Category Archives: CHRISTian Living Poetry ~

#throwbackpoem: A New Foundation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A New Foundation ~ By Deborah Ann This coming New Year,I’m redoing my Foundationfor it has started to creakand its turning my faith weak. I am going to rebuild it,from the ground floor straight on upJesus will be the Corner Stoneso by every wind, I won’t get blown. This coming New Year,I’m getting back to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Staying On the Righteous Path

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Staying On the Righteous Path ~ By Deborah Ann I’ve traveled many roads,much to my dismay . . .I walked along the pathof sin and decay. I’ve climbed over mountains,in my own egotistical prideI walked in valley’s deepwith conceit as my guide. But, I grew so very weary,on the pathway’s of leewayand the latitude I… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Heart Forgiving

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Heart Forgiving ~ By Deborah Ann A forgiving heart,we must all acquireso our resentmentson us don’t backfire. For if we fail to do,as Jesus did for usbitterness our heartswill slowly encrust. A heart merciful,we need to nourishin God’s Wordfor it to flourish. For if our hearts try,to forgive on their ownany malice left in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Was Hungry

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Was Hungry ~ By Deborah Ann I was hungry . . .but you fed me notfrom my thirstI was pale and gaunt. I had nowhere,to lay my headthe clothes on my backwere mere threads. I was sick,but to me you didn’t comeyou didn’t care in prisonif I was treated like scum. I was a… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Your Heart’s Desires

to GOD be the GLORY Your Heart’s Desires ~ By Deborah Ann If you want God to give you,your heart’s desires . . .then for Him your soulmust fan grateful fires. You need to be elated,with His loving kindnessyou need to be delightedin all of His goodness. You need to take pleasure,in the righteous livingyou need in all thingsgive Him your… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Sowing Good Seeds

to GOD be the GLORY Sowing Good Seeds ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me to sow,good seeds everydayseeds of faith and trustas I travel life’s pathway. Help me to walk upright,on the narrow roadkeep me from followingafter that which will corrode. Lord, help me to sow,seeds of love and graceso the things of this worldmy heart won’t embrace. Help me… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Making My Life Count

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Making My Life Count ~ By Deborah Ann One day to God,I will give accountof all of my doingsand my where’s-about. So each day I try,in His presence to liveand my attentionto Him, I hourly give. For, His eyes see all,they are everywhereas He travels with meon life’s thoroughfare. So I pray every day,God’s ways… (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: If We Were To Treat

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We Were To Treat~ By Deborah Ann If we were to treat . . .others as we would like to beoh, what a much better worldwould we all see. If we were to respect . . .others and who they wereoh, what a much better worldwe would incur. If we were to value .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Called

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Called~ By Deborah Ann Called out of the dark,into His Lightcalled out of blindnessinto new sight. Called out of sin,into holy livingcalled out of selfishnessinto thanksgiving. Called out of wanting,into being satisfiedcalled out of despairinto being gloried. Called out of the world,into everlasting lifecalled out of fear and doubtinto giving Jesus our strife. Called… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Look For The Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Look For The Light ~ By Deborah Ann I look for the Light,I search it outfor in its truthI never doubt. I seek the Son,I look for a rayof hope to shineupon my day. I look for the Light,I watch for a glimpseof the promiseof eternal bliss. I seek the Life,I look for the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Trembling With Fear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trembling With Fear ~ By Deborah Ann You can pursue God’s Word,whenever you wantbut if you don’t apply itwhat have you got? You can study your Bible,all night and all daybut if you don’t obey ityou’ll just lose your way. You can go to church,sit in your Sunday pewbut, the rest of the weekwhat is… (more…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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 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…)

#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…)

#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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