Tag Archives: Grace

#throwbackpoem: Whatever is Honest

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Whatever is Honest ~ By Deborah Ann On whatsoever is honest,let your mind be ruledso to the world’s waysyou will not be fooled. For, that which is honest,will see through the deceitand the lies others tell youwith the truth, you’ll defeat. Whatever things are honest,in your heart let them rootand God’s righteousnesswill be your soul’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Prepped for Perfection

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Prepped for Perfection ~ By Deborah Ann I am being prepped,for perfection . . .my heart is showingJesus’ reflection. The more about Him,I get to knowthe more of His graceI’m able to show. I’m getting closer,to His image beingthe more of His lovein me I am seeing. The more I study,how Jesus livedthe more I’m… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Eternally Grateful

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Eternally Grateful ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, Lord when I mediate,on Your tender mercy . . .my heart for You becomesever-more thirsty. I want to drink in,all of Your compassion . . .I want to bottle upeach drop of Your passion. Oh, Lord when I ponder,on Your abundant grace . . .I cannot but help to falldown on… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Joyful, Thankful Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Joyful, Thankful Heart ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, a joyful, thankful heart,I bring to Thanksgiving’s tablea soul forever grateful . . .to You, for all that You are able. You make my plate complete,when from Your Word I reapthe full bounty of Your gracein Your kindness I do steep. You fill me with such… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Grace To The Humble

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Grace To The Humble ~ By Deborah Ann When trials blow,me to the groundwhen my carestake me down. Before I rise,back to my feetI pray to Godmy needs to meet. When storms blow,through my doorwhen my worriestake me to the floor. Before I get,my legs backI pray to Godfor the grace I lack. For, in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: On The Path To Perfection

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On The Path To Perfection ~ By Deborah Ann I’m on the path to perfection,I’ve got a long way to gobut, one day I know I’ll beto God as good as gold. I’ve had plenty of struggles,on the path to perfectionthere’s been a lot of battlesagainst sin and temptation. I’ve left behind many tears,on the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Seeking God First

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Seeking God First ~ By Deborah Ann When in the morning,when God you first seekask Him to make you strongin the places you are weak. Ask Him to reveal to you,what is His perfect willask Him to give you calmin the areas you aren’t still. Ask Him to shine His light,on the righteous wayask Him… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Father, How Can I Show My Gratitude

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Father, How Can I Show My Gratitude ~ By Deborah Ann Father, how can I show my gratitude,my gratefulness for all You’ve donehow can I show my thankfulnessfor the eternal gift of Your Son? What can I do to repay You,for the kindness You’ve shown mewhat can I give back to Youso my appreciation You… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Words Spoken in Deeds

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Words Spoken in Deeds ~ By Deborah Ann Acts of kindness,words of hopewe all need themto help us cope. Acts of compassion,words of forgivenesswe should all makeour daily business. Acts of love,words of encouragementhelps us throughour own discouragement. Acts of gentleness,words of appreciationseen in our actionsand communication. Acts of generositywords of helpfulnessleaves no roomfor our… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Come and Consider

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Come and Consider ~ By Deborah Ann Come now and think,let this sink in . . .let us reason aboutthe effects of sin. Contemplate with Me,sin’s ramificationlets explore the meaningof eternal damnation. Let us mull this over,where has sin gotten youlet’s consider togetherwhat you need to do. Envision with Me,your sins forgivena life of peace… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Thankful Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Thankful Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A thankful heart,starts with a songsings its gratitudeall the day long. It knows God,is in controlfor He reignsin its soul. A grateful heart,starts with praiseexpresses it thanksall of its days. It believes God,is its creatorit knows there isno One greater. A thankful heart,sings all day longto its God… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Joyful Are We

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Joyful Are We ~ By Deborah Ann Joyful are we,who are saved by gracewho Jesus’ loveour hearts embrace. Happy are we,who trust in the Lordwho know His peacewill be our reward. Blessed are we,who hope in a futurewhere Jesus will beour King and ruler. Grateful are we,who in faith believethe Spirit of Jesusis ours to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Giving Grace In A Graceless World

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Giving Grace In A Graceless World ~ By Deborah Ann Giving grace,in a world that’s gracelessshowing mercyto those who are faithless. Is something,you must dofor it’s what Godexpects of you. Giving light,in a world full of darknessshowing pityto those who are hopeless. Is our call,as Christiansfor it fulfillsour true mission. Giving love,in a world that’s… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Called To Freedom

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Called To Freedom ~ By Deborah Ann Called to freedom,not worldly bondagecalled to understandingwisdom and knowledge. Called to liberation,not worldly dependencecalled into holy livingmoral transcendence. Called to empowerment,not worldly subjectioncalled to be the Lightof Jesus’ reflection. Called to separation,not worldly servitudecalled to be discerningwith minds daily renewed. Called to freedom,not worldly conformationcalled into a new… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Be The Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be The Light ~ By Deborah Ann Your light can shine,without saying a wordit can speak volumeswithout being heard. The light of your smile,says I’ll brighten your daythe light of your touchsays I’ll help show the way. The light of your tears,says you have compassionthe light in your heartsays I’ll share God’s passion. The light… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Words Grace Laced

to GOD be the GLORY ~ 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 the soulfor they… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Entering The Race

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Entering the Race ~ By Deborah Ann I’m putting on my sneakers,going to enter into the raceso I’m cushioning my soulwith God’s mercy and grace. The contest that’s before me,seems a million-miles longand I must trust in Jesusif I’m going to finish strong. With Him running with me,I’ll stay focused on winningthe confidence He’ll providewill… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Keep On Keeping On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Keep on Keeping On ~ By Deborah Ann Some days it is so easy,to run the faithful racefor I know at the finish lineI’m going to see Jesus’ face. When my eyes are on the goal,of meeting Jesus at the endI run with confidencearound every twist and bend. Then there are the days,when I am… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Count All Your Blessings

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Count All Your Blessings ~ By Deborah Ann Count all your blessings,each and every blessed oneadd them all togetherand be grateful for the sum. Be thankful for all you have,demonstrate your gratitudelet your appreciationreflect in your attitude. Appreciate your wealth,no matter how great or smallpresent your gratefulnessto God who supplies it all. Let your thankfulness,spread… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Oh, My Little Sparrow

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, My Little Sparrow ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, My little sparrow,I have given you My peaceand unto eternity . . .it will not end or cease. I have empowered you,with My eternal gracebut it is up to you . . .to seek My faithful face. Oh, My little sparrow,I’ll always love you soand unto… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, Help Us to Run

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Help Us to Run ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help us to run,this race we are inhelp us to finish wellso the prize we can win. Give us the stamina.the patience for endurancegive us the spiritual muscleto keep going the distance. Lord, help us to run,right past temptationhelp us to keep our eyeson our… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, Help Us To Run

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Help Us to Run ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help us to run,this race we are inhelp us to finish wellso the prize we can win. Give us the stamina.the patience for endurancegive us the spiritual muscleto keep going the distance. Lord, help us to run,right past temptationhelp us to keep our eyeson our… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Put Jesus First

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Put Jesus First ~ By Deborah Ann When you put Jesus,first on your listthere He will beright in the midst. For when you meet,with Jesus each dayHe will by your sideunfailingly stay. When you make Jesus,your top priorityHis Word you will keepwith all authority. For when Jesus is taken,more seriouslythe more you will trainfor the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: If Today You Hear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If Today You Hear ~ By Deborah Ann If today you hear,God’s beseeching voiceit will cause His peopleto cheer and rejoice. For one more sheep,in His green pastureis one more soulsatan can’t capture. If today you heed,Jesus’ invitationyou’ll receive the giftof eternal salvation. For one more person,in His flock gleanedis one more lifefrom satan redeemed.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Foot Has Slipped

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Foot Has Slipped ~ By Deborah Ann My foot has slipped,more than I can tallyon mountain topsor while in a valley. But no matter where,I would slipJesus on mealways had a grip. My foot has skidded,time and time againit’s plunged intotreacherous terrain. But, no matter when,I would slideJesus was alwaysat my side. My foot… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Warts and All

to GOD be the GLORY July 20, 2013 Warts and All By Deborah Ann I kissed me a prince,but he turned into a toadsent me packing . . .down the lonely road. So I went out searching,looking for someone to love . . .thought he’d be here on earthinstead He came from above. With all of my ugly warts,Jesus saw… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Light Walking

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Light Walking ~ By Deborah Ann Light walking,is more than just talkingit’s knowing . . .when our sins are showing. It requires from all of us,in Jesus blood to trustto help us not to straywhile on the narrow way. Light walking,is more than just a callingit’s a willingnessto avoid all evilness. Then a real… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Let Your Gentleness Ooze

to GOD be the GLORY Let Your Gentleness Ooze ~ By Deborah Ann When imperfections,in others you seedon’t call them outinstead, like Jesus be. For in your humility,they’ll see their lack ofand for what’s not saidwill be noted out of love. When someone’s pride,gets in your facedon’t go off on theminstead, show some grace. For in your patience,they will start to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Ours To Share

to GOD be the GLORY ~Ours To Share ~ By Deborah Ann God’s peace,ours to knowHis loveours to sow. God’s trust,ours to takeHis joyours to make. God’s grace,ours to electHis lightours to project. God’s ways,ours to pursueHis mercyours to renew. God’s favor,ours to acceptHis imageours to reflect. God’s judgement,ours to bearHis salvationours to share! ~~~~~ Galatians 6:9 And let us not… (more…)

Today’s Poem: 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: To Know The Fear Of God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ To Know the Fear of God ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, to know the fear,of God that is awesomeis to learn how to livein this world with caution. For, His Word warns us,to be not the world’s friendor with it godless waysto mix in or to blend. Oh, to know the wisdom,of Godly instructionis to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hold On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hold On ~ By Deborah Ann I once was like a ship,you could call me a wreckwhen storms came my wayI’d hit hard on the deck. I could not ride out,the worries they broughtfear and apprehensionleft me anxious and fraught. Under the harsh conditions,I would fold under the pressureso severe were my nervesno turbulence could… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Trusiting Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trusting Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann Whenever you are afraid,when you feel the burn of fearput your trust in Jesus . . .and let Him draw you near. Whenever you are frighten,when your heart skips a beatput your trust in Jesus . . .lay your anxiety at His feet. Whenever you are nervous,when you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Above The Roar

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Above the Roar ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me navigate,this raging, angry seahelp me to hear above the roarthe directions You have for me. Provide for me a safe harbor,a lifeline I can cling totill these waves of fearI am able to steer through. Let Your Word be my beacon,so I’ll not get lost… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Throught Life’s Trials

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Through Life’s Trials ~ By Deborah Ann Through life’s many trials,there can be no denialsfor those who in God trustwell knowing He is just. Victory we can claim,when we call upon His namethough tested are we stillwe yet seek to know His will. Through life’s tribulations,come various temptationsfor those with a Saviorredeemed by grace and… (more…)

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