Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

#throwbackpoem: Why Are You Weeping

to GOD be the GLORY Why Are You Weeping ~ By Deborah Ann Why are you weepingwhy the tearswhy do you live outall of your fears? What is your sorrow,what is your griefwhat has you livingin disbelief? Who made you think,My love wasn’t truewho made you believeI would desert you? Where is your hope,who made you doubt . . .that from the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A New, Clean Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A New, Clean Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A new, clean heart,in me God createdever since my desiresfor the world abated. Now my hopes,are set on things abovenot on my possessionsthat I once so  loved. A new heart of flesh,God put into mewith the grace to believein what I can’t see. Now my wants,are heaven centeredonce… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Need For Salvation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Need For Salvation ~ By Deborah Ann Some people don’t believe,that they ever sinsome just don’t getevilness lives within. But I can attest,this is not truefor I’ve read my Bibleall the way through. Some will tell you,God doesn’t love ussome say He isn’tfair-minded or just. But I can attest,God’s a God of chancesand it’s His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: This Is The Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ This Is The Life ~ By Deborah Ann This is the life,this is what I call livin’this is what it is like . . .when your sins are forgiven. This is first-rate,this is what I always neededthis is what it is like . . .when your life to God is heeded. This is the real-deal,this… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Who Would I Be Without Christ

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Who Would I Be Without Christ ~ By Deborah Ann Without Christ  . . . I would be rebelliousI would be ungodlyI would be unrighteousI would be deprivedI would be lostI would be deceived ~~~~~~~ I would be a fornicatorI would be an idolatorI would be an adultererI would be lewd and wantonI would be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Soul Shall Live On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Soul Shall Live On ~ By Deborah Ann My body may perish,but, my soul shall live onall because I believe Jesusis God’s only begotten Son. Eternal life I was promised,when my sins I confessedand from that day forwardwith His Spirit I’ve been blessed. My body is growing weak,but my spirit’s getting strongerfor it has… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Not Mine, But God’s

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Not Mine, But God’s ~ By Deborah Ann God’s strength, not mine,my sin, His forgivenessGod’s power, not minemy battles, His fight. God’s desires, not mine,my needs, His supplyGod’s demands, not minemy weakness, His might. God’s faithfulness, not mine,my defiance, His mercyGod’s compassion, not minemy rebellion, His favor. God’s plans, not mine,my bad, His goodGod’s time,… (more…)

Today’s Poem: When Confident

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When Confident ~ By Deborah Ann When we’re confident,when our faith is strongwe can bet on this . . .satan will come along. He wants to shake us,right off of our foundationby saying we’re not worthyof grace, unto salvation. When we’re confident,in the God whom we trustwe can be sure of this . .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Fruit Developing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fruit Developing ~ By Deborah Ann It’s hard sometimes,having self-controlit’s not easy to letrestraint into your soul. But, it needn’t be,as hard as you thinkwhen with the Holy Spirityour life is in sync. It’s hard sometimes,to be peacefulit’s not easy to lethope make you joyful. But, it needn’t be,that difficult to dowhen the Holy… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Underneath The Surface

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Underneath The Surface ~ By Deborah Ann Underneath the surface,below the harden crustinto someone’s heartplant a seed of trust. Then each day give it,some living-waterfrom the streams of lifeflowing from our Father. Don’t be discouraged,if results you don’t first seejust pray for the seed to sproutwhile down on your knee. Ask God  for it to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Not Mine, But God’s

to GOD be the GLORY God July 30, 2017 ~ Not Mine, But God’s ~ By Deborah Ann God’s strength, not mine,my sin, His forgivenessGod’s power, not minemy battles, His fight. God’s desires, not mine,my needs, His supplyGod’s demands, not minemy weakness, His might. God’s faithfulness, not mine,my defiance, His mercyGod’s compassion, not minemy rebellion, His favor. God’s plans, not mine,my… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: His Stripes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ His Stripes ~ By Deborah Ann His stripes,my forgiven sinHis chastisementmy peace within. His wounds,my transgressionHis deathmy redemption. His bruising,my iniquityHis crownmy victory. His sorrow,my corruptionHis griefmy adoption. His stripes,my healingHis Spiritmy sealing! ~~~~~~~ Isaiah 53:4-5 “Surely he hath borne our griefs,and carried our sorrows:yet we did esteem him stricken,smitten of God, and afflicted.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Thank You Father, For My Risen Savior

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Thank You Father, For My Risen Savior ~ By Deborah Ann My Father who’s in heaven,today I bring my praisemy thankfulness to YouI just want to raise. I thank You for Your Son,who died on the cross for meI’m grateful for His gracethat from sin has set me free. I thank you for the Holy… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Comforter

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Comforter ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Comforter,my Helper, my Aidewhen I am fired testedYou provide me shade. Your wings cover me,under them I staywhile the storms of lifesteady blow my way. God my Comforter,my Calmness, my Peaceon me Your mercyeach day You release. When I am troubled,You make me for You strongso… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Walking In His Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Walking In His Light ~ By Deborah Ann The children of Godwalk in His light . . .for they know everydaydarkness they’ll fight. They are battle ready,their armor they put onfor the children of Godto His Word are drawn. The children of God,by His Spirit are leadfor they know the trapssatan’s has for them ahead.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Sandpaper Christians

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Sandpaper Christians ~ By Deborah Ann Sandpaper Christians,grate on your nerves . . .their abrasive thoughtsthey don’t conserve. Raspy and rough,full of harshnessneed God to replacetheir heart of hardness. Sandpaper Christians,rub the wrong waythinking not beforethe words they say. Like an emery board,that’s lost its gritforget they are filledwith the Holy Spirit. Sandpaper Christians,gruff… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Heaven Getting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Heaven Getting ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, let me not honor You,with my lips onlybut with a heart that is . . .devoted to You solely. Let me not profess,my undying love to Youonly to go into the worldand follow what others do. Let me not disobey,the commands You taughtby living a life of… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Strive For Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Strive For Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Don’t let your bitterness,make you sour . . .lest it’ll take from youthe Holy Spirit’s power. For, bitterness will cause,discontentment to growpropelling your temperto erupt and blow. Don’t let any resentment,enter into your soullest anger and frustrationwill start to take control. For resentment ignites,the fires of animosityand begrudging… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Victorious Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Victorious Life ~ By Deborah Ann A life victorious,is a life that overcomesfor, to the old man it diesand the new one it becomes. A life triumphant,is a life that’s no longerengrossed with the worldand all it has to offer. A life unbeaten,is a life that’s defeatedthe desires of the fleshfrom its hearts are… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: This Is My Cross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ This Is My Cross ~ By Deborah Ann This is my cross,it is mine to carryand it is up to methe old man to bury. This is my death,this is my demiseso that a new lifein Christ can arise. This is my cross,this is me dyingthis is me on myselfno longer relying. This is me… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Abiding In God’s Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Abiding In God’s Love ~ By Deborah Ann Abiding in God’s love,is something you must donow that the Holy Spiritlives inside of you. For, He has called you,to walk in all His waysand when you step outHis love you must display. Abiding in God’s love,is a choice you need to makeyour past attitudesyou will need… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: An Albatross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ An Albatross ~ By Deborah Ann Some say I am,an out-dated albatrossbecause I still clingto Jesus on the cross. They say I am,liberation’s hindrancebecause I believein Jesus’ saving grace. They say I am,progression’s impedimentbecause I havea Godly temperament. They say I am,an obstacle in the waybecause I followthe Life, Truth and Way. But, I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fear’s Pitfall

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fear’s Pitfall ~ By Deborah Ann When you’re feeling,anxious and fearfuland your thoughtsturn dreadful. Remember God’s might,will give you powerin those frightfulfearful hours. When you feel,you’ll lose controlbefore you leapinto that pitfall. Remember God’s love,is your perfect restraintso over your fearsyou may have constraint. When you feel,you’re going to lose itremember to call .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Faith To Trust

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Faith To Trust ~ By Deborah Ann Thank you Godfor Your beloved Sonwho sheds His graceon each and everyone. Thank You Father,for mercy new each dayfor Your Wordlighting up our way. Thank You God,for hope everlastingfor opening our heartsto divine understanding. Thank You Father,for Your peace unceasingfor giving us the wisdomwe need for believing.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Old Things Gone

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Old Things Gone ~ By Deborah Ann Old things gone,no more desirefor worldly wealthto acquire. No more need,to seek greed outsatisfied nowto do without. Old things dead,no more pleasureworldly practicesno longer treasure. No more wants,indulgences filledto old thoughtsno longer thrilled. Old things gone,all things newself removed . . .Christ now in you! ~~~~~~~~~ 2 Corinthians… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Life Selfless

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Life Selfless ~ By Deborah Ann This coming year,make a resolution newto put aside . . .any bitterness still in you. Make up a list,of what gives you strifethen ask God to renewHis peace in your life. This coming year,make it your ambitionto see the Holy Spiritgifts come to fruition. Write down the things,that… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Captive Thoughts

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Captive Thoughts ~ By Deborah Ann Capture my thoughts Lord,gird me in Thy truthlet me follow Thy Wordas in the days of my youth. With childlike faith,take custody of my mindkeep me close to Theeso Thy ways I can find. Control and restrain me,release not me from Thy holdmay my heart for Theeturn not… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Staying On the Righteous Path

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Staying On the Righteous Path ~ By Deborah Ann I’ve traveled many roads,much to my dismay . . .I walked along the pathof sin and decay. I’ve climbed over mountains,in my own egotistical prideI walked in valley’s deepwith conceit as my guide. But, I grew so very weary,on the pathway’s of leewayand the latitude I… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Crossroads

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Crossroads ~ By Deborah Ann Often at a crossroad,we decide the waywe think we should gobefore we even pray. We trust our intuition,so we make the choicewithout listening to . . .the Holy Spirit’s voice. We start off down the path,we thought was best for usforgetting it’s God’s willand not ours we should trust.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Gospel of Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Gospel of Life ~ By Deborah Ann Thank you Lord,for the Gospel of Lifefor giving hopeinstead of strife. For the light,of Your lovefor Your Spiritfrom above. Thank you Lord,for true libertyfor over sinhaving victory. For forgiveness,and Your gracefor the chanceto seek Your face. Thank you Lord,for life eternalfor saving me from . . .hell’s… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Holy Spirit’s Power

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Holy Spirit’s Power ~ By Deborah Ann Holy Spirit,we all need Youto help us dailyto battle through. Without Your strength,to overcometo each temptationwe would succumb. Holy Spirit,God’s gift to usin Your powerwe need to trust. Without Your courage,to make us willingto the world wayswe’d still be living. Holy Spirit,who dwells withinonly You can give… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Holy Spirit Walking

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Holy Spirit Walking ~ By Deborah Ann Today I’m walking,with The Holy Spirittoday the roadwe are both going to hit. I’ll be trusting Him,for the right directionsI’ll follow His leadwithout any objections. We’ll travel together,without Him I won’t gofor the righteous wayI know He knows. I’ll be looking for Him,to steer my desiresinto all that… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: If We Train Our Children

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We Train Our Children~ By Deborah Ann If we train our children,God, to always fearthen they will senseHis Spirit close and near. If we raise our children,to have Godly restraintthen with this worldthey’ll not want to acquaint. If we educate our children,God, to always lovethen they will laytheir treasures above. If we teach our… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Be Patient, Be Kind

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Patient, Be Kind ~ By Deborah Ann Be patient with others,be kind to them tooshow them the same mercyGod has shown to you. Be not resentful,be not quarrelsomedon’t let anger dimthe Light of the Son. Be loving, be nice,have self-controllet others seethe fruits of your soul. Be not moody,be not testy or rudelet God’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: If We Were to Listen

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We Were to Listen ~ By Deborah Ann If we were to listen,and to really hear . . .more often than notwe’d give others our ear. We would let them say,all they needed toobefore we gave themour own pointed view. If we were slower,with our observationswith others we’d havemuch better relations. We would think… (more…)

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