#throwbackpoem: Holding Fast

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Holding Fast ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me to hold fast,give me the stabilityto grasp onto my faithwith grace and humility. Help me to be steadfast,give me quiet persistencelet me not grow wearywhen I meet resistance. Lord, help me to be firm.so that I will not waiverlet me cling to the hopeYou are… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Finding the Truth

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finding the Truth ~ By Deborah Ann When the Word of God,is your daily breadyour spiritual hungerwill be nourished and fed. When in your Bible,you each day abideyour spiritual thirstwill amply be supplied. When in the Word,you are immersedGod’s power in youwill be dispersed. When the Scriptures,your read each dayfreedom you will findon the righteous… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: With Their Lips Only

to GOD be the GLORY ~ With Their Lips Only ~ By Deborah Ann Some say they love Jesus,but, it’s with their lips onlyfor their actions do not matchwhat their words say so boldly. They tell you they believe,but, it’s not with their heartfor deep inside of themsin still plays an ugly part. Their faith and trust in God,they will openly… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Beautiful Feet

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Beautiful Feet ~ By Deborah Ann How beautiful are the feet,traveling across each nationwho share the Good News . . .about God and His creation. How faithful are the lives,journeying into the streetswho bring the love of Jesusto the sinners that they meet. How gracious are the ones,willing to leave their own homeso they… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: With Their Lips Only

to GOD be the GLORY ~ With Their Lips Only ~ By Deborah Ann Some say they love Jesus,but, it’s with their lips onlyfor their actions do not matchwhat their words say so boldly. They tell you they believe,but, it’s not with their heartfor deep inside of themsin still plays an ugly part. Their faith and trust in God,they will openly… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Sisters And Brothers

to GOD be the GLORY God December 12, 2019 ~ Sisters And Brothers ~ By Deborah Ann Sisters and brothers,by God createdthrough Jesus . . .now all blood related. One big family,by God’s adoptionnow are His childrensaved from corruption. Sisters and brothers,heirs of a Kingdeclared now asHis own offspring. A sibling reunion,to take placeall because . . .of faith and grace.… (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…)

Today’s Poem: I Will Not Be Shaken

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Will Not Be Shaken ~ By Deborah Ann I will not be shaken,nothing can rattle meLord, I will let no mantake me away from Thee. I will not tremble,I have nothing to feareven if I’m all alonemy God is always near. I will not waiver,on my Rock I will standif I was to stumblein… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: How Troubling to God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ How Troubling to God ~ By Deborah Ann I wonder how troubling,to God, that it is . .that when we need advicewe don’t go to Him, for His? I wonder if He scratches,His head in amazementto how with waiting on Himwe’ve become so impatient. I wonder how disturbing,to God, that it is . . .that… (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: Adding To Your Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Adding To Your Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Once you have faith,you mustn’t stop thereyou need to add to itmore things with care. To your faith add virtue,and you will be purefor faith and virtueis ungodly living’s cure. To virtue add knowledge,it is the wisdom of lifefor faith with knowledgewill cause you no strife. To… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Laying My Treasures

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Laying My Treasures ~ By Deborah Ann My heart doesn’t lay,it’s treasures on earthfor it knows one daythey’ll hold no worth. Instead my heart places,in God its daily trustfor I know His love for mewill never corrode or rust. My heart doesn’t invest,into worldly assetsfor they are void of peaceriddled down with regrets. Instead my… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: If We Walk In The Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We Walk In The Light ~ By Deborah Ann If we walk in the Light,like Jesus we will beand His reflection off usothers will be able to see. If we act as the Light,the Gospel we will shareand to the blood of Jesuswe’ll make others aware. If we live in the Light,we will be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God Gazes From Above

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Gazes From Above ~ By Deborah Ann God gazes from above,He’s looking to findthose searching for Himwith all their heart and mind. He sees not a one,not one who is seekingall have turned asideno one for Him is looking. God looks to the East,their souls to Him are idleHe scans to the Westthey are… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Don’t Be Vengeful

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Don’t Be Vengeful ~ By Deborah Ann Do not be vengeful,don’t try to get evendo not hold a grudgefor any kind of reason. Do not be spiteful,don’t be mercilessdo not be cruelor become heartless. Do not be resentful,don’t be enviousdon’t be embroiledin others pettiness. Do not be hateful,don’t be criticaldo not be unforgivingnor become cynical.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Just Like My Savior

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Just Like My Savior ~ By Deborah Ann I want to be . . .a sweet-smelling savorto my God, I want to bejust like my Savior. I want to learn,all about self-denialI want endurancewhen facing any trial. I want to serve,not expecting backI want to givewhat others lack. I want to be faithful,even if I… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Trying Times

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trying Times ~ By Deborah Ann Trying times follow,times of sweet reliefthey come to destroyour trust and belief. For satan knows so well,when we are at rest . . .it’s the opportune timeto launch his fiery tests. Tying times follow,times of peacefulnessthey come to disruptin God our faithfulness. For satan understands,when we are tranquilit’s… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Our New Year Guide

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our New Year Guide ~ By Deborah Ann Guide us Lord,into the New Yearlead us each dayto be, to You near. Guide us to find,strength and powerleads us dailywhatever the hour. Guide us to be,meek and kindlead us to wherepeace we can find. Guide our hearts,to wait and be stilllead us to the pathof Your… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Walking Humbly

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Walking Humbly ~ By Deborah Ann I want to walk with God,through the glens and dellsup and down the hillsthrough the valley’s swells. I want to place each step,in the truest of directionsI want my walk to havethe holiest of intentions. I want to hold His hand,as I climb the mountain topI want Him… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: De-cluttering

to GOD be the GLORY ~ De-cluttering ~ By Deborah Ann Today I’m de-cluttering,my heart and my minddumping all the thingsI keep dragging behind. I’ll be getting rid of,any bitterness I seeand if there be envyI’ll purge it right out of me. I’ll toss away the guilt,dispose of the shamefree any need to pointto others any blame. I’ll remove all… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Warning

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Warning ~ By Deborah Ann Don’t be fooled,though saved by graceto these truths . . .we must embrace. Do not go down the road,of sexual temptationrather to immoralityhave no association. Don’t continue to sin,or stay on the wide wayrather confess and repentright now without delay. Do not drift or fall back,into godless livingrather… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Walking the Talk

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Walking the Talk ~ By Deborah Ann I really like talking,all about the walk . . .but, I’m not always greatat walking the talk. For, often I stumble,on the words I sayand my walk faltersas I talk along the way. I find it easy to talk,about what to dobut, sometimes Lordmy walk isn’t in You.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Numbering Our Days

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Numbering Our Days ~ By Deborah Ann When we learn,to number our dayswe will discover . . .God’s righteous ways. For then we will be,well-advised and wisehow to keep our eyeson the one real prize. When we learn,just how weak we arewe’ll find God’s strengthis never too far. For then we will see,without His powerwe… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: New Discoveries

to GOD be the GLORY ~ New Discoveries ~ By Deborah Ann Each day is a new adventure,God gives us to exploreeach day He wants us . . .to get to know Him more. Every place that you look,new discoveries are everywhereno matter where you turnGod is waiting for you there. Every year God has for us,something new and excitingeach… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Embracing The New

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Embracing The New ~ By Deborah Ann Embracing the new,getting rid of the oldis freeing and liberatingmakes us for Jesus bold. It’s finally saying goodbye,to former desiresand letting the Holy Spiritignite into our souls a fire. Taking off the weight,of spiritual depressionallows Jesus to makea lasting impression. It’s doing away with self,and letting Jesus init’s… (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: A New Pathway

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A New Pathway ~ By Deborah Ann Forget the past things,leave them behinddon’t let your failurescome back to remind. Instead forge ahead,plow into the newand see where Godwant’s to guide you. No matter your past,there’s a new directionthat God has alreadyset for you in motion. He has a plan brimming,with proven solutionsa destiny filled with… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Leaving My Footprint

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Leaving My Footprint ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, may the footprint,on this world I leavebe the steps of onewho in You believed. May it be Your imprint,long after I am gonethat keeps othersto You being drawn. Lord, may the footprint,be a lasting imprintof one who lived a lifefull of the Holy Spirit. May Your impression,be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Future Homecoming

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Future Homecoming ~ By Deborah Ann Father, thank You for the mercy,each day on me You bestowthank You for the kindnessthat to me You daily show. Thank You for the grace,and the love of a Saviorthank You for showering mewith Your pity and favor. Father thank You for the hope,each day that I receivethank… (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…)

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