Tag Archives: Rest

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…)

Today’s Poem: Greet Me At The Gate

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Greet Me At The Gate ~ By Deborah Ann Give me peace Lord,fill me with serenityso that I may facetoday’s uncertainty. Help me to keep,focused in on Youso my eternal aimis always in view. Keep my feet Lord,from the truth slippingkeep my hands Lordon my Bible gripping. Give me wisdom,for what’s lying aheadhelp me to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Smooth Sailing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Smooth Sailing ~ By Deborah Ann Today there’s smooth sailing,the water’s calm and stillit is such a gorgeous day . . .to just sit back and chill. Got nothing on my mind,my heart seems to be at restmy worries are but fewI am feeling at my best. As I go about my morning,I forget… (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: A Mind Focused In On Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Mind Focused In On Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann A mind focused,in on Jesus . . .is a heart restedon forgiveness. For it acknowledges,it’s once fallen statehow Jesus saved itfrom damnation’s fate. A life centered,on the crossis a soul awareit was once dross. For it recognizes,without the resurrectionthere would be no hopefor eternal salvation.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Silenced By Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Silenced By Love ~ By Deborah Ann Silenced by love,surrounded by calmletting God be . . .my healing balm. Just me and Him,together all alonea quiet confidencein the unknown. Silenced by hope,encircled in trustexamining our heartsjust the two of us. Stilled meditations,whispers at His feeta time of joyfulnesswhen we both meet. Silenced by love,resting in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: When I Leave This World

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When I Leave This World ~ By Deborah Ann When I leave this world,joy I am going out withfor to me heaven isn’ta illusion or a myth. It’s as real as the sky,the earth and the seaI believe there’s a roomwaiting just for me. When I leave this world,perfect peace I’ll findfor to me heaven… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Harden Not Your Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Harden Your Heart Not ~ By Deborah Ann Harden not your heart,to your spiritual conditionlet it not turn coldby your selfish ambition. Let it not turn callous,like the rebellious onelet it not become distantby a grumbling tongue. Harden not your heart,to the Spirit’s leadinglet it not turn frigidby the sins you’re keeping. Let it not… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Rejoicing Always

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rejoicing Always ~ By Deborah Ann It’s hard to be rejoicing,when things aren’t going rightit hard to give God thanks . . .with so many battles to fight. It’s hard to see God’s hand,in the middle of the painit hard to be gratefulwhen all your joy is drained. But we who have Jesus,living inside… (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: There’s Good News

to GOD be the GLORY ~ There’s Good News ~ By Deborah Ann There’s Good News,for when days are badthere is hope . . .for when you feel sad. There is light,for when all seems dimthere is rest  . . .that comes from Him. There is grace,for when needing morethere is trust . . .when God you implore. There is strength,for… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Wanderer’s Wandering

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Wanderer’s Wandering ~ By Deborah Ann Wanderer’s wandering,roaming aroundlooking and searchingfor what can’t be found. Rootless and fruitless,wanderers they arefaithless and godlessin their travels afar. Roving and drifting,wanderers they besmug and ungratefulfrom righteousness flee. Nomadic problematic,wanderers go offleaving and partingas God they scoff. Wanderer’s wandering,God wants you homeHe wants your stepsto no longer roam.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Salvation Isn’t For Sale

to GOD be the GLORY March 4, 2019 Salvation Isn’t For Sale ~ By Deborah Ann You can’t buy your way into heaven,salvation is not for sale . . .on your own merit you can’t get thereif you try you’ll only fail. You can’t shop around for grace,it’s a free gift God gave to allyou can’t pay for His mercyyou need… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A New Creation Awaits

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A New Creation Awaits ~ By Deborah Ann When you ask Jesusinto your heartdeliverance from sinwill spontaneously start. When for your trespasses,you ask Jesus to atoneliving a sinful lifeyou’ll no longer condone. When you ask Jesus,to pardon your sinregenerationwill promptly begin. When for your sins,you ask Jesus to forgiveyour former way of lifeyou will not… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: No One Is Perfect

to GOD be the GLORY No One Is Perfect ~ By Deborah Ann No one is perfect,all have flawsall need to obeyGod’s ten laws. All have sinned,no one is undefiledall need to beby Jesus justified. All have erred,no one is pureall need Jesustheir heart to cure. All have wandered,no one is yieldingall need JesusHis Spirit’s sealing. No one is perfect,all have… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Washed In The Blood

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Washed In The Blood ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus’ blood,washed over menow His lovehas set me free. Free from quilt,free from blamefor, upon HimselfHe took my shame. Jesus’ blood,flooded over meflushing out sin’sgrit and debris. At not a cost,His grace I attainednow through faithI’m no longer sin-stained. Jesus’s blood,washed over megiving me a life .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Believing Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Believing Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A believing heart is set,on things from aboveit abides securelyin God’s love. Hope springs up from it,mercy rests insidea believing heart knowsits needs are supplied. A believing heart is set,on grace and faith aloneit knows without Jesusfor its sins it can’t atone. Peace rises from it,strength and power… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Unclean Things

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Unclean Things ~ By Deborah Ann Unclean things,evil thrillsfollow ownnot God’s will. Need saving,God’s pitymercy, grace& charity. Unclean things,scarred and bruisedtheir own soulsthey’ve abused. Lust and greed,earthy priderags of filththey can’t hide. Like a leaf,blown awayfrom the Truththey still stray. Unclean things,made snow-whiteif they could onlysee the Light! ~~~~ Isaiah 64:6 “But we are all… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus’ Healing Touch

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus’ Healing Touch ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus’ healing touch,is just a brush away . . .when you go to Himon your knees and pray. He will touch your heart,mend the breaks withinput back all the piecestill a new life begins. Jesus’ saving touch,is close and near . . .He will rid your soulof all that… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Path Into My Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Path Into My Heart ~ By Deborah Ann One day I heard a voice,calling out to me . . .it said if you followI will set you free. Free from the struggle,free from the strifefor I will lead youto find eternal life. The voice that I heard,at first seemed so far awaybut, as I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Life Abundant

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Life Abundant ~ By Deborah Ann Lord You have given me,a life that is abundantone that is victoriousjubilant and triumphant. For, You have given me,victory over sinthough the thief may comemy soul he’ll never win. Lord, You have given me,grace plentifulall because You areso richly merciful. For, You have given me,hope everlastingand peace beyondmy… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Remorseful Appeal

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Remorseful Appeal ~ By Deborah Ann God hears our cries,our sins He knowsHe sees the tearsfrom our eyes flow. God sees us weeping,over our disgraceHe knows our needfor His merciful grace. God listens to our sobs,as His name we callHe watches the tearsfrom broken hearts fall. God hears the outcry,of our remorseful appealHe knows… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Is All I Need

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Is All I Need ~ By Deborah Ann I said to myself,Jesus is all I neednow that from sinI have been freed. He said unto my soul,I am hope eternaltis why I saved youfrom hell’s infernal. I said to myself,Jesus is my Lordnow that my lifeand His is in accord. He said unto my soul,I’m… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Everlasting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Everlasting ~ By Deborah Ann Everything around us,eventually will be gonebut the peace of Jesuswill eternally carry on. For He’s everlasting,His love is unchangingHis grace for each of usis tirelessly unfailing. All that we possess,will someday vanishbut our hope in Jesuswill not ever perish. For Jesus is the same,yesterday and todayto His Father’s throneHe’s… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Destined For Salvation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Destined For Salvation ~ By Deborah Ann Destined for salvation,if Christ you receivefor bound for heavenare those who believe. We’ll be made alive,whether awake or asleepfor the sacrificial Lambdied for all of the sheep. Through Jesus’ death,and His resurrectionHe spared us from the wrathof hell’s eternal destruction. Jesus came to call,the sinner to repentancefor He… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Some People

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Some People ~ By Deborah Ann Some people are depressed,they feel there is no hopesome are plain disheartenedfinding it hard just to cope. Some people have a purpose,they know there’s a waysome people see the plan,for a brighter, peaceful day. Some people are lost,they feel they’re out at seasome are just driftingfloating in their… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Our Life-Savior

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our Life-Savior ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, what a Savior,oh, what a safeguardJesus became for allour heavenly lifeguard. When to Jesus we come,repentant and contriteHe’ll wash all our sinsfrom crimson to white. Oh, what a Savior,oh, what a suretyforgiveness of sinis our security. God’s incredible mercy,Christ’s magnificent graceis now for every heartto eternally embrace.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God Knows My Frame

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Knows My Frame ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You know my frame,each fragile partyou know my soulyou know my heart. To You I’m transparent,You look right through meno matter what I doI know that You can see. Lord, You know my stature,every single detailYou know when I breathe inYou know when I exhale. You known… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: In The Spring Of Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In The Spring Of Life ~ By Deborah Ann In the Spring of life,all things become newfor those who Lord  . . .put their trust in You. For, the season of Spring,is a time for cleansinga time for heavy heartsto do some purging. In the Spring of life,there comes a newnessfor those who Lord .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: From Guilt to Shameless

to GOD be the GLORY ~ From Guilt to Shameless ~ By Deborah Ann Come unto Me,rest is what I’ll givewhen you ask of Meyour past to forgive. Come let Me wash,your sins awayfrom all those yearsyou went astray. Come unto Me,My burden is painlesswith Me you’ll go . . .from guilt to shameless. Come let Me take,your shame and disgraceso… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus Died for All

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Died for All ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus gave Himself for me,He gave Himself for youHe gave Himself for eachone in the world too. Jesus died for our sins,He gave up His lifeso we’d be deliveredfrom its damning strife. Jesus gave Himself for all,He gave Himself to set freeHe gave Himself to breakon us,… (more…)

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