Tag Archives: Trials

#throwbackpoem: Promises Galore

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Promises Galore ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, when I’m feeling beaten,when l feel trodden on and downYou promised I’d be a conquerorand to give me victories crown. And when I’m feeling bound up,when my spirit’s tied up in knotsYou promised to be my delivererand to capture all my thoughts. And when I’m feeling confused,when… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Has A Time For Everything

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Has A Time For Everything ~ By Deborah Ann God has a time,for everythingand for every onenew season’s He brings. There’s a time of peace,and a time of bleaknessa time of spiritual healthand a time of sickness. There’s a time to rise up,and a time to regressa time of fearfulnessand a time to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Light Of My Salvation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Light of My Salvation ~ By Deborah Ann The Lord is my strength,without Him I can do nothingwith Him all is possible . . .for I trust Him in everything. Though my troubles are many,my hope is in His lightHis salvation brings me peacetakes my fear from the night. I will trust in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I’m Pressing On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I’m Pressing On ~ By Deborah Ann I’m pressing on,till these problems are goneI’m moving forwardwith my eyes looking upward. I’m trusting God,and the guidance of His rodI’m letting goknowing the way He will show. I’m going slowly,keeping my life before Him lowlyI’m praying that my Saviorwill soon grant me His favor. I’m believing… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Storms Are A Part Of Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Storms Are A Part of Life ~ By Deborah Ann Storms are a part of life,it’s just the way it goes . . .often we find ourselves tossedby the direction the wind blows. Some storms come out of nowhere,they seem to blind-side uscausing us to doubtcomplain, protest and fuss. Sometimes we’re given a warning,that… (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… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hold On Tight

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hold On Tight ~ By Deborah Ann Hold on tight,hang onto that rope . . .trust and believethere is always hope. For when you get to the end,there’s only one place to goso just pour out your heartlet your troubles God know. Hold on tight,don’t loose your grip . . .trust and believeand into… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Everlasting Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Everlasting Peace ~ By Deborah Ann We live in a pressurized world,we’re always under stressbut, those who trust in the Lordknow how much they are blessed. We’re hassled on every side,pushed around and shovedbut, those who hope in Jesusknow how much they are loved. We feel the weight of the world,come crashing down on… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Valley

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Valley ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You have me in this valley,for reason that are unknown . . .but, I know deep in my heartI am not down here all alone. For, I know You are with me,every step of the way . . .and I know deep in my soulthere will come… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Facing Tomorrow

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Facing Tomorrow ~ By Deborah Ann Today all is still and calm,tomorrow may not befor I can never know . . .what’s in store for me. It could be serene,all might be tranquilbut, there’s no guaranteetomorrow will be peaceful. There is no crystal ball,to predict the near futureno certainty tomorrowwill go any smoother. So when tomorrow… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Take Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Take Heart ~ By Deborah Ann Take heart,lest you become wearyfor I’ll never forsake youthough things may be dreary. Take heart,when troubles come your wayfor I came to give you peaceby shedding light on your way. Take heart,when worry’s at your doorfor I came to give you hopein a new life for evermore. Take heart,when… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Stress Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Stress Not ~ By Deborah Ann I’ve got worries,but I’m not stressinginstead into God . . .I’ll be hard pressing. I’ve got problems,God has a perfect planso I’m just leaving . . .all of them in His hand. I’ve got difficulties,but, I’m not complaininginstead close to God . . .I’ll keep on remaining. I’ve… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Storms Aren’t Meant

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Storms Aren’t Meant ~ By Deborah Ann Storms aren’t meant,to blow us over . . .they come so we can bestronger than ever. Storms aren’t meant,to take us down . . .they arise so we can turnour lives around. Storms aren’t meant,to make us weak . . .they arrive so we willfirst, God truly… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Needing a Boost

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Needing a Boost ~ By Deborah Ann Needing a boost,a real lifter-uppersomething to giveyour nerves a buffer? Then go to the Word,look up God’s peaceand soon you’ll feela calming release. Needing a hand,an arm to hold onsomething to grasptill your fears are gone? Then go the Word,look up God’s graceand soon you’ll feeljoy light up… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Mountain Climbing Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Mountain Climbing Faith ~ By Deborah Ann I’m climbing this mountain,and I’m not going to stopmy confidence in God . . .will get me to the top. I’ll tackle every obstacle,I will confront every fearmy absolute trust in Godwill be my safety gear. I’ll  get over my doubt,I’ll get by the obstructionsmy faith in God’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God of All Grace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God of All Grace ~ By Deborah Ann God of all grace,mercy and favorFather of Jesusmy Lord, my Savior. Strengthen me,with Your powerperfect my faithin this dark hour. God of all grace,peace and calmslather on meYour healing balm. Comfort me,in this storma miracle I needfor You to perform. God of all grace,mercy and favorlet not… (more…)

Today’s Poem: There’s Nothing God Can’t Do

to GOD be the GLORY ~ There’s Nothing God Can’t Do ~ By Deborah Ann There is nothing too hard,for God to do . . .there isn’t anythingHe can’t perform  for you. There isn’t a place too tight,God can’t get you out ofthere isn’t a problem so deepHe can’t help you rise above. There isn’t a relationship,God can’t save and healthere… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Lord, Be Not Far From Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Be Not Far From Me ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, be not far from me,be not faraway . . .come close and hold mebe one with me today. Lord, be not removed,be not from me too farcome close and lead mebe my bright guiding star. Lord, be not remote,be not from me far apartcome… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Heart-Felt Cry 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Heart-Felt Cry ~ By Deborah Ann God hears your cries,He hears your pleasHe is aware of . . .your cares and needs. He knows when you are,feeling out and downHe knows you needto sense He’s around. So, if you’re hurting,thinking God doesn’t carebelieve me I know . . .to your pain He’s aware. For… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Never Tires

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Never Tires ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes it’s hard,to give Jesus our caresometimes with Himit’s difficult to share. But, when we let go of,our worldly concernHe will give to usHis peace in return. Sometimes it’s not easy,spending time prayingsometimes it feels no onehears what your saying. But, when we release,what weighs on our heartJesus… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Pit Dwelling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Pit Dwelling ~ By Deborah Ann When in the pits,don’t stay thereget right outso not to despair. For pit dwelling,will cause bitternessand God’s blessingsyou’ll surely miss. When in the dumps,don’t stay downpull yourself outlest in pity you drown. For dump diving,is a pit’s best friendand is no place Godwants you to spend. When in… (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…)

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: 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: 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…)

#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: Where’s Your Cross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Where’s Your Cross ~ By Deborah Ann Where is your cross,did you forget it somewheredid you put it downwas it just too heavy to bear? Where did your cross go,did you leave it behindwas it too big of a burdenfor your heart and mind? Where is your cross,did you cast is asidedid you think in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Perhaps

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Perhaps ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes I look,but I don’t always seethe plans God hasawaiting just for me. Perhaps I’m too busy,focusing on my painor maybe it’s in my lifethere’s been so much rain. Sometimes I find myself,wrap up in just methat God purposesare just too hard to see. Perhaps I’m spending,too much time… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Waiting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Waiting ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You have given me,these mighty eagles wingssaid they’d give me strengthin the problems life brings. You said for me to wait,for Your Son to returnuntil such time to giveYou all of my concern. You said there would be,no weariness or fatigueto wait until the daythe crown of life… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Grace To The Humble

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Grace To The Humble ~ By Deborah Ann When trials blow,me to the groundwhen my carestake me down. Before I rise,back to my feetI pray to Godmy needs to meet. When storms blow,through my doorwhen my worriestake me to the floor. Before I get,my legs backI pray to Godfor the grace I lack. For, in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Waiting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Waiting ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You have given me,these mighty eagles wingssaid they’d give me strengthin the problems life brings. You said for me to wait,for Your Son to returnuntil such time to giveYou all of my concern. You said there would be,no weariness or fatigueto wait until the daythe crown of life… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Prays For Us

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Prays For Us ~ By Deborah Ann When my words,I cannot formand to God my pleasI cannot inform. That’s when Jesus,steps right inwith moans comingfrom deep within. When I can’t even,begin to prayall though I havea lot to say. That’s when Jesus,for me advocatesand my prayers to GodHe formulates. When my words,can’t form my… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: You’re Not Alone

to GOD be the GLORY ~ You’re Not Alone ~ By Deborah Ann You’re not alone,Jesus is with you alwaysno matter your loadHe’ll show you His ways. The storms they will calm,if Jesus you anchor tofor He has promisedHe’ll never leave you. Be of good courage,forsaken you’ll not bewhen enduring trialsknow Jesus is with thee. Do not let your doubt,take away… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Above The Roar

to GOD be the GLORY ~Above the Clouds ~ By Deborah Ann Above the clouds,I wish to be . . .beyond the stormsawaiting me. Higher places,I wish to go . . .before the galesstart to blow. Beyond the rain,I wish to fly . . .past the gloomrolling by. Up and over,I wish to soar . . .high abovelife’s daily roar. Above… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Finding Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finding Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Today I took a sail,on a quiet, restful seaand soon tranquilitytook a hold of me. As I gently rocked,I became awarethis is how it will bewhen I haven’t me a care. I laid back my head,my face was to the sunthinking what it’ll be likewhen worry, I have… (more…)

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