thoughts by Helen Grace Lescheid

The Living Word Inside Me Makes the Difference – Christian Article

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God…The Word became flesh and lived for a while among us.”(Read John 1:1-4). For a long time I treated the Bible as a self-help book. I would read the instructions given and work as hard as I could to obey them. And I would fail miserably. Then I’d get upset with myself: Why couldn’t I do it? And I would get upset with God:…

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Waiting on God | Thoughts about God Daily Devotional by Helen Lescheid – Christian Article

“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 home. Waiting for a job opportunity. Waiting for the house to sell. Why so much waiting? Time is a protection for us. We couldn’t bear to see all our lives at once. Waiting on God is not the same as doing…

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Be an Encourager | Devotional by Helen Lesheid – Christian Article

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up…”1 Thessalonians 5:11 When you need encouragement, where do you go? To a good book? To the Internet? There are many encouraging blogs such as this one. But sometimes you need more than words, you need someone with skin on. Someone who will listen to you, stand by you, pray for you, believe in you. Right? I found this someone in Mr. Turner, a man in his eighties, who had served God…

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Peace of Mind | Thoughts about God by Helen Lescheid – Christian Article

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27 Jesus offers us peace—the peace with God which he made possible through his death on the cross; the peace of God which fills our hearts with quiet confidence even when life is tough. But why do so many of us not experience this peace of heart…

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