Tag Archives: Strength

#throwbackpoem: God Knows My Tomorrow 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Knows My Tomorrow ~ By Deborah Ann God knows my tomorrow,He’s planned it out for meHe knows what will happenbefore daylight I even see. I know I can trust Him,to meet me along the waytis why I have no fearwhen I greet another day. God knows beforehand,the challenges I will faceI know He will… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Treasures in Jars

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Treasures in Jars ~ By Deborah Ann Treasures in jars,might be made of claybut, when they are pressedclose to God they stay. Oh, they may crack,but, they will not weakenfor treasures in jars . . .in God’s power believe in. Treasures in jars,they do not crumblefor God makes themstrong and yet humble. Oh, they may… (more…)

Today’s Poem: From Brokenness to Wholeness 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ From Brokenness to Wholeness ~ By Deborah Ann In the broken places,is where Jesus meets usso we may find the strengthin Him to fully trust. He is able to see through,the cracks and holesfor He can look intothe depth of our souls. In the broken spaces,of our shattered heartsJesus understandswhy we’re falling apart. He knows… (more…)

Today’s Poem: May You Know God’s Fullness

to GOD be the GLORY ~ May You Know God’s Fullness ~ By Deborah Ann May you know the glory,of God’s richnessmay to His poweryou be made a witness. May Christ abide in you,in faith may you findHis strength that guardsboth the heart and mind. May you be anchored,in His love entrenchedmay your soul to Jesusremain always clenched. May you know… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Ocean’s Shore

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Ocean’s Shore ~ By Deborah Ann As I stroll along,the ocean’s shoreI feel blessedto my very core. Though I don’t know,the water’s depthI’m sure the Lord guidesmy every step. As I listen to,the waves that roarI trust God’s Spiritover storms to soar. Just like the warm sand,and cool sea must meetI know God’s the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Bluster of Fluster

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Bluster of Fluster ~ By Deborah Ann Some times my joy,I need to muster . . .whenever I’m feelingthe bluster of fluster. For, I can get so caught up,in the world’s fallen statethat my eternal happinessfrom me it starts to shake. Sometimes my hope,I need to summon . . .as I start to feeldowncast… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Rocking and Rolling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rocking and Rolling ~ By Deborah Ann When your world is shaken,as it comes crumbling downwhen it feels like your hopehas too been ran aground. Know God will give you,strength so you can findHis peace and tranquilityfor your heart and mind. When you world is rocked,as it trembles and shakeswhen it feels like your faithhas… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Do Not Despair 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Do Not Despair ~ By Deborah Ann Do not despair,do not be oppressedI will comfort youso be not distressed. Do not worry,do not be alarmedI will not let anythingcause you to be harmed. Do not doubt,do not be disillusionedI have waiting for youan joyful conclusion. Do not anguish,do not be downcastI will bring you peaceif… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Do Not Despair

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Do Not Despair ~ By Deborah Ann Do not despair,do not be oppressedI will comfort youso be not distressed. Do not worry,do not be alarmedI will not let anythingcause you to be harmed. Do not doubt,do not be disillusionedI have waiting for youan joyful conclusion. Do not anguish,do not be downcastI will bring you peaceif… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Faith For the Impossible

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith For the Impossible ~ By Deborah Ann Faith doesn’t make,things easier . . .it won’t make lifeget any breezier. But faith can and will,make things possiblewhen you give to Godthe improbable. Faith doesn’t make,problems lighter . . .it won’t make lifeanymore kinder. But faith can and will,make things workablewhen you give Jesusthe imaginable. Faith… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Contemplating My Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Contemplating My Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes to myself,I have a long talk . . .I ponder how I’ve walkedthe faithful walk. I dwell on my hope,with care I think aboutthe times I trusted Godand those full of doubt. Sometime to myself,I sit and meditate . . .with fear and tremblingmy faith I contemplate.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Unwind

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Unwind ~ By Deborah Ann Come My child,tell me what’s on your mindcome and rest with Mefrom your troubles unwind. Tell me all about them,unload yourself on Mecome so from your worriesI may set you free. Come My child,sit here with Me for a spellcome so I may give youwater from the living well.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Troubled Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Troubled Not ~ By Deborah Ann Trouble not your heart,let not fear into it enterinstead keep your eyeson God front and centered. Then when troubles come,you wont be dismayedas you let God’s mercyinto your soul pervade. Trouble not your mind,when worries start to brewinstead keep your eyeson your eternal view. Then when problems come,you… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Bruised Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Bruised Heart ~ By Deborah Ann Feeling baffled,a little confusedfeeling’s hurtingheart’s been bruised? Well God doesn’t want,you to be crushedso keep giving Himyour complete trust. Feeling forsaken,lost and alonefeeling’s exposedright to the bone? Well God doesn’t want,you to feel distraughtso just give to Himall your weary thoughts. Feeling deceived,wronged and misledfeeling’s rawhurt is widespread?… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Life Is Like A Journey

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life Is Like A Journey ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a journey,into a vast wildernessso often we get lostdue to our own willfulness. But when we let God,guide us with His Lightour pride and egowe can wisely fight. Life is like a journey,into a dark abyssso often we get stuckand the mark we… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Through All Of Life’s Challenges

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Through All Of Life’s Challenges ~ By Deborah Ann Through all of life’s challenges,times of means and of leanon my Lord and Savior . . .I have continued to lean. For He has not forsaken,nor left me on my ownHe has always given meaccess to His holy throne. Through all of life’s trials,when I called… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Hope Doesn’t Disappoint

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Hope Doesn’t Disappoint ~ By Deborah Ann My hope doesn’t disappoint,it never lets me downit allows me to keep . . .both heart and mind sound. It gives me reasons,to rejoice and to singit encourages mein the storms life brings. My hope doesn’t disappear,it never goes awayit enables me to stayon the narrow pathway.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Trust God and Jesus Too 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Trust God and Jesus Too ~ By Deborah Ann I trust God,with all thingsleave my fearsunder His wings. I find comfort,in just knowingon me His mercyHe keeps sowing. I trust Jesus,for His peacemy cares on HimI daily release. I find hope,in just knowingHis grace in mekeeps on growing I trust God,I trust Jesus toofor… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Hope

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Hope ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Hope,my Future, my Homefrom Your righteous waylet not my steps roam. Make straight my way,be my guiding lightkeep me looking upwardsas earthly battles I fight. God, my Hope,my Eternity, my Restwith Your loving mercieseach day my soul bless. Keep my eyes focused,on Your saving graceso that… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Tranquility

to GOD be the GLORY God, My Tranquility ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Tranquility,my Peace, my CalmYou are to my soula healing balm. You alone provide,the rest that I needwhen in Your WordI graze and feed. God, my Quietude,my Repose, My RestYour love and mercykeeps me daily blessed. You silence my heart,with Your still small voiceYou are the reasonin truth… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Anchor

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Anchor ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Anchor,my Security, my Shieldgive me a heartto You that will yield. Be my Safe Harbor,give me Thy gracewhenever a stormYou have me to face. God, my Anchor,my Hope, my Futuremay over my lifeI make You the ruler. Let Your Word be,on earth my guidemay from You… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Light 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Light ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Light,my Beacon, my Raygive me Your clarityupon each new day. Be my earthly guide,help me to navigateas I make my journeyinto the narrow gate. God, my Light,my Lamp, my Beammay Your Word be to mea life-giving stream. As I travel onward,my every step directso I too… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Faith Stabilizing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Stabilizing ~ By Deborah Ann Faith stabilizing,is faith energizingit’s strong and robustfor in God it trusts. It believes in things,it can’t possibly seeit knows Jesus still . . .calms the storms at sea. Faith steadying,is faith unshakenit’s firm and securein truth it’s awaken. It believes God’s Word,from it, it waivers not . .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Courage

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Courage ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Courage,my Bravery, my GritYour love compels menot to give up or quit. You give me fortitude,to fight the good fightall my battles foughtare won in Your might. God, my Courage,my Boldness, my MettleYou turn my nervesinto hard, steely metal. Your Word is my Armor,faith is… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Anchored In Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Anchored In Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Anchored in peace,held down by hopea future that helps useveryday to cope. A trust secure,a hope resilienta joy that keepsour faith consistent. Anchored in love,bound up in gracea destiny that helps usto stay in the race. A faith grounded,a truth rooteda rest empowering usto remain devoted. Anchored in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Our Hope

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our Hope ~ By Deborah Ann Hope paints a lovely picture,of our future gloryit displays all the detailsof God’s eternal story. It’s etched in our hearts,engraved on our mindsit understands the will of GodHis plans and His designs. Hope is our confidence,our faithful expressionit leaves on our soulsa lasting impression. It is everlasting peace,a… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Buckle Up

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Buckle Up ~ By Deborah Ann Buckle up,if you want to be safemake sure you’re securein the foundation of faith. For you can bet on,a long-bumpy rideand you’re going to needthe truth by your side. Buckle up,if you want to stayon the narrow . . .straight, righteous way. For your going to need,to trust… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Now Is The Time

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Now Is The Time ~ By Deborah Ann Now is not the time,to fold or to crumblethough the whole earthhas started to rumble. Now is the time,to hold on fastto the truth and hopethat will out last. Now is not the time,to give up or abandonand become to the worlda friend or companion. Now is… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Stress Test

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Stress Test ~ By Deborah Ann Today God gave me,a spiritual stress testto see if my soul . . .could remain at rest. So He sent to me,a hand-wringing situationto see if my heart . . .could handle the agitation. He wanted to know,how I would proceedwhether if to the strainI’d win or would… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Defense

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Defense ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Defense,my Shield, my Defendermay to Your powermy life I surrender. For You are my Guard,my Tower, my ProtectorYour Word is to mesatan’s arrow deflector. God, my Defense,my Buckler, my Footholdonto Your foundationmay I build my household. For You are my Fortress,my Security, my Safeguardwhen Your… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Only Jesus Can

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Only Jesus Can ~ By Deborah Ann Pressing times,are everywhereonly Jesus can . . .bear all the care. Evil aspirations,no matter the raceonly Jesus can . . .deliver saving grace. Confusing signals,meant to bewilderonly Jesus can . . .hopefulness deliver. Despairing visions,death and desperationonly Jesus can . . .bring true salvation. Pressing times,out to destroyonly… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Need

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Need~ By Deborah Ann God, my Need,my Want, My Desirelet Your Spirit in meurge and inspire. Quench my thirst,feed my inner hungergive me an appetite . . .to absorb Your wonder. God my Longing,my Yearning, my Passionlet me take in every ounceof Your loving compassion. Provide for me each day,my spiritual breadso… (more…)

Today’s Poem: That Worn Out Feeling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ That Worn Out Feeling ~ By Deborah Ann Feeling worn out,more than just tiredas soon you rise up . . .you again want to retire? Well don’t you give up,or sink into depressioninstead look to Godfor revitalization. Feeling burned out,stress got you downdoes your world seemto be spinning around? Well don’t you give in,to your… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: In The Sea of Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In The Sea of Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a fish bowl,we keep swimming aroundin circles we revolve . . .just like a merry-go-round. At times we get dizzy,and we’re left in a dazeit’s like we’re spinningin a sea of milky-haze. So many worries,whirling all around . . .it’s as if our… (more…)

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