Category Archives: thoughts by Roy Lessin

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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Jesus, the End!

“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last.” Revelation 22:13 (NKJV) Jesus is the Alpha, the First; Jesus is the Omega, the Last; Jesus is the Beginning and the End. In … Continue reading

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Love Happens

“We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them.” 1 John 4:16 (NLT) When love happens, … Continue reading

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Vessels of Honor

“But now, O Lord, You are our Father; We are the clay, and You our potter; And all we are the work of Your hand.” Isaiah 64:8 (NKJV) Once a potter shapes a vessel upon his wheel it is up … Continue reading

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Draw Nearer to God Through Prayer

“So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive His mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.” Hebrews 4:16 When you come to God in prayer, … Continue reading

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New Life for Old

Reflections on Galatians 2:20 “My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved … Continue reading

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We Don’t Have What It Takes

“We have no power against this great multitude that is coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.”  2 Chronicles 20:12 (NKJV) Our faith needs to focus on the right object in … Continue reading

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