Tag Archives: Mercy

Today’s Poem: We Need a Miracle

to GOD be the GLORY ~ We Need A Miracle ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, on this day of celebration,of freedom and libertyI am so sad to see . . .in our country so much hostility. It grieves my heart,to see the hateful divisionI cringe at the thoughtof the future, I envision. It sickens my stomach,when I watch the nightly newsat… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Do Not Doubt

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Do Not Doubt ~ By Deborah Ann My God has designs,He will figure this outHe has a plan for mein this I do not doubt. Though I’m concerned,He knows just what to doand so my Father . . .in faith I leave this with You. My God keeps His promises,He is forever mercifuleverything He… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Not One Should Perish

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Not One Should Perish ~ By Deborah Ann Thank you Father,for taking Your timeso You can call“more people mine.” Thank you Father,for being slowlest Your angerwe’d all know. Thank You Father,for not being slackso Your lost sheepmay come back. Thank You Father,for being forgivingwhen we repentof ungodly living. Thank You Father,for Your desire . .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Don’t Be Vengeful

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Don’t Be Vengeful ~ By Deborah Ann Do not be vengeful,don’t try to get evendo not hold a grudgefor any kind of reason. Do not be spiteful,don’t be mercilessdo not be cruelor become heartless. Do not be resentful,don’t be enviousdon’t be embroiledin others pettiness. Do not be hateful,don’t be criticaldo not be unforgivingnor become cynical.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Shadow Descends

to GOD be the GLORY November 10, 2019 ~ A Shadow Descends ~ By Deborah Ann A shadow follows me,wherever I may go . . .I see its silhouetteupon morning’s glow. It shrouds me,in my Father’s lightit changes not a bitfrom day to night. A shadow falls on me,from a secret placefrom where it comesback to heaven I trace. It blankets… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Under The Umbrella Of God’s Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Under The Umbrella Of God’s Love ~ By Deborah Ann Under God’s umbrella,of His merciful loveall of us He protectsfrom His throne above. He shields our weary hearts,covers our worried mindsso that His perfect peacewe can always come to find. Under God’s umbrella,of Jesus’ forgiving graceare the spokes of trustto keep us going in the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Warm Summer’s Day

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Warm Summer Day ~ By Deborah Ann Give me a warm summer day,a cool breeze on my faceand I’ll tell you all about . . .my Father’s mercy and grace. For when I’m basking in,the warmth of His loveI find myself engulfedin His peace from above. Give me a long lazy day,with nothing else… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Forgiveness Is Like An Eraser

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Forgiveness Is Like An Eraser ~ By Deborah Ann  Forgiveness is like an eraser,God wipes our sins awayonce we confess and repentfor them we don’t have to pay. For, the slate He rubs clean,of our every offensetis why He sent Jesus . . .to come to our defense. God doesn’t keep a notebook,filled up with… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Secret Place

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Secret Place ~ By Deborah Ann In that secret place,is where I long to dwellit’s when with my soulall is quiet and well. Underneath the shadow,of God’s love and graceit’s where my heart findsa quiet resting place. With the most High,is where I yearn to beit’s when in my minda calm settles in me.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Difficult People

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Difficult People ~ By Deborah Ann Difficult people,are everywherethey can be at homeor out anywhere. They are not easy,around to even be . . .yet, God’s love in uswe must let them see. Difficult people,are conflict driventhey don’t really careabout your opinion. They are gunning,to get on our nervesyet, God’s mercieson them we need… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Loom Of Doom

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Loom of Gloom ~ By Deborah Ann When my heart feels hopeless,when desperation sets inas I become anxious from . . .the turmoil twirling within. I drop to my knees,to my Father I pleafor His perfect peaceto wash over me. When my mind feels helpless,when gloom is on the loomas I become anxious from… (more…)

Today’s Poem: One Day In Heaven

to GOD be the GLORY ~ One Day In Heaven ~ By Deborah Ann One day in heaven,we will have perfect restwhen with eternal lifewe are finally blessed. We’ll have rest from heartache,from our every sorrowrest from our laborthe worries of tomorrow. We’ll have rest from pain,every disease and illnessrest from death and dyingour own spiritual sickness. We’ll have rest from… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Trump Bellowing Out

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Trump Bellowing Out ~ By Deborah Ann One day out of heaven,you’ll hear a shoutalong with a trumpbellowing out. A voice you will hear,of that of a Kingsignaling eternal peaceI’m here to bring. The dead will rise up,from their earthly graveas they believe Jesus’ lifefor their sins He gave. Those who are yet alive,will… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When You’re Down

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When You’re Down ~ By Deborah Ann It’s easy to be discouraged,to be down and outit’s not hard to wear a frownor put on a pout. It’s easy to be disheartened,to be faint and wearyit’s not hard to cry outthrough eyes that are teary. It’s easy to be overwhelmed,to be feeling forsakenit’s not hard to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Finishing Well

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finishing Well ~ By Deborah Ann Whatever you begin,finish it well . . .let the power of Godrise in you and swell. Be faithful all the way,as you run the racehold on to the hopeof the Gospel of grace. Whatever you start,finish it well . . .let the Holy Spirityour fears quell. Trust and… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Came To Save

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Came To Save ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus came not to condemn,but to save us from our sinto free us from the bondageof the evilness that lives within. But, the flesh fights the spirit,and works its way into our lifebringing us upheaval in this worldand into the next one endless strife. The works of… (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 Knitted Together

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Knitted Together ~ By Deborah Ann Knitted together,with the strandsof love and graceheld in God’s hands. Hearts joined,with assuranceto run the racewith endurance. Stitched collectively,to become onewith the riches foundin Father and Son. Clothed in righteousness,the fabric of our lifeso to encourage othersthrough worldly strife. Knitted together,by God’s hand . . .so we may… (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…)

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