Tag Archives: Encouragement CHRISTian Poetry

#throwbackpoem: Active Participation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Active Participation ~ By Deborah Ann I know that mountains high,I know it looks impossiblebut, I also know with Godall things are possible. I know that rivers deep,I know it looks menacingbut, I also know for Godit’ll be worth my crossing. I know that valleys low,I know all its ups and downsbut, I also… (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: Peace Imparted

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Peace Imparted ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes my mind,I can’t seem to still . . .and often my troublesit begins to fill. They crawl in and out,of the deep, dark spacesbut, I won’t allow them torob me of God’s grace. Sometimes my heart,I can’t seem to quietand often my worriesalters its calm climate. They… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Wonders Of Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Wonders Of Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, the first thing,that’s stopping You . . .is my lack of faithin what You can do. I know You can part seas,walk on them tooand for me miraclesYou also want to do. Lord, the other thing,that’s blocking Youis my lack of trustto follow through. I know… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God Is All Around

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Is All Around ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You are inside me,You’re in my heart . . .new mercy each dayYou give me to start. You are over me,You too are belowon me each morningblessings You bestow. Lord, You are around me,You’re in my mindevery day Your hopeis mine to go find. Lord, You… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Treasures in Jars

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Treasures in Jars ~ By Deborah Ann Treasures in jars,might be made of claybut, when they are pressedclose to God they stay. Oh, they may crack,but, they will not weakenfor treasures in jars . . .in God’s power believe in. Treasures in jars,they do not crumblefor God makes themstrong and yet humble. Oh, they may… (more…)

Today’s Poem: From Brokenness to Wholeness 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ From Brokenness to Wholeness ~ By Deborah Ann In the broken places,is where Jesus meets usso we may find the strengthin Him to fully trust. He is able to see through,the cracks and holesfor He can look intothe depth of our souls. In the broken spaces,of our shattered heartsJesus understandswhy we’re falling apart. He knows… (more…)

Today’s Poem: May You Know God’s Fullness

to GOD be the GLORY ~ May You Know God’s Fullness ~ By Deborah Ann May you know the glory,of God’s richnessmay to His poweryou be made a witness. May Christ abide in you,in faith may you findHis strength that guardsboth the heart and mind. May you be anchored,in His love entrenchedmay your soul to Jesusremain always clenched. May you know… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Ocean’s Shore

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Ocean’s Shore ~ By Deborah Ann As I stroll along,the ocean’s shoreI feel blessedto my very core. Though I don’t know,the water’s depthI’m sure the Lord guidesmy every step. As I listen to,the waves that roarI trust God’s Spiritover storms to soar. Just like the warm sand,and cool sea must meetI know God’s the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Do Not Despair 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Do Not Despair ~ By Deborah Ann Do not despair,do not be oppressedI will comfort youso be not distressed. Do not worry,do not be alarmedI will not let anythingcause you to be harmed. Do not doubt,do not be disillusionedI have waiting for youan joyful conclusion. Do not anguish,do not be downcastI will bring you peaceif… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Relying On God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Relying On God ~ By Deborah Ann Make relying on God,a part of your day . . .before you set outfor His strength pray. For you’re going to need,His mighty powerjust knowing that satanis out to devour. Make God your refuge,throughout your dayask Him to guide youas you make your way. For you’re going to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Do Not Despair

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Do Not Despair ~ By Deborah Ann Do not despair,do not be oppressedI will comfort youso be not distressed. Do not worry,do not be alarmedI will not let anythingcause you to be harmed. Do not doubt,do not be disillusionedI have waiting for youan joyful conclusion. Do not anguish,do not be downcastI will bring you peaceif… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Abiding

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Abiding ~ By Deborah Ann If you want the Lord,to abide in youthen you must . . .act as in Him too. If you desire the Lord,to remain in youthen you gotta . . .reside in Him too. If you wish the Lord,to stay in youthen you should . . .behave like Him too.… (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: A Bruised Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Bruised Heart ~ By Deborah Ann Feeling baffled,a little confusedfeeling’s hurtingheart’s been bruised? Well God doesn’t want,you to be crushedso keep giving Himyour complete trust. Feeling forsaken,lost and alonefeeling’s exposedright to the bone? Well God doesn’t want,you to feel distraughtso just give to Himall your weary thoughts. Feeling deceived,wronged and misledfeeling’s rawhurt is widespread?… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Walk By Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Walk By Faith ~ By Deborah Ann I walk by faith,not by sightbecause Jesusis my light. His Word my path,illuminatesso His stepI can duplicate. His Spirit dwells,inside of meso I can trustwhat I can’t see. His guidance helps,me finally findpeace for bothheart and mind. I walk by faith,in His lightfor I trust Jesus .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Tranquility

to GOD be the GLORY God, My Tranquility ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Tranquility,my Peace, my CalmYou are to my soula healing balm. You alone provide,the rest that I needwhen in Your WordI graze and feed. God, my Quietude,my Repose, My RestYour love and mercykeeps me daily blessed. You silence my heart,with Your still small voiceYou are the reasonin truth… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Anchor

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Anchor ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Anchor,my Security, my Shieldgive me a heartto You that will yield. Be my Safe Harbor,give me Thy gracewhenever a stormYou have me to face. God, my Anchor,my Hope, my Futuremay over my lifeI make You the ruler. Let Your Word be,on earth my guidemay from You… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Faith To Overcome

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith To Overcome ~ By Deborah Ann Though I have trials,tests and tribulationsmy cup remains full . . .of God’s declarations. For He promises to me,not to leave or forsakeand in His living waterI can always partake. Though I have problems,concerns, worries and caresmy cup remains full . . .knowing He hears my prayers.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Faith Stabilizing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Stabilizing ~ By Deborah Ann Faith stabilizing,is faith energizingit’s strong and robustfor in God it trusts. It believes in things,it can’t possibly seeit knows Jesus still . . .calms the storms at sea. Faith steadying,is faith unshakenit’s firm and securein truth it’s awaken. It believes God’s Word,from it, it waivers not . .… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Faith ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Faith,my Founder, my FinisherYour love for meto my soul ministers. For the more about You,I come to learn and knowthe more my trust continuesin You to upwards grow. God, my faith,my Trustor, my Petitionerthank You for beinghope’s only distributor. Eternal life is mine,now that in me… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Courage

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Courage ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Courage,my Bravery, my GritYour love compels menot to give up or quit. You give me fortitude,to fight the good fightall my battles foughtare won in Your might. God, my Courage,my Boldness, my MettleYou turn my nervesinto hard, steely metal. Your Word is my Armor,faith is… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Anchored In Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Anchored In Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Anchored in peace,held down by hopea future that helps useveryday to cope. A trust secure,a hope resilienta joy that keepsour faith consistent. Anchored in love,bound up in gracea destiny that helps usto stay in the race. A faith grounded,a truth rooteda rest empowering usto remain devoted. Anchored in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Reason

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Reason ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Reason,my Logic, my WisdomYour Word is my . . .life support system. For it’s how to obtain,a Christ like mindso the narrow wayI’ll continue to find. God, my Guide,my Leader, my MentorYour Word warns meof the danger to look for. For it fills my thoughts,with Your… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Our Hope

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our Hope ~ By Deborah Ann Hope paints a lovely picture,of our future gloryit displays all the detailsof God’s eternal story. It’s etched in our hearts,engraved on our mindsit understands the will of GodHis plans and His designs. Hope is our confidence,our faithful expressionit leaves on our soulsa lasting impression. It is everlasting peace,a… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Buckle Up

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Buckle Up ~ By Deborah Ann Buckle up,if you want to be safemake sure you’re securein the foundation of faith. For you can bet on,a long-bumpy rideand you’re going to needthe truth by your side. Buckle up,if you want to stayon the narrow . . .straight, righteous way. For your going to need,to trust… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Now Is The Time

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Now Is The Time ~ By Deborah Ann Now is not the time,to fold or to crumblethough the whole earthhas started to rumble. Now is the time,to hold on fastto the truth and hopethat will out last. Now is not the time,to give up or abandonand become to the worlda friend or companion. Now is… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Friend

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Friend ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Friend,my Helper, my Aidewhen I am with youI’m never afraid. You remove my fear,erase all my doubton me I believeYou’ll never walk out. God, my Supporter,my Backer, my Allyby me I know . . .You’ll always standby. You make my way,straight as can bewhenever You walkalong… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Faint Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faint Not ~ By Deborah Ann Faint not,do not tiredon’t forgetsatan’s a liar. Keep on,keeping onfor your Fatherand His Son. Faint not,do not pass outdon’t let satancause any doubt. Press on,pressing onsoon the harvestwill be drawn. Faint not,do not surrenderkeep on pressing on . . .into heaven’s splendor! ~~~~~~~ Galatians 6:9 And let us… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Assurance

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Assurance ~ By Deborah Ann God my Assurance,my Promise, my Futureyou are my Confidencemy Mountain Mover. Create in me a heart,clean and blue trueso that I may drawnearer to You. God, my Guarantee,my Recourse, my RemedyYour mercy has given mepardon and clemency. Your blood atoning,has delivered me . . .from my sins that… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Defense

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Defense ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Defense,my Shield, my Defendermay to Your powermy life I surrender. For You are my Guard,my Tower, my ProtectorYour Word is to mesatan’s arrow deflector. God, my Defense,my Buckler, my Footholdonto Your foundationmay I build my household. For You are my Fortress,my Security, my Safeguardwhen Your… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Only Jesus Can

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Only Jesus Can ~ By Deborah Ann Pressing times,are everywhereonly Jesus can . . .bear all the care. Evil aspirations,no matter the raceonly Jesus can . . .deliver saving grace. Confusing signals,meant to bewilderonly Jesus can . . .hopefulness deliver. Despairing visions,death and desperationonly Jesus can . . .bring true salvation. Pressing times,out to destroyonly… (more…)

Today’s Poem: That Worn Out Feeling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ That Worn Out Feeling ~ By Deborah Ann Feeling worn out,more than just tiredas soon you rise up . . .you again want to retire? Well don’t you give up,or sink into depressioninstead look to Godfor revitalization. Feeling burned out,stress got you downdoes your world seemto be spinning around? Well don’t you give in,to your… (more…)

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