Category Archives: Prayer & Praying Poems

Migraines ~

Light flashes,
lines zig-zagging
arms go limp
eyes starts sagging.

Dizzy and woozy,
room is a spinning
migraine headache
is just beginning.

Close my eyes,
go with the flow
sit back and watch
the light show.

Throbbing starts,
take migraine pill
try to relax
and just be still.

Shut off lights,
turn down sound
as head goes . . .
pound, pound, pound.

Rockin and reeling,
from the pain
oh, how I wish
to end this migraine.

If you suffer,
just like I do . . .
please let me know
so I can pray for you!

~~~~~~~

3 John 2

“Beloved, I wish above all things
that thou mayest prosper
and be in health,
even as thy soul prospereth.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Rejoice Forever More ~

If we were to give,
thanks for everything
we would have joy
no matter what life brings.

If we were to pray,
without ever stopping
we’d have God peace
in our heart’s throbbing.

If we were to be,
always prayerful
we’d remain in Jesus
always faithful.

If we were to seek,
God’s will each day
we’d be on our knees
whenever we pray.

If we are thankful,
to God when we implore
then we will rejoice . . .
with Him forever more!

~~~~~~

1 Thessalonians 5.16-18

Rejoice evermore.
Pray without ceasing.
In every thing give thanks:
for this is the will of God
in Christ Jesus
concerning you.

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Be Patient With God ~

Be patient with God,
He knows what He’s doing
sometimes to our prayers
He takes His time moving.

Be patient with God,
enjoy the time waiting
for the answers to our prayers
He’s carefully delegating.

Be patient with God,
He is working out His plan
you will need a lot of faith
to fill in the time span.

Be patient with God,
give Him the time He needs
not all of His answers
come at rapid speeds.

Be patient with God,
trust Him and be still
He’s working out for you
what is His perfect will.

Be patient with God,
your times are in His hands
and for you He is working on
His awesome, amazing plans!
~~~~~~

Psalm 31:15a

“My times are in thy hand:”

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


When My Heart is Troubled ~

When my heart is troubled,
when my mind has cares
I gratefully go to God
with my pleas and prayers.

When my heart is faint,
when my mind has unrest
I pray for God’s peace
upon my first request.

When my heart is heavy,
when my mind has doubt
I pray ceaselessly believing
God will work things out.

When my heart is weary,
when my mind’s full of fear
I pray asking my Father
to drawn me close and near.

When my heart is troubled,
when my mind has cares
at Jesus’ feet I leave them
with my thankful prayers!

~~~~~~~

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
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Connected To God ~

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Connected to God,
unlimited minutes
our prayers to Him
have no time limits.

A clear connection,
reliable services
our prayers to God
have no time formulas.

No over charges,
unlimited resources
our prayers to God
are our best recourse.

No roaming fees,
no lines cutting out
our prayers to God
are always in route.

Prayer is the link,
our divine connection
to God and His throne
for unlimited direction!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 145:18

“The Lord is nigh unto all
them that call upon him,
to all that call upon him
in truth.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


I Said A Prayer For You ~

I said a prayer for you,
I lifted up your need
I asked our Father . . .
my pleas He would heed.

I prayed for His mercy,
I prayed for His grace
I asked God to help you
with all that you face.

I prayed for deliverance,
I prayed for a soul revival
I asked God to give you
a daily heart renewal.

I prayed for His peace,
I prayed for His clam
I asked God to be your
healing, soothing balm.

I prayed for you today,
I got down on my knees
and I want you to know . . .
God heard my fervent pleas!

~~~~~~~

James 5:16

Confess your faults one to another,
and pray one for another,
that ye may be healed.
The effectual fervent prayer
of a righteous man availeth much.”

King James Version
Public Domain


God Cares for You ~

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Heavenly Father,
hear my prayer
so many needing
to know You care.

Give to them,
peace of mind
may Your will
they come to find.

Heavenly Father,
so many today
have fallen so far
from You away.

Give to them,
a heart revival
renew their minds
till Your arrival.

Heavenly Father,
here is my prayer
as I give You thanks
for Your love and care!

~~~~~~~~~

1 Timothy 2:1

“I exhort therefore,
that, first of all,
supplications, prayers,
intercessions, and
giving of thanks,
be made for all men;”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


What is Your Will Lord ~

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What is Your will Lord,
for me today . . .
what have You for me
to learn on this day?

How should I pray,
how should I know
how will Your will
for me, will You show?

What shall I say,
what should I do
how can I be . . .
a delight to You?

How do I find,
the heart of Your will
when on my own heart
will it, You instill?

What is Your will Lord,
for me today . . .
I so need to know it
before I go on my way!

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 40:8

“I delight to do thy will,
O my God: yea, thy law is
within my heart.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Prayer Prepares Us ~

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Prayer changes,
our thoughts
keeps our eyes on
satan’s plots.

Prayer prepares us,
to hold on fast
keeps our faith
sober and steadfast.

Prayer strengthens,
us with power
supplies courage
to the final hour.

Prayer keeps us,
fervently watchful
helps us to remain
fiercely faithful.

Prayer changes,
our thinking
it readies our eyes
for the twinkling!

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1 Peter 4:7

“But the end of all things
is at hand:
be ye therefore sober,
and watch unto prayer.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


I Talk to God ~

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I talk to God,
whenever I cry
I talk to Him
when my spirits are high.

I talk to God,
when on my cell
I talk to Him
about heaven and hell.

I talk to God,
when I need strength
I talk to Him
at great lengths.

I talk to God,
in my sticky notes
I talk to Him
when His Word I quote.

I talk to God,
whatever the season
I talk to Him
no matter the reason.

I talk to God,
all of the time
He talks to me . . .
through my rhymes!

~~~~~~~

Psalm 145:18

“The Lord is nigh unto
all them that call upon him,
to all that call upon him
in truth.”

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


God’s Perfect Timing ~

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I prayed a prayer,
not very long ago
I’ve been waiting for
the answer to know.

It was a short prayer,
over it I didn’t labor
after it was said . . .
I left it with my Savior.

I knew my request,
was safe in His hands
now it was up to me
in faith to just stand.

And so I do trust,
God’s answer is coming
for I believe it’s about
His perfect timing.

I prayed a prayer,
now I’m quietly waiting
while God’s response . . .
He is formulating!

~~~~~~~

Lamentations 3:25-26

“The Lord is good unto them
that wait for him,
to the soul that seeketh him.

It is good that a man should
both hope and quietly wait
for the salvation of the Lord.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Safe And Secure ~

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The safest shelter,
that is known to man
is coming to rest . . .
right into God’s hand.

There’s no other place,
in which we can find
a perfect defense for
the heart and mind.

The safest refuge,
in which to flee
is in the sanctuary
of bended knee

There’s no place,
that is  more securer
than when in prayer
with our soul’s insurer.

The safest abode,
that is known to man
is prayerfully finding
shelter in His hand!

~~~~~~

Psalm 62:8

” Trust in him
at all times; ye people,
pour out your heart
before him:
God is a refuge for us.”
Selah.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Armed With Courage ~

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Armed with courage,
I pray for everything
in faith, I ask God
without wavering.

I’ll not get tossed,
on the waves of fear
for prayers can make
muddy waters clear.

Equipped with strength,
God’s Word is my shield
as I go out each day
on prayer’s battle field.

I’ll put on my armor,
in all of its entirety
I’ll not be doubt driven
for I trust God entirely.

Armed with prayer,
brave and courageous
my faith in God . . .
makes me dangerous!

~~~~~~~~

James 1:6

“But let him ask in faith,
nothing wavering. For he that
wavereth is like a wave of
the sea driven with the
wind and tossed.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Prayer Make’s a Difference ~

Prayer Makes A Difference ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

When our prayers,
get no response . . .
in prayer we need
to remain ensconced.

When mustn’t give up,
or from prayer bail out
they’ll make a difference
if we have no doubt.

We cannot lose heart,
in prayer we must persist
then fear and worry
we’ll be able to resist.

We mustn’t be weary,
or faint in our prayers
we need to remember
Jesus wants our cares.

When with our prayers,
God is slow to respond
expect an answer . . .
though it may be prolonged!

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Luke 18:1

“And he spake a parable
unto them to this end,
that men ought always
to pray, and not to faint;”

King James Version
By Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


That Secret Place ~

That Secret Place ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I asked God . . .
where is that secret place
the one where I can find
sufficient is Your grace?

He said to me . . .
it’s right  inside of you
but you must learn to trust Me
in everything you do.

He took me to my knees,
and I poured out my heart
letting go of everything
that was keeping us apart.

I wept, I cried, I prayed,
for Him to never leave
then I heard Him whisper . . .
it’s you, who needs to cleave.

He gave me the strength,
to rise again to my feet
and said prayer is the secret place
where we can always meet!

~~~~~~~

Psalm 91:1

“He that dwelleth in the secret place
of the most High shall abide under
the shadow of the Almighty.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


My Prayer for Samuel ~

SAMUEL'S PRAYER
Samuel, God’s child,
His precious little one
trust Him to finish
what He has begun.

Gather your strength,
from the palm of His hands
know that He has for you
some mighty big plans.

Continue to be brave,
as this battle you fight
keep drawing on God’s
holy power and might.

Breath in His mercy,
exhale His grace
let His love for you
your tiny body embrace.

Samuel, God’s child,
Steve’s & Rachel’s precious son
stay brave, be strong . . .
believe this battle, will be won!

~~~~~~~~~

Please pray for little baby Samuel
who was born at 29 weeks 5 days,
and weighed in at 2 lbs 10 oz.
He was born into a family of great
faith and a deep love for God.

He and they need all of our prayers
for God’s strength, peace and mercy!

Amen and Amen

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When Calm Eludes You ~

When Calmness Eludes ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

When calm doesn’t come,
when peace is far away
I stop what I’m doing
and to my Father, I pray.

Prayer is my refuge,
from the dread inside me
it’s where I find comfort
from the fear, I can’t see.

When I am anxious,
when my nerves are a mess
I pray without stopping
to rid myself of distress.

I put my trust in God,
till I’m no longer afraid
His unfailing love keeps me
from becoming dismayed.

When calmness eludes you,
when peace seems so far away
the best thing you can do . . .
is stop everything and pray!

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1 Thessalonians 5:17

“Pray without ceasing.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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If We Want Peace ~

If We Want Peace ~ CHRISTian poety by deborah ann

If we want peace,
transforming our lives
then all of our fears
we must archive.

If we want peace,
altering our minds
then all of our cares
we must leave behind.

If we want peace,
changing our hearts
then from our worries
we must break apart.

If we want peace,
for the rest of our days
then for everything
we must learn to pray.

If we want peace,
then our attitudes
must be full of  . . .
thankful gratitude!

Philippians 4.6-7

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

And the peace of God,
which passeth all understanding,
shall keep your hearts and minds
through Christ Jesus.”

    King James Version
by Public Domain


Look Into My Heart ~

Look Into My Heart Lord ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Heavenly Father,
look into my heart
peel back whatever
is keeping us apart.

Reveal the layers,
of my selfish pride
remove any vanity
still living inside.

Heavenly Father,
pare from my soul
all that’s keeping You
from having control.

Take away anything,
holding me back
where I am weak
take up the slack.

Heavenly Father,
unveil all keeping me
from truly knowing
the fullness of Thee!

~~~~~~

Psalm 131:1

“Lord, my heart is not haughty,
nor mine eyes lofty: neither
do I exercise myself in great
matters, or in things too
high for me.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Where Are You Lord ~

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Where are You Lord,
have You forgotten me
are You so far away
that me, You can’t see?

Are You in hiding,
where then shall I find
Your peace to fill up
my soul, heart and mind?

Where are You Lord,
I have looked all around
but a glimpse of You
was nowhere to be found?

Have You nothing to say,
though I’ve so much to ask
are You under the weather
not up to the task?

Lord, where shall I go,
so that You I will see?
For, I need You to make
Your presence known to me!

~~~~~~~~

Song of Solomon 5:6

King James Version
by Public Domain

” I opened to my beloved;
but my beloved

had withdrawn himself,
and was gone:

my soul failed when he spake:
I sought him, but I could
not find him;
I called him,
but he gave me no answer.”

King James Version
Public Domain


A Hundred Prayers a Day ~

A Hundred Prayers A Day ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Sometimes I pray,
a hundred prayers a day
sometimes I send
many more God’s way.

Sometimes I pray,
in the dead of night
sometimes I pray
upon mornings light.

Sometimes I pray,
while I’m working
sometimes I pray
when I’m hurting.

Sometimes I pray,
when I’m idle
sometimes I pray
when I’m in denial.

Sometimes I pray,
when I’m too busy
sometimes I pray
when I’m in a tizzy.

Sometimes I pray,
all though the day
I pray even when  . . .
I don’t know what to say!

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Romans 8:26-27

“Likewise the Spirit
also helpeth our infirmities:

for we know not what
we should pray for as we ought:

but the Spirit itself maketh
intercession for us with

groanings which cannot
be uttered.

And he that searcheth
the hearts knoweth what is the

mind of the Spirit, because he
maketh intercession

for the saints
according to the will of God.”

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Prayer for the Persecuted ~

CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ our-prayers-do-make-a-difference

Lord today I pray,
for Your healing hand
to reach across each sea
to stretch over every land.

I pray for each person,
who knows and loves Thee
for Your strength and courage
as their homelands they flee.

I pray for the persecuted,
for those dying each day
just because they believe
in the Life, Truth and Way.

I pray for the oppressed.
for the ones being abused
for those who are tormented
those being falsely accused.

I pray for all who suffer,
in the enemy’s evil hand
I pray for Your healing touch
over each downtrodden land.

Lord today I pray,
for mankind every where
for You to give them peace
in the midst of their despair!

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Hebrews 13:3

“Remember them that are in bonds,
as bound with them; and them which
suffer adversity, as being yourselves
also in the body.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


God CAN Fix This ~

Prayer Matters ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

God can fix this,
so don’t you stop praying
don’t listen to the critics
and what they are saying.

God can fix this,
if all would see His light
the evilness in the world
we’d no longer have to fight.

God can fix this,
if the world would repent
and accept Jesus . . .
as the Savior that He sent.

God can fix this,
through His love and grace
if the Truth, Life and Way
the world would embrace.

God can fix this,
He can fix everything
so don’t you ever stop . . .
praying about anything!

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Psalm 107:28-30

“Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble,
and he bringeth them out of their distresses.

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

Then are they glad because they be quiet;
so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


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