Tag Archives: Trials

#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…)

#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: Where’s Your Cross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Where’s Your Cross ~ By Deborah Ann Where is your cross,did you forget it somewheredid you put it downwas it just too heavy to bear? Where did your cross go,did you leave it behindwas it too big of a burdenfor your heart and mind? Where is your cross,did you cast is asidedid you think in… (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: Grace To The Humble

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Grace To The Humble ~ By Deborah Ann When trials blow,me to the groundwhen my carestake me down. Before I rise,back to my feetI pray to Godmy needs to meet. When storms blow,through my doorwhen my worriestake me to the floor. Before I get,my legs backI pray to Godfor the grace I lack. For, in… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Prays For Us

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Prays For Us ~ By Deborah Ann When my words,I cannot formand to God my pleasI cannot inform. That’s when Jesus,steps right inwith moans comingfrom deep within. When I can’t even,begin to prayall though I havea lot to say. That’s when Jesus,for me advocatesand my prayers to GodHe formulates. When my words,can’t form my… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: You’re Not Alone

to GOD be the GLORY ~ You’re Not Alone ~ By Deborah Ann You’re not alone,Jesus is with you alwaysno matter your loadHe’ll show you His ways. The storms they will calm,if Jesus you anchor tofor He has promisedHe’ll never leave you. Be of good courage,forsaken you’ll not bewhen enduring trialsknow Jesus is with thee. Do not let your doubt,take away… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Above The Roar

to GOD be the GLORY ~Above the Clouds ~ By Deborah Ann Above the clouds,I wish to be . . .beyond the stormsawaiting me. Higher places,I wish to go . . .before the galesstart to blow. Beyond the rain,I wish to fly . . .past the gloomrolling by. Up and over,I wish to soar . . .high abovelife’s daily roar. Above… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Finding Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finding Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Today I took a sail,on a quiet, restful seaand soon tranquilitytook a hold of me. As I gently rocked,I became awarethis is how it will bewhen I haven’t me a care. I laid back my head,my face was to the sunthinking what it’ll be likewhen worry, I have… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Perfect Getaway

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Perfect Getaway ~ By Deborah Ann In times of trouble,we need a hideawaya place we can go . . .just to get away. We need a retreat,a place to de-stresswe need a refugeso we can decompress. In times of troubles,we need a resorta place where we can findsome Godly support. We need a haven,a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Praying For God’s Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Praying for God Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Every day to God,I pray for His peaceI ask that my faithin Him to increase. I pray for renewal,in spirit and in mindI ask that His willwill be easy to find. Every day to God,I pray for directionsI ask Him to give meSpirit filled instructions. I give… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Chilling Out

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Chilling Out ~ By Deborah Ann Today, I am chilling,going to take it easynot letting my fearsmake me feel queasy. Today, I am relaxing,got me not a carefor, I took them allto my Lord in prayer. Today, I am resting,letting go of it allfor, into the worry pitI refuse to fall. Today, I am… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Quiet Place

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Quiet Place ~ By Deborah Ann Thank You Lord,for giving mea place to gowhen I’m weary. A quiet spot,for my mindand Your peaceto come in line. Thank You Lord,for meeting mewhen to YouI run and flee. A hidden retreat,for my heartso more graceYou can impart. Thank You Lord,for being therewhen I bring Youmy daily… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Gives Shade

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Gives Shade ~ By Deborah Ann God gives shade,to us when wearyprovides a coverwhen we’re dreary. He shadows us with,His mighty wingshelps us to riseabove all things. God gives shade,to us when frayedprovides a screenwhen burden lade. He shields us with,His right handholds us uprightwhen we can’t stand. God gives shade,to us when dismayedso… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus Is Always There

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Is Always There ~ By Deborah Ann Everyone has anxiety,all have fraying nerveseveryone is fidgetywhen thrown, a life curve. Everyone needs to hear,someone will always careall need to know Jesus . . .their every burden, will bear. Everyone is worried,all are edgy and jitteryeveryone has troubleshardships and misery. Everyone needs to be told,about God’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Oh, My Anxious Child

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, My Anxious Child ~ By Deborah Ann One day I asked the Lord,what is it I should do . . .how can I possibly giveall my cares to You? He said to me My child,it’s easy if you will . . .believe I am the Onewho can your troubles still. I thought this over,for… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus To The Rescue

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus To The Rescue ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, today I’m feeling,a little off courselike a ship without . . .a navigation source. I feel like I’m drifting,in a sea of doubtand I need Your guidanceto find my way out. Things are a little foggy,my head is feeling lightand these waves of fearI’ll need Your… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Guarding Your Heart and Mind

to GOD be the GLORY Guarding Your Heart and Mind ~ By Deborah Ann Whatever has you sleepless,whatever keeps you awakewhatever makes you feelyour heart’s about to break. Give it all to Jesus,in your thankful prayerand He will lift you fromyour grief and despair. Whatever is your worry,whatever may be your carewhatever is that burdenthat you must daily bear. Give them… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hold On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hold On ~ By Deborah Ann I once was like a ship,you could call me a wreckwhen storms came my wayI’d hit hard on the deck. I could not ride out,the worries they broughtfear and apprehensionleft me anxious and fraught. Under the harsh conditions,I would fold under the pressureso severe were my nervesno turbulence could… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Trusiting Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trusting Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann Whenever you are afraid,when you feel the burn of fearput your trust in Jesus . . .and let Him draw you near. Whenever you are frighten,when your heart skips a beatput your trust in Jesus . . .lay your anxiety at His feet. Whenever you are nervous,when you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Life Isn’t Fair

to GOD be the GLORY ~Life Isn’t Fair ~ By Deborah Ann God’s purposes are bigger,than all of our troublesHe has His reasonfor each of our struggles. God uses our problems,to temper our heartsso His grace and mercyin them He can impart. God uses our worries,to help us focus onwhy He sent into this worldHis own begotten Son. God uses our… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Trials of Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Trials of Faith ~ By Deborah Ann The trials of our faith,are more precious than goldas God is refining usfor Him, to be bold. They’re teaching us to trust,God in and for everythingfor He knows our faithalways needs strengthening. The trials of our faith,keeps us looking forwardthe hope that is to comestops us looking… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: We All Face Trails

to GOD be the GLORY ~ We All Face Trials ~ By Deborah Ann We all face trials,of many different kindssome attack our bodiesothers beset our minds. Some assault our faith,causing us to doubtsome assail our trusttossing us all about. We all have troubles,just different situationswe all have suffered . . .from diverse temptations. Some know the results,of falling for Satan’s liesother’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God’s Got This

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Got This ~ By Deborah Ann God’s got this,He has a handle on itand I know to me . .it’ll be a benefit. I know better than,to do this on my ownfor I know if I did . . .I’d complain and moan. God’s got this,I’ve given it to Him . . .even though… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: From Anxiety To Peace

to GOD be the GLORY April 11, 2012 ~ From Anxiety to Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Be anxious for nothing,let not anything cause you dreadlet go of the worrythat is filling up in your head. Be concerned for not a thing,let Jesus take your every carelet go of all that you fearand your anxiety He will bear. Be nervous for… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Be Anxious For Naught

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Anxious For Naught ~ By Deborah Ann Be anxious for naught,let nothing cause you dreadlet go of that worryfilling up in your head. Be concerned for zilch,let Jesus take your carelet go of all that you fearso your anxiety He can bear. Be nervous for nada,let Jesus have your doubtlet go of those problemsthat… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Enduring The Strom

to GOD be the GLORY Enduring The Storm ~ By Deborah Ann Though the storm outside,is swirling all about . . .but inside of me there’s notone single drop of doubt. For, I know God’s in control,of the thunder overheadand there isn’t anythingfor me to fear or dread. The winds may be gusting,tearing things apartbut, there’s a calming breezesweeping through my… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Look Unto Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Look Unto Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann As troubles come, as they most surely will when the road ahead of you looks all up hill. When you are at a loss, as to what to do and you’ve no answers not even a clue. Look unto Jesus, He knows how high the climb He’ll help… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Enduring The Storm

to GOD be the GLORY Enduring The Storm ~ By Deborah Ann Though the storm outside, is swirling all about . . . inside of me there’s not one single drop of doubt. For, I know God’s in control, of the thunder overhead and there isn’t anything for me to fear or dread. The winds may be gusting, tearing things apart… (more…)

A Searched Heart ~

By Deborah Ann When God searches, man’s innermost being He looks for a heart trusting and believing. He knows every intent, behind every deed for, every heart to Him is an open book to read. When God searches, man’s inward parts He searches the core of everyone’s hearts. He can see right through, the facade, the deceit for, He can… (more…)

I Can Climb This Mountain ~

I know I can do this, I am sure that I can . . . I can climb up this mountain I know that I can. I can scale over this burden, I can get up over this wall I can climb up this mountain without fearing that I’ll fall. I can ascend over this problem, I can move beyond… (more…)

Thankful For All Things ~

It’s easy to be thankful, when things are going well when we are trouble-free no fears on which to dwell. But, when burdens become, crushing and all-consuming it’s hard to show gratitude when stress is ever-looming. It’s difficult to say thank you, in the middle of our strife it’s not easy to be grateful for the trials in this life.… (more…)

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