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Offline Porter ODoran

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Re: Getting grief from confessors for practicing western devotions
« Reply #45 on: February 16, 2015, 01:18:16 AM »
Our western-based music conveys the text faithfully, too. It melds so well with the Russian music that most of the time you wouldn't even know it was lifted from western sources unless you were told.

I assume you use fairly Western-style Russian tones? Otherwise, all I can say is your audience is not very sensitive.
One hides amid pornography, angry music, television that shows the worst of mankind, misanthropic politics, an internet populace led by all the passions: and then one asks, "Where is God?"

I wonder why it is called

"The Lord rebukes thee, O devil: He that came into the world and made His dwelling among men, that He might cast down your tyranny, and deliver men."