Tag Archives: Being Tested

A Godly Intervention ~

Sometimes God,
has to do some afflicting
so our stubborn hearts
He can begin softening.

For, He wants to remove,
the hardness deep inside
so there will be the room
for Him to fully abide.

Sometimes God,
brings about suffering
so our prideful minds
He can start uncovering.

For, He wants to rid us,
of our self-centeredness
so we’ll have self-restraint
filled with temperateness.

Sometimes God,
has to get our attention
so with our stubborn hearts
He calls for intervention!

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Job 23:16

“For God maketh my heart soft,
and the Almighty troubleth me:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


The Trials of Faith ~

The Testing of our Faith ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

The trials of our faith,
are more precious than gold
as God is refining us
for Him, to be bold.

They’re teaching us to trust,
God in and for everything
for He knows our faith
always needs strengthening.

The trials of our faith,
keeps us, looking forward
the hope that is to come
stops us, looking backward.

For our thoughts will turn,
to the coming of our King
and all the glory hallelujahs
one day we’re going to sing.

The trials and testings,
purify our faith and trust
for God is perfecting . . .
His image, right into us!

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Zechariah 13:9

“And I will bring the
third part through the fire,

and will refine them
as silver is refined,
and will try them as gold is tried:
they shall call on my name,
and I will hear them: I will say,

It is my people: and they shall say,
The Lord is my God.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Why Me Lord ~

Why Me Lord ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Why me Lord  . . .
sometimes I must say
why did You bring
this problem my way?

Why did You want,
to bring me this pain
what from all of this
do You want me to gain?

Why me Lord . . .
I sometimes have to ask
why did you send me
such an impossible task?

Why did You make,
all this come about
is it to find patience
while I dig my way out?

Why me Lord . . .
I really want to know
is it perseverance
You want me to grow?

Is that why You’re trying,
my faith with these things
so I may discover the joy . . .
that being tested brings!

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James 1:2-3

“Finally brethren, count it all joy
when ye fall into divers temptations;

Knowing this, that the trying
 of your faith worketh patience.”

King James Version
by Public Domain.

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


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