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Offline Rhinosaur

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Prayers for temptations
« on: March 07, 2015, 09:14:56 PM »
As I try to delve further into the Orthodox faith, I've been struck with a number of bad temptations.  Please pray that I might overcome them.

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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2015, 09:15:56 PM »
Same here.

Lord have mercy on us! I cannot be going into this compromising my being to temptations.
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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2015, 09:20:29 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2015, 12:30:03 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2015, 11:15:47 AM »
Congratulations!
It is working, so keep breathing deeply; they will pass as well.

PS: are there "good temptations"?
Aside from the Singers of the 60's and 70's. ;)
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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2015, 03:25:39 PM »
Lord, keep strong Your servants Rhinosaur and xOrthodox4Christx.

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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2015, 05:42:32 PM »
Despite my flippant post prior to Divine Liturgy, true prayers were said today for you and the temptations you suffer; Understand that you alone will not "overcome" these temptations but rather let them go their own way and turn to the virtues those little things are trying to deny you.
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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2015, 08:21:44 PM »
Prayers.  We all need prayers from time to time in this.  Life is full of temptations. 
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Re: Prayers for temptations
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2015, 08:14:43 PM »
Grant this O Lord.