 05:06:08 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Get plenty of rest now.
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2011, 08:31:53 PM »
Thanks. I'll try!

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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #14 on: October 14, 2011, 12:51:45 AM »
Any word my friend?
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2011, 12:53:13 AM »
I'll know on Monday. I'm not really worried right now  :) Thanks.

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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2011, 08:44:31 PM »
I'll know on Monday. I'm not really worried right now  :) Thanks.
How did you do, if you don't mind sharing?
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2011, 09:23:16 PM »
I got an A! Thank you, Lord!

Thanks everyone for praying  ;D!

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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #18 on: October 17, 2011, 09:24:49 PM »
I got an A! Thank you, Lord!

Thanks everyone for praying  ;D!
Great! :)
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2011, 09:31:57 PM »
I got an A! Thank you, Lord!

Thanks everyone for praying  ;D!
Glory to God! I knew it!  ;D
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2011, 12:15:36 AM »
I got an A! Thank you, Lord!

Thanks everyone for praying  ;D!

Well done!
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2011, 12:35:41 AM »
Thanks.  :)

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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2011, 05:31:41 PM »
Glory be to God!
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Re: For a very difficult assignment
« Reply #23 on: October 18, 2011, 05:35:08 PM »


Great news!

Glad to hear it!

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