“God, thank you for being with us right now. God, we thank you that you never leave us, that you never forsake us, but you love us. We trust you, and pray this in your name. Amen.”
Comforting Bible Verses For Death There will be no more death ‘ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. “Do not let your hearts be troubled.
Don’t say , “It’s going to be OK” But do say something. Do make clear that you’ll be there for them. Do be careful about saying , “I’ll pray for you” Do try to create a semblance of normalcy. Do ask how they’re doing — today. Do be a good listener. Don’t get squirmy at the end.
Dear Lord Jesus, please be with my good friend who is terminally ill with cancer . Please open their heart to Your love and guidance. May their every breath be one of faith. I pray that their pain is minimal and temporary.
As the Bible says, “For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed” (1 Corinthians 15:52). What a glorious promise! But we will still know each other.
Remember: hearing is thought to be the last sense to go in the dying process, so never assume the person is unable to hear you. Talk as if they can hear you, even if they appear to be unconscious or restless. If possible, lower lighting until it is soft, or light candles, making sure they burn in a safe place.
Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, or the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.
“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Tips for Talking with Someone Who is Dying Tip # 1: Follow the dying person’s lead. Tip #2: If possible, be clear that you know the end is nearing. Tip #3: Deal with regrets by saying , “Please forgive me.” Tip #4: Free yourself of hard feelings by saying , “I forgive you .” Tip #5: Appreciate the person’s legacy by saying , “Thank you .”
What not to say to someone who is dying Don’t ask ‘How are you ?’ Don’t just focus on their illness. Don’t make assumptions. Don’t describe them as ‘ dying ‘ Don’t wait for them to ask.
Consider these options: “Whenever you need to call, I’m here.” “I wish I could be there right now.” “You’re still in my thoughts. “Your family is lucky to have you through all this.” “Maybe I can’t be there, but there’s definitely something I can do. “Hey, get well soon.
Yes, death has an odor; chances are you ‘ve smelled it before . It is a stale stillness in the air where even the most offensive odors refuse to waft. It is as if the souls of the dead occupy that space, then move along somewhere else.