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  • I still find it difficult when I see really horrible people then remember that God loves them too! It baffles me! But until this life is over, God is not holding any grudges or excluding anyone. He wishes that we would all return to him. Obstacles …
  • May be you mean cross dressing that is related to changing sexual orientation? I think it is about the intention. If you're just wearing something because it's comfortable or for non innocent reasons
  • Your relationship is strictly between you, your wife and God. No one else should interfere.
  • That is a great point ShareTheLord, God is not restricted by formalities or paperwork. And some questions we do not have answers for, because our understanding capacity is limited by our human nature.
  • Depending on their age, advice to focus on study / work / further study. If interested in theology may take a course. Can volunteer or gain experience in community work (because a large amount of time is spent dealing with people and their problems,…
  • Let's address a question about "why would a marriage need to be consecrated in church" Firstly, if you intend to spend your life with someone, it does not matter where you make that commitment. But announcing so in church and obtaining the blessing…
  • To look at this with a practical point of view, it might be a financial decision whether she opts for a divorce. With an uncooperative partner, obtaining a divorce can help the court demand that the partner pays child support etc. If they continue t…
  • Additional edit: Clergy have to be very careful about what advice they can say. Even if a priest was involved in the issue from the very beginning, they will never come out and say "I advice that you separate / get a divorce". Church also has polit…
  • The main question here was regarding having communion. If you haven't made a mistake, it is between you and God. Then do not let the evil one distance you from this blessing using your conscience. The problem is not about getting a divorce, the ch…
  • Hey there, I'm sorry about the circumstances you have to go through, but there are no western Coptic churches which would have the same atmosphere as Egyptian ones. That is not to say they are all bad. "Many" Egyptians have culture fluidity (a ter…
  • I understand that you said you don't need someone to talk to. But the feelings you have need to be changed because they are unhealthy. These are common problems, many people experience this and there is help available. You have done just the right t…
  • I have younger siblings and I am not very close with them either. Just because you have biological siblings doesn't mean you have to be very closely attached. It's a multi factorial issue. It depends on your household, your upbringing, differences …
  • Thanks for the post @Alexandria, God bless your life. Relationships unravelling are one of the most difficult experiences but sometimes we need to lose precious things in order to find God again.
  • This one's my favourite Hasten, O God, to save me; come quickly, Lord, to help me. May those who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace. May those who say to me, “Aha! Aha!” turn ba…
  • Posting because I have nowhere else to go, I'm sorry. - neither have I, that's why I visit the forum here Coptic male in his 20s, nearly graduated college. All through college I've felt alone and isolated - not socially, I have made friendships t…
  • God has a plan for each one of us. We have free will to choose what we want to do. But God is all knowing so he is not surprised. And any evil that happens in the world only happens if God permits it. Look back at Job's story in the Old Testament..t…
  • I'm not sure, but very intriguing questions that I could not verbalise myself! Just one comment, I thought we do not believe in predestination in christianity
  • Nobody is living in sin. So harsh of you to say that here. This is a married couple who need a little faith, that's all. Stop judging and diverting from the main topic. Offer solutions for the presenting problems, not the "would've should've could'v…
  • From the information given in this thread, I'd say what you can do is pray and be the good father that you want to be. I am assuming if divorce is involved, there will be a custody agreement? When you have the kids with you, go to church, talk to th…
  • How could you know "God didn't accept you anymore"? That is never true. God is accepting you and waiting for you always. I don't understand, did you not get married in any church at all? Is your husband a practising christian? What is your relation…
  • I didn't watch the video, but to be honest, (I am coptic) copts did not do a good job at keeping their country..we were humiliated by Turks and Arabs till this very day. Just imagine how life would have been if egypt was an orthodox country!!! Look …
  • According to the bible, the ones who believes that Jesus Christ is the son of God. We cannot possibly try to guess who is going to heaven (if that's what you mean by who is christian). We will be judged based on our knowledge. If you know what is …
  • Please do not quote me on this, but I think if your ex is not christian that would be a reason to become eligible for marriage in church? I wish I knew more about this, but it is almost on a case by case basis, and clergy usually need evidence abo…
  • Of course God accepts you. He accepts anyone who comes to Him. I am sorry to hear about your pain. With regards to your question about being single, are you asking whether you can come back to God on your conditions? Give yourself wholly to God an…
  • I don't know if any exist, but feel free to ask questions here
  • Hello, The feelings of guilt that you are having can be destructive and may be from the devil. You have repented, you have confessed, it is done. God forgave you. The devil's aim is to let you self-destruct by pushing you down. Every time you exp…
  • Hi Pomegranate, it's been a few months since you posted this so I hope things are better by now. Since its Valentine's Day already, I wish everyone a happy Valentine's Day. For you and for anybody who can relate to this. It is okay to want to be lo…
  • Hello, You may get so many replies with the message "orthodox all the way or no relationship". I know of a couple where the guy is originally Protestant and the lady's family is Catholic...both were born in Egypt. They are together and they only go…
  • Merry Christmas
  • Be careful about trying to make these kind of decisions. Monastic life is not any less complicated than ordinary life. There is great corruption among monks and fight for leadership (I am being blunt, the truth has to be said). The monasteries are r…