Tag Archives: Sin

Today’s Poem: Some Food For Thought 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Some Food For Thought ~ By Deborah Ann The thief comes not to give,rather to steal and takeso that you will not careabout your eternal fate. He comes not to save,but, to destroy and killso that you will not careabout knowing God’s will. The thief comes not to bring,endless peace and harmonyrather to take you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Prisoner of Hope

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Prisoner of Hope ~ By Deborah Ann I’m a prisoner of hope,for Jesus captured methe day when from this worldHe came and set me free. I’m a prisoner of love,for Jesus gave me lifethe day when upon HimselfHe took my worldly strife. I am a prisoner of faith,for Jesus convicted meof the hidden sin… (more…)

Today’s Poem: There’s Only One God 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ There’s Only One God ~ By Deborah Ann Just like the sun,must set in the westI know God for meis my perfect rest. I know He’s the only,God that there is . . .I believe He knewI’d be one of His. Just like the moon,hanging in the skyI know God is Godquestion not why. Though… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Keep Focused

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Keep Focused ~ By Deborah Ann When you can’t see,the road aheadand the unknownfills you with dread. Keep your focus,on Jesus fiercelyand through His eyesyou’ll see more clearly. When you can’t decide,which way to goand your anxietybegins to show. Keep your faith,in Jesus whollyand He will show youthe way holy. When you can’t make,the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Ocean’s Shore

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Ocean’s Shore ~ By Deborah Ann As I stroll along,the ocean’s shoreI feel blessedto my very core. Though I don’t know,the water’s depthI’m sure the Lord guidesmy every step. As I listen to,the waves that roarI trust God’s Spiritover storms to soar. Just like the warm sand,and cool sea must meetI know God’s the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Bluster of Fluster

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Bluster of Fluster ~ By Deborah Ann Some times my joy,I need to muster . . .whenever I’m feelingthe bluster of fluster. For, I can get so caught up,in the world’s fallen statethat my eternal happinessfrom me it starts to shake. Sometimes my hope,I need to summon . . .as I start to feeldowncast… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Life Is Like A Journey

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life Is Like A Journey ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a journey,into a vast wildernessso often we get lostdue to our own willfulness. But when we let God,guide us with His Lightour pride and egowe can wisely fight. Life is like a journey,into a dark abyssso often we get stuckand the mark we… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Opens Hearts

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Opens Hearts ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus opens hearts,and doors too . . .He knows where to lookfor you and you. You cannot hide,behind your wallHe knows your nameyou’ll hear His call. You may run,but, He’s ahead of youyou may be unfaithfulbut, His love is true. You might wander,and go astraybut, He will find… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Assurance

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Assurance ~ By Deborah Ann God my Assurance,my Promise, my Futureyou are my Confidencemy Mountain Mover. Create in me a heart,clean and blue trueso that I may drawnearer to You. God, my Guarantee,my Recourse, my RemedyYour mercy has given mepardon and clemency. Your blood atoning,has delivered me . . .from my sins that… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: While The Lord Is Still Near

to GOD be the GLORY ~ While The Lord Is Still Near ~ By Deborah Ann Seek the Lord while He’s still near,while His mercy can still be foundpray for Him to direct you . . .while His Spirit is still around. Give to the Lord your whole heart,call on Him while you still canappeal to Him to renew your faithwhile… (more…)

Today’s Poem: You Can Do It

to GOD be the GLORY ~ You Can Do It ~ By Deborah Ann You can be an endurer,you can persistif to the world’s wicked waysyou will resist. You can be an overcomer,you can prevailif you don’t let satan’s arrowsyour faith impale. You can be an achiever,you can winif you run away fromall forms of sin. You can be an opposer,you… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I’m Completely Convinced

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I’m Completely Convinced ~ By Deborah Ann I am convinced I belong to God,that nothing can separate usI am sure and I am confident . . .and so in Him I put all my trust. Storms may toss and blow my way,but I will not be swept out to seafor I am sure and I… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Hope Is In The Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Hope Is In The Lord ~ By Deborah Ann My hope doesn’t disappoint,it never lets me down . . .my hope is in the Lordit’s always to be found. It keeps me in perfect peace,when around me there’s distressit keeps me in God trustingmy faith it does not suppress. My hope I’m not ashamed… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Hungry People

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hungry People ~ By Deborah Ann Hungry people,are all aroundthese starved soulsin darkness abound. In an ungodly world,that is full of lustfor they don’t thinkthey’ll return to dust. Famished souls,don’t want the truththeir wanton desiresappease and soothe. There’s a deep ache,they have insideand so from Godthey choose to hide. But God knows,their real hungerand He will… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Not Finished With Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Not Finished With Me ~ By Deborah Ann God’s not finished with me,I know this to be true . . .for, I can see all the thingsthat He has yet to do. I realize He got started,on me a long time agobut, I also know there’s stilla lot of room for me to grow.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Bible Is Like A Mirror

to GOD be the GLORY November 30, 2019 ~ The Bible Is Like A Mirror ~ By Deborah Ann The Bible is like a mirror,it reflects yourself so trueit shows all the hidden sinyet living inside of you. But if you never read it,how will you ever gleanthe areas in your lifeGod still needs to make clean. The Bible is like… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Examine My Heart Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Examine My Heart Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, search my heart,from the inside outtell me where You findplaces of fear and doubt. See if You see in me,any remaining skepticismput into my heartby religious dogmatism. Lord, pull in the reins,of my heart todayharness them to followYour righteous ways. Yank hard if You must,so closer to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Return

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Return ~ By Deborah Ann Everywhere I look,everywhere I turn . . .Lord, I see the needfor so many to return. Return from wandering,from going astrayreturn back to . . .the Life, Truth and Way. Everywhere I step,everywhere I goLord, I notice thosejust going with the flow. Flowing with the world,conforming to its waysfollowing… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Entering Into The Faithful Race

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Entering Into The Faithful Race ~ By Deborah Ann I’m putting on my sneakers,entering into the faithful raceso I’m cushioning my soulwith God’s mercy and His grace. The contest that’s before me,seems a million-miles longbut I will trust in Jesus . . .to help me finish strong. With Him running with me,I’ll focus in on… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hamster Wheel Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hamster Wheel Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Some Christian’s faith,is like a hamster wheel . . .and the faster they gothe more their faith reels. They never stop spinning,around and around . . .for their faith isn’t rootedon the firm, solid ground. Some Christians don’t see,their in a spiritual rutor notice by sin . .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Spiritual Temperature

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Spiritual Temperature ~ By Deborah Ann We all need to take,our spiritual temperaturewe all need to see . . .daily how it registers. For the sin of lukewarmness,lies dormant in all of uswe only first notice itas it tempers in God our trust. We all need to check,out spiritual thermometerwe all need to record… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Glory Declared

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Glory Declared~ By Deborah Ann The heavens declare God’s glory,the stars twinkle of His gracethe sun shines of His mercythe moon glows upon His face. They universe is His handiwork,all was formed by His finger tipseverything came into concertby the words from His own lips. The planets are in constant motion,as the earth… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Playing Hide and Seek

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Playing Hide-and-Seek ~ By Deborah Ann Some people with God,play hide-and-seek . . .they pray to Him onlywhen their feeling weak. But, oh when their strong,without Him they reckonthey can do anythingwithout first seeking Him. Some people with God,like to play gamesthey only seek Himfor material gains. But, oh when their down,and out of… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Heart’s Response

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Heart’s Response ~ By Deborah Ann My mind said to me,look at what you can domy heart responded . . .Lord, not without you. My mind told me,all this could be yoursmy heart answered . . .don’t open those doors. My mind stressed to me,see all you can enjoymy heart advised . . .don’t… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Came Back

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Came Back ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus came back,as He said He wouldHe said He’d returnand there He stood. With eyes open wide,they watched in dismayfor only three days agoHe had gone away. Jesus appeared again,as if out of the bluetelling them I promisedI would come back to you. With mouths agape,they became afraidfor… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Seed Of Sin

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Seed of Sin ~ By Deborah Ann The seed of sin,is in every heartit’s been that wayfrom the very start. Once sin took hold,it became rootedwith pride and envyit’s now embedded. The seed of sin,grows just like a weedas it cultivatesmore lust and greed. There is no heart,that is not includedeach one by sinhas… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Came To Free Us

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Came To Free Us ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus came to free us,free us from all fearHe came with a promise . . .to be always to us near. He came to liberate us,liberate us from our debtHe came with a promise . . .to give us a new mindset. Jesus came to free… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: If Today You Would Hear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If Today You Would Hear ~ By Deborah Ann Today if you would hear,if your ears you’d openyou will hear the truthbe told and spoken. For God will speak,right to your heartclosing the chasmkeeping you apart. Today if you would listen,you’d will be able to hearJesus calling youto come close and near. For He wants… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Oh, My Unrepented Friends

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, My Unrepentant Friend ~ By Deborah Ann Oh my unrepentant friend,don’t think you are goodfor not one person . . .does as they should. That hate that you have,embedded in your heartwill keep you and Goddistant and far apart. Oh, my tolerant friend,don’t you be deceivedfor everyone by sinis sick and diseased. By your… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Anchor Of Our Soul

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Anchor Of Our Soul ~ By Deborah Ann An Anchor to the soul,the hope of our certaintyJesus became the wayto everlasting eternity. Sure and steadfast,in the truth groundedour salvation in Himis securely founded. The veil has been lifted,through Christ we enter inin His righteousnessno longer bound to sin. To His Father in heaven,He gave us… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Repentant Tears

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Repentant Tears ~ By Deborah Ann Repentant tears,begin to fall . . .as soon as onehears the call. From the Spirit,of the Holy Onewho gave His lifefor everyone. Down somewhere,in the heart deepa soul can’t helpbut to sob and weep. For once it encounters,Jesus’ love and gracetears flow thankfullydown it’s grateful face. Repentant tears,never… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Have Pity On Us Father

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Have Pity On Us Father ~ By Deborah Ann Have pity on us Father,for the error of our waysrain down on us Your mercyand we’ll shower You with our praise. Forgive us of our wanderings,for going from You astraygive us Your compassionand our gratefulness to you we’ll display. Have pity on us Father,for we have… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Some Believers

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Some Believers ~ By Deborah Ann Some believers,refuse in grace to growabout their life of sinthey don’t want to know. They don’t want to be,to God responsiblethey don’t want to hearthey’ll be accountable. Some believers,refuse in faith to maturethey don’t want to knowwhat makes them impure. They don’t want to follow,the  straight-narrow wayinstead on… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus Is Waiting For You

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Is Waiting For You~ By Deborah Ann Jesus is waiting,for you at the well  . . .He wants you to sitwith Him for a spell. He knows you’re thirsty,for your soul, He is tooHe wants to give youlife from another view. Jesus is waiting,for you to dip down inthe water that’s living . .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Some People Think

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Some People Think ~ By Deborah Ann Some people look down,their angelic noses . . .when to others they givetheir saintly diagnosis. They eagerly point out,things once done in sinwhile they boast abouttheir own restraint within. Some people think,they have done no wrongbut will happily talk aboutyour mistakes all day long. They brag all about,the… (more…)

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