Tag Archives: Rest

Today’s Poem: God Ways Are Better

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Ways Are Better ~ By Deborah Ann God’s ways are not ours,for ours ways are skewedand often God’s directionwe don’t want to include. We think we understand,what God wants us to dobut we fail to look at thingsfrom His point of view. God’s plans are not ours,for ours are often rashbefore consulting Himout the… (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: The Spirit of Power

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Spirit of Power ~ By Deborah Ann God has not given us,a spirit of fear . . .but, one of His powerto keep us to Him near. No worry shall cause,us to tremble or shakenot even the enemycan author us to faint. God has not given us,a spirit of neglect . . .but, one… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Life Is Like A Road Trip

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life Is Like A Road Trip ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a road trip,a long winding excursionrequiring from uslots of physical exertion. But we often get,mentally fatiguedand need a rest stopso to be relieved. Jesus is that stop,the oasis of our hopewhere living waters fill uswith the strength to cope. Life is a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: That’s Why

to GOD be the GLORY That’s Why ~ By Deborah Ann The world is full of people,dishonest and unfaithfulthat is why to God . . .I am forever grateful. For God is trustworthy,in every single waythat is why I give Himmy praise night and day. The world is full of people,selfish and two-facedthat is why in God . . .my… (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…)

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: 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: Doing God’s Business

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Doing God’s Business ~ By Deborah Ann Each New Year,I’m given a fresh startthree-hundred sixty-five dayson me, God imparts. There’s no guarantee,I’ll live out each oneso I need to be sureI live them for His Son. Each day I must be willing,to do all I canto share salvation’s storywith all of man. Each second counts,in… (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: Rested

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rested ~ By Deborah Ann When in God,we find our restwe’ll be readyfor any test. For our faith,will be strongfor whatever maycome along. When in God,we’re at peaceour trust in Himwill increase. For when we’re calm,though trials cometo their desperationwe won’t succumb. When by God,we are tested . . .our calm composurewill keep us… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God’s Storehouse

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Storehouse ~ By Deborah Ann God has a storehouse,filled to the brimfor all those who believeand trust in Him. There’s an endless supply,of mercy and graceawaiting those who by faithHis eternal love embrace. God has a storehouse,He wants to provideall things that are goodyou’ll not be denied. It’s full of forgiveness,hope, peace and… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Words Grace Laced

to GOD be the GLORY February 19, 2019 ~ Words Grace Laced ~ By Deborah Ann Words graced laced,we daily need to hearfor they dispel worryhelp eliminate fear. Words mercy mingled,we all need to speakfor they give strengthto those who are weak. Words love lifted,are pleasant in deedfor they reassure thosewho are wanting in need. Words keen on kindness,are music to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Perhaps

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Perhaps ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes I look,but I don’t always seethe plans God hasawaiting just for me. Perhaps I’m too busy,focusing on my painor maybe it’s in my lifethere’s been so much rain. Sometimes I find myself,wrap up in just methat God purposesare just too hard to see. Perhaps I’m spending,too much time… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Waiting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Waiting ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You have given me,these mighty eagles wingssaid they’d give me strengthin the problems life brings. You said for me to wait,for Your Son to returnuntil such time to giveYou all of my concern. You said there would be,no weariness or fatigueto wait until the daythe crown of life… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The World’s Ways

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The World’s Ways ~ By Deborah Ann The world offers us,options of every kindbut, I would rather have . . .God and peace of mind. The world presents us,with many ways to have funbut, I would rather have . . .God and the gift of His Son The world acquaints us,with wicked things to dobut,… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Life’s Demands

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life’s Demands ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, sometimes I get exhausted,with all of life’s demandssometimes I get so tiredfollowing everyone’s commands. For, I would much rather,just spend time alone with Youwith my Bible and commentarythe only two things in view. Lord, sometimes I get fatigued,just thinking of all I’ve to dosometimes I am overwhelmedmeeting… (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: I Am The Door

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Am The Door ~ By Deborah Ann I am the door,you’ve been looking forif you enter in . . .I’ll save you from your sin. I’ll give you a peace,guaranteed not to ever ceasefor inside you will finda resting place for your mind. Once you accept admission,you needn’t My permissionto the promises in store… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Joyful, Thankful Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Joyful, Thankful Heart ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, a joyful, thankful heart,I bring to Thanksgiving’s tablea soul forever grateful . . .to You, for all that You are able. You make my plate complete,when from Your Word I reapthe full bounty of Your gracein Your kindness I do steep. You fill me with such… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Cornucopia of Contentment

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Cornucopia of Contentment ~ By Deborah Ann Thanksgiving is the time,of finding true contentmenta time to praise God . . .without any resentment. A time to discover,the secret of gratitudea time to let thanksgivingbecome our daily attitude. Thanksgiving is the time,of finding satisfactiona time for appreciationno matter our condition. It’s a time to be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Come and Consider

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Come and Consider ~ By Deborah Ann Come now and think,let this sink in . . .let us reason aboutthe effects of sin. Contemplate with Me,sin’s ramificationlets explore the meaningof eternal damnation. Let us mull this over,where has sin gotten youlet’s consider togetherwhat you need to do. Envision with Me,your sins forgivena life of peace… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Be The Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be The Light ~ By Deborah Ann Your light can shine,without saying a wordit can speak volumeswithout being heard. The light of your smile,says I’ll brighten your daythe light of your touchsays I’ll help show the way. The light of your tears,says you have compassionthe light in your heartsays I’ll share God’s passion. The light… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Words Grace Laced

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Words Grace Laced ~ By Deborah Ann Words graced laced,we daily need to hearfor they dispel worryhelp eliminate fear. Words mercy mingled,we all need to speakfor they give strengthto those who are weak. Words love lifted,are pleasant in deedfor they reassure thosewho are wanting in need. Words keen on kindness,are music to the soulfor they… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Shepherd Knows

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Shepherd Knows ~ By Deborah Ann My Shepherd . . .watches out for mealongside HimHe wants me to be. He doesn’t want,for me to wanderfor He knows I willfail and flounder. My Shepherd . . .tends after mesafe in His foldHe wants me to be. He knows the danger,lying up aheadwhenever I resistbeing Spirit lead.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Oh, To Know Your Future

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, To Know Your Future ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, to know your destiny,is one full of peaceis to know your futurewill never end or cease. To realize the plans,God for you has declaredis to know your futureJesus has prepared. Oh, to know all things,for good will work outis to know your futureholds no fear… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: In Quiet Hope

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In Quiet Hope ~ By Deborah Ann My soul waits for the Lord,in quiet hope I wait . . .for, what else can I doso for Him I will wait. No need to get restless,caught up in my fearsin quiet hope I wait . . .until my Jesus appears. As problems pile up,adding to my carein… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Can You Imagine

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Can You Imagine ~ By Deborah Ann Can you imagine,a world without tearsvoid of the darknessthat fuels human fears? Can you imagine,a world without sorrowempty of the anguishedheartache of tomorrow? Can you imagine,a world without evilgone the trepidationfrom terror’s upheaval? Can you imagine,a world without hatefree from animositythe need to retaliate? Can you imagine,a world without… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Soul Thirsts

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Soul Thirsts ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, in the aridness,of my heart and soulmy thirst is for You . . .to reign and take control. I long to absorb and drink,from Your holy Wordto feel the Living Watersin my mind being stirred. Lord, in the dryness,of my daily normalitymy thirst is for You .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Trust Thee Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Trust Thee Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Forever Lord,I will trust Theeno matter whathappens to me. I will trust Thee,when its sereneI will trust Theefor the unseen. I will trust Thee,when I’m weakI will trust Theewhen all is bleak. I will trust Thee,with my lifeI will trust Theethrough the strife I will trust Thee,when… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Closer Everyday

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Closer Everyday ~ By Deborah Ann As I witness,the sun slowly setI feel so blessedmy Savior to have met. For, its beauty reveals,the glory I will seethe day Jesus returnsin the clouds for me. As the sun unfolds,its nightly displaythe hope I’ve foundits splendor relays. Though it signals,the end to another dayeternal joy .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Everything New

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Everything New ~ By Deborah Ann Everything new,everything perfectsin no longerour lives to affect. Everything peaceful,everything calmnow that Jesus’ bloodis salvation’s balm. Everything joyful,everything painlessin a twinkling we’ll standbefore God blameless. Everything pristine,everything idealat the trumpet soundall will be surreal. Everything perfect.everything newwhen Jesus comesfor me and you! ~~~~~~~ 1 Corinthians 15.51-52 Behold! I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Waiting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Waiting ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You have given me,these mighty eagles wingssaid they’d give me strengthin the problems life brings. You said for me to wait,for Your Son to returnuntil such time to giveYou all of my concern. You said there would be,no weariness or fatigueto wait until the daythe crown of life… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Feel Joy

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Feel Joy ~ By Deborah Ann I feel joy,bubbling up in meI feel hopein what I can’t see. I feel peace,rising up in meI feel settledin what’s to be. I feel grace,soaking up in meI feel surein Christ I’m free. I feel pleasure,swirling up in meI feel readyfor eternal glee. I feel joy,bubbling up… (more…)

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