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St. John of Karpathos: . . . How much more, then, will a Christian be heard when he prays to be delivered from spiritual death? - Orthodox Church Quotes
Pharaoh entreated, saying: ‘May God take away from me this death’ (Exod.10:17), and he was heard. Similarly, when the demons asked the Lord not to cast them into the abyss, their request was granted (cf. Luke 8:31). How much more, then, will a Christian be heard when he prays to be delivered from spiritual death? …