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Offline Ashman618

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This might sound childish....
« on: June 05, 2013, 08:44:13 PM »
But I'm becoming desperate, please pray I can firmly believe that there is a God.
That I believe im not just an animal and I have a soul, and that if it is my cross to doubt these things for a lifetime that I have the strength to carry it.

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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2013, 09:13:20 PM »
Lord have mercy on your servant.

I know this is the prayer forum, so I will just say that I understand what you are going through, I have wrestled with that a lot throughout my own life. You are in my prayers.
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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2013, 09:15:26 PM »
But I'm becoming desperate, please pray I can firmly believe that there is a God.
That I believe im not just an animal and I have a soul, and that if it is my cross to doubt these things for a lifetime that I have the strength to carry it.

I will say my prayers for you tonight, brother.
«Μὴ μεριμνᾶτε λοιπὸν διὰ τὴν αὔριον, διὀτι ἡ αὐριανὴ ἡμέρα θὰ φροντίσῃ διὰ τὰ δικά της πράγματα. Φθάνει ἡ στεναχώρια τῆς ἡμέρας». Κατά Ματθαίον 6:34

"Bendito seja o que vem em nome do Senhor, o Senhor é Deus e se manifestou a nós."

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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2013, 09:20:20 PM »
Thank you both, thank you much

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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2013, 09:24:44 PM »

May The Lord show you mercy, by showing Himself to you.
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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2013, 09:33:42 PM »
Lord have mercy. And please pray for me also that my belief is strengthened and accidie overcome...

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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2013, 10:05:49 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Ashman and Nightowl.
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: This might sound childish....
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2013, 10:27:50 PM »
Amen
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2013, 11:05:44 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Ashman618 and NightOwl. Grant them strength and fervor in belief.

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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2013, 11:22:32 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: This might sound childish....
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2013, 12:55:56 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Ashman618 and NightOwl. Grant them strength and fervor in belief.
Amen.
Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation. (2 Cor 2:6)