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Offline truthseeker32

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Pray for this doubter.
« on: May 09, 2013, 02:40:00 PM »
I humbly ask for your prayers, friends. Rather than growing closer to God as I pray, study, and read the scriptures, I feel myself falling into disbelief. I have become convinced that I will only receive faith if God grants it to me. Please pray for me that I may find where God wants me and that I may once again have faith.

Thank you.

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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2013, 02:41:25 PM »
Lord have mercy! Lord have mercy! Lord have mercy!
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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2013, 02:43:11 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2013, 03:02:13 PM »
Lord Have Mercy Lord Have Mercy Lord Have Mercy
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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2013, 06:52:07 PM »
Lord, have mercy on truthseeker32.

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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2013, 09:32:55 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
Psalm 37:23 The Lord guides a man safely in the way he should go.

Prov. 3: 5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.

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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2013, 10:15:48 PM »

Awww....Lord, have mercy!

Remember, the closer you get to the truth....the harder the devil tries to keep you from realizing it.
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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2013, 11:38:00 PM »
I have become convinced that I will only receive faith if God grants it to me. Please pray for me that I may find where God wants me and that I may once again have faith.

Thank you.

If you have already come to that realization, you are well on your way.  May God grant what you wish.
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2013, 03:03:31 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2013, 03:46:06 AM »
I know exactly how you feel. Lord have mercy.

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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2013, 09:05:50 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2013, 10:14:03 AM »
St. Thomas doubted also.  You are in good company.

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Re: Pray for this doubter.
« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2013, 11:18:02 AM »
O God, by Whom the meek are guided in judgment, and light riseth up in darkness for the godly; grant us, in all our doubts and uncertainties the grace to ask what Thou wouldst have us to do; that by the Spirit of wisdom we may be saved from all false choices, and that in Thy light we may see light, and in Thy straight path may not stumble, through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen.

Almighty God, Who willest us to give thanks for all men, to dread nothing but the loss of Thee, and to cast all our care on Thee Who carest for us; preserve us from faithless fears and worldly anxieties; and grant that no clouds of this mortal life may hide from us the light of that Love which is immortal, and which Thou has manifested unto us in Thy Son, Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen.