“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.
Healing Prayer I stand on your word, which says I will not die young but live to declare the glorious works of the Lord. Fill me with your love and cast out fear from my heart. Heal me, and I shall be healed. Let your resurrection power rest in every cell and function of my body in Jesus’ name, Amen.
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.
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.
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.
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 .”
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.”
Heavenly Father, We lift up all those who are facing various illnesses. Give them the hope and courage they need today and every day. Comfort their pain, calm their fears, and surround them with Your peace.
Dear God, we sincerely pray for all those who are battling cancer . Instill fearlessness and hope into their hearts each day. Give them solace when in pain and ease their suffering. Bless their loved ones and caregivers with the strength to help them get through this difficult time.
When a person dies his soul goes to either heaven or hell. There is no second chance after death . The Bible tells us, “Man is destined to die once and after that to face judgment” (Hebrew 9:27, see also Luke 16:19-31). It would do no good to pray for someone who has died .
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.
An overview Loss of appetite. The first organ system to “close down” is the digestive system . Loss of awareness. Conscious awareness is often the next system to close down. Hearing and touch remain. Heart and lungs are last.
When a person’s body is ready and wanting to stop, but the person is still unresolved or unreconciled over some important issue or with some significant relationship, he or she may tend to linger in order to finish whatever needs finishing even though he or she may be uncomfortable or debilitated.