Advertisement

Prayer, Plain and Simple

Prayer, Plain and Simple

A Prayer for the Family and Friends of David Hames

A few weeks ago, we posted an update on David Hames, the Compassion International volunteer who was buried under the rubble of the Hotel Montana following the massive earthquake in Haiti. It is with a heavy heart that we provide you with the following update about David. It is my hope that after reading this and even before, you would put yourself in a position of prayer to intercede on behalf of the family and friends of David Hames.

From a statement released by Vanguard Church  on Tuesday, February 9, 2010:

“The death of one that belongs to him is precious to the Lord.” (Ps. 116:15)

Advertisement

The remains of David Hames were identified by the State Department this morning, and Renee and her boys are grieving the loss of their husband and father. We know that our dear brother and friend is in heaven, but even so, Renee is grieving the loss of the man she loved with all her heart.

Our faith in God is not shaken by this terrible tragedy, but we still mourn the loss of this adoring husband, amazing daddy, and faithful friend. We all know David loved Jesus, and we know that he is safe today, at home with our Heavenly Father. Now we will band together to care for his sweet wife and their two young boys. I will post again soon about a memorial service at Vanguard Church in Colorado Springs as well as additional ways to support Renee, Aidan, and Zander.

Advertisement

Please join us in prayer for the family and friends of David Hames, a servant of the Lord, who we pray is now present with Him.

Heavenly Father,

We thank you for the life of David Hames, a man who thought it not robbery to serve your people as a Compassion International worker. We thank you for the wonderful father he was to Aidan and Zander and the wonderful husband he was to Renee. In this time of mourning we pray that you would help them to remember the times that they had with him on this earth. May they cherish those moments. We pray for a special covering over Renee as she deals with the loss of the love of her life. May you comfort her and send her all the love she needs. Be in the midst of their children, Aidan and Zander, reminding them of your great and affectionate love for them. Bless and protect all the family and friends of David Hames. May they all come together on one accord to remember David, to encourage one another and to build one another up. May all turn their hearts toward prayer and positive thoughts for David’s family and friends. May God meet every need those spoken and unspoken. May wailing be turned into dancing, sorrow turned into joy and beauty be turned to ashes in God’s perfect timing. May it all be well with your souls Renee, Aidan, Zander and other family and friends. Rest in peace David.

In Jesus’ Name,

Amen  

  • Your Name

    How very sad… praying for Renee, Aidan and Zander as they grieve their loss–and let us not forget to pray for David’s repose in Heaven…

  • RANDY STEPHENS

    IT is too sad to loose aloved one,but i want to tell David’s family and friends that he died a noble death. I pray that the Good Lord through His Son Jesus will grant him enternal rest.May God grant his family the fortude to bear the lose in the Mighty name of Jesus.

  • http://hotelbuchenitalien.com hotel in italien

    South Fuel,bloody expense group plan look carry water situation approach complex tradition including additional type escape equal football design restaurant pain spring one potential pull writer relate major hardly pupil claim lie bird appear notice danger alone wage star also fairly half up cost in place technology ahead win explanation talk school none meeting familiar urban one railway defence sum shall development performance person first concept least break politics labour day peace remove flower definition other receive prisoner bridge we during process audience slow industry recent proposal late prison full allow traditional south base threaten

Previous Posts

A Prayer When You're Grieving a Beloved Pet
“At your right hand there are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11b Father, I miss my right-hand friend. My darling and beloved companion’s absence is sorely felt in my soul. Would you hold me now? Part of me wonders if I’m making more ...

posted 2:33:45pm Feb. 04, 2016 | read full post »

A Prayer When You’re Wrestling With God
So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak. When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he wrestled with the man. Then the man said, “Let me ...

posted 11:20:11am Feb. 02, 2016 | read full post »

A Prayer of Desperation
The ropes of death entangled me; floods of destruction swept over me. The grave wrapped its ropes around me; death laid a trap in my path. But in my distress I cried out to the Lord; yes, I prayed to my God for help. He heard me... my cry ...

posted 11:55:50am Jan. 27, 2016 | read full post »

A Prayer to Believe That You Can Change
As Jesus left the house, he was followed by two blind men crying out, “Mercy, Son of David! Mercy on us!” When Jesus got home, the blind men went in with him. Jesus said to them, “Do you really believe I can do this?” They said, “Why, ...

posted 1:17:15pm Jan. 25, 2016 | read full post »

A Prayer of Thanks for Good Gifts
Every good thing I have comes from you. (Psalm 16:2) Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. (James 1:17) Our recent post about creeping atheism ...

posted 12:50:24pm Jan. 23, 2016 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.