Category Archives: CHRISTian Poetry

No One Is Perfect ~

No one is perfect,
all have flaws
all need to obey
God’s ten laws.

All have sinned,
no one is undefiled
all need to be
by Jesus justified.

All have erred,
no one is pure
all need Jesus
their heart to cure.

All have wandered,
no one is yielding
all need Jesus
His Spirit’s sealing.

No one is perfect,
all have missed the mark
all would be without Jesus
left out in the dark!

~~~~~~

Romans 3:23

“For all have sinned,
and come short of the
glory of God;”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka

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The Way of the Upright ~

Teach me Lord,
to do Thy will
help me to be
patient and still.

Show me the way,
of the upright
give me wisdom
a holy insight.

Educate me Lord,
to know Your desire
help me to do
all You require.

Lead me along,
the path of goodness
help me to live
a life of pureness.

Teach me Lord,
the ways of Your will
with Your power
may my life You fill!

~~~~~

Psalm 143:10

“Teach me to do thy will;
for thou art my God:
thy spirit is good;
lead me into the land
of uprightness.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Needy People ~

Needy people,
are all around
not too hard
to be found.

Needing saving,
from addiction
needing Jesus
not rejection.

Needy people,
are everywhere
burdened down
by desperate care.

Needing hope,
from destitution
needing Jesus
not persecution.

Needy people,
needing God’s favor
the love and grace
of a risen Savior!

~~~~~~

Psalm 82:3-4

“Defend the poor and fatherless:
do justice to the afflicted
and needy.

Deliver the poor and needy:
rid them out of the hand of
the wicked.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Drawn ~

Drawn by God’s power,
into the Light
drawn to Jesus
by His holy might.

Drawn to the cross,
to the Life and Way
drawn by the mercy
He showed that day.

Drawn by faith,
to be forgiven
drawn by grace
to a Savior risen.

Drawn to Christ,
to be forever joyful
drawn by God’s favor
to be always hopeful.

Drawn by my Father,
to His Son . . .
drawn to become
with Him one!

~~~~~

John 6:4

“No man can come to me,
except the Father which
hath sent me draw him:
and I will raise him
up at the last day.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Your Wall Will Fall ~

Your wall will come down,
it too can fall
if on God’s power
you willingly call.

Your wall will crumble,
it too can come apart
it you trust God
with all your soul and heart.

Your wall will topple,
it too can collapse
if you will give God
your circumstance.

Your wall will weaken,
it too can flatten out
if you give to God
all your fear and doubt.

Your wall will fall,
it too will be demolished
if you believe God . . .
anything can be accomplished!

~~~~~~~~

Joshua 6:20

“So the people shouted when
the priests blew with the trumpets:
and it came to pass, when the people
heard the sound of the trumpet,
and the people shouted with a great shout,
that the wall fell down flat,
so that the people went up into the city,
every man straight before him,
and they took the city.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


I Have A Vision ~

 

I have a vision,
of better days . . .
it’s full of glory
worship and praise.

I can see faces,
filled not with fear
eyes that no longer
hold a single tear.

I can see hearts,
flowing with grace
I can see saints
who braved the race.

I can see souls,
no longer in pain
I can see where death
has given up its reign.

I have a vision,
where all things are new
whenever heaven . . .
comes into my view!

~~~~~~~

Revelation 21:4

And God shall wipe away
all tears from their eyes;
and there shall be no more death,
neither sorrow, nor crying,
neither shall there be any more pain:
for the former things are passed away.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


The Power Of God ~

The power of God,
is inside of you
there isn’t anything
that you cannot do.

But, you must believe,
He will give the might
for every battle
that you have to fight.

The power of God,
is in His Son
there is enough
for everyone.

But, you must have faith,
His Spirit is in you
if the impossible
you really want to do.

The power of God,
is available to all
if on His strength
we remember to call!

~~~~~~

Ephesians 6:10

“Finally, my brethren,
be strong in the Lord,
and in the power of his might.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Not I, But CHRIST ~

Not I, but Christ,
is why I have grace
to keep to the course
to stay in the race.

For without Jesus,
I’d couldn’t go the distance
and to temptation
I’d have no resistance.

Not I, but Christ,
is why I can cope
to remain steadfast
to maintain the hope.

For, without Jesus,
I’ve not the might
nor the power
to sustain the fight.

Not I, but Christ,
makes all possible
for with Jesus . . .
I am unstoppable!

~~~~~~

John 3:30

“He must increase,
but I must decrease.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Increasing Joy ~

Once into my life,
Jesus increased
for worldly things
my joy decreased.

For when in my life,
Jesus came in
joy overcame
pleasure for sin.

Once into my heart,
Jesus increased
more joy into it
He daily released.

For when in my heart,
Jesus grew bigger
joy killed the desire
to be a sinner.

Once into my life,
Jesus increased
my joy has never
ceased or decreased!

~~~~~~~~

John 3:30

“He must increase,
but I must decrease.”

Isaiah 29:19

“The meek also shall increase
their joy in the Lord,
and the poor among men shall
rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Washed In The Blood ~

Jesus’ blood,
washed over me
now His love
has set me free.

Free from quilt,
free from blame
for, upon Himself
He took my shame.

Jesus’ blood,
flooded over me
flushing out sin’s
grit and debris.

At not a cost,
His grace I attained
now through faith
I’m no longer sin-stained.

Jesus’s blood,
washed over me
giving me a life . . .
now sin free!

~~~~~~~~

Revelation 1:5-6

“And from Jesus Christ,
who is the faithful witness,
and the first begotten
of the dead, and the prince
of the kings of the earth.
Unto him that loved us,
and washed us from our
sins in his own blood,

And hath made us kings
and priests unto God
and his Father;
to him be glory
and dominion
for ever and ever.”
Amen.

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Sheep Needing Feeding ~

The harvest is getting closer,
so many sheep need feeding
it’s time to go into the field
for so many are needing.

Needing to know God,
His mercy and favor
needing to find hope
the grace of a Savior.

Needing to be set free,
from satan’s deceit
needing the Gospel truth
about the judgment seat.

Needing the blood of Christ,
the Truth, Way and Life
needing to find freedom
from their sinful strife.

Harvest time is coming,
the sheep still need feeding
and it’s up to you and I . . .
to fulfill Jesus’ heeding!

~~~~~~~~

John 21.17

“He saith unto him the third time,
Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me?
Peter was grieved because he said
unto him the third time,
Lovest thou me?
And he said unto him, Lord,
thou knowest all things;
thou knowest that I love thee.
Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Good Night Lord ~

Good night Lord,
it’s been a pleasant day
walking along with You
on the narrow way.

Thank You for being with me,
for holding my hand
for lifting me up
when I thought I couldn’t stand.

Good night Lord,
this day was beautiful
the grace You gave me
was more than bountiful.

Thank You for blessing me,
with each daily provision
for keeping me always
right within Your vision.

Good night lord,
let’s do this again tomorrow
if from You another day . . .
will allow me to borrow!

~~~~~~~

Psalm 42:8

“Yet the Lord will command
his lovingkindness in the
day time, and in the night
his song shall be with me,
and my prayer unto the
God of my life.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


My Foot Has Slipped ~

My foot has slipped,
more than I can tally
on mountain tops
or while in a valley.

But no matter where,
I would slip
Jesus on me
always had a grip.

My foot has skidded,
time and time again
it’s plunged into
treacherous terrain.

But, no matter when,
I would slide
Jesus was always
at my side.

My foot has slipped,
down many slopes
but, by the grace of God
I never lost my hope!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 94:18

“When I said, My foot slippeth;
thy mercy, O Lord, held me up.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Taking Up My Cross ~

First thing in the morning,
before I get out of bed
I take up my cross . . .
so by Jesus I can be lead.

For, when I pick it up,
it gives me the grace
to keep my arrogance
in its rightful place.

First thing in the morning,
I disrobe myself of pride
I lift up my cross
and let it be my guide.

For when I pick it up,
it gives me liberty
from vanity holding me
in conceit’s captivity.

First thing in the morning,
before I get up and get dressed
I take up my cross . . .
so with humility I’ll be blessed!

~~~~~~~~~~

Luke 9:23

“And he said to them all,
If any man will come after me,
let him deny himself, and
take up his cross daily,
and follow me.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Eternally Secured ~

You may try,
but, I can’t be moved
for my soul to Jesus
is irreversibly glued.

You may attempt,
but, I can’t be pried
for my heart to Jesus
is indefinitely tied.

You may endeavor,
but, I won’t be persuaded
for my life to Jesus
is securely barricaded.

You may aspire,
but, I cannot be lured
for my mind to Jesus
is eternally secured.

You may try,
every trick in the book
but my soul to Jesus . . .
is permanently hooked!

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Psalm 62:1-2

“Truly my soul waiteth upon God:
from him cometh my salvation.
“He only is my rock and my salvation;
he is my defence;
I shall not be greatly moved.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Don’t Be Shy ~

Don’t be shy,
don’t hesitate
your prayers to God
do resonate.

For whatever we ask,
God promises to hear
so get rid of your doubt
and over your fear.

Don’t be bashful,
don’t vacillate
your prayers to God
do captivate.

For whatever we need,
God promises to supply
so stop questioning Him
with if, but and why.

Don’t be shy,
don’t be timid
let your prayers
to God be lifted!

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1 John 5:15

“And if we know that he hear us,
whatsoever we ask, we know that
we have the petitions that we
desired of him.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Quicken Me Lord ~

Quicken me Lord,
kindle in me Your will
reignite in me
my First Love’s thrill.

Quicken me Lord,
fast-track my hope
in my troubles give me
the strength to cope.

Quicken me Lord,
stir up my desire
set my soul for You
passionately on fire.

Quicken me Lord,
my heart revitalize
so to Your ways
I’ll not be desensitize..

Quicken me Lord,
expedite Your peace
so my trust in You . . .
may never end or cease!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 143:11

“Quicken me, O Lord,
for thy name’s sake:
for thy righteousness’
sake bring my soul
out of trouble.”

King James Bible
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


We All Need Jesus ~

 

We all need grace,
sufficient and amble
we need a full dose
not just a small sample.

We all need mercy,
tender and abundant
we need a taste of it
glorious and triumphant.

We all need compassion,
precious and priceless
we need an infusion
of God’s forgiveness.

We all need love,
eternal and everlasting
we need an injection
of peace that’s surpassing.

We all need Jesus,
each and every one of us
we need someone whom
with our soul we can trust!

~~~~~~~~~

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 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Our One True Foundation ~

Storms come and go,
into our lives every day
some last only for hours
others hunker in to stay.

So we must be prepared,
for whatever may blow
as the timing of a storm
we can never know.

The framework of our faith,
must be strong and steady
for some storms are gentle
while others can be deadly.

We must build our faith,
on the Rock of our Salvation
lest we get knocked off
our One True Foundation.

Storms come and go,
into each of our lives . . .
and we must be ready
for each one that arrives!

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1 Corinthians 3:11

“For other foundation
can no man lay than
that is laid,
which is Jesus Christ.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


God Will Use You ~

God will use you,
to testify for Him
by causing your joy
to fill to the brim.

Then your faith,
will spill right over
bringing to Him
others much closer.

God will employ you,
to do His business
by causing your hope
to be a witness.

Then your trust,
in Jesus will flow
and others the Way
you will show.

God will use you,
any way He can
to bring the lost . . .
to the Son of Man!

~~~~~

Luke 19:10

” For the Son of man is come
to seek and to save that which
was lost.:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Daily Seeking God’s Face ~

Seeking God’s face,
leads to eternal life
forgiveness of sin
peace from all strife.

It leads to blessings,
His daily provisions
gives understanding
much needed protection.

Seeking God’s face,
leads to faith and hope
offers instructions
gives grace to cope.

It leads to wisdom,
ongoing strength and renewal
it causes rejoicing
overcomes upheaval.

Seeking God’s face,
each day is a must
for it provides
continual trust!

~~~~~

1 Chronicles 16:11

“Seek the Lord and his strength,
seek his face continually.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


A Warm Summer Day ~

Give me a warm summer day,
a cool breeze on my face
and I’ll tell you all about . . .
my Father’s mercy and grace.

For when I’m basking in,
the warmth of His love
I find myself engulfed
in His peace from above.

Give me a long lazy day,
with nothing else to do
and I’ll tell you just how
Jesus making all things new.

For when I’m just chilling,
His favor consumes me
and all I can think about
are the things I can’t see.

Give me a warm summer day,
far from the heat of things
and I’ll tell you all about . . .
the hope my Savior brings!

~~~~~~~~

Song of Solomon 1:7

“Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth,
where thou feedest, where thou makest
thy flock to rest at noon:

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Walk By Faith ~

Walking by faith,
and not on feeling
will have us on . . .
our knees kneeling.

For when we see,
joy is a choice
whatever our care
we will rejoice.

Walking by faith,
and not on emotion
sets the Holy Spirit’s
power into motion.

For when we discover,
no matter our worry
His strength will give us
a thankful journey.

Walking by faith,
to know God’s will
cannot our praises
stop or still!

~~~~~~

1 Thessalonians 5:18

“In every thing give thanks:
for this is the will of God
in Christ Jesus concerning you.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


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