Tag Archives: Strength

#throwbackpoem: Faith So Small

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith So Small ~ By Deborah Ann Faith as small,as a tiny seedis all the faithat first you’ll need. For what starts out,as faith so littleJesus’ will strengthenso it’s not so brittle. Faith as tiny,as a grain of sandis all the faithyou’ll need at hand. For what starts out,as faith so petitewill one day in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Rock Bottom

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rock Bottom ~ By Deborah Ann Hitting rock bottom,having a hard timethinking not anothermountain to climb? Well, don’t you ever forget,just who is your Rockor who over that mountainwill help you to walk. Up against a rock,and a hard placethinking you shouldjust quit the race? Well don’t you give up,hold on to the Rockand… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Faith Believes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Believes ~ By Deborah Ann Faith comes,from Bible readinghearing, listeningand then heeding. Faith rises,in hearts that desireto be filled withthe Holy Spirit’s fire. Faith grows,when it’s assuredin things not seenit’s safely secured. Faith trusts,nothing’s impossiblefor it knows with Godall is possible. Faith believes,with all its soulfor it knows . . .God’s in control!… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Sometimes God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Sometimes God~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes God,sends us a detourto see if our faithin Him is mature. Sometimes God,puts up a roadblockto see what waywe’ll choose to walk. Sometimes God,sends us delaysso our faith in HimHe can appraise. Sometimes God,puts up a barrierto see if we’ll trustor remain a worrier. Sometimes God,sends nothing at allto… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Timing Not Mine

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Timing Not Mine ~ By Deborah Ann I have found,God’s timing’s the beston this factI have come to rest. For His plan is always,the only perfect oneso I’ve learned to waituntil He is done. I have found,God not to ever pushso I know not to bein a hurry or a rush. For He has… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Peace Imparted

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Peace Imparted ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes my mind,I can’t seem to still . . .and often my troublesit begins to fill. They crawl in and out,of the deep, dark spacesbut, I won’t allow them torob me of God’s grace. Sometimes my heart,I can’t seem to quietand often my worriesalters its calm climate. They… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Hope For The Future

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hope For The Future ~ By Deborah Ann Hope for the future,and for now and todaycomes when God’s planswe follow and obey. Hope brimming with joy,and of peacefulnesscomes when we walka life of faithfulness. Hope filled with trust,and blessed assurancecomes when we livea life full of pureness. Hope heart stilling,and mind calmingcomes when into sinwe… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Shall Not Be Moved

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Shall Not Be Moved ~ By Deborah Ann Though, my troubles are many,and surround me night and dayI shall not be moved . . .for the Lord will make a way. Though, my burdens are great,and follow me wherever I goI shall not be moved . . .for the Lord’s peace l shall know.… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Renewed Each Day

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Renewed Each Day ~ By Deborah Ann I would have lost heart,given up on spiritual thingsI would have fainted awayfrom the troubles life brings. I would have passed out,lost my faith and my hopeI would have lost countjust thrown in the rope. I would have sunk under,the pressure of my fearsI would have called it… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Holding On Fast

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Holding On Fast ~ By Deborah Ann Though your situation,may seem dire todayhold fast until tomorrow . . .for God will make a way. Though your circumstance,may seem bleak todayhold fast until tomorrow . . .for help is coming your way. Though your predicament,may make you weak todayhold fast until tomorrow . . .for strength… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Get Unpacking

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Get Unpacking ~ By Deborah Ann When old baggage,drags you downyou needn’t keepcarrying it around. Pack it all up,right awaygive it to Jesuswithout delay. When feeling heavy,from burden’s ladenand your back  . . .you can’t straighten. Unpack your load,into Jesus’s handand you will againunladen stand. When old baggage,has you feeling tired and beatget unpacking… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Keep On Persisting On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Keep On Persisting On ~ By Deborah Ann Faith feeling sluggish,got no get up and goare you starting to getfor the race too slow? Well you need to continue,to keep on keeping on . . .and on Jesus’ strengthpersist drawing upon. Trust feels lacking,lost that staying powerare you beginning to senseyour hope has soured? Well… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Carry Me Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Carry Me Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, carry me upon Your grace,until the day I see Your face . . .and when I’m down and feeling lowlet Your joy in me freely flow. When I need a hand to hold,give me Yours so I’ll be boldand when I need a loving friendbe mine until… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Let Me Carry That For You

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Let Me Carry That For You ~ By Deborah Ann Let Me carry that for you,your heavy load give to Melet Me have all your caresso you can be burden free. Give Me all your anguish,all the pain you still feelgive Me your grief and sorrowso your heart I can heal. Let Me take from… (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: His Unfailing Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ His Unfailing Love ~ By Deborah Ann When morning comes,into God’s Word I goI pray asking of Himtoday’s way to show. I trust Him to give me,His holy instructionsknowing it’s up to meto heed their directions. When morning comes,my life I do entrustto the One I knowwho’s always fair and just. I put my faith… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Daily Renewed

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Daily Renewed ~ By Deborah Ann I was consumed,but not destroyedI was unsettledbut not paranoid. I was frightened,but not horrifiedI was alarmedbut not terrified. I was drained,but not depletedI was derailedbut not defeated. I was shattered,but not brokenI was stunnedbut not shaken. I was afflicted,but not subduedfor my inner man . . .was daily… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Road To Victory

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Road To Victory ~ By Deborah Ann This road’s going to be hard,I know it will be toughI know the battle aheadwill be stormy and rough. But, this I know and believe,the fight is not mine solelyfor Jesus will be with methrough this journey entirely. This road is going to be long,I know it… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Deeper Things

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Deeper Things ~ By Deborah Ann Father, this is a new day,You have given me . . .a day to search and to findthe deeper things of Thee. Help me to use it wisely,for, to You it’s a treasuregranted to me to get to knowwhat brings Your heart pleasure. Father, this is a new… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Sound Heart 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Sound Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A sound heart,doesn’t miss a beatit lays its caresat Jesus’ feet. It puts its trust,into His handsit faithfully knowsto follow His plans. A sound heart,knows to prayit’s at peacenight or day. It allows Jesus,to live in itso to be guidedby His Spirit. A sound heart,is not shameful .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, Let Your Light Saturate My Soul

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Let Your Light Saturate My Soul ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, let Your Light,saturate my soullet over my bodyit take control. Let it bring me,truth and wisdomlet it beam into mejust like a prism. Lord, let Your Light,shine down on melet it brighten my wayso Your plans I may see. Let it bring me,even… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Truth Of My Youth

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Truth Of My Youth~ By Deborah Ann My faith is simple,I must admitthe truth I seekwithin limits. If in my Bible,it’s not foundI know it’s notGospel sound. I don’t believe,all I hear . . .for the truthI do revere. If God’s Word,is slightly alteredI don’t acceptwhat is offered. My faith is simple,so is the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Trusting God’s Timing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trusting God’s Timing ~ By Deborah Ann Faith is like an airport,with extended delaysholdups and long waitsturbulence that dismays. Cancellations and deferments,can throw our faith in a tailspinbut, if we trust God’s plans . . .we can have His peace within. Faith is like a freeway,there’s going to be trafficsometimes all goes smoothother times it’s… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Our Wants, God’s Will

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our Wants, God’s Will ~ By Deborah Ann Our wants,God’s willour fearsHe stills Our desires,God’s plansour hopesHis hands. Our longings,God’s graceour dreamsHis face. Our trust,God’s wayour chancenow today. Our hearts,God’s willour soulsHe fills! ~~~~~ Ephesians 5:17 Wherefore be ye not unwise,but understanding what thewill of the Lord is. King James VersionPublic Domain Copyright 2019Deborah Ann… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Bonding

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Bonding ~ By Deborah Ann God speaks in the silence,of each morning’s dawnHe beckons to me . . .to be willingly drawn. He awakens my senses,to His voice oh, so quietso my ears can be opento His guiding Spirit. God speaks in the hush,of a gentle wind blowingwith the promise to keepmy faith in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Out of Sync

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Out of Sync ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes with God,I feel out of sync . . .it’s like there is somekind of missing link. It feels as though,our wires are crossedand my linkup to Himis temporarily lost. Sometimes with God,there is a disconnectits like our lines . . .no longer intersect. If feels as though,we… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Wonders Of Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Wonders Of Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, the first thing,that’s stopping You . . .is my lack of faithin what You can do. I know You can part seas,walk on them tooand for me miraclesYou also want to do. Lord, the other thing,that’s blocking Youis my lack of trustto follow through. I know… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Faith Swells

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Swells ~ By Deborah Ann Faith rises,atop the wavesfor our Saviorwe know will save. Then when life,comes crashing downin troubles waterswe will not drown. Faith swells,in the surgeswhere hope in Godonward urges. Then when challenges,are all surroundingour confidencewill keep abounding. Faith rises,above the swirling  swellsit comes from where . . .the Holy Spirit… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Pieces of Grace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Pieces of Graces ~ By Deborah Ann Each morning as I awake,Jesus is waiting for me . . .I sense His very presencethough His person I can’t see. An endless supply of mercy,greets me upon the break of dayas pieces of His grace descendsfor me to reap along my way. Each day there is an… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Faith Unclouded

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Faith Unclouded ~ By Deborah Ann Faith that is foggy,makes it hard to findthe road to havingeternal peace of mind. For, we can’t navigate,the turns and the bendsunless on Jesus . . .we learn to depend. Faith that is misty,makes it hard to knowhow the Holy Spiritthe way out will show. For we can’t… (more…)

Today’s Poem: On A Roll

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On A Roll ~ By Deborah Ann Hope is the fuel,of my soul . . .it keeps my lifein God’s control. It powers me,to onward pressgives the oomphnot to stress. Hope is the fuel,in my step . . .it revs my trustrenders me pep. It propels me,to safely stayclose to the Truththe Life and Way.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Knows My Tomorrow 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Knows My Tomorrow ~ By Deborah Ann God knows my tomorrow,He’s planned it out for meHe knows what will happenbefore daylight I even see. I know I can trust Him,to meet me along the waytis why I have no fearwhen I greet another day. God knows beforehand,the challenges I will faceI know He will… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Treasures in Jars

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Treasures in Jars ~ By Deborah Ann Treasures in jars,might be made of claybut, when they are pressedclose to God they stay. Oh, they may crack,but, they will not weakenfor treasures in jars . . .in God’s power believe in. Treasures in jars,they do not crumblefor God makes themstrong and yet humble. Oh, they may… (more…)

Today’s Poem: From Brokenness to Wholeness 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ From Brokenness to Wholeness ~ By Deborah Ann In the broken places,is where Jesus meets usso we may find the strengthin Him to fully trust. He is able to see through,the cracks and holesfor He can look intothe depth of our souls. In the broken spaces,of our shattered heartsJesus understandswhy we’re falling apart. He knows… (more…)

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