Only when a Jew cries, God hears his prayers (saying)
In the temple the people gather. Soon the service begins, and while the congregation stand near the icons ask for something or thank. The smell of candles and incense, mixed with human odor and breath. Perhaps at the pearly gates, something like the smell and the same accumulation of sinners of all stripes, religions and races. I stand in the middle and stare at people wonder what they ask and what are you thankful for?
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For every prayer God answers the heart silently: “I am with you!”
The devil and convinces some to think,
there is no hell to be cast into hell. On the contrary,
Continue reading “Madness. Revelation of the devil. The Elder Nikolay Guryanov”
In the preaching wasn’t only charge-in some Bolsheviks and revolutionaries, have been accustomed to over the last twenty years. It was about spiritual blindness and the disease afflicting the whole society on the eve of 1917. Such is dialectics! I don’t know how it reflects the processes of all the clergy and the ROC in General. But let on a small area of the “front” of confrontation between “left” and “right-wing” patriots marked a truce.
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Consecrated water is the image of God’s grace: it purifies believers from spiritual filthiness, sanctifies and strengthens them for the task of salvation in God
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Original taken from wod_1958 in Lord have mercy