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Sticky Note From God ~07.12.18~

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Dust Dry ~

On days when I feel,
my faith is dust dry
when my spirit withers
as if it were to die.

I pick up my Bible,
to breathe some life back
into this soul of mine
for the hope that I lack.

On days when I feel,
my faith is desert dry
when the strength in me
takes a parched sigh.

Into the Word of God,
I quickly take a dive
and let the Holy Spirit
my very own revive.

On days when I feel,
an oncoming drought
I use God’s Word to shake
the dust off my doubt!

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Psalm 119:25

My soul cleaveth unto the dust:
quicken thou me according to thy word.

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Crowd Pleasers ~

Crowd pleasers,
filling up the pews
adapting God’s Word
with worldly views.

Changing the truth,
to delight men
not caring if God
they should offend.

Crowd pleasers,
seeking man’s approval
altering scriptures
seeing to their removal.

Seeking and wanting,
needing man’s favor
more than that of
their Lord and Savior.

Crowd pleasers,
filling up Sunday seats
and sadly God’s sheep . . .
are now being fleeced!

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Deuteronomy 12:32

What thing soever I command you,
observe to do it: thou shalt not
add thereto, nor diminish from it.”

1 Thessalonians 2:4

“But as we were allowed of God
to be put in trust with the gospel,
even so we speak; not as pleasing men,
but God, which trieth our hearts.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Good Morning Quote ~07.03.18~


Be Not Angry ~

Be not angry,
don’t be resentful
let your attitude reflect
all for which you’re grateful.

Be not bitter,
don’t be contentious
let your words chosen
bring to Jesus awareness.

Be not wrathful,
don’t try to get even
let your posture resemble
the reason you’re forgiven.

Be not ill-tempered.
don’t fly off in a rage
let your Bible become
your behavior gauge.

Be not angry,
don’t into sin descend
lest when the sun rises
wrath will be your only friend!

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Ephesians 4:26

“Be ye angry, and sin not:
let not the sun go down
upon your wrath:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Deep In My Heart ~

Deep in my heart,
are verses hidden
reminding me why
I am forgiven.

I refer to them,
when satan calls
so into his traps
I will not fall.

Deep in my heart,
God’s Words I keep
they comfort me
whenever I weep.

They’re full of hope,
peace and calm
they are my soul’s
soothing balm.

Deep in my heart,
Scriptures I’ve tucked
so from God’s hand
I cannot be plucked!

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Psalm 119:11

“Thy word
have I hid in mine heart,
that I might not sin
against Thee.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Adorn ~

Lord, let me adorn,
the spirit You gave me
with Your holy Word
till it’s You in me I see.

May you find in me,
a spirit incorruptible
let it not ever be . . .
to Your hand untouchable.

Lord, let my spirit be,
peaceful and tranquil
one that is to You
grateful and thankful.

Let me be in Your sight,
some one You cherish
let me have a spirit where
meekness can flourish.

Lord, may my spirit,
with love I adorn
so that Your very own . . .
finds no cause to mourn!

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1 Peter 3:4

“But let it be the hidden man of the heart,
in that which is not corruptible,
even the ornament of a meek and quiet
spirit, which is in the sight of God
of great price.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.03.18~


Offend Me Lord ~

Offend me Lord,
with Your Word
let me be convicted
by the truth heard.

Insult me Lord,
with Your commands
so with false teachers
I’ll not shake hands.

Offend me Lord,
let me feel the sting
that Your reproof
in my life will bring.

Shock me Lord,
let my ears hear
no sinner in heaven
will You let near.

Outrage me Lord,
go ahead and offend
so with the world . . .
I’ll not be a friend!

~~~~~

John 6.61

“When Jesus knew in himself that his
disciples murmured at it,
he said unto them,
Doth this offend you?”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~05.30.18~


The Need For Salvation ~

 

Some people don’t believe,
that they ever sin
some just don’t get
evilness lives within.

But I can attest,
this is not true
for I’ve read my Bible
all the way through.

Some will tell you,
God doesn’t love us
some say He isn’t
fair-minded or just.

But I can attest,
God’s a God of chances
and it’s His desire
to redeem the masses.

Some people don’t believe,
Jesus came to save
some doubt that He ever
rose from the grave.

But I can attest,
Jesus is our only salvation
and without His love and grace
we’d all be headed for damnation!

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Romans 10:9

“That if thou shalt confess
with thy mouth the Lord Jesus,
and shalt believe in thine heart
that God hath raised him from
the dead, thou shalt be saved.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~05.25.18~


When Torn ~

When torn between,
which road to take
pray before any . . .
conclusion you make.

Don’t be in a hurry,
to make your decision
wait until God gives
a crystal clear vision.

When at a crossroad,
before you move on
pray and ask God
to be Spirit drawn.

Don’t rush ahead,
until He gives the go
for, if you’re patient
the way He will show.

When torn between,
which road to take . . .
always choose the highway
if on God you can’t wait!

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Psalm 16:11

“Thou wilt shew me the path of life:
in thy presence is fulness of joy;
at thy right hand there are pleasures
for evermore.”

Proverbs 16:17

“The highway of the upright
is to depart from evil:
he that keepeth his way
preserveth his soul.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Silencing of the Sheep ~

There’s a silencing today,
of many of the Lord’s sheep
for the mention of sin . . .
under the carpet they sweep.

There’s a dumbing-down today,
sheep don’t say what they should
for what they know is bad
they now call fine and good.

There’s a suppressing today,
the sheep are now mute
immorality no longer
is something they dispute.

There’s a muzzling today,
truth sheep no longer speak
for the true Word of God . . .
they irredeemably tweak.

There’s a shushing today,
of those on the narrow path
for the sheep have forgotten
evil will meet with God’s wrath.

In God’s flock today,
there is a silencing
and this sheep thinks . . .
it’s woefully frightening!

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Isaiah 5:20

“Woe unto them that call evil good,
and good evil; that put darkness
for light, and light for darkness;
that put bitter for sweet,
and sweet for bitter!”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~05.07.18~


Sticky Note From God ~05.04.18~


Satan’s Graffiti ~

When satan messes,
with your heart and mind
on them his graffiti . . .
you will begin to find.

For your hope,
he will vandalize
and on your heart
he’ll write his lies.

When your faith,
satan tries to deface
let him know
you’re saved by grace.

For with your trust,
he will have a ball
and on your mind
his lies he’ll scrawl.

When satan lies to you,
don’t play chicken . . .
tell him what in your Bible
has been written!

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Matthew 4:10

“Then saith Jesus unto him,
Get thee hence, Satan:
for it is written,”

King James Version
Public Domain


If Jesus Said ~

If Jesus said,
I will never leave you
then why do we act
as if this weren’t true?

If Jesus said,
Your cares I’ll bear
then why do we think
for us, He’s not there?

If Jesus said,
I’ll forsake you not
then why isn’t this
a captive thought?

If Jesus said,
go and sin no more
then why do we still
open temptation’s door?

If Jesus said,
sufficient is My grace
then why more of it
don’t we embrace?

If Jesus said,
faith is all I require
then why don’t we
our own efforts expire?

If Jesus said,
all of these things . . .
then why onto His words
don’t we daily cling!

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Romans 10:17

“So then faith cometh by hearing,
and hearing by the word of God.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~04.16.18~


Sticky Note From God ~04.07.18~


An Albatross ~

Some say I am,
an out-dated albatross
because I still cling
to Jesus on the cross.

They say I am,
liberation’s hindrance
because I believe
in Jesus’ saving grace.

They say I am,
progression’s impediment
because I have
a Godly temperament.

They say I am,
an obstacle in the way
because I follow
the Life, Truth and Way.

But, I do not care,
what they have to say
for nothing will cause me  . . .
from God’s Word to stray!

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2 Timothy 3:16-17

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God,
and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof,
for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

That the man of God may be perfect,
thoroughly furnished unto all good works.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


I Rely On My Faith ~

I rely on my faith,
each day to be strong
I trust it even when . . .
things are going wrong.

I depend on prayer,
every day I am alive
for, I know in this world
it’s the only way to survive.

I lean on God’s grace,
each day I need more
for, I know it’s able
to heal and restore.

I draw on God’s Word,
every day I study and read
for, I know I’ll be blessed
when the verses I heed.

I rely on my faith,
prayer and God’s sufficing grace
my hope is found in my Bible
when it’s truth I embrace!

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Jeremiah 17:7

“Blessed is the man that
trusteth in the Lord,
and whose hope the Lord is.”

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~03.03.18~


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