Category Archives: thoughts by Roy Lessin

Never Giving In

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.” 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NKJV) Never give in! The testing of your faith is more … Continue reading

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Mercy – Christ Showed Us the Way

With a dead end before us, Christ showed us the way; When we walked in the nighttime, Christ brought us the day. With our faces all hidden, Christ carried our shame; When we felt so unwanted, Christ called out our … Continue reading

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God, the Healer of Broken Hearts!

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds [curing their pains and their sorrows].” Psalm 147:3 “THE SPIRIT of the Lord God is upon Me, because the Lord has anointed and qualified Me to preach the Gospel of good tidings to the meek, the poor, and afflicted; He has sent Me to bind up and heal the brokenhearted, … Continue reading

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Precious Promises

God has given us precious promises. He has declared them to us because He wants us to know His heart, share His nature, escape corruption, build our faith, give us hope, and perfect us in holiness— There are promises of … Continue reading

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Believing

“If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is … Continue reading

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Blessed in the Little Things

“Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits–who crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things”. Psalm 100:1-4 Little things, though simple in their demonstration, can be great in their significance … Continue reading

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What To Do

Facing a battle? Don’t try to—Figure your way through, Reason your way through, Guess your way through, Feel your way through, but rather…. Continue reading

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Wherever

With God, there is no “wherever you would like to go is fine.” God wanted Jonah in Nineveh, not in Tarshish; God wanted Abram in Canaan, not Haran; God wanted Saul in Europe, not Asia. At God’s right time, we … Continue reading

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He Holds You

He Holds You God never leaves you alone… He never forgets about you… He looks out for you and takes care of you. You are more important than the birds He feeds and provides for. Trusting Him means to rest … Continue reading

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Mercy, Peace and Love

Because of God’s mercies you can follow Him with all of your heart today, assured that there is nothing being held over your head to condemn you; you can take each step today with a quiet heart knowing that His peace keeps you steady and sure; you can move ahead today with great confidence of faith knowing His love keeps you close to His heart, mindful of His promises, and confident of His care. God’s mercies declare that you are covered in His compassion; His peace proclaims that you are renewed in His rest; His love heralds that you are bathed in His blessings of joy. Continue reading

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God’s Awesome Hand

“My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand. John 10:29 (NKJV) The other day I was helping clean some valuable antiques that had … Continue reading

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In His Hands

“For You, O Lord, have made me glad by Your works; at the deeds of Your hands I joyfully sing”. Psalm 92:4 (AMP) The best decision you ever made was to place your life into the hands of the One … Continue reading

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Given by the Father

“Unto us a Son is given” Isaiah 9:6 (NKJV) When He came to earth it was the most miraculous thing that had happened since creation. When Jesus entered the world as a baby He was God come in the flesh. He was Mary’s baby, but He was God’s Son. Continue reading

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Speaking Without Words

We can speak—With the eyes of understanding; With the ears of alertness; With the smile of delight; With the tone of kindness; With the spirit of compassion; … Continue reading

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Prayer for God to Make a Way

“It is the Lord Who goes before you; He will [march] with you; He will not fail you or let you go or forsake you; [let there be no cowardice or flinching, but] fear not, neither become broken [in spirit—depressed, … Continue reading

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