Tag Archives: Sin

#throwbackpoem: Where’s The Zeal

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Where’s The Zeal ~ By Deborah Ann Where’s the zeal,where did it go . . .where’s the burning desirethe narrow way to show? Where’s the zest,where’s the utterancewhy do we now havefor sin tolerance? Where’s the willingness,where’s the dedicationwhere’s the readiness to leadothers to true salvation? Where’s the eagerness,where’s the thirstwhy is the word sinnow on… (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: We’re All Sinners

to GOD be the GLORY ~ We’re All Sinners ~ By Deborah Ann We are all sinners,in need of a Saviorin our hearts we all needGod’s mercy and favor. Some have wandered,they’ve gone their own wayfrom their First Lovetheir hearts went astray. Some are unsaved,they don’t see the needtheir hearts are entrenchedin worldly lust and greed. Some just don’t believe,there is a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Child Of The World

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Child Of The World ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, child of the world,to its ways you bowto its wickednessyou’ve taken a vow. But, God still sees you,as one of His unsavedand your condition to Himis sinful and grave. Oh, child of the world,to its pleasures you runto its evilnessyou don’t think to shun. But, God still… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Broken Spirit

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Broken Spirit ~ By Deborah Ann A broken spirit,sin’s convictiona life now ridof its infliction. A contrite heart,pride’s rejectiona life now freeof its direction. A humble mind,greed’s ejectiona life now ridof its reflection. A soul repentant,shames detectiona life now purgedof its condition. A broken spirit,humble and contriteis a life no longer . . .without His… (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…)

Today’s Poem: My Redeemer Is Alive

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Redeemer Is Alive ~ By Deborah Ann My Redeemer lives,He is alive and wellfor in my heart . . .His Spirit now dwells. He loves me with,such a deep affectionHis death the epitomeof mercy’s perfection. My Redeemer lives,my faith in Him I placeHe gave His life for minesaved me with His grace. His joy… (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: Once Born Again

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Once Born Again ~ By Deborah Ann Once born again,all thing become newand so I have listedfor you just a few . . . a new lifeand . . .a new soula new spirita new hearta new minda new plana new lighta new patha new waya new hopea new joya new lovea new peacea new… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Joy Found

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Joy Found ~ By Deborah Ann In Jesus,my joy was foundand because of HimI am heaven bound. I found my faith in Jesus,His name fills me with gleeall because I believe . . .it was He, that first loved me. I found my way in Jesus,no longer am I lostfor He has taken me .… (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: 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…)

#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: 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: 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…)

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…)

Today’s Poem: Christ Preached

to GOD be the GLORY May 25, 2020 ~ Christ Preached ~ By Deborah Ann If more preachers,Christ would preachmore sinners  . . .they could reach. If Jesus’ message,from pulpits they’d tellless unsaved . . .would go to hell. If more preachers,Christ would preachmore lost sheep . . .they could teach. If the moral law,they were to readless wanderers .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus’ Home

to GOD be the GLORY ~Jesus’ Home ~ By Deborah Ann My heart,Jesus’ homemy soulGod’s throne. God’s peacemy strifemy salvationJesus’ life. My eyes,Jesus’  lightmy weaknessGod’s might. God’s Word,my waysmy thoughtsJesus sways. My sinfulness,God’s favormy hope . . .my Savior! ~~~~ Ephesians 3:17 “That Christ may dwellin your hearts by faith;that ye, being rootedand grounded in love,” King James VersionPublic Domain… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Without The Blood

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Without The Blood ~ By Deborah Ann Without Your blood,Lord, we’d still be lostwithout Your truth . . .we’d still be dross. Without Your grace,we’d still be hopelesswithout Your mercy . . .we’d still be worthless. Without Your atonement,Lord, we’d still be doomedwithout Your forgiveness . . .we’d still by sin be consumed. Without Your… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God of The Repentant

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God of The Repentant ~ By Deborah Ann God of the lonely,God of the rejectedmay Your mercy bein our lives injected. God of the depressed,God of the dispiritedgive us Your favorthough unwarranted. God of the guilty,God of the hopelessmay Your gracehold us blameless. God of the repentant,God of the mournfulmay we be for our sinstruly… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Song Of Salvation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Song of Salvation ~ By Deborah Ann With an open heart,I want to singabout my Lordmy God, my King I want to share,what’s on my soulsongs of the Onewho made me whole. I want to sing,of God’s favorhow in Christ’s deathHe became our Savior. I want to chime,eternity’s belland save a soulfrom the fires… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Adoption Plan

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Adoption Plan ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus conquered the grave,defeated death . . .so we don’t have to fearour dying breath. The victory is His,to which we are a heirone day in Heavenwe will see Jesus there. A free gift we were given,when satan, Jesus defeatedand now by His graceour faith is completed. Blameless… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: From This to That

to GOD be the GLORY ~ From This to That ~ By Deborah Ann From hopelessness,to elationfrom deathto salvation. From uncertainty,to affirmationfrom depressionto jubilation. From despair,to joyful livingfrom ungratefulto thanksgiving. From restlessness,to tranquilityfrom sinfulnessto humility. From rebellion,to compliancefrom resistanceto reliance. From this to that,is what God can doif you will let Himput a new heart in you! ~~~~~ Ezekiel 36:26 ”… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Once Blinded Eyes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Once Blinded Eyes ~ By Deborah Ann Once blinded eyes,they couldn’t see . . .through the darknesssurrounding me. But, since they’ve seen,Jesus through His lightthey now recognize evilupon first sight. Once blinded eyes,didn’t see the wickednessnor the penaltyfor their recklessness. But, since they’ve set,their gaze on abovethey can see the thingsin the world not to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Without God’s Mercy

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Without God’s Mercy ~ By Deborah Ann Without God’s mercy,I would be pitifulwithout His favorI would be miserable. Without His compassion,I wouldn’t be sympatheticwithout His humblenessI wouldn’t be apologetic. Without God’s clemency,I would be hopelesswithout God’s patienceI would be useless. Without His mildness,I would not be forgivingwithout His tendernessI would not be accepting. Without God’s… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Key To Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Key to Life ~ By Deborah Ann The key to life,is in your handswhen the Biblein it lands. It opens the door,to life, eternalgets you up and oversin’s every hurdle. It holds the meaning,to what life is aboutit gives you hopetakes away the doubt. It brings Light,whether night or dayby shining Truthon the Life… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hungering and Thirsting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hungering and Thirsting ~ By Deborah Ann Hungering and thirsting,after God’s righteousnessare the soul’s trembling withan awe-fearing mindfulness. Filled with true penitence,the hungry soul now feedson how only God can fulfillall of their wants and needs. They long to know,everything that they canabout how God has for thema righteous-living plan. The thirsty soul yearns,for the… (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…)

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