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Offline Rhinosaur

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Many problems
« on: July 11, 2015, 08:00:38 PM »
Over the past several years, I have been afflicted with a number of medical issues, as well as personal temptations.  They have improved somewhat, but even as I've move closer to Orthodoxy, they still weigh me down.  Can you all pray for me to get out of this rut?  I mean well, and want to live a good, Christian life, it's just that these burdens are pushing me down.

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Re: Many problems
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2015, 08:10:12 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Many problems
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2015, 08:12:53 PM »
You are tempted, even more maybe. Through your sins, you can be saved. Lord have mercy.
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Re: Many problems
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2015, 10:56:54 PM »
Christ Who is full of loving kindness will save you if you trust in Him and remember to make time for daily morning and evening prayers.

Lord have mercy.
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Re: Many problems
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2015, 11:14:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Rhinosaur.

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Re: Many problems
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2015, 11:27:32 PM »
Lord have mercy just remember this prayer "Lord Jesus Christ, Have Mercy On Me A Sinner"

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Re: Many problems
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2015, 11:29:17 PM »
Lord have mercy. Don't lose hope :)

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Re: Many problems
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2015, 11:29:34 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ, Son Of God, Have Mercy On Me A Sinner"*

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Re: Many problems
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2015, 11:47:56 PM »
Pray three Hail Marys to the Blessed Theotokos everyday. Catholic or Orthodox version. It doesn't matter. And three Jesus Prayers , striking your breast three times. Lord have mercy on us all
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Re: Many problems
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2015, 12:48:13 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Many problems
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2015, 09:34:21 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Rhinosaur.
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Re: Many problems
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2015, 09:55:43 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

"No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and He will not let you be tempted beyond your strength, but with the temptation will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it." (I Cor 10:13)

God is with you. Remain in prayer.