Category Archives: CHRISTian Living Poetry ~

#throwbackpoem: Fools For Christ

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fools For Christ ~ By Deborah Ann Hurting CHRISTians all around,I hear your pain, I know the soundI see the battle that you fight . . .being for Jesus His saving light. I know your hurts are for real,you cannot help how you feelin the world you are despisedbut you’re precious in God’s eyes. In… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: More Aware of Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ More Aware of Jesus~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes we can get,so extremely busy . . .that we find ourselveshaving a big old hissy. We become frantic,with all we have to dothat Lord we forget . . .to take time out for You. Sometimes we neglect,what is our real serviceand our lives become . . .just… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Feeble Feet

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Feeble Feet ~ By Deborah Ann Some feet are feeble,they slip and they slideinto the darkness . . .they easily glide. But, God will not let,His saint’s feet fall awayif from His Word . . .they opt never to stray. Some feet are frail,they falter and triponto the world . . .their toes keep… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Playing Hide and Seek

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Playing Hide-and-Seek ~ By Deborah Ann Some people with God,play hide-and-seek . . .they pray to Him onlywhen their feeling weak. But, oh when their strong,without Him they reckonthey can do anythingwithout first seeking Him. Some people with God,like to play gamesthey only seek Himfor material gains. But, oh when their down,and out of… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Seeking God’s Kingdom

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Seeking God’s Kingdom~ By Deborah Ann Seeking God’s kingdom,is a daily mustfor all of thosewho believe and trust. Whether we’re at home,or be far awaywe need to please Himin every single way. Seeking God’s kingdom,is to walk worthyto remain faithfulthroughout our journey. For us to live is Christ,to die is our gainthe prize of… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Drawing A Line

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Drawing A Line ~ By Deborah Ann There is a line,we mustn’t crossnor is it one overwhich we can gloss. For It separates,the dark from the lightand we must choosewhich battle to fight. There is a line,we mustn’t straddlenor is it on onewe should travel. For it divides,where our treasures laybe it up in heavenor… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Transformation Takes Time

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Transformation Takes Time ~ By Deborah Ann Conversion isn’t always,instantly spontaneousfor most people it is . . .fragile and precarious. For us it’s a transition,from the old into the newand we know it will takea lifetime to get through. Transformation isn’t always,an over night occurrencefor most people it is . . .building up endurance. For… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Greet Me At The Gate

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Greet Me At The Gate ~ By Deborah Ann Give me peace Lord,fill me with serenityso that I may facetoday’s uncertainty. Help me to keep,focused in on Youso my eternal aimis always in view. Keep my feet Lord,from the truth slippingkeep my hands Lordon my Bible gripping. Give me wisdom,for what’s lying aheadhelp me to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Heart’s Response

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Heart’s Response ~ By Deborah Ann My mind said to me,look at what you can domy heart responded . . .Lord, not without you. My mind told me,all this could be yoursmy heart answered . . .don’t open those doors. My mind stressed to me,see all you can enjoymy heart advised . . .don’t… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Penitent Soul

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Penitent Soul ~ By Deborah Ann Once you repent,fruit you will bearfor all of your sinswill be laid out bare. For a contrite heart,will forsake all evilfollow no longerthe ways of the devil. Once you profess,you are a sinnerworldly conformingno longer will hinder. For a penitent soul,desires no moreof what the worldhas for it… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Very Best Of Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Very Best Of Me ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, God I want to give You,the very best of meso go ahead and searchand tell me what You see. If there be anything,You want to altermy whole life to YouI willingly offer. Oh, God I want You to be,in my life clearly greaterso go ahead… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Lips Zipped

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lips Zipped ~ By Deborah Ann If more people would keep,their lips zipped . . .less hearts would betorn apart and ripped. If more people would use,their words carefully . . .less hearts would feelso dreadfully. If more people would hold,their angry words at bayless hearts would behurt by want they say. If more… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Rise Up

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rise Up ~ By Deborah Ann Some people are paralyzed,with fear and dread . . .some are just hanging onby a thin thread. But, Jesus wants to heal,our guilt and our shamejust like He did for . . .the sick and the lame. Some people are crippled,by the sins of their pastsome are hampered… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Smooth Sailing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Smooth Sailing ~ By Deborah Ann Today there’s smooth sailing,the water’s calm and stillit is such a gorgeous day . . .to just sit back and chill. Got nothing on my mind,my heart seems to be at restmy worries are but fewI am feeling at my best. As I go about my morning,I forget… (more…)

Today’s Poem: If We’re Not To Judge

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We’re Not To Judge ~ By Deborah Ann If others we are not,to call out or judgethen why do we still holdagainst people a grudge? If we’re not to condemn,but rather to show gracethen why do we criticizeother’s right to their face? If we’re not to deplore,but rather understandthen why do we still holdthe… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Stand Fast

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Stand Fast ~ By Deborah Ann Stand fast,stay firmbe strongdon’t squirm. Hold on,cling tightbe readyfor a fight. Be watchful,stay soberbe alertnot a dozer. Remain fixed,stand sounduntil the endhold ground. Stand firm,hold onbe strongin God’s Son! ~~~~~~~~ 1 Corinthians 16:13 Watch ye, stand fastin the faith, quit youlike men, be strong. King James VersionPublic Domain… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: If We’d Put Aside

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We’d Put Aside ~ By Deborah Ann If we were to put aside,all our hate and malicewe would not come acrossas so cold and callous. If we were not filled,with pride and envywe would come acrossas genuine and friendly. If we were to behave,less hypocriticalwe would come acrossnot so judgmental. If we were not… (more…)

Today’s Poem: That Beam

to GOD be the GLORY ~ That Beam ~ By Deborah Ann God’s Word will remove,that beam in your eyeif only the truth . . .you’ll readily apply. It will take that beam,of vanity and prideand help you to seeyour own faults inside. God’s Word will expose,that beam in your sightif only the truth . . .you’ll see in His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Spare-Tire Christians

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Spare-Tire Christians ~ By Deborah Ann Spare-tire Christians,smooth and tread-bareonly have faith . . .when they lose air. Calling on God,only when deflatedthe rest of the timetheir ego’s inflated. Spare-tire Christians,come out of the trunkonly when they run . . .out of good luck. Praying to God,for an easy, quick fixthen they speed offback… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Grieve Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Grieve Not ~ By Deborah Ann Father may my words,not cause grief to Yourather let them bring praisefor all for me You do. Let my speech be used,solely for edifyinglet my remarks bepurposely purifying. Father may my lips,evil not ever speakrather let them strengthenthose who are weak. Let my mouth not be,like a gurgling… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Heart’s In Harmony

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hearts In Harmony ~ By Deborah Ann Hearts in harmony,have the same tonefor they know Jesustheir sins did atone. Hearts in unity,have the same feelingfor they know His gracebrings inner healing. Hearts in unison,have the same pitchfor they know His lovemakes the poor rich. Hearts in cohesion,have the same flavorfor they know the hopeof having… (more…)

Today’s Poem: In God’s Hands

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In God’s Hands ~ By Deborah Ann In God’s hands,I clearly fitby His own fingersmy soul He did knit. For in the womb,they formed mejust like the podof a pea. In God’s hands,I want to stayand be to Hima piece of clay. For He molded,my heart in themjust like the budon top of a stem.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Into The Heart Of Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Into The Heart Of Me ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, let me not forget,how You can always seewhenever I am going . . .wherever it is I be. Let me be found faithful,in doing what is Your willlet all I do be donewith the Holy Spirit’s zeal. Lord, let me be pleasing,not in man’s rebellious… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Hat Juggling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hat Juggling ~ By Deborah Ann We all wear various hats,of miscellaneous kinds . . .we all have certain rolestossing around in our minds. But, when for the Lord,we perform our tasksHe’ll help us balance themwhen for His help we ask. We all wear assorted hats,of differing forms . . .we all have vast… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Put On Your Grace Face

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Put On Your Grace Face ~ By Deborah Ann When other people’s walls,you cannot bring downand all they offer youis a big, grumpy frown. Put on your grace-face,give them a smiledespite if they remainto you hostile When other people’s defenses,you can’t break throughand bitter, cranky wordsthey throw at you. But on your grace-face,and to them… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Take The Plunge

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Take the Plunge ~ By Deborah Ann Go ahead,dive right inbe washedfrom your sin Take the plunge,into the watersthat are Livingwithout borders. Go ahead,jump into the Wellsave yourselfform the pit of hell. Take the leap,into the Springlife everlastingto you it’ll bring. Go ahead,drink thereof . . .the Living Watersof God’s love! ~~~~~ John 4:10-11 Jesus… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Heart of Christ

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Heart of Christ ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, to have the heart of Christ,to love one and all . . .to forgive the one who stumblesto lift up the ones who fall. Then I’d have the mind of Jesus,I’d see others deepest needI’d minister to the losttheir souls to heaven I’d lead. Oh, to have… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Old Man Crucified

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Old Man Crucified ~ By Deborah Ann Is the old man crucified,is he nailed to the treehave you to your past sinsfinally been set him free? For when the old man,you finally crucify . . .your old sinful natureyou’ll not want to satisfy. Is your old man dead,did he die to self and pridehave you… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Called By God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Called By God ~ By Deborah Ann Called by God,into righteous livingall because of gracenot of our own doing. A holy pure life,we’re to leadso sin into it . . .cannot breed. Called to be saints,without blamein love and truthwithout shame. A fountain of life,we are to beso Jesus’ light in usthe world can see.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Not I, But CHRIST

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Not I, But CHRIST ~ By Deborah Ann Not I, but Christ,is why I have graceto keep to the courseto stay in the race. For without Jesus,I’d couldn’t go the distanceand to temptationI’d have no resistance. Not I, but Christ,is why I can copeto remain steadfastto maintain the hope. For, without Jesus,I’ve not the mightnor… (more…)

Today’s Poem: What Happened To The Training

to GOD be the GLORY ~ What Happened To The Training ~ By Deborah Ann What happened to training,our children in the Waywhy are they from God . . .turning so far away? Why are they departing,from the Truth and Lifewhy are they creatingin our world so much strife? What happened to teaching,our children about Godwhy are they leaving forthe road… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Taking Up My Cross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Taking Up My Cross ~ By Deborah Ann First thing in the morning,before I get out of bedI take up my cross . . .so by Jesus I can be lead. For, when I pick it up,it gives me the graceto keep my arrogancein its rightful place. First thing in the morning,I disrobe myself of… (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: Faith Muscles

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Muscles ~ By Deborah Ann If we’re to have,spiritual grit . . .we must keepour faith muscle fit. God’s Word we must engage,so trust can developthen joy, peace and hopeour lives will envelop. If we’re to be,spiritually strong . . .we’ll need to stop doingwhat we know is wrong. We’ll need to workout,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…)

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