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.
Prayer of Condolence Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Dear Lord, Thank you for demonstrating Your love for us, even when we were still sinners. Please open ____’s eyes to see your demonstrations of love all around her. Let her discover the joy that comes from knowing that You loved her even before she loved You. Allow her heart to accept that Christ died for her sins.
Do Christians think praying can help a dead person get into heaven ? Not exactly. All Christians believe that only God can determine whether a person belongs in heaven or in hell . Entreaties on behalf of the deceased can ‘t sway God from what’s right, but post-mortem praying does have other uses.
Don’t press if the grieving person doesn’t feel like talking. Often, comfort for them comes from simply being in your company. If you can’t think of something to say, just offer eye contact, a squeeze of the hand, or a reassuring hug. Offer your support.
Immediate Personal Condolences I’m so sorry to hear of your loss . I’m stunned by this news. My heart aches to hear this news. I love you and I’m here for you. Please know that your friends love you and are here for you. I’m so sorry . My deepest sympathies to you and your family. God bless you and your family.
We are saddened to learn of the loss you’ve had, please let us know how we may help you heal. I hope this card finds you surrounded by strength and compassion. Please accept our warmest condolences , we are deeply sorry for your loss. Our hearts are saddened to learn of your loss, please know we are with you.
I am truly sorry for your loss. I would like to offer you and your family our deepest and most sincere condolences and may the soul of your grandfather rest in peace . Our condolences to you and your family on the passing of your aunt. May our friendship and prayers ease you through this difficult time.
“Have compassion in thy mercy, on the souls of my father and mother ; forgive them their sins, and grant that I may see them in the joy of eternal brightness. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.”
According to the scriptures, the person themselves must put their faith in Christ to be saved . They can ‘t be saved by someone else simply praying for them.
God, help these lost souls to know your Son, Jesus, so that they can start worshiping you in truth. Indwell your Holy Spirit in them. God, remove the evil influences from their lives that are blocking them from accepting Jesus as their Lord and Savior. In Jesus’ name, I believe and pray , Amen.
Other opponents of the Sinner’s Prayer point out that no classic Christian confession of faith from any evangelical denomination in Christendom affirms that one must say the Sinner’s Prayer to be saved ; on the contrary, Baptist, Presbyterian and other Reformed, and other evangelical groups unanimously teach
I pray they turn to you for direction and forgiveness and see how much they have hurt me. Please give me eyes to see them from your perspective, and a heart to want to forgive. I ask for patience while you work your will and to show me how to be the loving Christian you have called me to be.”