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Offline mountainman

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Urgent prayer request
« on: February 18, 2012, 07:46:21 PM »
Greetings my brothers and sisters in Christ.

I would like to ask for all of your prayers.  There has been a very traumatic death in my family.  I'm not sure how many of you watch national news consistently or live in the northern ohio, but there was recently a suicide/ murder.  The  man who committed the murder and then took his own life was the ex husband of my aunt.  He was recently released from jail after having been convicted on stalking charges.  Unfortunately, whatever insidious evil had taken hold of him prompted him to murder the woman he had been convicted of stalking, and then to take his own life.

First and foremost I would like to ask for your prayers for my aunt.  This event has come on top of an already stressful situation in her life; the serious and probably terminal illness of her current husband.  Her name is Becky.  Please pray for the health of her husband as well.  His name is Roger.  I would like to also ask for your prayers for her two sons, Todd and Dwayne, who needless to say had a difficult relationship with their father.  I pray that his actions not embitter them entirely towards God or life in general.

And finally I would like you to pray for their father, whose name was Paul, that God may in His infinite mercy make a way for his repentance. I don't presume to know how this could occur, but pray nonetheless.

thank you all.

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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2012, 08:27:18 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2012, 08:30:59 PM »

May the Lord have mercy on all involved!
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2012, 08:38:11 PM »
please pray for the victim as well ,although i do not know her name.

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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2012, 09:01:41 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2012, 09:05:39 PM »
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2012, 09:09:24 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2012, 10:35:29 PM »
Lord, have mercy on all involved: the perpetrator, the victims, the caregivers, and everyone touched by this tragedy.
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2012, 11:22:47 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2012, 11:43:25 PM »
Lord have mercy on Thy handmaiden Becky, and Thy servants Todd and Dwayne.  Heal Thy servant Roger.  Have mercy, O Lord, on the soul of Thy servant Paul, and grant him rest in a place of repose.
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2012, 12:26:20 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2012, 02:44:35 AM »
Kyrie, eleison.
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2012, 07:34:46 AM »
Lord, have mercy on all involved: the perpetrator, the victims, the caregivers, and everyone touched by this tragedy.
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Re: Urgent prayer request
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2012, 05:35:40 AM »
May the Lord have mercy and bring healing and consolation on all involved. AMEN...