Tag Archives: Battles

The Fires of Affliction ~

Are you in the midst,
of the fires of affliction
are you dealing with
the heat of its conviction?

Are you brought to tears,
from the battle you’re in
is it hard letting go
of your besetting sin?

Are you struggling,
enduring the purification
is your faith being tested
beyond your expectations?

Well, if you are facing,
God’s refining pot . . .
know He needs to get
the flames burning hot.

For, He is purging out of you,
everything worthless . . .
so He can make you ready
for His divine service!

~~~~~

Isaiah 48:10

“Behold, I have refined thee,
but not with silver;
I have chosen thee in
the furnace of affliction.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

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Our Burden Bearer ~

cast-all-your-burdens-to-the-lord CHRISTian poetry by deborah belka

Lord, our burden bearer,
take from us our care
take away the heaviness
our tired hearts wear.

Take from us our weariness,
take from us our trouble
take away the listlessness
our tired souls battle.

Take from us our load,
take from us the heavy weight
take away the problems
on our tired minds that grate.

Take from us our pain,
take from us the deep ache
take away all the sorrow
and heal our heartbreak!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 55:22
King James Version

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord,
and he shall sustain thee:
he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Lessons To Be Taught ~

Plans of the Lord used with permission Doorpost Verses on Facebook

Oh, conflicted soul be quieted,
don’t you know it’s for naught
battles won ~ battles lost
are lessons to be taught.

To the youth, as you once were,
the fight today is still the same
just a different time in space
with a new and modern name.

Speak the truth, do not deny,
the war that goes on and on
from generation to generation
or else the conflict won’t be won.

Rebellion is the ammunition,
pride and greed the smoking gun
tis the same war against the Lord
as when the world first begun.

Lead the way, light the path,
guide the youth before they turn
to the world for their escape
lest in hell ~ they shall burn!

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

Psalm 33:11
King James Version

“The counsel of the Lord standeth for ever,
the thoughts of his heart to all generations.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Willing ~

Willing ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Lord, my spirit is willing,
but oh, how my flesh is weak
I would do anything . . .
if I could hear You speak.

Then you could tell me,
straight to my face . . .
what I need to do
to win the faithful race.

Lord, my heart is truly eager,
but, my body fights so hard
I’ve got my battle wounds
I know that I am scarred.

But, I know You can give,
me the faith and power
so that I can overcome . . .
the one who’s out to devour.

Lord, my spirit is ready,
make my flesh willing too
so I may resist temptation
and claim my victory in You!

~~~~~~~~~~~

Mark 14:38
King James Version

“Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation.
The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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