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For One Terminally Ill
O Almighty God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
we pray to You for Your servant (name) whose sickness is bringing him (her) to the end of his (her) earthly life.
You are the God whose only-begotten Son taught us that not even the smallest sparrow can fall without Your knowledge,
and that You hold all creation in Your merciful arms.
Look upon Your servant (name) and allow this illness to be for the death only of those things which are the result of evil and sin.
Let his (her) thoughts be quieted with the peace and confidence of his (her) final deliverance into the fullness of Your love.
Keep his (her) soul and body pure,
and sanctify them during the time he (she) remains among us,
that on the last day he (she) may be raised up with all Your saints to live with You in never ending glory.
For to You belong praise and worship,
to the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, now and ever,
and unto ages of ages. Amen