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tragic couple
« on: February 16, 2010, 11:23:29 AM »
Something terrible happened to one of my wife's old friends yesterday.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of the servant of God Dirk who was shot and killed during an argument with his girlfriend, Cara.

Please also pray for Cara that the Lord have mercy on her and on all those who have will be dealing with this tragedy.
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2010, 11:48:50 AM »

Dear Lord, have mercy on everyone involved in this tragedy.
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2010, 11:52:33 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
"If you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Be sincere and determined. Keep calm when trouble comes. Stay with the Lord; never abandon Him and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation. Trust the Lord and He will help you. Walk straight in His ways and put your hope in Him. " Sir 2:1-6

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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2010, 12:14:18 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2010, 12:39:13 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2010, 12:54:20 PM »
Memory Eternal. Lord, have mercy!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2010, 02:41:13 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2010, 03:54:51 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2010, 03:58:31 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2010, 06:04:16 PM »
Lord have mercy! Memory Eternal!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2010, 06:58:04 PM »
Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2010, 11:34:42 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2010, 01:45:15 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Your servants, and on this world!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #13 on: February 17, 2010, 01:55:02 AM »
lord, have mercy!

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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2010, 12:00:21 AM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2010, 04:08:13 PM »
Lord Have Mercy ...Amen
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2010, 04:50:23 AM »

compassion as applied in mind :appropriate best

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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2010, 07:43:08 AM »
+Memory Eternal.

Lord, have mercy.
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2010, 07:57:04 AM »
Regarding the shooter:

"Father forgive them. They know not what they do" Luke 23:34
"Into thy hands I commend my spirit"- Luke 23:46
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2010, 07:58:16 AM »
About a year ago a close family friend of mine was on the wrong side of a violent and deadly murder suicide.

God have mercy on us all.
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2010, 06:59:10 PM »
"Lord have mercy."


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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #21 on: March 10, 2010, 11:11:49 PM »
Lord, have mercy! And may Dirk's memory be eternal!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #22 on: March 11, 2010, 10:41:10 PM »
Lord have mercy
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #23 on: March 12, 2010, 09:32:25 PM »
Eternal be his memory!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2010, 09:42:27 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: tragic couple
« Reply #25 on: March 12, 2010, 10:10:10 PM »
Lord have mercy.  Memory Eternal.