Tag Archives: Strength

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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: 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…)

#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: 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: An Albatross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ An Albatross ~ By Deborah Ann Some say I am,an out-dated albatrossbecause I still clingto Jesus on the cross. They say I am,liberation’s hindrancebecause I believein Jesus’ saving grace. They say I am,progression’s impedimentbecause I havea Godly temperament. They say I am,an obstacle in the waybecause I followthe Life, Truth and Way. But, I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Oh, So Willing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, So Willing ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You know we can’t do,anything without YouYou also know . . .we’ll still try to. You know in our flesh,we’re so very weakYou also know . . .it’s our own will we seek. Lord, You know we want,to always follow after YouYou also know . . .sometimes… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: It’s Hard Work

to GOD be the GLORY ~ It’s Hard Work ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, its not easyfollowing after Youit’s hard workstaying to You true. It’s not easy,giving up my prideit’s hard workin You to abide. Lord, it’s not easy,staying on the narrow wayit’s hard workbearing my cross everyday. It’s not easy.being patient in the raceit’s hard workrelying on Your grace. Lord,… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fear’s Pitfall

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fear’s Pitfall ~ By Deborah Ann When you’re feeling,anxious and fearfuland your thoughtsturn dreadful. Remember God’s might,will give you powerin those frightfulfearful hours. When you feel,you’ll lose controlbefore you leapinto that pitfall. Remember God’s love,is your perfect restraintso over your fearsyou may have constraint. When you feel,you’re going to lose itremember to call .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Will Overcome

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Will Overcome ~ By Deborah Ann I will overcome,I’ll have victory . . .I will not be taken inby satan’s trickery. To the devil’s traps,I will not go intoto his every lieI will not pursue. To temptation,I will not fallto false religionI’ll not heed its call. To worldly wealth,I’ll not concedeto its evil waysI… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Forgiveness

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Forgiveness ~ By Deborah Ann God’s forgiveness,is limitlessHis long-sufferingis timeless. It is non-stopple,it’s boundlessit is without bordersit’s endless. God’s forgiveness,is inexhaustibleHis love for usit’s incomprehensible. It is vast,it’s immeasurableit is immenseit’s perpetual. God’s forgiveness,is everlastingHis patience is beyondour understanding! ~~~~~~~ Luke 17:4 “And if he trespass against theeseven times in a day, and… (more…)

Today’s Poem: It’s Hard To Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ It’s Hard to Love ~ By Deborah Ann It’s hard to love people,who are always difficultit’s not easy to show grace . . .when you they insult. It’s hard to love people,who publicly hate youit’s not easy to be meek . . .to those who evil do. It’s hard to love people,who are openly ungodlyit’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Will Strengthen You

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Will Strengthen You ~ By Deborah Ann I will strengthen thee,how simple this soundsbut, it can be so hardwhen our troubles abound. For, often we fail to take,a hold on God’s promiseperhaps because in us . . .there’s a little doubting Thomas. I will strengthen you,how easy this would beif our pride we’d let… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Praise God Anyway

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Praise God Anyway ~ By Deborah Ann When you’re feeling stuck,in life and its daily rutswhen you feel as if . . .you’re just plain going nuts. Take a short breather,a minute or even twoand think of all that Godhas performed just for you. When you’re sick and tired,and away you want to runwhen life’s… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lift Me Up Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lift Me Up Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lift me up Lord,for I’m feeling downI need You to turnmy spirits around. Lift me up Lord,for I’m feeling blueI need a pick me uplike only You can do. Lift me up Lord,for I’m feeling lowI need You to bringback salvation’s glow. Lift me up Lord,for I’m… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Captive Thoughts

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Captive Thoughts ~ By Deborah Ann Capture my thoughts Lord,gird me in Thy truthlet me follow Thy Wordas in the days of my youth. With childlike faith,take custody of my mindkeep me close to Theeso Thy ways I can find. Control and restrain me,release not me from Thy holdmay my heart for Theeturn not… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Staying On the Righteous Path

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Staying On the Righteous Path ~ By Deborah Ann I’ve traveled many roads,much to my dismay . . .I walked along the pathof sin and decay. I’ve climbed over mountains,in my own egotistical prideI walked in valley’s deepwith conceit as my guide. But, I grew so very weary,on the pathway’s of leewayand the latitude I… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Crossroads

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Crossroads ~ By Deborah Ann Often at a crossroad,we decide the waywe think we should gobefore we even pray. We trust our intuition,so we make the choicewithout listening to . . .the Holy Spirit’s voice. We start off down the path,we thought was best for usforgetting it’s God’s willand not ours we should trust.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Asking, Believing & Receiving

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Asking, Believing & Receiving ~ By Deborah Ann Our Bible tells us,that we need to askfor, God to our needsis up to the task. But, we must pray,for them to be metlest over themwe’ll worry and fret. Our Bible reveals,to make known our prayerfor, God wants to help uswith our every care. But, we must… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Rested

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rested ~ By Deborah Ann When in God,we find our restwe’ll be readyfor any test. For our faith,will be strongfor whatever maycome along. When in God,we’re at peaceour trust in Himwill increase. For when we’re calm,though trials cometo their desperationwe won’t succumb. When by God,we are tested . . .our calm composurewill keep us… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Look For The Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Look For The Light ~ By Deborah Ann I look for the Light,I search it outfor in its truthI never doubt. I seek the Son,I look for a rayof hope to shineupon my day. I look for the Light,I watch for a glimpseof the promiseof eternal bliss. I seek the Life,I look for the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Trembling With Fear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trembling With Fear ~ By Deborah Ann You can pursue God’s Word,whenever you wantbut if you don’t apply itwhat have you got? You can study your Bible,all night and all daybut if you don’t obey ityou’ll just lose your way. You can go to church,sit in your Sunday pewbut, the rest of the weekwhat is… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Holding Fast

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Holding Fast ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me to hold fast,give me the stabilityto grasp onto my faithwith grace and humility. Help me to be steadfast,give me quiet persistencelet me not grow wearywhen I meet resistance. Lord, help me to be firm.so that I will not waiverlet me cling to the hopeYou are… (more…)

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