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Offline bytania

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For my beloved country
« on: August 22, 2012, 01:00:36 AM »
Please pray for my country Ethiopia and its people. We lost our Patriarch and Prime Minister within the same week. This may precipitate a lot of instability within the country.
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2012, 01:04:16 AM »
Lord, have mercy on the people of Ethiopia.
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2012, 05:23:45 AM »
yeah, i noticed that and was worried.
may God have mercy and purify His people and give us His peace.
God bless ethiopia.

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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2012, 08:29:36 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2012, 09:21:34 AM »
"Lord have mercy."
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2012, 09:52:18 AM »
God be with the Ethiopian people.
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2012, 11:10:37 AM »
God help the wonderful Ethiopian people!

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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2012, 11:15:13 AM »
Lord have mercy.

I read that the vice prime minister has studied some biology-related in Finland. :police:

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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2012, 11:46:47 AM »
Lord have mercy on the great Christian Orthodox Ethiopian nation!
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2012, 11:49:25 AM »
Lord have mercy and guide the Ethiopian nation and comfort all Ethiopians at this troubling time of great uncertainty.

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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2012, 12:12:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2012, 07:06:45 PM »
Lord, have mercy on the people of Ethiopia.

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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2012, 07:19:17 PM »
Lord, have mercy on the Christ-loving land of Ethiopia and her inhabitants. Through the prayers of Sts. Phillip, Frumentius, the nine Saints, Gebre Menfes Kudus, Moses the Ethiopian, and Thekla Haymanout!
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2012, 09:46:36 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #14 on: August 22, 2012, 10:04:02 PM »
Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

This may precipitate a lot of instability within the country.
Lord have mercy!

Lets pray the opposite proves true.  As Bob Marley sang, "When one door is closed, many more are opened.."

Ethiopia has faced worse circumstances, both in regards to princes and popes or the lack there of either, and by God's Grace she will survive this one too.. However, it is indeed unconscionable tragedy to have both in a single week.  Lord have His Mercy.

Lets focus on one tragedy at a time.  For the present moment, lets mourn our loss of His Holiness as the funeral approaches.. :(

stay blessed,
habte selassie

stay blessed,
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2012, 10:13:31 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2012, 09:13:17 AM »

Lord loves Ethiopia! "Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God." Psalm 68:31


I'm anticipating a miracle is on its way to Tewahedo/Ethiopia!

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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2012, 11:01:37 AM »
Lord have mercy
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Re: For my beloved country
« Reply #19 on: August 24, 2012, 10:26:27 PM »
Lord have mercy.

I read that the vice prime minister has studied some biology-related in Finland. :police:

He did MBA in UK then M.Sc in Economics in Netherlands. I am not sure about biology related stuff..although he did two years of medical school in ET before he quit and joined the party. Was a smart man!

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