Tag Archives: Jesus

Today’s Poem: Lord, Give My Faith A Backbone

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Give My Faith A Backbone ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, give my faith a backbone,robust, sturdy and stronggive my spirit the bravenessto last my whole life long. Lord, help me not to be,cowardly and spinelessso for You I can be . . .courageous and fearless. Lord, give my trust a framework,rugged, durable and resilientgive… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Eternally Secured

to GOD be the GLORY ~ ~ By Deborah Ann You may try,but, I can’t be movedfor my soul to Jesusis unshakably glued. You may attempt,but, I can’t be priedfor my heart to Jesusis indefinitely tied. You may endeavor,but, I won’t be persuadedfor my life to Jesusis securely barricaded. You may aspire,but, I cannot be luredfor my mind to Jesusis… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God Ways Are Better

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Ways Are Better ~ By Deborah Ann God’s ways are not ours,for ours ways are skewedand often God’s directionwe don’t want to include. We think we understand,what God wants us to dobut we fail to look at thingsfrom His point of view. God’s plans are not ours,for ours are often rashbefore consulting Himout the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Faith Muscles

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Muscles ~ By Deborah Ann If we’re to have,spiritual grit . . .we must keepour faith muscle fit. God’s Word we must engage,so trust can developthen joy, peace and hopeour lives will envelop. If we’re to be,spiritually strong . . .we’ll need to stop doingwhat we know is wrong. We’ll need to workout,the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Completely Invested

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Completely Invested ~ By Deborah Ann Faith that is tried,is faith that knowsthe way through troublesGod always shows. For we know He will make,a pathway outwhenever we give Himour fear and doubt. Faith that is tested,is faith that is strongfor it knows trialsnever steer us wrong. For we know for Godwe need to be… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When Faithfulness You Befriend

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When Faithfulness You Befriend ~ By Deborah Ann When you trust in the Lord,you’ll want to do what is rightand pleasing Him will becomewhat you’ll do day and night. You will dwell in peace,your heart will be at restand you’ll touch othersso they too can feel blessed. When faithfulness you befriend,you’ll find an easier roadso… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Quiet Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Quiet Heart ~ By Deborah Ann The quiet heart,doesn’t fretover its worriesit dosen’t sweat. It knows to be,composed and collectedit knows its strengthto God is connected. The quiet heart,doesn’t stewover its caresit doesn’t spew. It knows to trust,to be clam and stillit knows its lifeis in God’s will. The quiet heart,doesn’t panicover life’s woesit’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Look Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Look Not ~ By Deborah Ann Look not to the past,don’t stop and turn your headinstead look to the futurewith Jesus up ahead. Don’t reminisce,on that which is already donerather let your heartto Jesus be eternally drawn. Look not to the past,remember not your regretsinstead look to the futureand the soon coming events. Don’t… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Spirit of Power

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Spirit of Power ~ By Deborah Ann God has not given us,a spirit of fear . . .but, one of His powerto keep us to Him near. No worry shall cause,us to tremble or shakenot even the enemycan author us to faint. God has not given us,a spirit of neglect . . .but, one… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Life Is Like A Road Trip

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life Is Like A Road Trip ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a road trip,a long winding excursionrequiring from uslots of physical exertion. But we often get,mentally fatiguedand need a rest stopso to be relieved. Jesus is that stop,the oasis of our hopewhere living waters fill uswith the strength to cope. Life is a… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Things I’ve Seen

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Things I Have Seen ~ By Deborah Ann I have seen morality fade,the withering of man’s ethicsI have seen people lives canceledby the pundits and skeptics. I have seen a government,become by greed corruptI have seen the rage of hateon city streets erupt. I have seen earthy riches,turn cold the heart of manI have… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Be Not Angry

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Not Angry ~ By Deborah Ann Be not angry,don’t be resentfullet your attitude reflectall for which you’re grateful. Be not bitter,don’t be contentiouslet your words chosenbring to Jesus awareness. Be not wrathful,don’t try to get evenlet your posture resemblethe reason you’re forgiven. Be not ill-tempered,don’t fly off in a ragelet your Bible becomeyour behavior… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Love For You

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Love For You ~ By Deborah Ann God’s love for you,is intense . . .it is everlastingit is immense. For each soul,He does cherishHe would have . . .not one to perish. God’s love for you,is unconditional . . .it is by designdivinely integral. For in the womb,He knew your frameand in His book… (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: A Taste Of God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Taste Of God ~ By Deborah Ann I have had a taste of God,and all of His goodnessI have sipped from His cupof truth and righteousness. It left me with no appetite,for the world or its waysit has given me hope . . .for peaceful, joyful days. I have had a taste of God,His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: That’s Why

to GOD be the GLORY That’s Why ~ By Deborah Ann The world is full of people,dishonest and unfaithfulthat is why to God . . .I am forever grateful. For God is trustworthy,in every single waythat is why I give Himmy praise night and day. The world is full of people,selfish and two-facedthat is why in God . . .my… (more…)

Today’s Poem: If God ~

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If God ~ By Deborah Ann If for us God has plans,if He knows our futurewhy don’t we believeand trust Him sooner? If He has for us good things,if He provides our needswhy don’t we follow Himregardless of where He leads? If God gives us joy,if He fills us with peacewhy doesn’t our faith… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Will Stop At Nothing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Will Stop At Nothing ~ By Deborah Ann God will use everything,to draw us to Him nearerHe’ll do anythingto make His image clearer. He will use our pain,to take us that much deeperHe’ll use our sorrowto make us a true believer. God will use our guilt,to make us more gratefulHe will use our shameto… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Evildoers

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Evildoers ~ By Deborah Ann Evildoers are all around,with haughty eyes they do seekall those who they believe . . .are the world’s meek and weak. But, we who trust in the Lord,have nothing to really fearthough they our reputations . . . want to destroy and smear. Evildoers roam the earth,with lying tongues… (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: Offend Me Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Offend Me Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Offend me Lord,with Your Wordlet me be convictedby the truth heard. Insult me Lord,with Your commandsso with false teachersI’ll not shake hands. Offend me Lord,let me feel the stingthat Your reproofin my life will bring. Shock me Lord,let my ears hearno sinner in heavenwill You let near. Outrage… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Tongue Control

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Tongue Control ~ By Deborah Ann We all need,tongue controlwe all shouldour lips patrol. For the words,we choose to usecan light a firewith their fuse. We all need,to think aheadbefore the wordsthat are said. For the tongue,can be unrulyspewing its ownpoison cruelty. We all need,to give over the reinof our tonguesfor Jesus to tame!… (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…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Love Is Amazing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Love Is Amazing ~ By Deborah Ann God’s love is amazing,flaming and blazingeffortlessly impressiveactive and aggressive. God’s love is perfect,ideal and flawlessimpeccably completehoned and faultless. God’s love is awesome,sincere and solemnrapturously showeredpropelled and powered. God’s love is everlasting,outreaching and broadcastingunceasingly unremittingengaging and committing. God’s love is exceptional,fair, just and equableGod’s love to everyoneis readily… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Faith Invincible

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Invincible ~ By Deborah Ann Faith Invincible,is a faith strongit rejoices even whenthings go wrong. It is unbeatable,nothing tears it downit rejoices even when . . .troubles come around. Faith invincible,is a faith robustfor it knows in Godto always put its trust. It is unstoppable,when satan attacksit is indestructiblefor hope it never lacks.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: This Is My Cross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ This Is My Cross ~ By Deborah Ann This is my cross,it is mine to carryand it is up to methe old man to bury. This is my death,this is my demiseso that a new lifein Christ can arise. This is my cross,this is me dyingthis is me on myselfno longer relying. This is me… (more…)

Today’s Poem: What Can Man Do To Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ What Can Man Do To Me ~ By Deborah Ann What can man do to me,what of mine can he controlhe may take my livelihoodbut, never, ever my soul. He may knock me down,spit right into my facebut, he can never shame meout of my faith in grace. What can man say to me,what hateful… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Silencing Of The Sheep

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Silencing of the Sheep ~ By Deborah Ann There’s a silencing today,of many of the Lord’s sheepfor the mention of sin . . .under the carpet they sweep. There’s a dumbing-down today,sheep don’t say what they shouldfor what they know is badthey now call fine and good. There’s a suppressing today,the sheep are now… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Abiding In God’s Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Abiding In God’s Love ~ By Deborah Ann Abiding in God’s love,is something you must donow that the Holy Spiritlives inside of you. For, He has called you,to walk in all His waysand when you step outHis love you must display. Abiding in God’s love,is a choice you need to makeyour past attitudesyou will need… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Today’s Idols

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Today’s Idols ~ By Deborah Ann Today’s idols,are made of many thingsand oh the joy . . .to us that they all bring. We cradle them in our arms,with them we sit, we walk, we standwe’d never think to leave our homewithout one of them in our hand. Today’s idols.are made of plastic and… (more…)

Today’s Poem: What A Wonderful God

~ What A Wonderful God ~ By Deborah Ann I see God in the sky,in the light of the moonI see Him in the starsthrough the universe strewnand I think to my self . . .what a wonderful God! I see God in the hills,in the valley belowI see Him in the streamsthroughout the earth flowand I think to my self.… (more…)

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