Category Archives: thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid

Devotionals by author Helen Lesheid

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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The I AM God

“At the burning bush when Moses asked God “what is your  name?” God said to Moses, “I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: I AM has sent me to you” Exodus 3:14 … Continue reading

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Never Abandoned

Max Lucado Devotional titled: Never Abandoned Continue reading

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Life Is Not Fair

”I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” John 16:33 The morning I met Anne in a book store, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Opens the Door

“If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you refuse to forgive others, your Father will not forgive your sins.” Matthew 6: 14, 15 (LAB) I’ve pondered these verses. God’s forgiveness of … Continue reading

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God Knows Me and He Loves Me

“O Lord, you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar…” Psalm139:1-6 Often we hide our true selves from people. We put on masks. We pretend. … Continue reading

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The Message of Christmas is “Fear Not”

“The LORD is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear: The LORD is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid… In the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling.” Psalm 27:1,2,5 In … Continue reading

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True Disciple

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland” Isaiah 43:19 “If you want to be a true disciple of … Continue reading

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Give Thanks in All Circumstances?

“Pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 Life is full of challenges and some of you are in the midst of one right now. Maybe … Continue reading

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Take the Risk of Daring Faith

“Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always. Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced.” Psalm 105:4-5 Whenever we face a challenge which is way beyond us we have a choice … Continue reading

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