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#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…)

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: 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…)

Today’s Poem: Rested

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rested ~ By Deborah Ann When in God,we find our restwe’ll be readyfor any test. For our faith,will be strongfor whatever maycome along. When in God,we’re at peaceour trust in Himwill increase. For when we’re calm,though trials cometo their desperationwe won’t succumb. When by God,we are tested . . .our calm composurewill keep us… (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…)

Today’s Poem: The Holy Spirit’s Power

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Holy Spirit’s Power ~ By Deborah Ann Holy Spirit,we all need Youto help us dailyto battle through. Without Your strength,to overcometo each temptationwe would succumb. Holy Spirit,God’s gift to usin Your powerwe need to trust. Without Your courage,to make us willingto the world wayswe’d still be living. Holy Spirit,who dwells withinonly You can give… (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…)

Today’s Poem: A Brewing Storm

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Brewing Storm ~ By Deborah Ann There’s a coming storm,for years its been brewingwe all have been privyto its ominous warning. It’s been building up,for many a decadeyou can smell in the airthe filth, rot and decay. There’s a disturbance,it’s out on the horizonoff in the distancethere is an eerie siren. If you listen… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Holy Spirit Walking

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Holy Spirit Walking ~ By Deborah Ann Today I’m walking,with The Holy Spirittoday the roadwe are both going to hit. I’ll be trusting Him,for the right directionsI’ll follow His leadwithout any objections. We’ll travel together,without Him I won’t gofor the righteous wayI know He knows. I’ll be looking for Him,to steer my desiresinto all that… (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…)

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…)

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