Author Topic: 3-5 days to live  (Read 3136 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline SakranMM

  • Elder
  • *****
  • Posts: 327
  • Most Holy Theotokos, save us!
3-5 days to live
« on: July 18, 2008, 07:31:13 PM »
An Orthodox man, age 52, named Zachariah, has been released from a hospital in Houston so he can pass away quietly at home (cancer.)  The doctors have given him 3-5 days to live.  Please pray for him and his family.

In addition, please pray for the repose of the soul of Kim, who left behind a widow and several young children after falling asleep suddenly on Tuesday.
"And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us..."

Offline Salpy

  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 14,445
  • Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide pray for us!
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2008, 07:36:07 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Offline GabrieltheCelt

  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 7,219
  • Son of a Preacher Man
  • Faith: Eastern Orthodox OCA
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2008, 07:44:56 PM »
Lord have mercy on everyone touched by these tragedies.
"The Scots-Irish; Brewed in Scotland, bottled in Ireland, uncorked in America."  ~Scots-Irish saying

Offline Entscheidungsproblem

  • Formerly Friul & Nebelpfade
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,492
    • Amsterdam Declaration 2002
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2008, 08:04:46 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
As a result of a thousand million years of evolution, the universe is becoming conscious of itself, able to understand something of its past history and its possible future.
-- Sir Julian Sorell Huxley FRS

Offline _Seraphim_

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 657
  • May Orthodoxy become our orthopraxis
    • OrthodoxMysteries
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2008, 08:19:30 PM »
+ Now grant Thy servants to depart in peace.
"Disputes merely about words must not be suffered to divide those who think alike."
-St. Athanasius (†444)

Pray for Orthodox Unity

"Behold the light of our Agreed Statement on Christology"

Offline Asteriktos

  • Hypatos
  • *****************
  • Posts: 37,246
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2008, 08:21:00 PM »
Lord have mercy

Offline EofK

  • Mrs. Y
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 3,976
  • lolcat addict
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2008, 09:25:03 PM »
Lord have mercy on your servants.  Memory eternal.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams

Offline Simayan

  • Site Supporter
  • High Elder
  • *****
  • Posts: 816
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2008, 09:45:24 PM »
"Lord, now let thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy word, for mine eyes have seen thy salvation."
"He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death, nor mourning nor crying nor suffering, for the old order of things has passed away."

Offline jlerms

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 826
  • O sweet Jesus, cleanse my soul.
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2008, 10:00:02 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on your servants!

Offline stashko

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,994
  • Wonderworking Sitka Icon
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2008, 10:11:10 PM »
Lord Have Mercy  on thy servant'" border="0

Offline Ebor

  • Vanyar
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 6,492
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2008, 10:27:22 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  May Kim rest in Peace.

"I wish they would remember that the charge to Peter was "Feed my sheep", not "Try experiments on my rats", or even "Teach my performing dogs new tricks". - C. S. Lewis

The Katana of Reasoned Discussion

For some a world view is more like a neighborhood watch.

Offline Amdetsion

  • Worship God with all thy strength and all thy might
  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 931
  • HH Abuna Pawlos - Patriarch of Ethiopia
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2008, 10:31:38 PM »
Lord let your blessed will be done on our brother Zacahriah. Establish him in your peace as the whole world is passing away as the scripture teaches us. We are all thus at your mercy at all times in sickness and in health that you keep us with you not in this corrupt and destitute world but in your heavenly kingdom. This is what we seek.

So remember all of us, Zacariah, me and all of us sinful, petty and unrightious servants as you remembered the thief on your right hand when thine was on the tree of the Holy Cross.

We are not concerned about our last days or our last hours...NO. We are sure that you are with us always and forever. For you keep the seasons. There is always hope for us. But we pray that we serve you well in the time we get in the world asking for nothing, enduring all things and praising you in the name of Christ the savior of the world and that not just for us but that more so for those we meet or may not ever meet that we have made a difference for them not for this world but for the hope of the world to come.

May your grace and mercy shower over us all now and always...Amen.

O lord remember those of us who are reposed in the true faith that the course that has been placed on them was completed with faith carrying.

We know that you extend mercy in abundance; still we ask and call for it and call for you because your Holy name is worthy, blessed and wonderful...Amen. So in Christ name please remember 'Kim' who has left this corrupt world suddenly. Bless her family and those who are morning her passing.... Amen.

By no other name or any other person...only by the name Jesus Christ who is Risen and shall soon return in the second advent....Amen.

Jesus Christ is God.....Amen, Amen and Amen.

Selaam Lekew'lekemew::
(Peace be to all)
"ETHIOPIA shall soon stretch out her hands unto God".....Psalm 68:vs 31

"Are ye not as children of the ETHIOPIANS unto me, O children of Israel"?....Amos 9: vs 7

Offline SolEX01

  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 12,564
    • Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Metropolis of New Jersey
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2008, 10:55:14 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant Zacahriah.  Grant him length of days and eternal peace, Amen.

May Kim's Memory be eternal and everlasting and grant strength to his widow and young children to endure the sudden loss of Your Servant, Kim. 

Added prayers for Kim
« Last Edit: July 19, 2008, 12:32:56 AM by SolEX01 »

Offline Riddikulus

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,788
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2008, 11:50:33 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servants Kim and Zachariah. May their memory be eternal. 
I believe in One God, maker of heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible.

Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.
Theodosius Dobzhansky, Russian Orthodox Christian (1900-1975)

Offline ozgeorge

  • I'll take you for who you are if you take me for everything.
  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 16,379
  • My plans for retirement.
    • Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2008, 04:32:27 AM »
Lord, have mercy and ease the journey of your Servants home.
If you're living a happy life as a Christian, you're doing something wrong.

Offline username!

  • Site Supporter
  • Protokentarchos
  • *****
  • Posts: 5,090
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2008, 05:24:49 AM »
Hospodi Pomiluj

Offline Fr. George

  • formerly "Cleveland"
  • Administrator
  • Stratopedarches
  • *******
  • Posts: 21,227
  • May the Lord bless you and keep you always!
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2008, 09:17:09 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
How in Mor's good name
one hundred fifty four posts
No Rachel Weisz pic


Offline Rosehip

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,755
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2008, 11:36:03 AM »
Lord have mercy!
+ Our dear sister Martha (Rosehip) passed away on Dec 20, 2010.  May her memory be eternal! +

Offline Starlight

  • Site Supporter
  • guru
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,537
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2008, 01:33:21 PM »
Lord, have mercy. Dear Jesus, please bless Your servants and their loved ones.

Offline ytterbiumanalyst

  • Professor Emeritus, CSA
  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 8,785
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2008, 05:27:39 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servants and make Kim's memory to be eternal.
"It is remarkable that what we call the what professes to be true...will allow in one man no blemishes, and in another no virtue."--Charles Dickens

Offline PeterTheAleut

  • The Right Blowhard Peter the Furtive of Yetts O'Muckhart
  • Hypatos
  • *****************
  • Posts: 37,280
  • Lord, have mercy on the Christians in Mosul!
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Orthodox Church in America
Re: 3-5 days to live
« Reply #20 on: July 21, 2008, 09:58:42 PM »
O Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on Your servant Zachariah and grant him a peaceful end.  Make Kim's memory to be eternal, and grant comfort and healing to his family during their time of grief.
Not all who wander are lost.