Jacob Emerick

Jacob Emerick
Jacob in Temecula

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

No hernia

Hola Famila!

Por que piensan que estoy enfermo? No sabeis que soy un missionero?! Missioneros estan enfermos nunca! (Because you guys think I have a hernia?! Don't you know that I'm a missionary? Don't you know that missionaries don't get sick?!) But seriously no I don't have a hernia. I talked with a RN and she said it was just some intestinal distress from EATING TOO MUCH TOO QUICK. Haha I knew it wasn't a hernia. Anyways this week was the last week that I am with my trainer. He's getting transferred but I'm staying in Temecula for at least 6 more weeks! YAY!!! We said goodbye to some members and they were all sad to see Elder Martin leave but they have faith in whoever is called to serve the Lord. I'm a little bit nervous but I know that the Lord will guide us. So, this Sunday we had 5 investigators at church! That's the most I've had on my mission so far! It was also fast and testimony meeting so the spirit was super strong. One family, the Sanie, came back for the first time in over 10 years. She is from Chile so speaks it natively. He is from Iran and came to America, met her and then was converted in the 90's. They both have strong testimonies of the Gospel and I was super honored to help them get back to church and re-find their testimonies. We're teaching their 11 yr old son and he is probably going to get baptized soon. Speaking of which we are having a baptism this week! This Wednesday is the baptism of Erik Zapot, both his parents are members but have been inactive for 3 years. She's been coming for the past 3 weeks but he finally got his Sundays off from work and was there this past Sunday. I'm going to give a talk on the Holy Ghost, so that will be fun! He just turned 8 but it still was great to help them get back to church so that he could get baptized. Also Dulce one of our interpreters  (She's been having lessons since Jan) is getting baptized on 6 June. I feel like she is learning more and being more sure of herself and this baptism every time I see her. We're going through commandments with her and she's doing really good! We found 5 new investigators this week! One was an antiguo (Old investigator that missionaries stopped teaching for a while because he didn't want to progress) and he was at church too. On Saturday night we stopped by a reference from a recent convert who told us about his relatives that live down the street. The husband is really interested. We said that we had to leave and he said, "Awe man! It was starting to get interesting!" Haha 
Did I tell you that Ana Sanie bore her testimony in the meeting? It was great and she really helped her family and herself to feel the Spirit. The spirit is the most important part in helping people change and convert themselves. Because we don't do the changing or converting, its the Holy Ghost. Transfer meeting is tomorrow and I'm getting a new companion. Also for this Sunday I'm not sure about where or when yet. I think it will probably be around 5 ish your time because It will be after church. As long as you guys are in your house and waiting for the phone or computer at 4 or later there won't be a problem. Well that's about all for now, wish me luck as I take over the area!
Tenga un buen dia!

Elder Emerick

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