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help! Think of me when you pray...
« on: May 26, 2015, 03:36:30 AM »
Sorry for this selfish post...

I am at rock bottom.
It is my birthday today but I have nothing to celibate, I haven't seen my wife for a month, she sent me today an email she doesn't want to speak to me. I have no house, I want to take part in communion but I feel I can't until the situation with my wife is solved... I lost everything. I try not to be angry but it is so hard.
I want to find my way to God, again and again I try and I fail.

Please remember me when you pray.
Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ
Psalm 57:2 I will cry out to God Most High, To God who performs all things for me.
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2015, 03:55:30 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2015, 04:03:58 AM »
Sorry for this selfish post...

I am at rock bottom.
It is my birthday today but I have nothing to celibate, I haven't seen my wife for a month, she sent me today an email she doesn't want to speak to me. I have no house, I want to take part in communion but I feel I can't until the situation with my wife is solved... I lost everything. I try not to be angry but it is so hard.
I want to find my way to God, again and again I try and I fail.

Please remember me when you pray.

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Lord have mercy! I hope everything is going back to normal asap!
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2015, 08:16:17 AM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2015, 10:33:12 PM »
Have mercy, Lord! 

Joha, the Lord knows your heart and the anguish you are going through in your current situation. Continue to cling on to Him and don't let go. Know that He loves you. Will be praying for you :)




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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2015, 11:07:23 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant, Joha.
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: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2015, 11:08:33 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2015, 11:36:05 PM »
Lord have mercy! :(
Christ my God, set my heart on fire with love in You, that in its flame I may love You with all my heart, with all my mind, and with all my soul and with all my strength, and my neighbor as myself, so that by keeping Your commandments I may glorify You the Giver of every good and perfect gift. Amen.

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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2015, 12:20:17 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2015, 12:26:26 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2015, 12:34:39 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2015, 12:51:06 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2015, 08:44:50 AM »
Thank you all, those who posted and those who just prayed. Although the situation is not changed, I feel strengthened and I am more able to put my trust in God Almighty.

I got sent a verse from one of the psalms:

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Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ
Psalm 57:2 I will cry out to God Most High, To God who performs all things for me.
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2015, 08:51:34 AM »
Lord have mercy.  Tomorrow is another day.  All things are made new in Christ.  Keep your head up and know that we'll be praying for you.  Put your trust in Our Merciful God.
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« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2015, 09:04:47 AM »
Lord have mercy
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2015, 09:05:31 AM »
Kyrie eleison.
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2015, 12:56:24 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2015, 01:02:24 PM »
Lord have mercy. Don't dispirit never.

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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2015, 05:51:23 PM »
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #19 on: June 04, 2015, 09:32:15 AM »
May God be with you and give you comfort.
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2015, 09:55:48 AM »
Continued prayers. Lord, have mercy.
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Re: help! Think of me when you pray...
« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2015, 01:46:44 PM »
Thank you all for your prayers. Although I am convinced God hears these prayers at the very least this helps me to focus on God as well.
Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ
Psalm 57:2 I will cry out to God Most High, To God who performs all things for me.
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« Reply #22 on: June 04, 2015, 04:09:59 PM »
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« Reply #23 on: June 04, 2015, 04:11:09 PM »
Kyrie eleison, I know how you feel
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« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2015, 04:38:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2015, 06:10:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Your servant, Joha.