Tag Archives: Doubt

#throwbackpoem: Pit Dwelling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Pit Dwelling ~ By Deborah Ann When in the pits,don’t stay thereget right outso not to despair. For pit dwelling,will cause bitternessand God’s blessingsyou’ll surely miss. When in the dumps,don’t stay downpull yourself outlest in pity you drown. For dump diving,is a pit’s best friendand is no place Godwants you to spend. When in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Get God Involved

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Get God Involved ~ By Deborah Ann So often we have problems,we try to fix alone . . .when what we should dois take them to the throne. We know that in God,we need to place our trustbut when troubles comethis doesn’t resonate in us. So we think we’ve the power,our worries we can overcomeand… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: It’s No Snap

to GOD be the GLORY ~ It’s No Snap ~ By Deborah Ann It isn’t easy,this being strongit’s really hardwhen all’s going wrong. It isn’t a snap,this having courageit’s difficultnot getting discouraged. It isn’t comfortable,this waiting and waitingit’s laboriouskeeping from fainting. It isn’t painless,this being perfectly stillit’s gruelingfinding out God’s will. But those who take heart,in God’s timing . . .on… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Tip-Toe Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Tip-Toe Faith ~ By Deborah Ann God has taken me,into valley’s low and deepwith obstacles so hardall I wanted to do was weep. But instead I found,what true trust was aboutas I learned to give Jesusall my fears and doubt. God has placed me,high on mountain topswith many challengesthat made me want to stop.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: By God’s Grace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ By God’s Grace ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes life . . .can be so unfairand we anguish overthe depth of our despair. We become disoriented,with God’s plans for usforgetting why we evenin Him place our trust. Sometimes life . . .throws us a curve ballmaking us wonderif there’s a God at all. We become disillusioned,about… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Shall Not Be Moved

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Shall Not Be Moved ~ By Deborah Ann Though, my troubles are many,and surround me night and dayI shall not be moved . . .for the Lord will make a way. Though, my burdens are great,and follow me wherever I goI shall not be moved . . .for the Lord’s peace l shall know.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Renewed Each Day

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Renewed Each Day ~ By Deborah Ann I would have lost heart,given up on spiritual thingsI would have fainted awayfrom the troubles life brings. I would have passed out,lost my faith and my hopeI would have lost countjust thrown in the rope. I would have sunk under,the pressure of my fearsI would have called it… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Keep On Persisting On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Keep On Persisting On ~ By Deborah Ann Faith feeling sluggish,got no get up and goare you starting to getfor the race too slow? Well you need to continue,to keep on keeping on . . .and on Jesus’ strengthpersist drawing upon. Trust feels lacking,lost that staying powerare you beginning to senseyour hope has soured? Well… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Meaning To Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Meaning To Life ~ By Deborah Ann Life has more meaning,when in God you believeit is more enjoyable . . .when Jesus you receive. It is more peaceful,when others you forgiveit is more compatiblewhen love is what you give. Life has more to offer,when God you daily seekit is more agreeablewhen humble and meek. It… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Examine My Heart Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Examine My Heart Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, search my heart,from the inside outtell me where You findplaces of fear and doubt. See if You see in me,any remaining skepticismput into my heartby religious dogmatism. Lord, pull in the reins,of my heart todayharness them to followYour righteous ways. Yank hard if You must,so closer to… (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: Harden Not Your Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Harden Your Heart Not ~ By Deborah Ann Harden not your heart,to your spiritual conditionlet it not turn coldby your selfish ambition. Let it not turn callous,like the rebellious onelet it not become distantby a grumbling tongue. Harden not your heart,to the Spirit’s leadinglet it not turn frigidby the sins you’re keeping. Let it not… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus Loves You Too

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Loves You Too ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus loves me,I know this to be truein fact I also knowHe loves you too. For in His Word,He tells us whyhow for our salvationHe was willing to die. Jesus loves me,I have no doubtfor in my lifeI didn’t shut Him out. I heard Him knock,He came… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Key To Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Key to Life ~ By Deborah Ann The key to life,is in your handswhen the Biblein it lands. It opens the door,to life, eternalgets you up and oversin’s every hurdle. It holds the meaning,to what life is aboutit gives you hopetakes away the doubt. It brings Light,whether night or dayby shining Truthon the Life… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Seesawing Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Seesawing Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Is your faith teetering,is it hard to keep uprightdo find yourself strugglingin doing what is right? Does your joy get deflated,at the first sight of troubledo trials burst right throughyour confidence bubble? Is your trust like a seesaw,that goes up and downare you still trying to findthat piece… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Turning Fear into Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Turning Fear into Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, turning fear into faith,is possible to do . . .if only we would leaveour troubles with You. Then we would not be,anxious or dismayedwe’d have no reasonto ever be afraid. If we would only learn,in You we can trustthat all of our concernsYou will take from… (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: Restless No More

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Restless No More ~ By Deborah Ann When your worries,leave you restlessand your fearsrender you useless. That’s when you need,to ask God to free youfrom the concernsthat you’re enslaved to. When your anxieties,leave you jitteryand your emotionscause you misery. That’s when you need,to ask Jesus to impartthe calm only He canbring into your heart. When… (more…)

Today’s Poem: White Knuckle Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ White-Knuckled Faith ~ By Deborah Ann White-knuckled faith,holds on tightly to fearhas a hard time . . .getting trust into gear. It becomes panicky,when danger is metrather having peaceit knows only how to fret. White-knuckled faith,struggles often with hopehas a hard time . . .knowing just how to cope. It’s filled with the dread,that… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I’ll Praise Him No Matter What

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I’ll Praise Him No Matter What ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, I’ll praise You in the quietness,when my soul is at restI’ll praise You in the tranquil timeswhen I’m feeling oh, so blessed. I’ll praise You while in the valley,when my spirit is feeling lowI’ll praise You in darker timeswhen I’m not sure which way… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When Sleep Eludes You

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When Sleep Eludes You ~ By Deborah Ann When sleep eludes you,on these things dwell uponand before you know itit will be a new dawn . . . I will in perfect peace,cause you to lie downso come and rest on MeI promise to stay around. I will keep you safe,all throughout the nightand when… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Don’t Be Dismayed

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Don’t Be Dismayed ~ By Deborah Ann When in a situation,that has you afraidtrust God is with youso not to be dismayed. For His presence,will bring you restso don’t be anxiousor with worry wrest. When in a dilemma.that has you leerywait and be stillso not to be weary. For God has a way,for you to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I’ll Praise God No Matter What

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I’ll Praise Him No Matter What ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, I’ll praise You in the quietness,when my soul is at restI’ll praise You in the tranquil timeswhen I’m feeling oh, so blessed. I’ll praise You while in the valley,when my spirit is feeling lowI’ll praise You in darker timeswhen I’m not sure which way… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Examine My Heart Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Examine My Heart Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, search my heart,from the inside outtell me where You findplaces of fear and doubt. See if You see in me,any remaining skepticismput into my heartby religious dogmatism. Lord, pull in the reins,of my heart todayharness them to followYour righteous ways. Yank hard if You must,so closer… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Do Not Doubt

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Do Not Doubt ~ By Deborah Ann My God has designs,He will figure this outHe has a plan for mein this I do not doubt. Though I’m concerned,He knows just what to doand so my Father . . .in faith I leave this with You. My God keeps His promises,He is forever mercifuleverything He… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Lessons Of The Sea

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lessons On The Sea ~ By Deborah Ann On the sea of doubt,I have learned to be . . .fearless as the wavescome crashing over me. For, I know to be strong,even when I’m frightenedmy grip on Jesus . . .must remain tightened. On the sea of worry,I have learned to be . . .not… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: White Knuckle Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ White-Knuckled Faith ~ By Deborah Ann White-knuckled faith,holds on tightly to fearhas a hard time . . .getting trust into gear. It becomes panicky,when danger is metrather having peaceit knows only how to fret. White-knuckled faith,struggles often with hopehas a hard time . . .knowing just how to cope. It’s filled with the dread,that… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Anxieties Trap

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Anxiety’s Trap ~ By Deborah Ann I felt the trap,of anxietyset a snareon my sanity. The conditions,were just ripethat at my heartit took a swipe. I took the bait,ran away with itthen fell intoa nervous snit. It took some time,for me to seethis isn’t whereGod wants me. So I sent my own trap,for anxiety… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Loom Of Doom

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Loom of Gloom ~ By Deborah Ann When my heart feels hopeless,when desperation sets inas I become anxious from . . .the turmoil twirling within. I drop to my knees,to my Father I pleafor His perfect peaceto wash over me. When my mind feels helpless,when gloom is on the loomas I become anxious from… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Troubles Abounding

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Troubles Abounding ~ By Deborah Ann In this fallen world . . .they’ll be troubles aboundingworries and caresconceptually confounding. But, Jesus said we’re not,to fret or to despairbut to hand over to Himour every single care. Each day there’s enough,troubles of its ownpacked full of anxietyfrom the things unknown. But, Jesus insisted,we are not… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Troubled For Naught

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Troubled For Naught ~ By Deborah Ann Be strong, be courageous,let your heart not be . . .fearful or afraidfor the Lord is with thee. Be strengthened, be secure,you’ve nothing to fearfor God will be with youto your side He’ll adhere. Be brave, be undaunted,no need to fear or dreadfor God has promisedwith His Spirit… (more…)

Today’s Poem: IF

to GOD be the GLORY ~ IF ~ By Deborah Ann Life is full of if’s,doubts and uncertaintiesurgent situations . . .turning into emergencies. We can never know,what the future bringsyet we still fret and worryover unforeseen things. Life is full of if’s,impossibilities and fearsdisasters and tragediesthat bring us all to tears. But IF we were to stay,focused in on Jesus .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When Sleep Eludes

to GOD be the GLORY When Sleep Eludes You ~ By Deborah Ann When sleep eludes you,on these things dwell uponand before you know itit will be a new dawn . . . I will in perfect peace,cause you to lie downso come and rest on MeI promise to stay around. I will keep you safe,all throughout the nightand when you… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Finishing Well

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finishing Well ~ By Deborah Ann Whatever you begin,finish it well . . .let the power of Godrise in you and swell. Be faithful all the way,as you run the racehold on to the hopeof the Gospel of grace. Whatever you start,finish it well . . .let the Holy Spirityour fears quell. Trust and… (more…)

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