Category Archives: God’s Salvation Poems

The Heart that Cries ~

The heart cries,
from deep within
with the tears of joy
from the shame of sin.

It knows to God,
it deserves nothing
but, has found now
He is its everything.

The heart weeps,
deep from the soul
with tears of joy
God now consoles.

It recognizes,
the need for God’s favor
sees His mercy through
the grace of a Savior.

For, the heart mournful,
over its sins
is the heart that  . . .
Jesus truly wins!

~~~~

2 Corinthians 7:10

“For godly sorrow
worketh repentance
to salvation
not to be repented of:
but the sorrow of the
world worketh death.

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


Freed Indeed ~

I am free,
freed of rules and regulations
free to follow Jesus
without any lawful stipulations.

I am free,
freed of doubt and fear
free to follow Jesus
with joyousness and cheer.

I am free,
freed from sin and temptation
free to follow Jesus
on the road to salvation.

I am free,
freed of stress and strife
free to follow Jesus
now that I’ve given Him my life.

I am free,
freed I am indeed
free to follow Jesus
for He is all I need!

~~~~~

John 8:36

“If the Son therefore
shall make you free,
ye shall be free indeed.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


When You Walk in The Light ~

There’s a lot of temptation,
that we must daily fight
there is a lot of confessing
when you walk in the light.

There’s a lot of acknowledging,
the sinfulness we daily fight
there is a lot of repenting
when you walk in the light.

There’s a lot of recognizing,
the evil we daily fight
there is a lot of conviction
when you walk in the light.

There’s a lot of fessing up.
to  the vices we daily fight
there is a lot to let go of
when you walk in the light.

There’s a lot of temptation,
that we must daily fight
there is true repentance
when you walk in the light!

~~~~~~~~

1 John 1:7-9

“But if we walk in the light,
as he is in the light, we have
fellowship one with another,
and the blood of Jesus Christ
his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

If we say that we have no sin,
we deceive ourselves,
and the truth is not in us.

If we confess our sins,
he is faithful and just
to forgive us our sins,
and to cleanse us from
all unrighteousness.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


I AM The Door ~

Jesus is the door,
He is the gateway
everyone has access
He is the only way.

Jesus is the entrance,
He is the opening
to the way of truth
He is life everlasting.

Jesus is the door,
He is the bridgeway
to finding peace with God
He is the only doorway.

Jesus is the access,
He is the passageway
to mercy and forgiveness
He is the only entryway.

Jesus is the door,
He is the invitation
He offers to everyone
the only way to salvation!

~~~~~~~~~

John 10:9

“I am the door:
by me if any man enter in,
he shall be saved,
and shall go in and out,
and find pasture.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


God Knows My Frame ~

Lord, You know my frame,
each fragile part
you know my soul
you know my heart.

To You I’m transparent,
You look right through me
no matter what I do
I know that You can see.

Lord, You know my stature,
every single detail
You know when I breathe in
You know when I exhale.

You known I’m human,
You know I’m but dust
You know my possessions
will only turn to rust.

Lord, You know my frame,
my sinful condition
it’s only by Your grace
I have redemption!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 103:14

“For he knoweth
our frame;

he remembereth
that we are dust.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


In The Spring Of Life ~

In the Spring of life,
all things become new
for those who Lord  . . .
put their trust in You.

For, the season of Spring,
is a time for cleansing
a time for heavy hearts
to do some purging.

In the Spring of life,
there comes a newness
for those who Lord . . .
soak in all of Your goodness.

For, the season of Spring,
is a time for renewing
a time for weary souls
to receive their healing.

In the Spring of life,
all things become new
for those who Lord . . .
give their heart’s to You!

~~~~~

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
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Jesus Died for All ~

Jesus gave Himself for me,
He gave Himself for you
He gave Himself for each
one in the world too.

Jesus died for our sins,
He gave up His life
so we’d be delivered
from its damning strife.

Jesus gave Himself for all,
He gave Himself to set free
He gave Himself to break
on us, satan’s authority.

Jesus became the ransom,
His life was the price
so one day with Him
we could be in paradise.

Jesus gave Himself for you,
He gave Himself for me . . .
so from sin we’d be freed
if we so choose to be!

~~~~~~~~

1 John 2:2

“And he is the propitiation
for our sins: and not for
ours only, but also for
the sins of the whole world.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


Jesus’ Home ~

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My heart,
Jesus’ home
my soul
God’s throne.

God’s peace
my strife
my salvation
Jesus’ life.

My eyes,
Jesus’  light
my weakness
God’s might.

God’s Word,
my ways
my thoughts
Jesus sways.

My sinfulness,
God’s favor
my hope . . .
my Savior!

~~~~

Ephesians 3:17

“That Christ may dwell
in your hearts by faith;
that ye, being rooted
and grounded in love,”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


God of The Repentant ~

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God of the lonely,
God of the rejected
may Your mercy be
in our lives injected.

God of the depressed,
God of the dispirited
give us Your favor
though unwarranted.

God of the guilty,
God of the hopeless
may Your grace
hold us blameless.

God of the repentant,
God of the mournful
may we be for our sins
truly remorseful!

~~~~~~

Matthew 9:13

“But go ye and learn
what that meaneth,
I will have mercy,
and not sacrifice:
for I am not come
to call the righteous,
but sinners to repentance.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


A New Comandment ~

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A new commandment,
for you to do . . .
to love others as much
as Jesus loves you.

You must put away,
envy, greed and strife
if others are to see
Jesus’ love in you life.

You need to be the light,
exposing the true way
love must be the motive
behind the words you say.

You need to be honest,
about Jesus’ great love
how much He hates sin
as does His Father above.

A new commandment,
we were all given . . .
with love we need to tell
why it is we are forgiven!

~~~~~~~

John 3:16

“For God so loved the world,
that he gave his only begotten Son,
that whosoever believeth in him
should not perish,
but have everlasting life.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Remember Your First Love ~

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Remember your First Love,
how you once felt
how the sound of His name
made your heart melt?

Remember the hope,
how it lifted up your soul
when by His stripes
you were made whole?

Remember the joy,
how much you were elated
when your life to Jesus
you first dedicated?

Remember the grace,
how it washed over you
how God’s loving mercy
made everything new?

Remember your First Love,
how Jesus made you feel?
If not, it is time for you
to get back your zeal!

~~~~~~~~

Revelation 2:4

“Nevertheless I have
somewhat against thee,
because thou hast left
thy first love.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


My Song of Salvation ~

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With an open heart,
I want to sing
about my Lord
my God, my King

I want to share,
what’s on my soul
songs of the One
who made me whole.

I want to sing,
of God’s favor
how in His death
He became our Savior.

I want to chime,
eternity’s bell
and save a soul
from the fires of hell.

With an open heart,
I want to sing
till in your own
the truth will ring!

I want to tell,
of His loving grace
till in your own heart
His mercy you embrace!

~~~~~~~~

Isaiah 12:2

“Behold, God is my salvation;
I will trust, and not be afraid:
for the Lord Jehovah is my
strength and my song;
he also is become my salvation.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


God’s Adoption Plan ~

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Jesus conquered the grave,
defeated death . . .
so we don’t have to fear
our dying breath.

The victory is His,
to which we are a heir
one day in Heaven
we will see Jesus there.

A free gift we were given,
when satan, Jesus defeated
and now by His grace
our faith is completed.

Blameless and holy,
before God, we will stand
for, Jesus’ death fulfilled
His Father’s adoption plan.

Jesus conquered,
what we could not do . . .
through His precious blood
in Him, we’re made new!

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Ephesians 1:4-5

” According as he hath chosen
us in him before the foundation
of the world, that we should
be holy and without blame
before him in love:

Having predestinated us
unto the adoption of children
by Jesus Christ to himself,
according to the good pleasure
of his will,”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


From This to That ~

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From hopelessness,
to elation
from death
to salvation.

From uncertainty,
to affirmation
from depression
to jubilation.

From despair,
to joyful living
from ungrateful
to thanksgiving.

From restlessness,
to tranquility
from sinfulness
to humility.

From rebellion,
to compliance
from resistance
to reliance.

From this to that,
is what God can do
if you will let Him
put a new heart in you!

~~~~~

Ezekiel 36:26

” A new heart also will I give you,
and a new spirit will I put
within you: and I will take
away the stony heart out of
your flesh, and I will give
you an heart of flesh.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Joy’s Eternal Yield ~

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I came across a field,
it look like all the rest
the weeds and thistles
grew without contest.

But, as I explored,
this grassland full of tares
I came upon a plot
sans any thorny snares.

The patch was pasture green,
where not a single weed grew
is was like a lush meadow
meant to restore and renew.

It was in this patch of land,
that I finally discovered
Jesus loves me even though . . .
with thorns I was covered.

I packed away my misgivings,
and bought into that field
for the treasure I had found . . .
brought joy, as its eternal yield!

~~~~~~~

Matthew 13:44

“Again, the kingdom of heaven
is like unto treasure hid in a field;
the which when a man hath found,
he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth
and selleth all that he hath,
and buyeth that field.

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Underneath The Surface ~

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Underneath the surface,
below the harden crust
into someone’s heart
plant a seed of trust.

Then each day give it,
some living-water
from the streams of life
flowing from our Father.

Don’t be discouraged,
if results you don’t first see
just pray for the seed to sprout
while down on your knee.

Ask God  for it to take root,
to break thru the stony heart
then wait for the Holy Spirit
to come and do His part.

For underneath the surface,
a lot is going on . . .
and the seed of faith will grow
as it finds, the light of His Son!

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John 6:44

“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 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Once Blinded Eye ~

once-blinded-eye-chrsitian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

Once blinded eyes,
they couldn’t see . . .
through the darkness
surrounding me.

But, since they’ve seen,
Jesus through His light
they now recognize evil
upon first sight.

Once blinded eyes,
didn’t see the wickedness
nor the penalty
for their recklessness.

But, since they’ve set,
their gaze on above
they can see the things
in the world not to love.

Once blinded eyes,
the dark couldn’t perceive
until in Jesus . . .
they came to believe!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 146:8

“The Lord openeth the eyes
of the blind: the Lord raiseth
them that are bowed down:
the Lord loveth the righteous:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Soften My Heart Lord ~

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Soften my heart Lord,
make it pliable
so my faith
can be believable.

Unbind my heart Lord,
make it bendable
so my hope
can be teachable.

Loosen my heart Lord,
make it workable
so my fruit
can be multiple

Sweeten my heart Lord,
make it lovable
so my trust
can be yieldable.

Soften my heart Lord,
make it faithful
so for You I can be
multi-fruitful!

~~~~~~

Matthew 13:8

“But other fell into good ground,
and brought forth fruit,
some an hundredfold,
some sixtyfold,

some thirtyfold.

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


The Key to Life ~

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The key to life,
is in your hands
when the Bible
in it lands.

It opens the door,
to life, eternal
gets you up and over
sin’s every hurdle.

It holds the meaning,
to what life is about
it gives you hope
takes away the doubt.

It brings Light,
whether night or day
by shining Truth
on the Life and Way.

Jesus is the key,
to eternal life
He is the door . . .
that will end your strife!

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Revelation 3:20

“Behold, I stand at the door,
and knock: if any man hear
my voice, and open the door,
I will come in to him,
and will sup with him,
and he with me.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Hungering and Thirsting ~

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Hungering and thirsting,
after God’s righteousness
are the soul’s trembling with
an awe-fearing mindfulness.

Filled with true penitence,
the hungry soul now feeds
on how only God can fulfill
all of their wants and needs.

They long to know,
everything that they can
about how God has for them
a righteous-living plan.

The thirsty soul yearns,
for the Waters of life
for it knows no other way
to deal with sin’s strife.

They embrace the Truth,
the Life and the Way
the soul’s that do thirst
are the ones God can sway.

Hungering and thirsting,
after Divine holiness
are soul’s who desire . . .
to live a life of godliness!

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Matthew 5:6

“Blessed are they
which do hunger and thirst
after righteousness:
for they shall be filled.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


The Hand of God ~

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I’ve felt the hand of disappointment,
slap me across the face
I’ve handled discouragement
without finesse and grace.

I’ve felt the sting of rejection,
burn from head to toe
I’ve handled the loneliness
by hiding in my own shadow.

I’ve felt the weight of despair,
hanging heavy on my heart
I’ve handled the agony
in ways not always smart.

I’ve felt the pain of self-loathing,
like a deadly cancer spread
I’ve handled the mockery
by repeating what others said.

I have felt the hand of God,
touch my life within . . .
now I am only disappointed
if I don’t spend time with Him!

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Psalm 42:11

” Why art thou cast down,
O my soul? and why art thou
disquieted within me?
hope thou in God:
for I shall yet praise him,
who is the health of my
countenance, and my God.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Signed, Sealed & Delivered ~

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I have a signed guarantee,
Jesus’ blood was the ink
endorsing my inheritance
now that our hearts interlink.

I have a relationship,
it’s secure and everlasting
and one day in God’s glory
my soul will be basking.

I received a promise,
with the Holy Spirit’s seal
a new heaven and earth
someday God will reveal.

I am in possession,
of great things to come
when Jesus returns
to set up His kingdom.

I have a signed guarantee,
it was delivered to me
the day for my sins . . .
Jesus died and set me free!

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2 Corinthians 1:21-22

“Now he which stablisheth us
with you in Christ, and
hath anointed us, is God;

“Who hath also sealed us,
and given the earnest of
the Spirit in our hearts.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


A New Creature ~

A New Creature ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I am a new creature,
for I am forgiven
ever since my life
to Jesus I have given.

I am now set free,
from my past behaviors
and behind God’s back
are all of my failures.

Any kind of temptation,
I am competent to flee
now that the Holy Spirit
dwells inside of me.

I am not ashamed,
nor am I considered guilty
for Jesus paid the debt
for my every iniquity.

I am a repenter,
I’ve been transformed
ever since the day
to Jesus I conformed!

~~~~~~~~~

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 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


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