During the last moments of a dying mother, she may have fear in her heart and does not know what to expect in the world of the dead. At the same time, those who are surrounding her are also afraid of losing her. Prayers to overcome fear may help both parties to face death bravely. Many are consoled from the Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus says, "Blessed are those who mourn for they will be comforted."
Prayers of hope are encouraging. The fact that Jesus will come again to gather His people is enough reason for some to be hopeful on the deathbed. Death is also referred to as a gateway to eternal life. If these messages of hope get to a dying mother, she may feel more at peace.
Prayers of repentance are vital in the life of believers who believe every human being has weaknesses that cause him to sin. It is at the deathbed that most people feel truly guilty for things they either did or failed to do. To get over such feelings, prayers of repentance come in handy. They help people to find peace within themselves.Learn more about Religion