Tag Archives: Bible

Today’s Poem: Dust Dry

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Dust Dry ~ By Deborah Ann Belka On days when I feel,my faith is dust drywhen my spirit withersas if it were to die. I pick up my Bible,to breathe some life backinto this soul of minefor the hope that I lack. On days when I feel,my faith is desert drywhen the strength in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Heavenly Mandates

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Heavenly Mandates ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Heavenly mandates,we all surely need . . .tis why God gave to usHis Word to daily read. For He knew we needed,His divine instructionson how to get overtemporal obstructions. Heavenly policies,are found in the Good Bookfor God left them to usas salvation’s handbook. For inside the pages,is… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Direction’s Needed

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Direction’s Needed ~ By Deborah Ann Belka When you’re not sure,of the way to go . . .when you need someonethe correct way to show. Open up your ears,to God’s divine directionand He will lead youto the path of perfection. When you’re not convinced,which way you should turn . . .when you need to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Blessings of Assurance

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Blessings of Assurance ~ By Deborah Ann Each day in my Bible,I am blessed to readof every assurancethat I will ever need. I have a warranty,to God’s mercy and graceI have evidenceone day I’ll see His face. I have a verification,of life eternallyI have the Holy Spiritdwelling internally. I have confidence,God hears all my prayersI… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Daily Bread

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Daily Bread ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, give me today,Your daily breadlet it be on Your Wordthat I’m satisfied and fed. Let me not go hungry,for the Truth and the Wayfill me with Your wisdomas I go about my day. Send to me Your manna,sweetened with gracegrant unto me strengthto run the faithful… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Every Day Hope

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Every Day Hope ~ By Deborah Ann Every day I find myself,in the need for more hopeso I turn to my Bible . . .for insights to help me cope. Without its encouragement,I know I would faint awayfor tomorrow will surely bring . . .more troubles than today. Whenever I am struggling,with what I should… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Hello God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hello God ~ By Deborah Ann Hello God,I pray You get this messagefor I need You to give mea specific verse or passage. You see I am in need,of Your divine directionand I know to find the truththere can’t be any deviation. Hello God,I’m texting You for guidanceI need for You to lead meinto complete… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Needing a Boost

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Needing a Boost ~ By Deborah Ann Needing a boost,a real lifter-uppersomething to giveyour nerves a buffer? Then go to the Word,look up God’s peaceand soon you’ll feela calming release. Needing a hand,an arm to hold onsomething to grasptill your fears are gone? Then go the Word,look up God’s graceand soon you’ll feeljoy light up… (more…)

Today’s Poem: It’s Not About the Storms 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ It’s Not About the Storms ~ By Deborah Ann It’s not about the storms,we find ourselves init’s about if they help usto find a deeper faith within. It’s not about the winds,that blow us aroundit’s about if they help usto keep our minds sound. It’s not about the rains,flooding through our lifeit’s about if they… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Rely On My Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Rely On My Faith ~ By Deborah Ann I rely on my faith,each day to be strongI trust it even when . . .things are going wrong. I depend on prayer,every day I am alivefor, I know in this worldit’s the only way to survive. I lean on God’s grace,each day I need morefor,… (more…)

Today’s Poem: If Jesus Said

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If Jesus Said ~ By Deborah Ann If Jesus said,I will never leave youthen why do we actas if this weren’t true? If Jesus said,Your cares I’ll bearthen why do we thinkfor us, He’s not there? If Jesus said,I’ll forsake you notthen why isn’t thisa captive thought? If Jesus said,go and sin no morethen why… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Faith Believes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Believes ~ By Deborah Ann Faith comes,from Bible readinghearing, listeningand then heeding. Faith rises,in hearts that desireto be filled withthe Holy Spirit’s fire. Faith grows,when it’s assuredin things not seenit’s safely secured. Faith trusts,nothing’s impossiblefor it knows with Godall is possible. Faith believes,with all its soulfor it knows . . .God’s in control!… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Deeper Things

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Deeper Things ~ By Deborah Ann Father, this is a new day,You have given me . . .a day to search and to findthe deeper things of Thee. Help me to use it wisely,for, to You it’s a treasuregranted to me to get to knowwhat brings Your heart pleasure. Father, this is a new… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Don’t Trust Man

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Don’t Trust Man~ By Deborah Ann I don’t trust man,to tell me how to liveI don’t have confidence . . .in the reasons they give. For man will say,do whatever you wantor your regretswill come back to haunt. But, I know God,will have the final sayon how I choose . . .to live out… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Faith Growing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Growing ~ By Deborah Ann Faith growing,takes God knowingfor it to thriveif it’s to survive. For without learning,there’s no discerningGod’s will and planare not those of man. Faith growing,takes Jesus knowingfor it to flourishif it’s not to perish. For without being versed,about spiritual thirstwater that is livingwill just stop flowing. Faith growing,takes the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Heart ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Heart,my Life, my SoulYou have made mecomplete and whole. For You’ve given me,a heart of flesh . . .so my spirit with Yourscould interlock and mesh. God, my Mind,my Thought, my ConscienceYour Word has shown mesin and its consequence. For it’s active and piercing,discerning and livingtrains… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Heart For Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Heart For Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann A heart for Jesus,is full of joy and loveits treasure aren’t herebut in heaven above. Its eyes are open,to the Life, Truth and Wayit doesn’t care what othersabout them might say. A heart for Jesus,is one invested whollyto following the Bibleliving a life holy. Its ears are… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Word Garden

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Word Garden ~ By Deborah Ann Every day is a smorgasbord,a buffet of renewed pardona fresh supply of God’s gracefound in His Word garden. My appetites are gratified,from each verse that I pickthey bring me such comfortwhether feeling well or sick. I hunger after what is holy,to fill me up for the dayand in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Bible Is Like A Mirror

to GOD be the GLORY November 30, 2019 ~ The Bible Is Like A Mirror ~ By Deborah Ann The Bible is like a mirror,it reflects yourself so trueit shows all the hidden sinyet living inside of you. But if you never read it,how will you ever gleanthe areas in your lifeGod still needs to make clean. The Bible is like… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Hungry, Thirsty Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Hungry, Thirsty Heart ~ By Deborah Ann The hungry heart,needs to be filledwith God’s Wordso to be skilled. Skilled in faith,trained in trustso to the world waysit will not adjust. The thirsty heart,needs to findGod’s peacefulnessin heart and mind. Calm and tranquility,amidst the mayhemso their souls too . . .God will not condemn. The… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Heavenly Conversation

to GOD be the GLORY July 22, 2018 ~ A Heavenly Conversation ~ By Deborah Ann Today I decided,to have a conversationwith God in heavenabout His expectations. So I inquired of Him,what He wanted from meHe responded simply withbelieve in what you can’t see. As we continued to converse,I told Him about my fearsHe said keep to trusting Himfor in heaven… (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…)

#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: A Heart Searched By God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Heart Searched By God ~ By Deborah Ann A heart searched by God,feels the pain and stingas He signals outevery sinful thing. It weeps and it sobs,begs for forgivenessfor it’s a heart awareof its own wickedness. A heart open to God,sees its carnal selfhow it puts importanceonly on and in itself. It sees the… (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: Offend Me Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Offend Me Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Offend me Lord,with Your Wordlet me be convictedby the truth heard. Insult me Lord,with Your commandsso with false teachersI’ll not shake hands. Offend me Lord,let me feel the stingthat Your reproofin my life will bring. Shock me Lord,let my ears hearno sinner in heavenwill You let near. Outrage… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: An Albatross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ An Albatross ~ By Deborah Ann Some say I am,an out-dated albatrossbecause I still clingto Jesus on the cross. They say I am,liberation’s hindrancebecause I believein Jesus’ saving grace. They say I am,progression’s impedimentbecause I havea Godly temperament. They say I am,an obstacle in the waybecause I followthe Life, Truth and Way. But, I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Doing God’s Business

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Doing God’s Business ~ By Deborah Ann Each New Year,I’m given a fresh startthree-hundred sixty-five dayson me, God imparts. There’s no guarantee,I’ll live out each oneso I need to be sureI live them for His Son. Each day I must be willing,to do all I canto share salvation’s storywith all of man. Each second counts,in… (more…)

#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…)

Today’s Poem: Asking, Believing & Receiving

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Asking, Believing & Receiving ~ By Deborah Ann Our Bible tells us,that we need to askfor, God to our needsis up to the task. But, we must pray,for them to be metlest over themwe’ll worry and fret. Our Bible reveals,to make known our prayerfor, God wants to help uswith our every care. But, we must… (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: Life’s Demands

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life’s Demands ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, sometimes I get exhausted,with all of life’s demandssometimes I get so tiredfollowing everyone’s commands. For, I would much rather,just spend time alone with Youwith my Bible and commentarythe only two things in view. Lord, sometimes I get fatigued,just thinking of all I’ve to dosometimes I am overwhelmedmeeting… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Light Source

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Light Source ~ By Deborah Ann A light unto my path,a brighter day I’ll seefor Jesus is the beamshining inside of me. A lamp unto my feet,His ways for me to seefor Jesus is the glowbeaming out of me. A candle in my darkness,a flicker of hope to seefor Jesus is the sparkletwinkling around me.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Buckle Up

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Buckle Up ~ By Deborah Ann I’m putting on my helmet,going to protect my headI’m buckling up the strapswith Scriptures I’ve read. I want to be protected,from Satan’s mind gamethe hope of my salvationis his most likely aim. Satan is really good,at playing with my thoughtsbut my helmet keeps mefrom falling for his plots.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: As For Me And My House

to GOD be the GLORY ~ As for Me and My House ~ By Deborah Ann As for me and my house . . .I’m asking Jesus to come to livemy heart and my soul to HimI’m going to open up and give. But, first I must make it ready,clean up the dirty messso I’m starting with the sinsI know that… (more…)

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