Tag Archives: Joy

#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…)

#throwbackpoem: A Broken Spirit

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Broken Spirit ~ By Deborah Ann A broken spirit,sin’s convictiona life now ridof its infliction. A contrite heart,pride’s rejectiona life now freeof its direction. A humble mind,greed’s ejectiona life now ridof its reflection. A soul repentant,shames detectiona life now purgedof its condition. A broken spirit,humble and contriteis a life no longer . . .without His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Path Into My Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Path Into My Heart ~ By Deborah Ann One day I heard a voice,calling out to me . . .it said if you followI will set you free. Free from the struggle,free from the strifefor I will lead youto find eternal life. The voice that I heard,at first seemed so far awaybut, as I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Remorseful Appeal

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Remorseful Appeal ~ By Deborah Ann God hears our cries,our sins He knowsHe sees the tearsfrom our eyes flow. God sees us weeping,over our disgraceHe knows our needfor His merciful grace. God listens to our sobs,as His name we callHe watches the tearsfrom broken hearts fall. God hears the outcry,of our remorseful appealHe knows… (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: My Joy Found

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Joy Found ~ By Deborah Ann In Jesus,my joy was foundand because of HimI am heaven bound. I found my faith in Jesus,His name fills me with gleeall because I believe . . .it was He, that first loved me. I found my way in Jesus,no longer am I lostfor He has taken me .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Everlasting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Everlasting ~ By Deborah Ann Everything around us,eventually will be gonebut the peace of Jesuswill eternally carry on. For He’s everlasting,His love is unchangingHis grace for each of usis tirelessly unfailing. All that we possess,will someday vanishbut our hope in Jesuswill not ever perish. For Jesus is the same,yesterday and todayto His Father’s throneHe’s… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Destined For Salvation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Destined For Salvation ~ By Deborah Ann Destined for salvation,if Christ you receivefor bound for heavenare those who believe. We’ll be made alive,whether awake or asleepfor the sacrificial Lambdied for all of the sheep. Through Jesus’ death,and His resurrectionHe spared us from the wrathof hell’s eternal destruction. Jesus came to call,the sinner to repentancefor He… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus Died for All

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Died for All ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus gave Himself for me,He gave Himself for youHe gave Himself for eachone in the world too. Jesus died for our sins,He gave up His lifeso we’d be deliveredfrom its damning strife. Jesus gave Himself for all,He gave Himself to set freeHe gave Himself to breakon us,… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Song Of Salvation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Song of Salvation ~ By Deborah Ann With an open heart,I want to singabout my Lordmy God, my King I want to share,what’s on my soulsongs of the Onewho made me whole. I want to sing,of God’s favorhow in Christ’s deathHe became our Savior. I want to chime,eternity’s belland save a soulfrom the fires… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Adoption Plan

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Adoption Plan ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus conquered the grave,defeated death . . .so we don’t have to fearour dying breath. The victory is His,to which we are a heirone day in Heavenwe will see Jesus there. A free gift we were given,when satan, Jesus defeatedand now by His graceour faith is completed. Blameless… (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: Joy’s Eternal Yield

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Joy’s Eternal Yield ~ By Deborah Ann I came across a field,it look like all the restthe weeds and thistlesgrew without contest. But, as I explored,this grassland full of taresI came upon a plotsans any thorny snares. The patch was pasture green,where not a single weed grewis was like a lush meadowmeant to restore and… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Life In The Pasture

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life In The Pasture ~ By Deborah Ann Life in the pasture,isn’t always green . . .for nothing appearsalways as it seems. Though the grass is soft,underneath my feetoften with a dry patchmy footsteps still meet. That is why I pray,for Jesus to lead mearound the rough patchesbefore them I even see. For He is… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Eternally Secured

to GOD be the GLORY ~ ~ By Deborah Ann You may try,but, I can’t be movedfor my soul to Jesusis unshakably glued. You may attempt,but, I can’t be priedfor my heart to Jesusis indefinitely tied. You may endeavor,but, I won’t be persuadedfor my life to Jesusis securely barricaded. You may aspire,but, I cannot be luredfor my mind to Jesusis… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Look Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Look Not ~ By Deborah Ann Look not to the past,don’t stop and turn your headinstead look to the futurewith Jesus up ahead. Don’t reminisce,on that which is already donerather let your heartto Jesus be eternally drawn. Look not to the past,remember not your regretsinstead look to the futureand the soon coming events. Don’t… (more…)

Today’s Poem: If God ~

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If God ~ By Deborah Ann If for us God has plans,if He knows our futurewhy don’t we believeand trust Him sooner? If He has for us good things,if He provides our needswhy don’t we follow Himregardless of where He leads? If God gives us joy,if He fills us with peacewhy doesn’t our faith… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Seesawing Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Seesawing Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Is your faith teetering,is it hard to keep uprightdo find yourself strugglingin doing what is right? Does your joy get deflated,at the first sight of troubledo trials burst right throughyour confidence bubble? Is your trust like a seesaw,that goes up and downare you still trying to findthat piece… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Faith Invincible

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Invincible ~ By Deborah Ann Faith Invincible,is a faith strongit rejoices even whenthings go wrong. It is unbeatable,nothing tears it downit rejoices even when . . .troubles come around. Faith invincible,is a faith robustfor it knows in Godto always put its trust. It is unstoppable,when satan attacksit is indestructiblefor hope it never lacks.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: What Is Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ What Love Is ~ By Deborah Ann Love is patient,love is kindlove doesn’t havea haughty mind, It will not boast,it is not proudit doesn’t standout in a crowd. Love is pleasant,it doesn’t envyit is cheerfulalways friendly. It’s full of joy,mercy and favorit is faithfulnever a traitor. Love is calm,it is peacefulnever angryalways grateful. It’s brings… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Morning Song

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Morning Song ~ By Deborah Ann Early in the morning,before the sun is ablazeI give a shout of joywith a song of heartfelt praise. I make a sweet melody,to show God my gratitudeas I sing out my praiseswith a joyful attitude. Early in the morning,before the sun begins to riseI thank God for His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Danger Ahead

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Danger Ahead ~ By Deborah Ann Life is full of danger,challenges galoreproblems too impossiblefor us to ignore. But, we who trust in God,you’ll not see gloomyfor God is our refugewhen life gets stormy. Life is full of perils,hazards aboundingworries that leaveour hearts pounding. But, we who trust in God,rise over them and singfor we… (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: If We’re to Shine The Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We’re to Shine The Light ~ By Deborah Ann If we’re to shine the Light,then why more like Jesus aren’t wewhy is His reflection in us . . .so hard for others to see? If we’re to act as the Light,then why don’t we sharewhy to the Good Newsdon’t we make more people aware?… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Called

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Called~ By Deborah Ann Called out of the dark,into His Lightcalled out of blindnessinto new sight. Called out of sin,into holy livingcalled out of selfishnessinto thanksgiving. Called out of wanting,into being satisfiedcalled out of despairinto being gloried. Called out of the world,into everlasting lifecalled out of fear and doubtinto giving Jesus our strife. Called… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Came Into This World A Sinner

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Came Into This World A Sinner ~ By Deborah Ann I came into the world,with not one single thingand when I go to see Jesusthere’s nothing I can bring. For, my treasures on earth,will rust from corruptionbut, in heaven they’ve beeneverlasting from conception. I have a lot of stuff,making my life comfortablebut, they are… (more…)

Today’s Poem: But, Take Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ But, Take Heart ~ By Deborah Ann Take heart,faith, do not losedon’t let the evil-mindedgive you the blues. For, peace can be yours,if you so electwhen onto Jesusyour eyes you direct. Take heart,joy, do not let go ofdon’t let the enemyoverpower His love. For, hope is yours,in a world bearing nonefor over the wickedJesus already… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Star Search

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Star Search ~ By Deborah Ann A single star shinning,on a moonless nightGod’s gift to the worldwrapped up in One Light. Wise men make the journey,from places east and farin search for what they knowwill be the Morning Star. With gifts they travel,to the town of Bethlehemknowing there they’d findthe Babe, the Christ, the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Getting Ready for CHRISTmas

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Getting Ready for CHRISTmas ~ By Deborah Ann I’m getting ready,to celebrate CHRISTmasI’m preparing my heartto be for God a witness. I’m going to be sharing,the only true reasonwhy there even is  . . .a CHRISTmas season. I’m calling it CHRISTmas,not a happy holidayI’ll not be embarrassedwhen Jesus’ name I say. If I offend anyone,Jesus… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Miracle of CHRISTmas

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Miracle of CHRISTmas ~ By Deborah Ann Throughout history,God had a plan . . .about how He could saveall of man.  So, He’s appeared to Moses,in a burning bushand in Elijah He wasthat whispering, small hush. He gave men dreams,and many visions tooeven a donkey talkedto get His Word through. But man’s heart was… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Joy Of The Season

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Joy Of The Season ~ By Deborah Ann This season may your joy,be seen and heardmay your eternal hopein others be stirred. May you offer to all,peace and good cheermay your delightbe made loud and clear. This season may your joy,cause you jubilationmay you share with allGod’s gift of salvation. May you be filled,with… (more…)

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