Just diagnosed as COVID-19 positive

On the first of May, one of our team members at yesHEis, Jerrel Pilarta, got diagnosed as positive with Covid-19. Usually one in his situation would be down and discouraged, but Jerrel’s reaction shows one of hope and trust in the Lord that many of us need today.

Here’s what he said about it:

May 1, 2020: the doctor confirmed I’m COVID-19 positive.

This is the first time our family is apart from each other. We’re isolated in 4 different locations, as my Dad had been confirmed positive before me.

Salamat Panginoon dahil Ikaw ay mabuti, Ikaw ay banal at walang bahid ng kasalanan. 🙂
Kung tutuusin mas worse pa dito ang deserve ko dahil ako’y makasalanang tao.

Pero dahil sa pagmamahal mo, binigay Mo ang anak Mo na si Hesus, para mamatay sa krus upang tubusin kami sa aming mga kasalanan. Kahit anong gawin namin, hindi namin ito mababayaran.

I praise and thank God for allowing me to be in this situation 🙂 I know that He is in control and He will use this story for the glory of His name.

Also to our relatives, friends, workmates, Dgroup, Ministry, baranggay community and frontliners who tirelessly and generously support us in this season! Maraming salamat po sa inyong lahat.

Because of this situation, our family became more prayerful, which for me is the greatest blessing.
We may be physically apart but we are united in Christ.

Please continue to pray for our family 😀 That we will fix our eyes on Jesus and have an eternal mindset. As we celebrate the Lord’s supper today, we look forward to the return of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

I’d rather die of COVID-19 with Jesus than to live a healthy and prosperous life without Him. 🙂

As the apostle Paul said, ”But he (Jesus) said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. “
-2 Corinthians 12:9
#Covid19 #ChristIsSufficient

The mindset of Jerrel is one of hope and trust. Something only someone who fully trusts in Jesus Christ and the great reward we have beyond this lifetime. It is something that we who know Christ have, but also something that some people are desperately in search for.

Will you share the hope we have in Christ today?



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