Category Archives: thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid

Restored Families

“God who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful.” 1 Corinthians 1:9 In my talks with women, I find that many a mother’s heart has been broken because a son or a daughter … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Restored Families

When Life is Hard to Understand

Do you sometimes wonder why bad things happen to good people? Are you confused by what’s happening in your life? Do you wonder where is God in all this? We have been conditioned to think of God as a doting … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on When Life is Hard to Understand

Healing Grace

    “For it is by free grace (God’s unmerited favour) that you are saved (delivered from judgement and made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through your faith. And this salvation is not of yourselves (of your own doing, it came not through your own … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Healing Grace

When Our Failures Haunt Us

How do you handle failure? Do you beat yourself up with “I should have!” or do you try to hide it? Some people’s pride prevents them from acknowledging failure. Take Peter, for instance. On that last supper Jesus had with … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on When Our Failures Haunt Us

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

“We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise” 2 Corinthians 10:12 One of the quickest ways for me to … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Fear God and You Need Fear Nothing Else

“Do not fear anything except the LORD Almighty. He alone is the Holy One. If you fear him, you need fear nothing else. He will keep you safe .” Isaiah 8:13 (NLT). There are many fears that rob us of … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Fear God and You Need Fear Nothing Else

If God is All-Powerful, Why Doesn’t He Stop the Evil?

“For the son of man is going to come in His Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what he has done.” Matthew 16:27 God created persons in His own image, which among … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on If God is All-Powerful, Why Doesn’t He Stop the Evil?

A Time of Waiting

“But those who wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles. They shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”  Isaiah 40:31(KJV). How do you respond to a … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Time of Waiting

In Christ I Have a New Life

“The death he died, he died to sin once for all; but the life he lives, he lives to God. In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.” Romans 6:10,11 What happens … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on In Christ I Have a New Life

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

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Forgiveness Opens the Door

Waiting on God

“I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope.”  Psalm 130: 5 We spend much of our time waiting for prayers to be answered.  Waiting for healing.  Waiting for our children to come … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Waiting on God

God is Our Safety

“You are a shield around me, O LORD, my Glorious One, who lifts up my head.” Psalm 3:4 We live in a world of great unrest: riots and terrorist attacks in many places, train bombings and shootings in broad daylight…How … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Peace in a World of Turmoil

“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). “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

God is Good—All the Time

“Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.” Psalm 34:8 How do we know that God is good when our lives feel bad? We’ve been conditioned to think of God  as … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

I Can Trust Him Always

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts by All, thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid, Women Authors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment