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Offline Al Masihi

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I converted to Christianity
« on: December 06, 2017, 12:27:54 PM »
I'm also on Christian forums so some of you may recognize me here. I was born to a muslim family in the heart of Islam if you can guess where that is, I never liked Islam and I found myself hating it the more I read about it. I became a pagan after that and started to worship idols and practice magic. I always ever since I was a child had an interest in Christianity so I started to distance myself away from polytheism but I felt scared because I used to think I was invincible when I worshipped pagan gods and I thought if I left their worship I would lose it all. But I couldn't help but stare at the face of this person my whole life and wonder how could he die for me until one day I really saw him. I asked if he had power or my gods did and I said to myself the one who would appear I would worship and then I saw him standing far away was a man draped in light I could see curly hair on him and a beard of average length but light was covering his face his hands were outstretched as if he was waiting for me but before I got to him my dream ended I woke up and I said you are my God and my Lord Jesus king of kings. So here I am Im also hoping to know some Greek Orthodox since I agree with the Church's teachings compared to other churches.

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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 12:47:37 PM »
Congratulations, and welcome home! I am very happy to hear that you have come to know our God and Savior, Jesus Christ. May the Lord continue to guide you in your journey. I hope that you find a parish to attend, if you haven't already.

Thank you for sharing your testimony! 
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Offline Al Masihi

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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2017, 12:58:25 PM »
Thanks, God bless you.

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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 01:57:33 PM »
Welcome!
Mencius said, “Instruction makes use of many techniques. When I do not deign to instruct someone, that too is a form of instruction.”

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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 02:45:43 PM »
مرحبا - welcome!
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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2017, 02:56:46 PM »
Glory to God!

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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2017, 03:30:56 PM »
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Jesus Prayer : the invocation of the name of Jesus, most commonly, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me' , although there are a number of variant forms. Not merely a technique or a Christian mantra, but a prayer addressed to the person of Jesus Christ, expressing our living faith in Him as Son of God and Savior.

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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 12:08:01 AM »
Glory to God, the Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ! (Ok Orthodoxy)
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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2017, 11:55:59 AM »
Glory to God, and welcome home!
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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2017, 08:14:51 PM »
Welcome to the forum, Al Masihi!

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Re: I converted to Christianity
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2017, 04:17:12 AM »
Congratulations! I explored Islam for awhile myself before becoming Christian. I eventually decided Islam wasn't for me as I found plenty of issues with it.