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Offline TristanCross

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Hey,

Please pray for me. I've been lacking in my spiritual life. I haven't been going to church, praying, fasting, reading the Bible, or living in a holy manner. I am weak, slothful, and full of sin. Lord have mercy on me, a sinner. Please pray for me.
"Let the mouth also fast from disgraceful speeches and railings. For what does it profit if we abstain from fish and fowl and yet bite and devour our brothers and sisters? The evil speaker eats the flesh of his brother and bites the body of his neighbor. "
— St. John Chrysostom

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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2011, 11:58:01 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2011, 12:02:20 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2011, 12:46:13 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2011, 12:48:00 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2011, 04:25:28 AM »
Please, Jesus. We know you long to help your servants.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. -Goethe

I once heard a monk say, “The person of prayer does not need to go any further than his own heart to find the source of all violence in the world.” -Fr. Stephen Freeman

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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2011, 09:03:59 AM »
Lord have mercy, for we are all weak and in need of your lovingkindness.

Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy.

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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2011, 01:55:15 PM »
Lord have mercy!
Ignorance is not a lack, but a passion.

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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2011, 02:01:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jer 29:11

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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2011, 02:06:59 PM »

Lord, have mercy!
Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2011, 02:09:28 PM »
Lord have mercy!
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2011, 02:11:59 PM »
Lord have mercy and strengthen Your servant.
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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2011, 03:49:39 PM »
Lord have mercy on your servant!

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« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2011, 10:29:46 AM »
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God, have mercy on TristanCross and all of us sinners. 

Thank you, Holy Lord for your abundance of grace and mercy. +q
In His Mercy,
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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2011, 04:21:00 PM »
Prayers......

Lord Have Mercy....Amen Amen
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: Lacking in prayer, fasting, church attendance, Bible reading, etc...
« Reply #15 on: December 26, 2011, 03:48:16 AM »
Lord have mercy!
"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jer 29:11