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Offline Armando

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Lord have mercy...
« on: December 08, 2005, 11:44:39 AM »
I have sinned. Oh my God, have I sineed!!!!!! The past 2 days I released what I have done.
Please my brothers in Christ forgive me for ever leaving the most holy Orthodox Church.
The Church that has been most blessed by our Lord Jesus Christ. Only a few hours in Orthodoxy
and most of the problems in my life are starting to be solved. God might have been punishing me
or trying to show me that I was wrong. Blessed be God for ever showing to me that I had been
fooled by the evil one into leaving the Church.

My brothers please accept me back. Please forgive my sins for I have sinned more than any of you.
Please pray that now my life will be back on track and these so improtant things in my life that have
been going wrong will now gow right.

Lord have mercy!!!! :'(
Ten years have passed, the girl I loved
is now a woman, but I am still a child...
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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2005, 11:50:08 AM »
Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on Armando!  All praise and honor to YOU our all loving and compassionate God.  Embrace him and bestow Your grace on this prodigal son.  Glory to God!

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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2005, 01:32:58 PM »
Welcome back!  You are experiencing a bout of joy but just be ware that the hard reality of Orthodoxy will set in eventually. Please be prepared by finding a confessor/spiritual father soon.

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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2005, 07:48:50 PM »
Having your faith tested is something you will face many times in your life.  Be strong! 

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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2005, 11:43:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
"O Cross of Christ, all-holy, thrice-blessed, and life-giving, instrument of the mystical rites of Zion, the holy Altar for the service of our Great Archpriest, the blessing - the weapon - the strength of priests, our pride, our consolation, the light in our hearts, our mind, and our steps"
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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2005, 11:45:11 PM »
God is merciful Armando,
Go and confess to an Orthodox Priest and be recieved back.

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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2005, 12:35:10 AM »

You remind me very much of myself a few years back (I am currently 21 years old).  Feel free to Private message me, and I will tell you everything you need to know.  God bless you


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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2005, 09:49:34 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Lord have mercy...
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2005, 09:21:07 PM »

I am so overjoyed to read these words from you...I have been thinking about you and praying for this ever since I read your first message on this site.

Glory to God! Trust and believe that He will have mercy on you. I believe He has forgiven me, and my sins are much greater than anything you have done.
"As the sparrow flees from a hawk, so the man seeking humility flees from an argument". St John Climacus