Monday, September 14, 2009

When Two or Three are Gathered . . .

A brother was attacked by lust. He began to struggle and to fast more, and for fourteen years guarded himself against this temptation and did not give into it. After that, he went to the community and told them all what he was suffering. A decree was made, and for a week they all fasted on his behalf, praying to God continually; and so his temptation ceased.

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