Daily Archives: April 30, 2013

What is This Unruly Thing ~

What is this wild thing,
that my mouth has inside
what causes it to lash about
in its smugness and its pride?

How can it sing praises to God,
then chant ~ its curses to man
what is this wild thing . . .
that says whatever it thinks it can?

What causes it to be so untamed,
without a bridle or a rein
what can I do to control this thing
that has its own heart and brain?

Why does it speak such evil,
and at times act out so bad
what is this wild thing . . .
that gets so angry and mad?

Who can restrain this unruly thing,
that is filled with poison and fire
who can tame this beastly thing
that’s filled with worldly desire?

What is this unruly thing,
that my mouth has inside
what causes it to lash about . .  .
other than my own selfish pride!

~~~~~~~~~

James 3:8
King James Version

“But the tongue
can no man tame;
it is an
unruly evil,
full of deadly poison.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka

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May I Be Found Guilty!

Live It

When I get to heaven . . .
I hope to be found guilty of
living my life like my Savior
with unconditional love.

May I be convicted,
of trusting  in the good Word
for believing with all my heart
the truth that I’ve heard.

May I be found at fault,
for walking faithfully in His ways
for serving Him joyfully
with a heart full of praise.

May I be held responsible,
for running a committed race
for trusting God for His strength
having  perseverance in my pace.

May I be  held accountable,
for the way I lived my life
for giving Jesus my burdens
and all of my daily strife.

May I be at fault,
for being to God, too thankful
for giving Jesus all my love
always to Him, being grateful.

When I get to heaven . . .
I hope to be found guilty of
accepting His grace and mercy
and the gift of eternal love!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jude 1:21
King James Version

“Keep yourselves in the love of God,
looking for the mercy of our
Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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