Tag Archives: Strength

Today’s Poem: Victory Over Fear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Victory Over Fear ~ By Deborah Ann If we’re not to be fearful,if we’re not to be afraidthen why do we sometimes . . .feel overwhelmingly dismayed? If we’re not to despair,if we’re not to be weakthen why do we sometimes . . .feel so hopelessly bleak? If we’re not to be concerned,if we’re not… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, Help Us to Run

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Help Us to Run ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help us to run,this race we are inhelp us to finish wellso the prize we can win. Give us the stamina.the patience for endurancegive us the spiritual muscleto keep going the distance. Lord, help us to run,right past temptationhelp us to keep our eyeson our… (more…)

Today’s Poem: We Are The Clay

to GOD be the GLORY ~ We Are The Clay ~ By Deborah Ann The clay cannot tell,the Potter what to doif it’s to be made . . .into something new. For, it is full of lumps,scarred and marred placesand it needs His graceto fill in all the spaces. The clay cannot say,to the Potter do thisit needs to be pliableor… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Think

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Think ~ By Deborah Ann If we were to think,before we speak . . .our tongues we’d holdmore in our cheeks. If we carefully choose,what words we usewe’d say things to lift upnot those that bruise. If we were to ponder,what we had to saywe’d be more likelyto stop first and pray. If we… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Your Love Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Your Love Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord Your love brings,my heart tranquil peaceI can feel Your calmproviding me release. It warms my soul,my mind it refreshesall of my concernsit patiently addresses. Lord, Your love constantly,comforts and consolesmy fears and doubtsit curtails and controls. It generates in me,a humble restfulnessevery time I think  . .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Eager Heart’s Waiting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Eager Heart’s Waiting ~ By Deborah Ann May the love of God,our eager heart’s still . . .may we have His peacewaiting for His will. For what He promised,is yet to be done . . .as we anticipatethe coming of His Son. May the love of God,our heart’s safely keepas one of His ownbeloved and… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Lift My Eyes To Heaven

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Lift My Eyes to Heaven ~ By Deborah Ann I lift my eyes to heaven,for there I know I’ll findrest and support . . .for my heart and mind. I look past my worries,to find my strongholdmy Lord is waiting thereto fortify and uphold. I raise my eyes to God,He offers a hiding placea… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Just As Is

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Just As Is ~ By Deborah Ann A little bit worn,frayed and rippeda little bit oldtattered and nicked. A little bit used,aged and weathereda little bit saggedfaded and withered. A little bit marked,scuffed and grazeda little bit confusedpuzzled and dazed. A little bit broken,cracked and chippeda little bit shearedpruned and clipped. But, Jesus loves me,just… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, Help Us To Run

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Help Us to Run ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help us to run,this race we are inhelp us to finish wellso the prize we can win. Give us the stamina.the patience for endurancegive us the spiritual muscleto keep going the distance. Lord, help us to run,right past temptationhelp us to keep our eyeson our… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Way Of The Upright

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Way of the Upright ~ By Deborah Ann Teach me Lord,to do Thy willhelp me to bepatient and still. Show me the way,of the uprightgive me wisdoma holy insight. Educate me Lord,to know Your desirehelp me to doall You require. Lead me along,the path of goodnesshelp me to livea life of pureness. Teach me… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Put Jesus First

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Put Jesus First ~ By Deborah Ann When you put Jesus,first on your listthere He will beright in the midst. For when you meet,with Jesus each dayHe will by your sideunfailingly stay. When you make Jesus,your top priorityHis Word you will keepwith all authority. For when Jesus is taken,more seriouslythe more you will trainfor the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: On The Breeze of Serenity

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On The Breeze of Serenity ~ By Deborah Ann Today the weather’s calm,the skies are blue and clearthe wind is all but absentI have not me a single fear. The day looks promising,the sun will be out to warmby all present indicationsI’ll not encounter a storm. It’s a day for me to have,some peaceful tranquilitya… (more…)

Today’s Poem: If We Train Our Children

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We Train Our Children ~ By Deborah Ann If we train our children,God, to always fearthen they will senseHis Spirit close and near. If we raise our children,to have Godly restraintthen with this worldthey’ll not want to acquaint. If we educate our children,God, to always lovethen they will laytheir treasures above. If we teach… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I’ve Got Courage

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I’ve Got Courage ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, I’m not focusing,in on my fear . . .instead I’ll center onknowing You are near. I’m going to be strong,instead of being fretfulI’m going to have faithbold and not fearful. Lord, I’m going to be calm,instead of being anxiousin You, I’ll stay relaxednot jittery or nervous. I’m not… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Stand Your Ground

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Stand Your Ground ~ By Deborah Ann Hold on fast,stand your groundfrom your faithdon’t back down. Then when attacked,for just believingthe truth will keep . .you from retreating. Be consistent,sustain your footingin God’s Word keepyour trust putting. Then when faced,with oppositionyour armor will bein prime condition. Hold on fast,defend your positionthen stand your groundon your… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Because

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Because~ By Deborah Ann I love the Lord because,He hears my every cryI love I can pray to Himtill my tears all but dry. I love that He hears,every prayer I prayI love that He listensto each word I say. I love the Lord because,on Him I can always callI love that my pleas… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Foot Has Slipped

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Foot Has Slipped ~ By Deborah Ann My foot has slipped,more than I can tallyon mountain topsor while in a valley. But no matter where,I would slipJesus on mealways had a grip. My foot has skidded,time and time againit’s plunged intotreacherous terrain. But, no matter when,I would slideJesus was alwaysat my side. My foot… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Freely God Gave

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Freely God Gave ~ By Deborah Ann Freely God gives,His mercy to allopenly He hearsHis name when we call. Kindly God provides,for our every needrichly He blesseswhen His will we heed. Gladly God renders,His strength and powerwillingly He becameour high strong tower. Abundantly God bestows,peace and stillnessselflessly He grants usall of His goodness. Lovingly God… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: May Peace Rule Your Heart

to GOD be the GLORY February 2, 2016 ~ May Peace Rule Your Heart ~ By Deborah Ann May the peace of God,rule deep in your heartmay onto your very soultranquility it impart. May the peace of God,be a treasured possessionmay it transform youwith its purification. May the peace of God,be your daily prayermay it give you powerover your every care.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: On The Path To Heaven

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On The Path To Heaven ~ By Deborah Ann Lord may Your steps,establish my pathwayso I may follow Youeach and every day. Take me to places,where You want me goso the Life and TruthI may live and know. Lord, take these feet of clay,shake from them the dustso I may leave footstepsof faith, hope and… (more…)

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