Friday, February 1, 2013

Matilda Grace Odom

Our Lord sent His holy angels to bear home His sweet child tonight around 10:30. There was nothing else that the doctors could do, but Matilda has been healed by the Great Physician. We could ask nothing more.

It has been an exhausting couple of days, so if you call and we don't answer...

Thank you all for your prayers and support during all of this.

Vår Herre sände Sina heliga änglar för att bära hem Sitt kära barn i kväll ca kl 10.30. Läkarna kunde inte göra något mer för Matilda, men nu har hon blivit helad av Den Store Läkaren. Vi kan inte be om någonting mer.

De senaste dagarna har varit totalt utmattande, så om ni ringer så svarar vi nog inte...
Tack för alla böner och allt stöd under den här tiden.


  1. I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand upon at the latter day upon the earth; and though worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.

    1. Remove the first "upon" and that will make more sense.

  2. I'm very sad for you all. Praying that God will surround you with His peace and hold you in His loving arms as you say farewell to your precious second born daughter. In Jesus' love, Amy

  3. I know she is perfect and healed, but that still didn't stop the tears when I read this update. Holding your family in prayer.

    Genevieve Wagner

  4. The Lord Jesus keep you in His peace, dear brother and sister in Christ.

  5. Neither life nor death shall ever
    From the Lord His children sever;
    Unto them His grace He showeth,
    And their sorrows all He knoweth.

  6. Death be not proud, though some have called thee
    Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not so,
    For, those, whom thou think’st, thou dost overthrow,
    Die not, poore death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
    From rest and sleepe, which but thy pictures bee,
    Much pleasure, then from thee, much more must flow,
    And soonest our best men with thee doe goe,
    Rest of their bones, and soules deliverie.
    Thou art slave to Fate, Chance, kings, and desperate men,
    And dost with poyson, warre, and sicknesse dwell,
    And poppie, or charmes can make us sleepe as well,
    And better then thy stroake; why swell’st thou then;
    One short sleepe past, wee wake eternally,
    And death shall be no more; death, thou shalt die.
    (John Donne)

    May the peace of Christ be with you in the midst of your sorrow!

  7. Wes and Kristina,

    Our hearts break for you as you miss your little Matilda and look forward to the day when you will see her again, whole and perfect. The very Savior that knit her together in the womb now holds her in His loving and perfect embrace.

    Please know that we are praying for you, for your comfort, and for your healing. May the sure promise of salvation given to us through Christ Jesus bring you peace.

  8. Wes & Kristina,
    God's peace be to and your family. Please let me know if I or any of your brothers in Christ in Circuit 7 can be of any assistance. Know that we all are in continued prayer for your family in this time of sorrow.

  9. Alexander SchewtschenkoFebruary 1, 2013 at 10:07 AM

    Kyrie Eleison!

  10. Today my heart is sad, your story was shared with me from a Pastors wife in NW Minnesota. I have no words that could ease your pain, just simply know that I am praying for you.

    Many prayers,

    Allie Enge
    Thief River Falls, Minnesota

  11. God's peace be with you, friends. You remain in our prayers.

    +Timm & Hannah Heath

  12. Stina och Wesley

    Vi ber för er.

    Kram Heidi och Matti Leipälä

  13. My heart is mourning with you and your family and will be praying. I am so broken hearted and sorry! You are loved! <3

  14. Our hearts and prayers are with you all. May Christ be near to you all. She is perfectly and wonderfully made. And she is with our amazing Lord. Who is full of grace and mercy. His mercy endures forever.

    Katie and Jeremy Kleino

  15. We are here, praying for your family. Thanks be to God for His precious gifts - His Word, Baptism, His Supper, and Matilda. Your brothers and sisters in Christ, David, Lisa, Magdalena, Isaac, Daniel and Joshua Ramirez