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A Desperate Situation
« on: April 30, 2013, 12:51:13 AM »
Please pray for my dear friend Christian.  He is someone I have known since we were in elementary school.  He is a terribly sweet person, but he has gotten himself into quite a mess.  Out of desperation, both him and his family felt compelled to seek the services of a local witch.  Unfortunately, a lot of people out here don't really trust the Church and so they seek out the services of witches and shamans to solve some of their more difficult predicaments.  Anyway, ever since his interactions with the witch, he has been experiencing disturbing nightmares and during the day has been seeing a black creature who he can't get away from.  He is very scared and is seeking out my help.  His parents have reported similar experiences.  I've made a few suggestions to him which he has chosen not to follow up on.  Let's not diagnose or claim knowledge of what is going on.  It's not helpful.  But please please please pray for him and his family.  It is becoming an increasingly disturbing situation.   

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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2013, 01:04:40 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2013, 01:10:41 AM »

Lord, have mercy and protect Christian and his family from all evil.
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2013, 01:10:51 AM »
Please pray for my dear friend Christian.  He is someone I have known since we were in elementary school.  He is a terribly sweet person, but he has gotten himself into quite a mess.  Out of desperation, both him and his family felt compelled to seek the services of a local witch.  Unfortunately, a lot of people out here don't really trust the Church and so they seek out the services of witches and shamans to solve some of their more difficult predicaments.  Anyway, ever since his interactions with the witch, he has been experiencing disturbing nightmares and during the day has been seeing a black creature who he can't get away from.  He is very scared and is seeking out my help.  His parents have reported similar experiences.  I've made a few suggestions to him which he has chosen not to follow up on.  Let's not diagnose or claim knowledge of what is going on.  It's not helpful.  But please please please pray for him and his family.  It is becoming an increasingly disturbing situation.    


I shall pray for him, but the LORD also gives us free will, so he will need to want to be helped.

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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2013, 01:15:06 AM »
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2013, 06:32:34 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2013, 06:39:37 AM »
Please pray for my dear friend Christian.  He is someone I have known since we were in elementary school.  He is a terribly sweet person, but he has gotten himself into quite a mess.  Out of desperation, both him and his family felt compelled to seek the services of a local witch [...]


At this point I already knew what was going to happen. He should definitely see a priest, or even the bishop.

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2013, 08:34:24 AM »
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2013, 09:08:29 AM »
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2013, 10:10:03 AM »
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2013, 10:38:13 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2013, 09:46:06 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Christian and his family!

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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2013, 09:50:05 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2013, 10:44:46 PM »
YHWH have Mercy on Christian!

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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2013, 10:59:28 PM »
You live in Greece or something?
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2013, 07:43:49 PM »
The devil operates in all countries, especially the wealthier ones.

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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2013, 09:18:32 PM »
Lord, have mercy upon Christian and his family.
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Re: A Desperate Situation
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2013, 12:01:17 AM »
Please pray for my dear friend Christian.  He is someone I have known since we were in elementary school.  He is a terribly sweet person, but he has gotten himself into quite a mess.  Out of desperation, both him and his family felt compelled to seek the services of a local witch [...]


At this point I already knew what was going to happen. He should definitely see a priest, or even the bishop.

Lord, have mercy!
Lord have mercy.

I was about to ask if he has seen a priest. I would highly recommend contacting one.
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