Category Archives: thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid

Devotionals by author Helen Lesheid

Feeling or Fact: What Will You Stand On?

Questions: Have you been struggling with despair? Are you relying on feelings instead of fact? How can you affirm God’s truth in your life today? Continue reading

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Let Your Words Bring Healing Not Hurt

Dear Father, I want my words to be words of healing, not of hurt. I want to remember that ‘kind words are like honey—sweet to the soul and healthy for the body”
Proverbs 16: 24 Continue reading

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Let Thanksgiving be the Habit of your Life

Why is thanksgiving so important? It acknowledges God in the situation. When things go wrong the last thing we want to do is give thanks. But it’s the most beneficial. Thanksgiving prepares the way for God’s salvation to come in. Continue reading

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God’s Everlasting Faithfulness

#DailyScripture “If we are faithless, God will remain faithful, for he cannot disown himself.” 2 Timothy 2:13 Continue reading

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Put Your Guilt to Rest

In my work as a nurse with seniors, I’ve sometimes witnessed the power of a past sin that keeps robbing my patient of present blessings. Continue reading

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I Have a Choice

#Devotional I HAVE A CHOICE I can continue to blame my upbringing, past experiences, & life’s injustices for the mess I’m in, or I can focus on today & begin to take steps of recovery. Continue reading

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When Life’s Challenge is Beyond Our Strength

“The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 Continue reading

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Be a Peace Maker

Peace makers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.” James 3:18 Continue reading

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Speak Faith, not Fear into Your Children

Cathy, our third daughter, was our shy one. When company came to the house, she’d run to the bedroom and hide. Continue reading

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Do all Things Really Work Together for Good?

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose”(Romans 8:28). Continue reading

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God is My Strength

Do you ever feel like the challenges of life you’re facing are too much for you—like you can’t handle anymore? You just don’t have the strength for it? Continue reading

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Are You Afraid to Fully Surrender to God?

Many people say, “Sure, I believe in God. I’ve gone to church most of my life.” But is this all there is to it? What does it mean to believe? To believe means more than intellectual consent. It involves surrender. … Continue reading

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Jesus is Alive in My Life

“Because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. And God raised us up with Christ and … Continue reading

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Jesus says, “Come to Me”

“Come to me, all you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest,” Jesus said Matthew 11:28 (Application Study Bible). In response to an article on prayer, a bright young lady wrote me, “When in … Continue reading

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Christ in Me Working Through Me

Christ in Me Working Through Me. Being totally dependent upon God is one of the hardest things we Christians have to do in life. We fear the helplessness of it. Continue reading

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