Category Archives: CHRISTian Poetry

It’s A Wonderful Life ~

It’s a wonderful life,
when in Jesus you believe
it’s a fantastic experience
when God’s gift you receive.

It’s a life filled with hope,
peace, joy and rest
grace is a wondrous thing
when with it you’re blessed.

It’s a wonderful life,
when you know God’s greatness
favor is a glorious thing
when you accept His goodness.

It’s a life of forgiveness,
sacrifice and redemption
mercy is a magnificent thing
when you seek its perfection.

It’s a wonderful life,
when in Jesus you believe
for God’s love, mercy and grace
are the gifts you’ll receive!

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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore if any man
be in Christ,
he is a new creature:
old things are passed away;
behold, all things
are become new.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

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A Look Into the Manger ~

Some people look,
but they don’t see
the gift God sent
to set them free.

They see a manger,
but not the Savior
they see a Babe
but not God’s favor.

They see a Boy,
but not the King of Kings
they see a Child
but not the hope He brings.

They see the Wise Men,
but not the Prince of Peace
they see the Shepherds
but not God’s love released.

Some people look,
into the manger
but they only see . . .
Jesus as a stranger!

~~~~~~~~~

Luke 2:12

“And this shall be a sign unto you;
Ye shall find the babe wrapped
in swaddling clothes,
lying in a manger.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Come and Consider ~

Come and Consider ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Come now and think,
let this sink in . . .
let us reason about
the effects of sin.

Contemplate with Me,
sin’s ramification
lets explore the meaning
of eternal damnation.

Let us mull this over,
where has sin gotten you
let’s consider together
what you need to do.

Envision with Me,
your sins forgiven
a life of peace and joy
with Me up in heaven.

Come now and think,
imagine a life sin free
that is what I can give
to all who love Me!

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Isaiah 1:18

“Come now, and let us
reason together,
saith the Lord:
though your sins be
as scarlet,
they shall be as white
as snow;
though they be red
like crimson,
they shall be as wool.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Christmas Traditions ~

We all have our own,
Christmas traditions . . .
and so we put our homes
through all kinds of transitions.

We set up our Christmas trees,
on branches, ornaments we dangle
we hang up Christmas stockings
along with garland on the mantle.

We all have our own,
Christmas time rituals . . .
and so our yearly customs
have become habitual.

We shop until we drop,
buying Christmas wishes on our list
we check it more than once
to make sure we get the right gift.

We cook and we bake,
Christmas pies, cakes and cookies
we peel, we dice, we roast
so we can binge on all the goodies.

We all have our traditions,
but they have no real connection . . .
to the true meaning of CHIRSTmas
they’re nothing more than a deflection!

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Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born,
unto us a son is given:
and the government shall be
upon his shoulder: and his name
shall be called Wonderful,
Counsellor, The mighty God,
The everlasting Father,
The Prince of Peace.

Of the increase of his government
and peace there shall be no end,
upon the throne of David,
and upon his kingdom, to order it,
and to establish it with judgment
and with justice from henceforth
even for ever. The zeal of the
Lord of hosts will perform this.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


The Joy of CHRISTmas ~

May the joy of CHRISTmas,
ring in your ears
may the hope it brings
rid you of your fears.

For unto this day,
a Child was born
a Savior to the world
one glorious morn.

May the joy of CHRISTmas,
feel you with cheer
may the peace it brings
last all throughout the year.

For unto to this day,
God sent us His Son
loved and begotten
to bring joy to everyone.

May the joy of CHRISTmas,
ring loud and clear
may the love that it brings
draw Jesus to you near!

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Luke 2:10

“And the angel said unto them,
Fear not: for, behold,
I bring you good tidings
of great joy,
which shall be to all people.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


This Is The Life ~

This is the life,
this is what I call livin’
this is what it is like . . .
when your sins are forgiven.

This is first-rate,
this is what I always needed
this is what it is like . . .
when your life to God is heeded.

This is the real-deal,
this is how it should always be
this is what it is like . . .
to have Jesus abiding in me.

This is top-notch,
this is all I could ask for
this is what it is like . . .
believing in life forever more.

This is life,
at its absolute best
this is what it is like . . .
having God’s peace and rest!

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Matthew 10:39

“He that findeth his life
shall lose it:
and he that loseth his life
for my sake
shall find it.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


A Heart Quiet ~

A heart quiet,
is one trusting
one that doesn’t go
around fretting.

For, in God,
it is confident
because it knows
He is competent.

A heart quiet,
is one yielding
one that knows
it’s not worth worrying.

For in God,
it rests assured
it knows in Him
its peace is secured.

A heart quite,
is a heart that knows
God is with it
where ever it goes!

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Isaiah 30:15

“For thus saith the Lord God,
the Holy One of Israel;
In returning and rest
shall ye be saved;
in quietness and in
confidence shall be
your strength:
and ye would not.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


There Would Be No CHRISTmas ~

There would be no CHRISTmas,
without God’s mercy and His love
there would be no Nativity
without this Gift from above.

There would be no hope,
without the Virgin’s birth
there would be no joy
for a new heaven and earth.

There would be no Holy Night,
without the Good News
there would be no adoring Him
without the King of the Jews.

There would be no peace,
without the Prince dying for it
there would be no rebirth
without the Holy Spirit.

There would be no CHRISTmas
without Calvary’s cross . . .
for Jesus was born to save
the sinner and the lost!

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2 Corinthians 9:15

“Thanks be unto God
for his unspeakable gift.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Call Out to God ~

Whenever your spirit,
is overwhelmed within
when you feel your troubles
you are drowning in.

Call out to God,
tell Him about your fear
then watch as to you
He draws close and near.

Whenever you feel,
you’re about to meltdown
when you feel hard pressed
by your cares all around.

Call out to God,
before you fall apart
He will come and release
His peace into your heart.

Whenever your mind,
is weighted down
by all those worries
you carry around.

Call out to God,
when you’re distressed
and with His presence
you will be blessed!

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Psalm 120.1

“In my distress
I cried
unto the Lord,
and he
heard me.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Is There Room For Jesus ~

Is there room for Jesus,
in your life today . . .
will you make for Him
a warm place to stay?

Or will you be too busy,
in the CHRISTmas rush
that to His very presence
you’ll give Him the brush?

Is there room for Jesus,
in your heart this year
will you welcome Him
with gladness and cheer?

Or will you be too frazzled,
with all that you’ve to do
and have no space for Him
until the holidays are through?

Is there room for Jesus,
in your life today . . .
or will you too
have to send Him away!

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Luke 2:7

“And she brought forth her firstborn son,
and wrapped him in swaddling clothes,
and laid him in a manger;
because there was no room
for them in the inn.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Scripture Mutations ~

Scripture Mutaltion ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I hear about God’s love,
and tolerance
I hear about wealth
and being prosperous.

But, what I don’t hear,
theses days any more . . .
is the repentance of sin
lest it cause an uproar.

I hear about God’s love,
and stewardship
I hear about the greed
among the leadership.

But what I don’t hear,
is about sin’s liberation
for the Scriptures now have
too many mutations.

I hear about God’s love,
but not of His wrath
for no one these days . . .
wants to go down this path!

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Matthew 15:9

“But in vain they do worship me,
teaching for doctrines
the commandments of men.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


In Jesus’ Loving Arms ~

Lord, come comfort me today,
I need to feel Your arms
shielding and protecting me
from all that hurts and harms.

Take away this unrest,
filling my heart and my soul
come to me with Your arms
ready to soothe and console.

Lord, come give me solace,
peace and encouragement
today in Your loving arms
let me find nourishment.

Remove my anxiety,
relieve me from my fear
in Your waiting arms
draw me close and near.

Lord, come comfort me today,
hold me in Your embrace
renew in me the hope . . .
of Your undying grace!

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Matthew 11:29-30

“Take my yoke upon you,
and learn of me;
for I am meek
and lowly in heart:
and ye shall find
rest unto your souls.

For my yoke is easy,
and my burden is light.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Once Born Again ~

Once born again,
all thing become new
and so I have listed
for you just a few . . .

a new life
and . . .
a new soul
a new spirit
a new heart
a new mind
a new plan
a new light
a new path
a new way
a new hope
a new joy
a new love
a new peace
a new kindness
a new faith
a new sight
a new patience
a new hearing
a new gentleness
a new meekness
a new temper
a new tongue
a new appetite
a new hunger
a new thirst
a new like
a new dislike
and . . .
a new creature

Once born again
all things become new
and now we are blessed
with a heavenly view!

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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore if any man be in Christ,
he is a new creature:
old things are passed away;
behold, all things are become new.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Little Blessings ~

Lord, encourage today,
those who are depressed
let them see just how much
they are truly blessed.

Let them see the little things,
every day that You do
so they may keep their eyes
focused daily in on You.

Lord, encourage today,
those who cannot see
the love and the grace
sent each day from Thee.

Let them see the hope,
in each little blessing
so they may be persuaded
into You to keep pressing.

Lord, encourage today,
those who are downcast
may they keep their minds . . .
and hearts in You steadfast!

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Ephesians 1:3

” Blessed be the God and Father
of our Lord Jesus Christ,
who hath blessed us with all
spiritual blessings
in heavenly places in Christ:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Ever Patiently ~

Sometimes when we pray,
we want an instant result
and if we do not get it . . .
we take it as an insult.

So we become disillusioned,
for many of us think
that the chain of prayer
is some kind of magic link.

But, God isn’t a genie,
who grants our every wish
nor a leprechaun with a pot . . .
of gold to make us rich.

Instead, we must be diligent,
and in our prayers persevere
not letting our disappointment
with God’s stillness to interfere.

Sometimes when we pray,
we want answers instantly
so if God has you waiting . . .
do so, ever patiently!

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Psalm 66:20

“Blessed be God,
which hath not turned
away my prayer,
nor his mercy from me.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


May God Smile On You Today ~

 

May the Lord today,
shine His face on you
with rays of peace
upon the morning new.

May He bless you,
with joy and gladness
so today you can find
in Him, your happiness.

May the Lord today,
put hope in your heart
may He restore your faith
upon the new day start.

May He bless you,
with His grace and favor
so all of His goodness
you will come to savor.

May the Lord today,
smile down on you
with rays of His love
upon your heart anew!

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Numbers 6:25

“The Lord make his face
shine upon thee,
and be gracious unto thee:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Satisfied ~

Today I don’t need,
a feast on my table
for God’s goodness
is my everyday staple.

For, I am content,
sated and satisfied
as God’s lovingkindness
leaves me gratified.

Today I don’t desire,
a big turkey feed
for God’s generosity
is all that I need.

For, I am blessed,
pleased and satisfied
now that in Jesus
I have been sanctified.

Today I don’t need,
to consume or to eat
for, my hunger and thirst
in Jesus are complete!

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John 6:35

“And Jesus said unto them,
I am the bread of life:
he that cometh to me shall
never hunger;
and he that believeth on me
shall never thirst.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Have A Blessed
Thanksgiving Day


That Weighted Down Feeling ~

Carrying a heavy load,
shoulders getting weak
is the weight of your worries
causing your knees to creak?

Problems mounting up,
in way over your head
is the weight of your cares
turning your feet into lead?

Anxiety has your heart,
missing a beat or two
is the weight of your stress
weighing on your mind too?

Well, I have a cure,
for that weighted down feeling
one that will bring to you . . .
peace, hope and healing.

On Jesus cast your cares,
and your anxieties too
for, with His strength
He will empower you!

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Psalm 94:19

“In the multitude of my
thoughts within me thy
comforts delight my soul.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Not A Word ~

Awhile ago,
I said me a prayer
asking God to help me
with one of my cares.

I waited patiently,
for Him to reply
but, I heard not a word
as time went by.

At first I was grieved,
by God’s silence
for, I so needed Him
to give me guidance.

But, as the days went on,
my faith grew stronger
and my doubt in Him
deterred me no longer.

Then one day I saw,
much to my surprise . . .
His answer was always
right before my eyes!

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Hebrews 11:6

“But without faith it is impossible
to please him: for he that cometh
to God must believe that he is,
and that he is a rewarder of them
that diligently seek him.

Matthew 15:22-23

“And, behold, a woman of Canaan
came out of the same coasts,
and cried unto him, saying,
Have mercy on me, O Lord,
thou son of David;
my daughter is grievously
vexed with a devil.

But he answered her not a word.
And his disciples came and
besought him, saying,
Send her away; for she
crieth after us.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


My Joy Found ~

In Jesus,
my joy was found
and because of Him
I am heaven bound.

I found my faith in Jesus,
His name fills me with glee
all because I believe . . .
it was He, that first loved me.

I found my way in Jesus,
no longer am I lost
for He has taken me . . .
to the foot of the cross.

I found my hope in Jesus,
with Him my treasures I store
ever since I heard His rap . . .
and open to Him the door.

I found my joy in Jesus,
His name reminds me of
the life I have now . . .
due to His grace and love!

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Luke 15:10

“Likewise, I say unto you,
there is joy in the presence
of the angels of God
over one sinner that repenteth.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Oh, What Jesus Can Do for You ~

I see your pain,
I hear your doubt
I know you think
there’s no way out.

But, if Jesus can,
heal the sick and lame
I know for you  . . .
He can do the same.

I hear your sorrow,
I see your grief
I know you think
they’ll be no relief.

But, if Jesus can,
calm the seas at will
I know for you . . .
your heart too will still.

I see your pain,
it’s written on your face . . .
but oh, what Jesus can do
with His love and grace!

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Hebrews 4:16

“Let us therefore come boldly
unto the throne of grace,
that we may obtain mercy,
and find grace to help
in time of need.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


He Calms the Storms ~

He calms the storms,
the waves He can hush
so those in distress
into His arms will rush.

He redirects the wind,
tells it where to go
so those fearful
His peace may know.

He stops the roar,
of an angry sea
so those hopeless
His power can see.

He silences the clap,
in the thunder
so those frightened
can see His wonder.

He answers the cries,
of those afraid . . .
so they’ll learn in Him
not to be dismayed!

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Psalm 107:29

“He maketh the storm a calm,
so that the waves thereof are still.”

1 Chronicles 22:13

“be strong,
and of good courage;
dread not,
nor be dismayed.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


K.I.S.S. ~

Keep It Simple Saints,
don’t get bogged down
in all the rhetoric
that keeps going around.

Keep It Simple Saints,
don’t listen to the heresy
just look into your Bible
and do what it has to say.

Keep It Simple Saints,
childlike faith is all you need
trust in your First Love
and let the Holy Spirit lead.

Keep It Simple Saints,
don’t get caught in the lies
discern for yourself the truth
and then only those apply.

Keep It Simple Saints,
some make salvation hard
and their misguided opinions
you will need to disregard.

Keep It Simple Saints,
it’s so easy to get tied down
by all the Scripture arguments
that for centuries . . .
have been going around!

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2 Peter 2:1-2

“But there were false prophets
also among the people,
even as there shall be
false teachers among you,
who privily shall bring
in damnable heresies,
even denying the Lord
that bought them,
and bring upon themselves
swift destruction.

And many shall follow
their pernicious ways;
  by reason of whom the
way of truth shall be
evil spoken of.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


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