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Offline mcarmichael

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A prayer for an erring brother
« on: November 18, 2016, 07:44:48 PM »
I find this: that if the little red prayerbook is missing one essential prayer, that it is a prayer for an erring brother.

Does anyone have a go-to ?

Or is it to discourage us from becoming pre-programmed, something like that?
"Now, don't allow yourself to be fatigued beyond your powers; there's a amiable bein'.
Consider what you owe to society, and don't let yourself be injured by too much work.
For the sake o' your feller-creeturs, keep yourself as quiet as you can; only think what a loss you would be!"
- The very memorable words of Samuel Veller

"Mouth make trouble, mouth make no trouble." - Sun Tzu

"Physician, heal thyself." - Anonymous

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Re: A prayer for an erring brother
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2016, 10:59:15 AM »
Take another look at page 18: A PRAYER (of parents for their children and) FOR RELATIVES AND FRIENDS

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Re: A prayer for an erring brother
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2016, 03:31:17 PM »
This is a prayer from the Old Rite:


To pray for someone more diligently:

Save, O Lord, and have mercy on Thy servant(s) ________, [bow]

Deliver him (her, them) from every tribulation, wrath and need [bow],

From every sickness of soul and body, [bow]

Forgive him (her, them) every transgression, voluntary and involuntary, [bow]

And do whatever is profitable for our souls. [bow].

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Re: A prayer for an erring brother
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2017, 04:40:56 PM »
It occurred to me that perhaps I might say the Jesus Prayer for an erring brother.

"Oh Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon my brother/sister/father/son/friend/enemy [Name], a sinner."

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« Last Edit: May 22, 2017, 06:20:57 PM by mcarmichael »
"Now, don't allow yourself to be fatigued beyond your powers; there's a amiable bein'.
Consider what you owe to society, and don't let yourself be injured by too much work.
For the sake o' your feller-creeturs, keep yourself as quiet as you can; only think what a loss you would be!"
- The very memorable words of Samuel Veller

"Mouth make trouble, mouth make no trouble." - Sun Tzu

"Physician, heal thyself." - Anonymous

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Re: A prayer for an erring brother
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2017, 12:59:12 AM »
I dunno. I did it twice today, and neither experience seemed horrible. I wasn't struck by lightning, if that still means anything.

Once for an individual, once for a colleague and his household. In the second case I actually did use the phraseology, "sinners all". They've been going through what would seem to be a bit of a rough patch, plus all of his kids are "of age", so, he definitely could use it, I think. :D
"Now, don't allow yourself to be fatigued beyond your powers; there's a amiable bein'.
Consider what you owe to society, and don't let yourself be injured by too much work.
For the sake o' your feller-creeturs, keep yourself as quiet as you can; only think what a loss you would be!"
- The very memorable words of Samuel Veller

"Mouth make trouble, mouth make no trouble." - Sun Tzu

"Physician, heal thyself." - Anonymous