Tag Archives: Strength

Today’s Poem: Onward Press

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Onward Press ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, today,I must confessit was trulyone big mess. I bit the dust,fell flat on my faceI couldn’t get upif not for Your grace. Lord, today,I really blew itfailed to rely onthe Holy Spirit. On my own,I went off to fightwithout relyingon Your might. Lord, today,was truly a messbut… (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: Being Faithful

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Being Faithful ~ By Deborah Ann Life isn’t about our dreams,ambitions or desires . . .it’s about being faithfulno matter what transpires. It’s believing in what’s right,trusting the unseen evidenceembracing the Gospel truthwithout doubt or hesitance. It’s being certain and sure,Jesus will do what He saidthe confidence in knowingby His Spirit we’ll be led.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Empowered

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Empowered ~ By Deborah Ann May your inner man,be empoweredmay you not by sinbe overpowered. May you be rooted,by loved groundedmay your heart stayto Jesus bounded. May the Holy Spirit,give to you His mightmay by His strengthyou stay in the fight. May you be opened,to all of God’s fullnessmay your heart’s eyestake in all… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Just Trust Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Just Trust Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann When we’re in the dark,Jesus sends us His lightwhen we’re in a battleHe’s there to help us fight. When we are weak,Jesus sends us assurancewhen we are faintHe gives us endurance. When we are alone,Jesus draws us nearwhen we are frightenedHe takes away our fear. When we are… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Word Garden

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Word Garden ~ By Deborah Ann Every day is a smorgasbord,a buffet of renewed pardona fresh supply of God’s gracefound in His Word garden. My appetites are gratified,from each verse that I pickthey bring me such comfortwhether feeling well or sick. I hunger after what is holy,to fill me up for the dayand in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Unstoppable

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Unstoppable ~ By Deborah Ann With God, you and I can do,the seemingly impossiblefor with God . . .all things are truly possible. There is not anything,He is not able to performjust look at all He createdby stretching out His arm. There is not a single prayer,too small for Him to regardthere isn’t any… (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…)

Today’s Poem: I Want To Be That Eagle

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Want To Be That Eagle ~ By Deborah Ann I want to be that eagle,that knows when to soarwho patiently waits . . .for guidance from the Lord. Then I would discover,how to spread my wingsthen I’d be able to conquerall the storms life brings. I want to have the wisdom,to be able to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Amazing Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Amazing Light ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, give me a warm heart,a spirit that is bright . . .let me see everythingthrough Your amazing light. Let me see morning’s dawn,even when it’s bleaklet me see Your splendorwhenever You I seek. Let me be grateful,for each new day givenlet me be thankfuleven when storm driven.… (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: Heavenly Minded People

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Heavenly Minded People ~ By Deborah Ann Saintly people,right on earth herewaiting for Jesus . . .to again appear. Human bodies,echoing God’s lovebiding our time . . .til we’re with Him above. Earthly beings,living in unityawaiting to spend . . .with Jesus eternity. Foreigners and aliens,born again anewready for Jesus . . .to make all… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Totally Surrendered

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Totally Surrendered ~ By Deborah Ann Totally surrendered,God wants it allall that you havenothing is too small. You need to give Him,all of your heartHe wants the whole of itnot just a tiny part. Totally surrendered,God wants to seehow much you wantlike Jesus to be. You need to submit,to His perfect willyou must be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Heavenly Conversation

to GOD be the GLORY July 22, 2018 ~ A Heavenly Conversation ~ By Deborah Ann Today I decided,to have a conversationwith God in heavenabout His expectations. So I inquired of Him,what He wanted from meHe responded simply withbelieve in what you can’t see. As we continued to converse,I told Him about my fearsHe said keep to trusting Himfor in heaven… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Wise Eyes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Wise Eyes ~ By Deborah Ann Wise eyes,they look notat things . . .that are fraught. Fraught with sin,riddled with evilfor wise eyes know . . .the works of the devil. Wise eyes,they look awayat things . . .that cause decay. Decay of hearts,corruption of mindsfor wise eyes know . . .how satan blinds.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Living On The Vine

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Living On The Vine ~ By Deborah Ann Living on the Vine,takes obedienceit takes a faithfull of resilience. It takes meekness,zeal and devotionit takes a lifeunder submission. Living on the Vine,takes enduringit takes a trustsecurely assuring. It takes training,divine directionit takes a heartopen to instruction. A life on the Vine,takes faithful abidingif good fruit .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fools For Christ

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fools For Christ ~ By Deborah Ann Hurting CHRISTians all around,I hear your pain, I know the soundI see the battle that you fight . . .being for Jesus His saving light. I know your hurts are for real,you cannot help how you feelin the world you are despisedbut you’re precious in God’s eyes. In… (more…)

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…)

#throwbackpoem: Feeble Feet

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Feeble Feet ~ By Deborah Ann Some feet are feeble,they slip and they slideinto the darkness . . .they easily glide. But, God will not let,His saint’s feet fall awayif from His Word . . .they opt never to stray. Some feet are frail,they falter and triponto the world . . .their toes keep… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Transformation Takes Time

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Transformation Takes Time ~ By Deborah Ann Conversion isn’t always,instantly spontaneousfor most people it is . . .fragile and precarious. For us it’s a transition,from the old into the newand we know it will takea lifetime to get through. Transformation isn’t always,an over night occurrencefor most people it is . . .building up endurance. For… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Penitent Soul

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Penitent Soul ~ By Deborah Ann Once you repent,fruit you will bearfor all of your sinswill be laid out bare. For a contrite heart,will forsake all evilfollow no longerthe ways of the devil. Once you profess,you are a sinnerworldly conformingno longer will hinder. For a penitent soul,desires no moreof what the worldhas for it… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Very Best Of Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Very Best Of Me ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, God I want to give You,the very best of meso go ahead and searchand tell me what You see. If there be anything,You want to altermy whole life to YouI willingly offer. Oh, God I want You to be,in my life clearly greaterso go ahead… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Rise Up

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rise Up ~ By Deborah Ann Some people are paralyzed,with fear and dread . . .some are just hanging onby a thin thread. But, Jesus wants to heal,our guilt and our shamejust like He did for . . .the sick and the lame. Some people are crippled,by the sins of their pastsome are hampered… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Spare-Tire Christians

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Spare-Tire Christians ~ By Deborah Ann Spare-tire Christians,smooth and tread-bareonly have faith . . .when they lose air. Calling on God,only when deflatedthe rest of the timetheir ego’s inflated. Spare-tire Christians,come out of the trunkonly when they run . . .out of good luck. Praying to God,for an easy, quick fixthen they speed offback… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Into The Heart Of Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Into The Heart Of Me ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, let me not forget,how You can always seewhenever I am going . . .wherever it is I be. Let me be found faithful,in doing what is Your willlet all I do be donewith the Holy Spirit’s zeal. Lord, let me be pleasing,not in man’s rebellious… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Hat Juggling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hat Juggling ~ By Deborah Ann We all wear various hats,of miscellaneous kinds . . .we all have certain rolestossing around in our minds. But, when for the Lord,we perform our tasksHe’ll help us balance themwhen for His help we ask. We all wear assorted hats,of differing forms . . .we all have vast… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I’m So Glad I Found Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I’m So Glad I Found Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann Through life’s many trials,and all its tribulationsI’m so glad I found . . .the Life of salvation. For my life was a battle,I could never winwithout Jesus telling mego no more and sin. Through life’s journey,and all its ups and downsI’m so glad I found… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: A Callous Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Callous Heart ~ By Deborah Ann A callus heart,edges are roughgetting through to itis more than tough. But there’s one thing,that is for sureGod it’s coarsenesscan heal and cure. A callus heart,is thick and densebeing cynicalis its only defense. But God can make it,soft and pliableso that it can befor Him viable. A callus… (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: Diligently Seeking

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Diligently Seeking ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me each day,to diligently seek Youlet it be Your light in meI see shinning through. Give me the dedication,to study and readso that in Your WordI’ll find all that I need. Lord, help me each day,to trust in what I believegive me the patienceso my crown… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: His Radiant Grace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ His Radiant Grace ~ By Deborah Ann When Jesus you invite,into your life . . .you’ll no longer be filledwith worldly strife. For His love will fill,the cold, stony placethat once was your heartwith His radiant grace. When you decide,Jesus to follow . . .you’ll no longer feelempty and hollow. For His love will flow,into… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Order In The House

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Order In The House ~ By Deborah Ann If we are to have,order in the houseour understandingwe need to rouse. For we need to build,upon Godly wisdomkeeping heavenright within our vision. Then our homes,will be full of pleasureas we come to realizeour eternal treasure. If we are to have,our house in ordereach room needs to… (more…)

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