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All Things Are Possible

I got baptized in February of 2018. Little did I know how much my life was about to change.
 
At that time I had closing shifts at my job for the most part. I was always tired and had little to no time with my children. I was facing many problems at home as well. I felt my life was a wreck. A mess that had to be cleaned up, but had no way of knowing in which direction to turn. All I knew was I had committed my life to Jesus.
 
Within those two years, I’ve had to face my past and apply what I have learned towards my future. I went to therapy and had to work through all of my emotions. I lost relationships and people that I thought would be there forever. Now I realize that God and Jesus are forever.
 
Changing into this new person with a totally different mentality and applying the Word has brought me here today. So far, my journey has been a fight. I know it isn’t over. Yet, it isn’t bad either. In time my work schedule changed, but not quite where I would still have more time with my children.
 
I am grateful for all those who have come alongside me and have never given up on me and who have encouraged me that things will get better. They most certainly have. I am leaving HEB after seven years and have taken a full time position elsewhere working Monday through Friday with weekends off. I am also leaving the administrative position here at the church building.
 
With that being said, God is good. I have kept my eyes and focus on God more than ever before no matter what has come my way. I hold true to where Jesus looked at his diciples and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible” (Matthew 19:26) because “Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you shall receive, and your joy will be complete.”(John 16:24)
 
Thank you for each and every one of you for being utmost servants of God and for allowing me to serve you here at Houston First Church of God.
 
Jessica Lopez