Category Archives: Christian 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…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Glory Declared

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Glory Declared~ By Deborah Ann The heavens declare God’s glory,the stars twinkle of His gracethe sun shines of His mercythe moon glows upon His face. They universe is His handiwork,all was formed by His finger tipseverything came into concertby the words from His own lips. The planets are in constant motion,as the earth… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Be Still & Know

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Still & Know ~ By Deborah Ann Stop what you’re doing,I want you to be awedbe still and knowthat I am your God. Quit trying,let Me take care of youquit stumblingI know just what to do. Quick fretting,let Me work this outquit worryinggive Me all your doubt. Quit panicking,I have your backquit strugglingI know… (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…)

Today’s Poem: The Height Of God’s Love

to GOD be the GLORY God May 31, 2021 ~ The Height Of God’s Love ~ By Deborah Ann Have you considered,God’s love and it’s heighthave you been drawn . . .to Jesus the true Light? Do you know His love,and its immensitydo you know Jesus diedfor you unselfishly? Do you comprehend,God’s love unbiaseddo you realize . . .it is love… (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…)

Today’s Poem: ~ Encouragement Needed ~

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Encouragement Needed ~ By Deborah Ann We all need encouragement,on this journey we call lifewe all need a stretched out handto help us with our daily strife. For it can be a painful trip,if we don’t help one anotherfor the tough times are easierwhen they are done together. We all need some motivation,on this… (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…)

Today’s Poem: God’s In Control

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s In Control ~ By Deborah Ann When I look out at the world,and all God has created . . .I see everything He’s madethough this fact often is debated. But, I will not contend,with what I know to be truefor the earth and the heavensLord, I know belong to You. When I see all… (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: Purging and Pruning

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Purging and Pruning ~ By Deborah Ann He deletes,He rids, He clearsthose who haveno Godly fear. He prunes,He snips, He trimsso we who remaincan be more like Him. He purges,He cuts, He chopsso He can growa righteous crop. He tests,He exams, He triesto find those willingto self to die. He prunes,He snips, He paresso more… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Came Back

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Came Back ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus came back,as He said He wouldHe said He’d returnand there He stood. With eyes open wide,they watched in dismayfor only three days agoHe had gone away. Jesus appeared again,as if out of the bluetelling them I promisedI would come back to you. With mouths agape,they became afraidfor… (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…)

Today’s Poem: I long To Dwell

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Long To Dwell ~ By Deborah Ann I long to dwell,in eternal peace . . .where fear and deathwill forever cease. Where things are seen,through tear free eyeswhere joyous shoutsare the only cries. I long to dwell,on the other sidewhere with Godbeliever’s reside. Where sorrow stops,as mourning endsto spend eternitywith my forever Friend. I… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: The Seed Of Sin

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Seed of Sin ~ By Deborah Ann The seed of sin,is in every heartit’s been that wayfrom the very start. Once sin took hold,it became rootedwith pride and envyit’s now embedded. The seed of sin,grows just like a weedas it cultivatesmore lust and greed. There is no heart,that is not includedeach one by sinhas… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Came To Free Us

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Came To Free Us ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus came to free us,free us from all fearHe came with a promise . . .to be always to us near. He came to liberate us,liberate us from our debtHe came with a promise . . .to give us a new mindset. Jesus came to free… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: If Today You Would Hear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If Today You Would Hear ~ By Deborah Ann Today if you would hear,if your ears you’d openyou will hear the truthbe told and spoken. For God will speak,right to your heartclosing the chasmkeeping you apart. Today if you would listen,you’d will be able to hearJesus calling youto come close and near. For He wants… (more…)

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