One more prayer request

Discussion in 'Religious Discussions' started by RunningOnMT, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

    Nov 19, 2008
    Akron, Ohio
    My big sis is seriously ill with a failing heart. Rae Jean is 20 years older than me and has been like a second mom. She had heart damage when she was a kid from rheumatic fever and at 20 yrs old had only the third open heart surgery that was performed in this country to replace a valve with a pig valve. That was replaced with a mechanical valve about 15 years ago. A few weeks ago we learned another valve is shot and there is nothing they can do. She's at home now but on hospice care. She's extremely bloated from edema and has a tough time getting her breath. I think she's hanging on because she worries about leaving my brother in law alone. She has always worried about everyone else but herself. Would appreciate you all keeping her in your prayers.
  2. Iron Eagle

    Iron Eagle Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2012
    Praying, Mt. By His stripes we were healed- 1 Peter 2:24
    She will not die, but live, that she may declare to wondrous works of the Lord. Not sure where that is, so claim it!

  3. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Prayers sent! May God bless her.
  4. bakerconch

    bakerconch New Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    North Florida
  5. tcox4freedom

    tcox4freedom Well-Known Member

    May the Lord Jesus reveal himself to you & your family and may the Holy Spirit bring comfort in your time of need. I pray for the protecting hand of Jesus to reach out bring the touch that is needed in this situation.

    In Jesus name-
  6. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
  7. BlackEagle

    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
    It's from Psalm 118

    17 I shall not die, but I shall live,
    and recount the deeds of the Lord.
    18 The Lord has disciplined me severely,
    but he has not given me over to death.

    19 Open to me the gates of righteousness,
    that I may enter through them
    and give thanks to the Lord.

    The entire Psalm is worth reading through.

    Praying for you from over here.
  8. Iron Eagle

    Iron Eagle Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2012
    Thanks, BlackEagle. I tried to find it, but I quit too soon.
  9. ryan42

    ryan42 New Member

    Jan 28, 2012
    marion indiana
    I am so sorry to hear that,I know all to well what your going through and it sucks.I will pray for you hang in there and tell her prayers from indiana.
  10. rosierita

    rosierita Active Member

    Mar 13, 2004
    South Carolina
    prayers sent from here too.
  11. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    Heavenly Father, we uplift Rae Jean to you today.
    She is gravely ill, and the human doctors don't have any good answers.

    You designed these bodies, Lord, and know everything about them.
    I ask that you would give her a touch and restore her health to her.
    I ask that you would be with ROMT and all of their family and friends, to strengthen them at this time.

    Lord, none of us knows her spiritual condition, as only you can see into our hearts.
    We ask, father, that if she has not accepted you as Lord of her life, that she would do so. If there is anything needed to bring this about, if anyone can act as a tool to cause this to be done, we ask that you would clearly reveal it to them.

    And once she has done this, Father, we know that your stripes will bring healing to her.
    We know that this healing is assured, but we recognize that sometimes it is not in this life, but in the next.

    We humbly ask, Lord, that you would grant her healing sooner rather than later.

    And we ask all of these things in the name of Jesus the Christ - the Great Physician.

    Amen -
  12. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

    Nov 19, 2008
    Akron, Ohio
    Thank you Terry and everyone. Rae Jean is indeed saved and in fact prayed tirelessly for me when I wasn't. I believe she wants more than anything to be with the Lord, if she could just stop worrying about everyone else she has taken care of for so many years. She's more ready to go than all of us are to let her go, and of course I will miss her terribly when she's gone.
  13. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    I send prayers from here, that God's Will, will be done here on Earth as they are
    in Heaven. My prayers go out to your Sister and all your Family.
  14. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Same with Mom here RoMT. I do understand.

    Sometimes OUR time isn't the right time. God bless you and yours, and may he welcome yer sis with open arms.
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