I Â just received this update on baby Jonah:
From the Silverbergs (Missionaries in New York)
This is another update from a family whose baby is fighting for his life after some intense heart surgery. See previous postings for more information and join us in prayer!
Dear Praying Family,
I just found out from Val what happened to Jonah on Saturday, as I was unable to get to the hospital because I was caring for Josh. Val thought she told me,but she didn’t.
Aparently, when being moved for a cat scan to check his brain function, Jonah, “coded”. He went into cardiac arrest, could not be revived with the paddles, and had no vital signs for some time. They did eventually revive him.
Thus, they are afraid to move him again, so they have taken him off pain medication to hope he feels pain and reacts. If he does not react, he could have irreversable and severe brain damage, or no brain function at all.
Please pray with us. It sounds terrible, but we hope he reacts to pain, and not just feel it.
In Christ’s Love,
Marty for Val
So dear praying friends, you can see several prayer needs here:
â€¢that someone could care for sibling Josh so that both parents can get to the hospital;
â€¢great physical needs for baby Jonah;
â€¢guard the health of Val & Marty, give them supernatural peace
â€¢wisdom, insight and skill of medical staff
â€¢Godwilling, a miracle so profound that God receives great glory and observers come to faith and spiritual growth
â€¢that they all are comforted by love & support of our prayers.
Please take this time to let them know that you are praying; let us shower them with the love of God. Please add a comment, Bible verse, or whatever encouragement that you feel lead to post for them.
I created this edited photo of Baby Jonah as an encouragement and entitled it “Showers of Prayers for Baby Jonah”.