Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

#throwbackpoem: Purging and Pruning

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Purging and Pruning ~ By Deborah Ann He deletes,He rids, He clearsthose who haveno Godly fear. He prunes,He snips, He trimsso we who remaincan be more like Him. He purges,He cuts, He chopsso He can growa righteous crop. He tests,He exams, He triesto find those willingto self to die. He prunes,He snips, He paresso more… (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: 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: Man’s Heart Of Stone

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Man’s Heart of Stone ~ By Deborah Ann Man has a heart of stone,for God there’s no desirethe Bible is meaninglessnot a word does it inspire. But Jesus can remove,the stiffness and hardnesstill it is a heart of fleshresembling His likeness. Man is dead in sin,lives in utter darknesssees no need for God . .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Holy Conversion

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Holy Conversion ~ By Deborah Ann A new life in Christ,a holy conversion . . .one saving us fromlust filled perversion. Once dead in trespasses,now in hope are we aliveno longer are our soulsfrom eternity deprived. Born-again and appointed,to a new divine life . . .the natural man gonetaking with him our strife. Free… (more…)

Today’s Poem: What Will We Do

to GOD be the GLORY ~ What Will We Do ~ By Deborah Ann Another year is upon us,what with it will we do . . .how are we going to letthe love of Jesus through? How are we going to be,the salt and the lighthow are we going to winthis good and faithful fight? How will we show the Way,to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Callous Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Callous Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A callus heart,edges are roughgetting through to itis more than tough. But there’s one thing,that is for sureGod it’s coarsenesscan heal and cure. A callus heart,is thick and densebeing cynicalis its only defense. But God can make it,soft and pliableso that it can befor Him viable. A callus… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Take The Plunge

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Take the Plunge ~ By Deborah Ann Go ahead,dive right inbe washedfrom your sin Take the plunge,into the watersthat are Livingwithout borders. Go ahead,jump into the Wellsave yourselfform the pit of hell. Take the leap,into the Springlife everlastingto you it’ll bring. Go ahead,drink thereof . . .the Living Watersof God’s love! ~~~~~ John 4:10-11 Jesus… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Mercy and Truth Merges

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Mercy and Truth Merges ~ By Deborah Ann Mercy and truth have merged,redemption found on the crossrighteousness and peace kissedGod’s justice cleanses the dross. Truth was raised from the earth,from death came resurrectioneternal life rose from the gravebringing to God reconciliation. Love looked down from above,forgiveness imparted to each soulhope shall make way for His… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Intercessory Prayers

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Intercessory Prayers ~ By Deborah Ann Intercessory prayers,where’d we be without themfor there’s healing and hopein each beseeching gem. Petitioning God,holding others up in prayerpraying with thanksgivingGod to take away the despair. Pleading hearts,asking for God’s speedto come to His saints aidto help with their need. Imploring souls,requisitions for sicknessentreating Jesus to healby His stripes their illness. Begging minds,requesting mercy’s… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Cracked

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Cracked ~ By Deborah Ann God gave me this body,and at first it was intactbut as it grew olderI saw it began to crack. Once the cracks started,they could not be stoppedfor the more I sinned . . .out more of them popped. The cracks started to chip,piece by piece they felland the more… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A New Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A New Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A new heart,is made of fleshwith Jesus’ ownit now does mesh. It is confident,its been forgivenby faith its madethis decision. A new spirit,is one at restit’s one where gracehas truly blessed. It’s filled with hope,joy and elationit knows Jesusis its salvation. A new heart and spirit,God wants to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Oh, To Hear His Voice

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, To Hear His Voice ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, to hear His voice in clarity,confusion to come to ceaseto rid our life of all anxietywith the infusion of His peace. To know His voice of wisdom,all foolishness put to an endto listen for His instructionson life’s every path and bend. To know His voice… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Why Are You Weeping

to GOD be the GLORY Why Are You Weeping ~ By Deborah Ann Why are you weepingwhy the tearswhy do you live outall of your fears? What is your sorrow,what is your griefwhat has you livingin disbelief? Who made you think,My love wasn’t truewho made you believeI would desert you? Where is your hope,who made you doubt . . .that from the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A New, Clean Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A New, Clean Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A new, clean heart,in me God createdever since my desiresfor the world abated. Now my hopes,are set on things abovenot on my possessionsthat I once so  loved. A new heart of flesh,God put into mewith the grace to believein what I can’t see. Now my wants,are heaven centeredonce… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Need For Salvation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Need For Salvation ~ By Deborah Ann Some people don’t believe,that they ever sinsome just don’t getevilness lives within. But I can attest,this is not truefor I’ve read my Bibleall the way through. Some will tell you,God doesn’t love ussome say He isn’tfair-minded or just. But I can attest,God’s a God of chancesand it’s His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: This Is The Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ This Is The Life ~ By Deborah Ann This is the life,this is what I call livin’this is what it is like . . .when your sins are forgiven. This is first-rate,this is what I always neededthis is what it is like . . .when your life to God is heeded. This is the real-deal,this… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Who Would I Be Without Christ

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Who Would I Be Without Christ ~ By Deborah Ann Without Christ  . . . I would be rebelliousI would be ungodlyI would be unrighteousI would be deprivedI would be lostI would be deceived ~~~~~~~ I would be a fornicatorI would be an idolatorI would be an adultererI would be lewd and wantonI would be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Soul Shall Live On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Soul Shall Live On ~ By Deborah Ann My body may perish,but, my soul shall live onall because I believe Jesusis God’s only begotten Son. Eternal life I was promised,when my sins I confessedand from that day forwardwith His Spirit I’ve been blessed. My body is growing weak,but my spirit’s getting strongerfor it has… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Not Mine, But God’s

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Not Mine, But God’s ~ By Deborah Ann God’s strength, not mine,my sin, His forgivenessGod’s power, not minemy battles, His fight. God’s desires, not mine,my needs, His supplyGod’s demands, not minemy weakness, His might. God’s faithfulness, not mine,my defiance, His mercyGod’s compassion, not minemy rebellion, His favor. God’s plans, not mine,my bad, His goodGod’s time,… (more…)

Today’s Poem: When Confident

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When Confident ~ By Deborah Ann When we’re confident,when our faith is strongwe can bet on this . . .satan will come along. He wants to shake us,right off of our foundationby saying we’re not worthyof grace, unto salvation. When we’re confident,in the God whom we trustwe can be sure of this . .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Fruit Developing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fruit Developing ~ By Deborah Ann It’s hard sometimes,having self-controlit’s not easy to letrestraint into your soul. But, it needn’t be,as hard as you thinkwhen with the Holy Spirityour life is in sync. It’s hard sometimes,to be peacefulit’s not easy to lethope make you joyful. But, it needn’t be,that difficult to dowhen the Holy… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Underneath The Surface

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Underneath The Surface ~ By Deborah Ann Underneath the surface,below the harden crustinto someone’s heartplant a seed of trust. Then each day give it,some living-waterfrom the streams of lifeflowing from our Father. Don’t be discouraged,if results you don’t first seejust pray for the seed to sproutwhile down on your knee. Ask God  for it to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Not Mine, But God’s

to GOD be the GLORY God July 30, 2017 ~ Not Mine, But God’s ~ By Deborah Ann God’s strength, not mine,my sin, His forgivenessGod’s power, not minemy battles, His fight. God’s desires, not mine,my needs, His supplyGod’s demands, not minemy weakness, His might. God’s faithfulness, not mine,my defiance, His mercyGod’s compassion, not minemy rebellion, His favor. God’s plans, not mine,my… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: His Stripes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ His Stripes ~ By Deborah Ann His stripes,my forgiven sinHis chastisementmy peace within. His wounds,my transgressionHis deathmy redemption. His bruising,my iniquityHis crownmy victory. His sorrow,my corruptionHis griefmy adoption. His stripes,my healingHis Spiritmy sealing! ~~~~~~~ Isaiah 53:4-5 “Surely he hath borne our griefs,and carried our sorrows:yet we did esteem him stricken,smitten of God, and afflicted.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Thank You Father, For My Risen Savior

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Thank You Father, For My Risen Savior ~ By Deborah Ann My Father who’s in heaven,today I bring my praisemy thankfulness to YouI just want to raise. I thank You for Your Son,who died on the cross for meI’m grateful for His gracethat from sin has set me free. I thank you for the Holy… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Comforter

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Comforter ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Comforter,my Helper, my Aidewhen I am fired testedYou provide me shade. Your wings cover me,under them I staywhile the storms of lifesteady blow my way. God my Comforter,my Calmness, my Peaceon me Your mercyeach day You release. When I am troubled,You make me for You strongso… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Walking In His Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Walking In His Light ~ By Deborah Ann The children of Godwalk in His light . . .for they know everydaydarkness they’ll fight. They are battle ready,their armor they put onfor the children of Godto His Word are drawn. The children of God,by His Spirit are leadfor they know the trapssatan’s has for them ahead.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Sandpaper Christians

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Sandpaper Christians ~ By Deborah Ann Sandpaper Christians,grate on your nerves . . .their abrasive thoughtsthey don’t conserve. Raspy and rough,full of harshnessneed God to replacetheir heart of hardness. Sandpaper Christians,rub the wrong waythinking not beforethe words they say. Like an emery board,that’s lost its gritforget they are filledwith the Holy Spirit. Sandpaper Christians,gruff… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Heaven Getting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Heaven Getting ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, let me not honor You,with my lips onlybut with a heart that is . . .devoted to You solely. Let me not profess,my undying love to Youonly to go into the worldand follow what others do. Let me not disobey,the commands You taughtby living a life of… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Strive For Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Strive For Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Don’t let your bitterness,make you sour . . .lest it’ll take from youthe Holy Spirit’s power. For, bitterness will cause,discontentment to growpropelling your temperto erupt and blow. Don’t let any resentment,enter into your soullest anger and frustrationwill start to take control. For resentment ignites,the fires of animosityand begrudging… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Victorious Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Victorious Life ~ By Deborah Ann A life victorious,is a life that overcomesfor, to the old man it diesand the new one it becomes. A life triumphant,is a life that’s no longerengrossed with the worldand all it has to offer. A life unbeaten,is a life that’s defeatedthe desires of the fleshfrom its hearts are… (more…)

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