Tag Archives: 1 Peter 1:6-7

In The Right Direction ~

Sometimes God,
needs to get my attention
so He can reestablish
with Him a connection.

So He sends into my life,
trials and tribulations
to see if I will trust Him
with all their complications.

Sometimes God,
needs to redirect my life
by giving me things
that will cause me strife.

He wants to know,
how deep my faith goes
so that my weaknesses
to me He can expose.

Sometimes God,
has to get my attention
so He can keep me going
in the right direction!

~~~~

1 Peter 1:6-7

“Wherein ye greatly rejoice,
though now for a season,
if need be, ye are in
heaviness through
manifold temptations:

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:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


On The Path To Perfection ~

on-the-path-to-perfection-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

I’m on the path to perfection,
I’ve got a long way to go
but, one day I know I’ll be
to God as good as gold.

I’ve had plenty of struggles,
on the path to perfection
there’s been a lot of battles
against sin and temptation.

I’ve left behind many tears,
on the path to perfection
but, each drop God gathered
and added to His collection.

I’ve had quite a few regrets,
on the path to perfection
for, I didn’t always seek God
for His will and direction.

It’s not been an easy-going,
on the path to perfection
but, it’s the only way I know
that leads to sanctification!

~~~~~~

1 Peter 1:6-7

” Wherein ye greatly rejoice,
though now for a season,
if need be, ye are in heaviness
through manifold temptations:

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:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Joy in Suffering?

whatjoy ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ used with permission IBible Verses

How could there be joy in suffering,
what good can come from pain?
How can there be rejoicing,
when there’s only loss, and not gain?

How could there be thanksgiving,
what good can come from tribulation?
How can there be gratefulness,
when there’s only deep affliction?

How could there be praise,
what good can come from misery?
How can there be worship,
when there’s no longer liberty?

How could there be gladness,
what good can come from persecution?
How can there be happiness,
when there’s some facing execution?

How could there be joy in suffering,
what good can come from all this pain?
Ah, is it because we believe . . .
one day, Jesus will come to reign?

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

1 Peter 1:6-7

“Wherein ye greatly rejoice,
though now for a season,
if need be, ye are in heaviness
through manifold temptations:

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:”

King James Version
by Public Domain


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