Please pray for those who have recently lost loved ones and are dealing with grief, loss, and memories that are both wonderful and painful. Pray that God will grant them healing, peace, and joy in spite of the pain of their loss; especially knowing that their loved ones are with the Lord.
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep. For this we declare to you who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. The we who are alive , who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. Therefore encourage one another with these words. I Thess. 4:13-18