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Offline farfrommonkdom

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Shallow Faith
« on: April 05, 2006, 10:03:42 PM »
No need to respond, just keep me in your prayers.

My faith in Christ is shallow and I do not take the Christian faith seriously. Please pray that I might know God in my life and that I am pointed in the right direction. I want to be a good witness of Orthodoxy to my family, but lack seriousness in my pursuit and knowledge.

Thank you,

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Re: Shallow Faith
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2006, 11:04:14 PM »
Lord, have mercy on us, for we may at least be in similar boats.  
Quote from: Fr Alexander Schmemann
The Gospel is quite clear: both saints and sinners love God. "Religious" people do not love him, and whenever they can, they crucify him.

Of course, is not reflective of the Church, but is rather a surreal bubble. I have visited a lot of different parishes around the world and have listened to many hours of AFR...

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Re: Shallow Faith
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2006, 12:44:26 AM »
God be with you, JD.  I've been in that boat too, and may be in it again.  Hang in there.
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner