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A young man in big trouble

A young man who got in over his head on his 18th birthday.

Please pray for this young man and his family. He went out to the bar to celebrate his 18th birthday. He has not been known to be violent at all in the past. Somehow a huge fight erupted and his friend was being beaten. This young man came to the friend's defense and ended up killing another young man. He has now been charged with second degree murder. The young man is, of course, racked with guilt and is on a suicide watch.

Please pray that the legal system treats this young man fairly. Please pray that he is not abused in prison. Please pray that he is able to pay his debt and go on to lead a meaningful life. Please pray for his family. Please also pray for the family of the young man who lost his life.

YvetteLaviolette -11/19/2001
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11/23/2001 08:10

Please let the legal system treat this young man fairly. Let the jury see that this was out of character and not murder, but manslaughter. Please let the Court be leniant in sentencing as he is at no risk to re-offend. Please let him not be abused when he is in prison. Please let him lead a meaningful life when all of this is over. Please let the family of the young man who was killed not be full of bitterness.

11/29/2001 07:41

Dear Lord, Please help this young man in need. You know what happend, please let the system see it too. Please let him see that real suffering can be useful, that it awakens us to find meaning, dignity, and significance in our lives....that it opens the heart to pure compassion and newfound creative energy.
That it propels us to new levels of consciousness and self-knowledge. That it is through suffering and pain that we break down our habitual barriers between ourselves and others and allow for the entrance of a transpersonal, transcendent perspective: a full appreciation of our intimate and profound spiritual connections.
Please let the angels gaurd over him, so that he won't be abused..and please let the family who's son was killed, forgive him. Amen

11/29/2001 09:40

Dear Loving Father, Please surround this young man and his family with your love and protection. Guide him and let him know that you are with him, and give the chance for a new life. Please let justice be done and let his faith be renewed. Please grant comfort and peace to the family whose son was killed, and may they forgive this young man and know he is truly sorry for his mistake. Let them all know that you know their hearts and you alone can guide them on the right path. Please let them place their trust in You. In Jesus Name, AMEN

11/29/2001 09:44

i will be praying for everyone involved. i just want to make a statement. we went through a similar situation several years ago. my prayers were answered. what you pray from the heart IS WHAT YOU WILL GET. so pray for peace for mg and comfort for the deceased's family. our trials on earth are many...but we have our Comforter-Thank God.

11/29/2001 10:47

Dear God,Please be with everyone involved in this terrible tragic lose to both families. Help M G to face whatever may come of this with your love and comfort and strength,God help him to be safe and please find a way to put people in his path who can give him guidance and strength and courage to see it thru and carry on. God has a plan in all of this, help them to trust and have faith that you God have the answers to all and will not leave them.Please bring comfort to the family of the deceased. In Jesus name we pray for all. Amen

11/29/2001 11:03

I pray for this young man who got himself in such big trouble at such a young age. I pray for the family of the deceased and his family that they may eventually find peace and forgiveness. I pray that this young man find love and forgiveness for himself and that he is surrounded with safety. I pray for the legal system in which this young man finds himself and that fairness and justice prevail.

11/29/2001 11:24

Dear Lord,
Please bring peace to this young man and protect him from all harm when he is in prison. Bring comfort, peace and forgiveness to the family that lost their son. Help them to forgive this young man for what he has done. I pray Lord that You will be there at this young man's trial and ensure that the legal system will be fair and just in his sentencing. Watch over him and keep him safe. In Jesus name. Amen

11/29/2001 11:27

I pray that the lawyers will submit the evidence truthfully and that the jury will see the truth. What happened that night was not a random act of violence from this young man but one in defense of his friend. I pray the families will be strong in their faith no matter what happens because God is the final judge of us all. I pray that the young man will find it in his heart to forgive hisself as God will do when asked. I pray that the family of the deceased has God in their lives and knows how to see the truth and how to forgive. May the Lord God always be with you, carrying you through all the hard times. I also pray that no harm will come to this man while he is waiting to go to court and that nothing will happen to him afterwards be it by h is own hands or someone elses. God be with him and everyone involved this I do pray.

11/29/2001 12:11

I know God will keep this young man safe. But, Alcohol has a way of ruining lots of peoples lives. And the bar scene
is no place for children not of age. He can also get the bar owners in trouble for drinking there under age. I will keep him in my prayers, if he has no other trouble in his life, he may get off with a sentence that is fairly light. And also maybe let out for good
behavior. He may face problems for being in the bar for under age drinking.
Since he was 3 years under the legal age. God Be With You, in your time of need. AFG 1986.

11/29/2001 14:36

I can only hope that when the young man died, he knew God. This will save him. As for the young man who committed the crime, I can and do pray that he knows the Lord as his personal savior. I have a saying on my wall that gets me through many tough times, it states, simply, "If God brings you to it, He will get you through it." I believe this, and I believe that if he knows God, whatever the outcome of this situation, it will be the will of God. God Bless.

11/29/2001 14:45

I pray that the Lord will handle this as he see's fit. I have a 15 year old boy and can just imagine what this family is going thru. Please comfort both families and let them trust you to do the right thing Lord. Please bring comfort to the slain boys family and in time learn to forgive.Bring comfort to M.G. and let him turn to you for comfort and guideness.May God Bless You

11/29/2001 21:52

My prayer for you, MG, comes from Psalm 19:153-154.
Dear Loving God, "Look on [MG's] misery and rescue him, for he will not forget your law. Plead his cause [in court] and redeem him; give MG life according to your promise." Loving God, in your great mercy have compassion on him and raise him up as your servant. Be with him in his time of need and deliver him. May he know without a doubt that you are God and that your ways are holy. May he live according to your holy ways. BE with him and protect him from all fear, danger, and anxiety as he waits for your redemption. And Lord, in your mercy welcome the soul of the slain boy into your kingdom with your forgiveness and love. Help his family turn to you in their time of mourning and loss. Help them to entrust their feelings to you and fill their hearts with your peace, love, and forgiveness. Lord, have mercy on us all and help us to live in the ways of love. In Jesus' name, Amen.

11/30/2001 02:34

I'm a retired correctional officer and I have seen and heard so many cases where innocent people are in the wrong place at the wrong time. I pray in the name of Jesus that this young man be protected by the Lord's Angels and to have the strenght to handle all that is coming his way. Just believe that the Lord see's and knows all. He will not forsake those that beleive in him and ask for protecton "No Weapons Formed Against You Shall Prosper" I know this young man will be O.K. and will use this experience as a Testimony to help someone eles latter in life, That's how the Lord teach us.
God Bless him and his family.

11/30/2001 11:27

Oh Dear Lord, help the people involved with this tricky situation! May the young man who was killed rest in peace, and give his family peace. And may MG have peace in his heart, and may the legal system do its job and treat him fairly. God grant relief to all involved. Mary our mother, pray for us! In the Precious Name of Jesus. Amen.

11/30/2001 16:50

May God keep both families under his wings and may both families find strength in the Lord to overcome such tragedy..My prayers are with both families. Amen.

11/30/2001 21:45

Father in Heaven, I just lift these two families up to You, knowing already that You will give peace and comfort when the time is right. Jesus , thank You for being there for us to call on in our darkest hour, thank you for the strenght You give us when we think we can no longer go on. I just ask that Your will be done in the lives of all these family members involved in this tragic situation and that You just surround them with Your precious love. I am so saddened by this prayer request, my heart just goes out to all of these people. I will keep praying for you. In Jesus' name I pray Amen

3/9/2002 13:08

Lord, please bless this young man with the holy spirt. give his family strength and love to help him through this horrible situation. remind him Lord that you love him no matter what happens. Amen


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