Almighty God thank you that we are more than our bodies. May your Spirit encourage believers in Sri Lanka that their believing loved ones are alive with you in Paradise. Give them courage to remain true to you and persevere through the persecution they are enduring for Jesus sake. Let their courageous example help us in the West to renew our commitments to You daily and follow you wholeheartedly. May your witness in them be even deeper and richer as the result of this tragic event. Matthew 10.