Tag Archives: Grace

#throwbackpoem: Through All Of Life’s Challenges

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Through All Of Life’s Challenges ~ By Deborah Ann Through all of life’s challenges,times of means and of leanon my Lord and Savior . . .I have continued to lean. For He has not forsaken,nor left me on my ownHe has always given meaccess to His holy throne. Through all of life’s trials,when I called… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Opens Hearts

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Opens Hearts ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus opens hearts,and doors too . . .He knows where to lookfor you and you. You cannot hide,behind your wallHe knows your nameyou’ll hear His call. You may run,but, He’s ahead of youyou may be unfaithfulbut, His love is true. You might wander,and go astraybut, He will find… (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: 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…)

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…)

#throwbackpoem: In The Sea of Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In The Sea of Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a fish bowl,we keep swimming aroundin circles we revolve . . .just like a merry-go-round. At times we get dizzy,and we’re left in a dazeit’s like we’re spinningin a sea of milky-haze. So many worries,whirling all around . . .it’s as if our… (more…)

Today’s Poem: In God’s Waiting Room

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In God’s Waiting Room ~ By Deborah Ann In God’s waiting room,I sometimes have to stayit where He teaches methe whys for His delay. He wants me to know,waiting has its due seasonand soon I will gatherthe answers to His reason. He uses this waiting time,for me to focus on His faceso that I can… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: While The Lord Is Still Near

to GOD be the GLORY ~ While The Lord Is Still Near ~ By Deborah Ann Seek the Lord while He’s still near,while His mercy can still be foundpray for Him to direct you . . .while His Spirit is still around. Give to the Lord your whole heart,call on Him while you still canappeal to Him to renew your faithwhile… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Can and Will Do This

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Can and Will Do This ~ By Deborah Ann I can do this,I will get through itfor I have the strengththrough Christ’s Spirit. I can climb this,this I can dofor I have Jesus . . .His power too. I can battle this,yes, this I can winfor I have Christliving here within. I can handle… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: From Despair To Hope 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ From Despair To Hope ~ By Deborah Ann From despair to hope,from misery to ecstasyare those who Jesus . . .makes not their enemy. For they’ve tasted mercy,the truth they have kissedHis peaceful righteousnessthey have not dismissed. From dismay to trust,from heartbreak to reliefare those who though faithnow have a grace belief. For though they’re… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Shaken I’ll Not Be

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Shaken I’ll Not Be ~ By Deborah Ann I will not be shaken,nothing can rattle meLord, I will let no mansway me away from Thee. I will not tremble,what is there to feareven when I’m aloneYou are always near. I will not be moved,I will not go astrayfor, my love for YouI will never betray.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Onward Press

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Onward Press ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, today,I must confessit was trulyone big mess. I bit the dust,fell flat on my faceI couldn’t get upif not for Your grace. Lord, today,I really blew itfailed to rely onthe Holy Spirit. On my own,I went off to fightwithout relyingon Your might. Lord, today,was truly a messbut… (more…)

Today’s Poem: You Can Do It

to GOD be the GLORY ~ You Can Do It ~ By Deborah Ann You can be an endurer,you can persistif to the world’s wicked waysyou will resist. You can be an overcomer,you can prevailif you don’t let satan’s arrowsyour faith impale. You can be an achiever,you can winif you run away fromall forms of sin. You can be an opposer,you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus Is All I Need

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Is All I Need ~ By Deborah Ann All that I need, Jesus is it,all that I was, He has seenall of the pieces finally fitfor He is all I need. All that I desire, He gives,all that I want, He has gotall of my sins, He forgivesfor He is all I need. All… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Hungry People

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hungry People ~ By Deborah Ann Hungry people,are all aroundthese starved soulsin darkness abound. In an ungodly world,that is full of lustfor they don’t thinkthey’ll return to dust. Famished souls,don’t want the truththeir wanton desiresappease and soothe. There’s a deep ache,they have insideand so from Godthey choose to hide. But God knows,their real hungerand He will… (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: If Only We Would

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If Only We Would ~ By Deborah Ann If we the people ofthe good old USAwould only be humblebefore God and pray . . . Then He would forgive us,of our rebellion and sinand bless once morethese States we live in. If all we the people,were to seek His faceconfessing and repentingof our sinful disgrace.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: the Grace Of Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Grace of Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann The grace of Jesus,was given freely . . .to all of mankindproportionally. God measured out,faith to everyoneso we all could besaved by His Son. The grace of Jesus,will keep us humblelest over our egoswe’ll surely stumble. God wants us to be,sober and sincerefor He sees right throughour narcissistic… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Bold Attitude

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Bold Attitude ~ By Deborah Ann Be of good courage,have a bold attitudeask God to give youstrength and fortitude. For He wants to make,your faith in Him strongso you won’t be defeatedwhen problems come along. Be of good courage,let your mind be at restbe confident in knowingGod’s has for you His best. For He wants… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Amazing Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Amazing Light ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, give me a warm heart,a spirit that is bright . . .let me see everythingthrough Your amazing light. Let me see morning’s dawn,even when it’s bleaklet me see Your splendorwhenever You I seek. Let me be grateful,for each new day givenlet me be thankfuleven when storm driven.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Entering Into The Faithful Race

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Entering Into The Faithful Race ~ By Deborah Ann I’m putting on my sneakers,entering into the faithful raceso I’m cushioning my soulwith God’s mercy and His grace. The contest that’s before me,seems a million-miles longbut I will trust in Jesus . . .to help me finish strong. With Him running with me,I’ll focus in on… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Just Like Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Just Like Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me to be,just like You . . .so that I may bea light shinning true. Give me humility,a servant attitudelet my life reflectone of gratitude. Lord, let me react,just like You . . .so that I may livea life pleasing too. May my actions be,kind and… (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: 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…)

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: 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…)

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…)

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…)

#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: This Is My Truth

to GOD be the GLORY ~ This Is My Truth ~ By Deborah Ann This is what it’s about,this is faith, not doubtthis is believing . . .without really seeing. This is the one thing,that hope can bringknowing that eternityisn’t some absurdity. This is what I believe,this is what I receiveGod’s the only true Oneand Jesus is His Son. This is… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Repentant Tears

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Repentant Tears ~ By Deborah Ann Repentant tears,begin to fall . . .as soon as onehears the call. From the Spirit,of the Holy Onewho gave His lifefor everyone. Down somewhere,in the heart deepa soul can’t helpbut to sob and weep. For once it encounters,Jesus’ love and gracetears flow thankfullydown it’s grateful face. Repentant tears,never… (more…)

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