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Offline 88Devin12

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Prayers for my dad
« on: August 10, 2008, 10:01:59 PM »
My dad Terry is a Disciples of Christ minister, and after church today we'd decided to take a bunch of limbs to the property of a guy at our church to burn (decided to do it before I go back to school in a couple weeks).
Me and dad were unloading the limbs when one (about 2 to 2.5 inches thick) came loose and hit him in the head. Didn't knock him out, but really rattled his brains (his words) and he's got 7 stitches and his eyes almost swollen shut.

We normally wouldn't ask for prayers, but I thought he might need them especially since he got a call about 8:00pm, a woman from their church was dying. So my mother took my dad out there, got there and within 2 minutes of him holding her hand and talking to her she passed away.

As my dad told the doctor, he probably won't ever retire because a ministers job never ends... My dad is a really great guy and will go to see anyone regardless of denomination/branch or even his own physical condition.

He even visited and talked to the parents of my Priest when my Priest's dad was in the hospital near us a month ago.

He just needs prayers right now, he is always strong, but clergy could always use our prayers, even if they aren't Orthodox.

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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2008, 10:19:06 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant, Terry, and grant him Your strength.
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2008, 10:27:33 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2008, 10:29:42 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your Servant.
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2008, 11:10:01 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2008, 05:25:35 AM »
Prayers from here too!
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2008, 06:02:05 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2008, 07:29:47 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2008, 10:24:39 AM »
Lord Have mercy

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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2008, 10:33:32 AM »
Lord have mercy on your servant!

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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2008, 12:00:31 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2008, 09:57:48 AM »
Lord have mercy on Your faithful servant Terry. Grant  him healing of body, and strength as he continues his ministry of love and compassion.
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2008, 01:48:43 PM »
Lord have mercy and heal Your servant Terry.
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2008, 03:37:25 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2008, 04:06:48 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for my dad
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2008, 04:15:01 PM »
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