Category Archives: Praise & Worship Poems

Forever Grateful ~

I am thankful,
I am blessed
for I have found
in Jesus rest.

I am content,
I am delighted
for in my life . . .
Jesus I invited.

I am grateful,
I am satisfied
for in Jesus
I am purified.

I am loved,
I am at peace
for Jesus brings
my soul release.

I am blessed,
I am thankful
to Jesus, I am
forever grateful!

~~~~~~

Psalm 138:1

“I will praise thee
with my whole heart:
before the gods will
I sing praise unto thee.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka

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Giving Thanks In Everything ~

Giving thanks in everything,
is God’s will for you
for He is praiseworthy
to receive His glory due.

For when you are grateful,
peace will flood your heart
then into it faith and trust
will come and do its part.

Giving thanks for all things,
is God’s true desire
no matter your situation
let it your praise inspire.

For when you are thankful,
for and in everything
His steadfast love will help
you get over anything.

Giving thanks no matter,
where you are in this life
will allow Jesus to help you
overcome all of your strife!

~~~~~~~

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


Morning Praise ~

When the morning comes,
as the sun rises above
sing your praise to the Lord
for His mercy and His love.

Let Him know you’ll need,
the strength of His power
right upon the start
of your waking hour.

When the new day breaks,
as the sun shows its bright face
thank and praise the Lord
for His life-saving grace.

Let Him know how much,
you count on Him to be
a refuge and a defense
for the day ahead of thee.

When the morning dew,
catches its first beam of light
let your praises to the Lord
fill you will His holy might!

~~~~~

Psalm 59:16

“But I will sing of thy power;
yea, I will sing aloud of thy
mercy in the morning:
for thou hast been my
defence and refuge in
the day of my trouble.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


We Who Have True Faith ~

We who have true faith,
know God’s trustworthy
no matter what comes our way
He is always praiseworthy.

For we know He has for us,
only His absolute best
we understand He’s with us
through every trial and test.

We who have true trust,
know God will never leave
how all things are possible
because Jesus we believe.

For we know the Holy Spirit,
daily equips us for the fight
filling us with the power
of His awesome holy might.

We who have true faith,
know that God is deserving
and our thanksgiving to Him
we constantly are serving!

~~~~~~~~~~

Philippians 4:6

“Be careful for nothing;
but in every thing by prayer
and supplication with
thanksgiving let your requests
 be made known unto God.

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


Thankful In Any Circumstance ~

Whatever comes my way,
I take this stance . . .
to be thankful
in every circumstance.

Whenever I am happy,
my praise to God I sing
and I thank Him for . . .
the joy that He brings.

Whenever I have troubles,
I seek Him and I pray
and I thank Him for . . .
the peace on my way.

Whenever I’m hurting,
I trust my pain He’ll relieve
and I thank Him for . . .
the strength to believe.

Whenever I’m doubtful,
I give to Him my fear
and I thank Him for . . .
being close and near.

Regardless of how I feel,
I praise Him in advance
and I thank the Lord . . .
no matter my circumstance!

~~~~~

1 Thessalonians 5:18

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

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Our Daily Mission ~

When with God we’re repentant,
and fall under His submission
praise and thanksgiving . . .
will become our daily mission.

For, those who trust God,
know all will be Okay
no matter what may come
or what He sends our way.

When with God we’re humble,
and self-denial is the rule
our thanksgiving for all things
will be our spiritual fuel.

For, those who are hopeful,
know God won’t send anything
that would ever keep them
from Him worshiping.

When with God our attitudes,
are positive and confident
our praise and thanks to Him
will be in our lives, dominate!

~~~~~~~~~~~

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


Singing In The Dark ~

It’s easy to sing,
when the day is trouble free
it’s easier to give accolades
to God, when full of glee.

It’s easy to sing,
when all is looking bright
it’s easier to praise God
when bathed in His light.

It’s easy to sing,
when all is going well
it’s easier to let our gratitude
for God, to grow and swell.

It’s easy to sing,
when  happy and content
it’s easier for us to God
our thanksgiving present.

But, they who still sing,
in the darkness of the night
are those who praise God . . .
no matter what’s in their sight!

~~~~~~~~~~

Job 35:10

“But none saith,
Where is God my maker,
who giveth songs
in the night;”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


In The Name of Jesus ~

In The Name of Jesus ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I thank God,
for being there
for listening to
my every care.

I thank Him,
for staying true
for lifting me up
when I am blue.

I thank God,
for never leaving
for keeping me
on Him cleaving.

I thank Him,
for mercy anew
for helping me
a day get through.

In Jesus’ name,
I thank God
and give to Him
my heartfelt laud!

~~~~~

Ephesians 5:20

Giving thanks always
for all things unto
God and the Father
in the name of our
Lord Jesus Christ;”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Make a Joyful Noise ~

Come all my friends,
come one and all . . .
let’s gather together
and let our praise fall.

Let’s make a noise,
to God that’s joyful
let’s sing why we are
thankful and hopeful.

Let’s loudly proclaim,
our love for Him
let’s tell why our cups
overflow from the brim

Let’s sing of our salvation,
the Rock of our strength
lets not keep our elation
from others at arms-length.

Come all my friends,
let us all assemble
so to the world . . .
Jesus we may resemble!

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Ephesians 5:19

“Speaking to yourselves
in psalms and hymns
and spiritual songs,
singing and making
melody in your heart
to the Lord;”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Sing Your Hallelujahs ~

Sing your hallelujahs,
sing your praises too
sing about your Father
who loves you.

Sing about His favor,
sing about His kingdom
sing about the joy
of knowing His wisdom.

Sing your hallelujahs,
sing your praises too
sing to the whole world
why Jesus loves you.

Sing about His forgiveness,
sing about His grace
sing about His peace
when you seek His face.

Sing your hallelujahs,
sing your praises too
sing about your Savior
who came to save you.

Sing about heaven,
sing about the day
when the Lamb of God
will take you away.

Sing about faith,
sing about trust
sing about the Goodness
of a God who is just.

Sing your hallelujahs
sing your praises too
sing about the hope
that lives inside you!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 47:6

“Sing praises to God,
sing praises:
sing praises unto our King,
sing praises.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


One Day ~

One day the heavens,
will begin to sing . . .
their praises to God
along with every living thing.

One day every nation,
and all the people of
will worship their Creator
for His mercy, grace and  love.

One day all the sheep,
will sing jubilantly their praise
to God their Father
for the Son He did raise.

One day the meek and needy,
will stand with the poor
and sing their praises
to God on heaven’s shore.

One day everything,
moving or breathing . . .
to Jesus their Lord and  Savior
will forever their praises sing!

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Revelation 5:13

“And every creature
which is in heaven,
and on the earth,
and under the earth,
and such as are in the sea,
and all that are in them,
heard I saying, Blessing,
and honour, and glory,
and power, be unto him
that sitteth upon the throne,
and unto the Lamb
for ever and ever.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Tune My Heart Lord ~

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Tune my heart Lord,
adjust the loose strings
tighten them so I can be
thankful for all things.

Tune my heart Lord,
pull up all the slack
till I believe in You
for everything I lack.

Tune my heart Lord,
let the tight strings out
so I can be relieved
of any fear or doubt.

Tune my heart Lord,
tweak as You must
until my faith is strung
with the strings of trust.

Tune my heart Lord,
make me Your instrument
so I can be for You . . .
a singing testament!

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Psalm 144:9

“I will sing a new song unto thee,
O God: upon a psaltery and an
instrument of ten strings will
I sing praises unto thee.”

King James Version
Public Domain

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Some of My Favorite Praise Verses ~

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Psalm 9:1

“I will praise thee,
O Lord, with my whole heart;
I will shew forth all thy
marvellous works.”

1 Peter 2:9

“But ye are a chosen generation,
a royal priesthood, an holy nation,
a peculiar people; that ye should
shew forth the praises of him
who hath called you out of darkness
into his marvellous light;”

Psalm 7:17

“I will praise the Lord
according to his righteousness:
and will sing praise to the name
of the Lord most high.

Philippians 4:8

“Finally, brethren, whatsoever
things are true, whatsoever
things are honest, whatsoever
things are just, whatsoever
things are pure, whatsoever
things are lovely, whatsoever
things are of good report;
if there be any virtue,
and if there be any praise,
think on these things.”

Psalm 18:49

“Therefore will I give thanks
unto thee, O Lord, among the
heathen, and sing praises
unto thy name.”

Hebrews 13:15

“By him therefore let us offer
the sacrifice of praise to God
continually, that is, the fruit
of our lips giving thanks to his name.”

Psalm 22:26

“The meek shall eat
and be satisfied:
they shall praise
the Lord that seek him:
your heart shall
live for ever.”

Proverbs 27:21

“As the fining pot for silver,
and the furnace for gold;
so is a man to his praise.”

Psalm 28:7

“The Lord is my strength
and my shield; my heart
trusted in him, and I am helped:
therefore my heart greatly
rejoiceth; and with my song
will I praise him.”

Ephesians 1:14

“Which is the earnest of our
inheritance until the redemption
of the purchased possession,
unto the praise of his glory.”

Psalm 34:1

“I will bless the Lord
at all times: his praise
shall continually be
in my mouth.”

1 Peter 1:7

That the trial of your faith,
being much more precious
than of gold that perisheth,
though it be tried with fire,
might be found unto praise
and honour and glory at the
appearing of Jesus Christ:”

Psalm 40:3

“And he hath put a new song
in my mouth, even praise
unto our God: many shall
see it, and fear, and shall
trust in the Lord.”

Psalm 42:5

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

Psalm 47:6

“Sing praises to God,
sing praises: sing praises
unto our King, sing praises.”

Psalm 48:10

“According to thy name,
O God, so is thy praise
unto the ends of the earth:
thy right hand is
full of righteousness.

Psalm 56:4

“In God I will praise his word,
in God I have put my trust;
I will not fear what flesh
can do unto me.”

Psalm 57:7

“My heart is fixed, O God,
my heart is fixed: I will
sing and give praise

Psalm 63:3

“Because thy lovingkindness
is better than life, my lips
shall praise thee..”

Psalm 71:14

“But I will hope continually,
and will yet praise thee
more and more.”

Psalm 79:13

“So we thy people and sheep
of thy pasture will give thee
thanks for ever: we will shew
forth thy praise
to all generations.”

Psalm 104:33

“I will sing unto the Lord
as long as I live: I will
sing praise to my God
while I have my being.”

Psalm 106:1

Praise ye the Lord.
O give thanks unto the Lord;
for he is good: for his mercy
endureth for ever.”

Psalm 111:10

“The fear of the Lord
is the beginning of wisdom:
a good understanding have
all they that do his commandments:
his praise endureth for ever.”

Psalm 113:3

“From the rising of the sun
unto the going down of the
same the Lord’s name
is to be praised.”

Psalm 139:14

“I will praise thee;
for I am fearfully
and wonderfully made:
marvellous are thy works;
and that my soul knoweth
right well.”

Psalm 145:2

“Every day will I bless thee;
and I will praise thy name
for ever and ever.”

Psalm 145:3

“Great is the Lord,
and greatly to be praised;
and his greatness is unsearchable.”

Psalm 150:2

Praise him for his mighty acts:
praise him according to his
excellent greatness.”

Psalm 150:6

“Let every thing that hath breath
praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.”

Revelation 19:5

‘And a voice came out of the throne,
saying, Praise our God, all ye his
servants, and ye that fear him,
both small and great.”

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All Scriptures taken from
King James Bible
by Public Domain


Singing My Praise ~

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Heavenly Father,
I sing You this song
with the faith of one
who is meek yet strong.

With a grateful heart,
I sing You my praise
and my humble gratitude
to You, I fearfully raise.

Your Spirit inside me,
has set my soul aflame
igniting me to sing
and praise Your holy name.

My song of thankfulness,
to You I raise high
the gratitude I have
flow in these tears I cry.

Heavenly Father,
here is my song to You
thanking You for blessing me
in all for me that You do!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 146:2

“While I live will I praise the Lord:
I will sing praises unto my God
while I have any being.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


New Songs of Joy ~

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New songs of joy,
to You, Lord I raise
songs of thanksgiving
worship and praise.

New songs of hope,
afresh and anew
songs of the love
I have Lord, for You.

New songs of faith,
dance in my head
whether I be up
or still in my bed.

New songs of trust,
to You, Lord I sing
gleefully I proclaim
You as my King.

New songs of joy,
Lord, to You I raise
for You are worthy
of my jubilant praise!

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Psalm 149. 1-5

” Praise ye the Lord.
Sing unto the Lord
a new song, and his
praise in the
congregation of saints.

Let Israel rejoice in him
that made him: let the
children of Zion be
joyful in their King.

Let them praise his name
in the dance: let them
sing praises unto him
with the timbrel and harp.

For the Lord taketh
pleasure in his people:
he will beautify
the meek with salvation.

Let the saints be joyful
in glory: let them
sing aloud upon their beds.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Make My Day ~

Make My Day ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

You make my day,
my life, You light
You make everything
look gloriously bright.

When it is gloomy,
You send rays of hope
when things are dark
You give me faith to cope.

You make my day,
my heart, You uplift
You give me strength
when to You I submit.

Whether it be a storm,
or waters running still
You help me to see
it is all, in Your will.

You make my day,
my soul, You raise
tis why my Lord . . .
You have my praise!

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 146:1-2

“Praise ye the Lord.
Praise the Lord, O my soul.

While I live will I praise
the Lord: I will sing praises
unto my God while I have
any being.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sing ~

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Sing in the morning,
sing in the night
sing of salvation’s
magnificent light.

Sing in the storm,
sing in the calm
sing of salvation’s
restoring balm.

Sing in the evening,
sing in the day
sing of salvation’s
new life and way.

Sing in the sunshine,
sing in the rain
sing of salvation’s
healing of pain.

Sing in the morning,
sing in the night
sing of salvation’s
power and might.

Sing all God’s people,
sing to the Lord
sing of the glory
of your future reward!

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Psalm 96:1

“O sing unto the Lord a new song:
sing unto the Lord, all the earth.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Thank You God ~

Thank You Jesus ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~

Thank you God,
for all You’ve done
for the gift of salvation
through Your only Son.

For the grace,
You knew I’d need
for Your Spirit
who’s here to lead.

Thank You God,
for Your mercy tender
for being my soul
and heart mender.

For Your love,
which brings me peace
for Your compassion
that does not cease.

Thank You God,
for all You are doing
that my life to You . . .
was worth pursuing!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 118:1

“O give thanks unto the Lord;
for he is good: because his mercy
 endureth for ever.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Another One of Those Days ~

Shake Yourself Free ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~

Ever have,
one of those days . . .
you know the kind I mean
when you feel in a haze?

Nothing goes right,
from when you awaken
you feel heavily loaded
burdened and down laden.

Ever have,
one of those days . . .
where by the hour
you feel in a daze?

No matter what you do,
your bubble gets burst
everything goes . . .
from bad to worse.

Ever have,
one of those days . . .
well you can shake free of them
by giving God your praise!

~~~~~~~~

Acts 16:25-27

“And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed,
and sang praises unto God:
and the prisoners heard them.

And suddenly there was a great earthquake,
so that the foundations of the prison were shaken:
and immediately all the doors were opened,
and every one’s bands were loosed.”

King James Version
by Public Domain


Father In Heaven ~

~ CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ Pray - IBible Verses

Oh, my Father in heaven,
I know You are there
for, I can feel You
take on my every care.

I can see Your beauty,
it surrounds all of me
for, it’s Your light
not the darkness I see.

Oh, my Father in heaven,
I know You are there
for, I believe You listen
to my every prayer.

I can hear Your voice,
speaking softly to me
words of eternal grace
love and tender mercy.

Oh, my Father in heaven,
I know you are there
I believe and trust You
no matter my despair.

For, You are my Rock,
my Shield, my Fortress
my love for You  . . .
I will ~ always confess!

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

Psalm 18:1

“I will love thee,
O Lord, my strength.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Counting Sheep ~

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Sometimes at night,
I am unable to sleep
I try but I cannot  . . .
conjure up any sheep.

My mind is too busy,
counting on other things
like the joy and gladness
Jesus’ return will bring.

I number all the ways,
He shows His love for me
then I tally them up
till heaven is all I see.

I combine together,
His mercy and His grace
let my mind travel off
to when I’ll see His face.

Sometimes at night,
when I cannot sleep . . .
I praise the Lord I’m counted
as one of His little sheep!

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

Psalm 79:13

“So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture
will give thee thanks for ever:
we will shew forth thy praise
to all generations.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Giving My Praise ~

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I praise God in the good times,
I even praise Him in the bad
I praise God when I am happy
I even praise Him when I’m sad.

In and out of every season,
no matter the time of year
I praise my Savior for always
being close and ever near.

I praise the Lord when I rise,
I praise Him when I go to sleep
I praise Him in the valley low
I praise Him on the hillside steep.

In and out of every storm,
no matter the raging sea
I praise my Savior for always
being right there for me.

I praise my Father in heaven,
I praise His begotten Son
whether the day be cloudy
or brightly lit from the sun!

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

Psalm 95:1

“O come, let us sing unto the Lord:
let us make a joyful noise to the
rock of our salvation.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


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