Tag Archives: Be Not Conformed

Called To Freedom ~

Called to freedom,
not worldly bondage
called to understanding
wisdom and knowledge.

Called to liberation,
not worldly dependence
called into holy living
moral transcendence.

Called to empowerment,
not worldly subjection
called to be the Light
of Jesus’ reflection.

Called to separation,
not worldly servitude
called to be discerning
with minds daily renewed.

Called to freedom,
not worldly conformation
called into a new life
a holy transformation!

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Galatians 5:1

Stand fast therefore in
the liberty wherewith Christ
hath made us free,
and be not entangled again
with the yoke of bondage.

Romans 12:1-2

“I beseech you therefore, brethren,
by the mercies of God, that ye
present your bodies a living
sacrifice, holy, acceptable
unto God, which is your
reasonable service.

And be not conformed to this world:
but be ye transformed by the
renewing of your mind, that
ye may prove what is that good,
and acceptable, and perfect,
will of God.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Mind Renewing ~

Mind renewing,
is a daily must
if we’re to grow
our faith and trust.

For with it comes,
a heart cleaning
rightness of spirit
and God leaning.

Mind renewing,
is an exercise
so to the world
we won’t compromise.

For it’s transforming,
temptation discerning
keeping our souls
from in hell burning.

Mind renewing,
is a daily must . . .
for it is how God
leads and guide us!

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Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore,
brethren, by the mercies of God,
that ye present your bodies
a living sacrifice, holy,
acceptable unto God,
which is your reasonable service.

And be not conformed to this world:
but be ye transformed by the
renewing of your mind, that ye may
prove what is that good,
and acceptable, and perfect,
will of God.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Make Straight My Path Lord ~

Make straight my path Lord,
let me not stray
in the Life and the Truth
lead me to the Way.

Make firm my steps Lord,
in You, make them secure
strengthen them for me
with a faith to endure.

Make steady my feet Lord,
keep them from tripping
into the things of the world
keep my soul from slipping.

Make my heart right Lord,
on Your way let me dwell
so I may be kept . . .
from the fires of hell.

Make straight my path Lord,
let me be Christ-seeking
for I put my hope and trust
in You, for safekeeping!

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Psalm 5:8

Lead me, O Lord,
in thy righteousness
because of mine enemies;
make thy way straight
before my face.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


My Sights Are Set ~

My sights are set,
directly before me
my eyes look forward
to the glory I’ll see.

I concentrate on the path,
dependable and straight
I keep my feet marching
towards the narrow gate.

My eyes are kept alert,
for satan’s pitfall
my legs move onward
so into them I won’t fall.

My steps are committed,
to God and His ways
onto the worldly ones
I set not my gaze.

My sights are set,
fixed on going straight
my feet are pointed
right to the narrow gate!

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Proverbs 4:25-27

“Let thine eyes look right on,
and let thine eyelids look
straight before thee.

Ponder the path of thy feet,
and let all thy ways be
established.

Turn not to the right hand
nor to the left:
remove thy foot from evil.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


A Living Sacrifice ~

If you want to really find,
God’s will good and perfect
then you must give to Him
your own for Him to correct.

You will need to submit,
your heart, mind and soul
over to the Holy Spirit
so He can take control.

Then He will teach you,
all about holy living
and your whole life to God
soon you will start giving.

If you really long to be,
to God truly acceptable
if you no longer want to be
to the world’s ways susceptible.

Then you must present,
the new life He’s given to you
as a holy living sacrifice . . .
in all that you say and do!

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Romans 12:1-2

“I beseech you therefore, brethren,
by the mercies of God, that ye
present your bodies a living
sacrifice, holy, acceptable
unto God, which is your
reasonable service.

And be not conformed to this world:
but be ye transformed by the
renewing of your mind, that
ye may prove what is that good,
and acceptable, and perfect,
will of God.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belak


Pressurized ~

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Feeling the pressure,
from your peers
no matter your age
or number of years?

Well, you won’t collapse,
under the pressure
if you keep your eyes on
your heavenly treasure.

Being influenced,
to follow the crowd
where anything goes
everything is allowed?

Well, you needn’t fold,
under the pressure
if you go to your Bible
for a daily refresher.

Being criticized,
for how you believe
because worldly views
you refuse to receive?

Well don’t you give in,
no matter the pressure
know your faith in God
brings Him pleasure.

Being mocked,
teased and made fun of
because you rather follow
the Light from above?

Well don’t you cave in,
nor be conformed . . .
instead let your mind
in God be transformed!

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Romans 12:2

“And be not conformed
to this world:
but be ye transformed
by the renewing
of your mind,
that ye may prove what is
that good, and acceptable,
and perfect, will of God.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


If You Want To Be Transformed ~

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If  you want to be transformed,
your mind you must renew
worry, disbelief and fear
you’ll need to put behind you.

Thoughts of faith and trust,
must be your way of thinking
putting confidence in God
should be your only reasoning.

Any unbelief or doubt,
you will need to get rid of
instead your mind must dwell
on God’s peace and perfect love.

You’ll need to think obedience,
if you want to know God’s will
your stubbornness and pride
you’ll need to silence and still.

If you want to be transformed,
then you must be teachable
into the depth of your heart
God must be reachable!

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Romans 12:2

“And be not conformed
to this world:
but be ye transformed
by the renewing
of your mind,
that ye may prove
what is that good,
and acceptable,
and perfect,
will of God.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Guard My Feet Lord ~

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Guard my feet Lord,
keep them from stumbling
help them to be strong
keep them from wobbling.

Guide my feet Lord,
keep them going straight
help them to proceed
through the narrow gate.

Protect my steps Lord,
keep them from tripping
make them sturdy
keep them from slipping.

Lead my feet Lord,
secure my faith walk
help them to march
to the words I talk.

Guard my feet Lord,
let them not deviate
to the world’s ways
let them not acclimate!

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1 Samuel 2:9

“He will keep the feet of his saints,
and the wicked shall be silent
in darkness; for by strength
shall no man prevail.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Give Up, Never ~

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Don’t you quit,
give up, never
from God’s ways
do not sever.

Do not give in,
don’t succumb
a part of this world
do not become.

Don’t you depart,
get not blown away
be not that sheep
that’s gone astray.

Do not be adapted,
be not conformed
instead in Jesus
be transformed.

Don’t you quit,
but be renewed
lest you’ll have
a worldly attitude!

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Romans 12:2

“And be not conformed to this world:
but be ye transformed
by the renewing of your mind,
that ye may prove what is
that good, and acceptable,
and perfect, will of God.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


DEPLORABLE!

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Did you hear the news,
I am statistically horrible . . .
in Clinton’s own words
I am grossly deplorable.

I am a phobic,
Islalmo, xeno and homo
in other words she thinks
I am an intolerable dodo.

I am a hateful bigot,
a sexist and a racist
I’m one of the unfortunate
not supporting her bases.

According to Mrs. Clinton,
I’m a disgusting basket case
oh, Father I will pray . . .
she’ll lose the upcoming  race.

Did you hear the news,
Hilary thinks I’m horrible
but, I think its her moral’s
that are shamefully deplorable!

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2 Timothy 3:1-4

This know also, that in the
last days perilous times shall come.

For men shall be lovers
of their own selves,
covetous, boasters,
proud, blasphemers,
disobedient to parents,
unthankful, unholy,

Without natural affection,
trucebreakers, false accusers,
incontinent, fierce,
despisers of those that are good,

Traitors, heady, highminded,
lovers of pleasures more
than lovers of God;”

King James Version
Public Domain

This poem is based on Hilary’s Statement

“You know, to just be grossly generalistic,
you could put half of Trump’s supporters
into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables.’
Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic,
xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.
And unfortunately, there are people like that,
and he has lifted them up.”

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note From God 04.08.16

Sticky Note From God ~ CHRISTian poetry by deboran ann ~ 04.08.16 ~


Guilty Pleasures ~

Guilty Pleasures ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Guilty pleasures,
we mustn’t indulge in
for what we’re doing
is just playing with sin.

Guilt is God’s way,
to instill in us . . .
after worldly desires
we mustn’t lust.

Guilty pleasures,
we cannot regard
to these temptations
we must be on guard.

When we take pleasure,
in any worldly thing
we will feel the shame
these activities bring.

Guilty pleasures,
are never innocent
to their allurement
we can’t be ignorant.

As Christians we mustn’t be,
to the world conformed
against guilty pleasures . . .
we must always be armed!

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Ecclesiastes 2:1

“I said in mine heart, Go to now,
I will prove thee with mirth,
therefore enjoy pleasure:
and, behold, this also is vanity.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


In A Twinkling of An Eye ~

In A Twinkling of an Eye ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I am coming soon,
in a twinkling of an eye
will you be sober . . .
to see Me in the sky?

I am coming soon,
what will you be doing
do you believe with Me
you soon will be going?

I am coming soon,
in a twinkling of an eye
will you be alert . . .
to my trumpet’s cry?

I am coming soon,
have you any doubt
will you be ready . . .
or have you shut Me out?

I am coming soon,
in a twinkling of an eye
will you be asleep . . .
or are you on standby?

I am coming soon,
will you be transformed
or to this world have you . . .
become conformed?

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1 Corinthians 15:52

“In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye,
at the last trump: for the trumpet shall
sound, and the dead shall be raised
incorruptible, and we shall be changed”.

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah ann Belka


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