St Teilo’s Church Caereithin

Serving the communities of Blaenymaes, Fforesthall, Penplas, Penlan West, Portmead and Ravenhill.

Cheriton Crescent, Portmead, Swansea SA5 5LA  

Tel: 01792 583646

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The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.  Deuteronomy 31:8

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God;

I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.   Isaiah 41:10

Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I.  Isaiah 58:9

Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me;

your rod and your staff, they comfort me.   Psalms 23:4

The Lord is near to the broken-hearted.   Psalms 34:18

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.   Matthew 5:4

Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.   Matthew 11:28

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you.

Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.   John 14:27

Who can separate us from the love of Christ?   Romans 8:35

Whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.   Romans 14:8

We have an everlasting home in heaven.   2 Corinthians 5:1

We shall be with the Lord for ever.   1 Thessalonians 4:17

Prayers at a time of death

Be with us now, Lord, as we hand our dear departed N over to your eternal care.

Give us strength and comfort in these sad and painful moments as we let go of N.

Let us be assured that we will meet N again when your love destroys death itself and

gathers us all into your eternal presence and peace. Amen.

God of all consolation,

your Son Jesus Christ was moved to tears

at the grave of Lazarus his friend.

Look with compassion on your children in their loss;

give to troubled hearts the light of hope;

and strengthen in us the gift of faith,

in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Words of Comfort when coping with the death of a family member or a friend.

He will wipe away the tears from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain,

for the old order of things has passed away.

Revelation 21:4