Tag Archives: Christmas

There’s Only One God ~

Just like the sun,
must set in the west
I know God for me
is my perfect rest.

I know He’s the only,
God that there is . . .
I believe He knew
I’d be one of His.

Just like the moon,
hanging in the sky
I know God is God
question not why.

Though I’ve not met,
Him face to face
I know through faith
I am saved by grace.

Just as the sun,
rises in the east
I know Jesus is . . .
the only High Priest!

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Isaiah 45:5-6

I am the Lord,
and there is none else,
there is no God beside me:
I girded thee, though thou
hast not known me:

That they may know from
the rising of the sun, and
from the west, that there
is none beside me.
I am the Lord, and
there is none else.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka

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Jesus, My Calm ~

Lord, thank You for being,
my calm before the storm
for bringing me peace . . .
before it starts to form.

For, I never know,
when one I’ll go through
and when I do . . .
I want it to be with You.

Lord, thank You for going,
into the storm with me
there’s no one else
with whom I’d rather be.

For, only You can still,
my fears that fall and crest
and provide for me
an anchor on which to rest.

Lord, thank You for being,
my calm after the storm
for bringing me back to . . .
a place safe and warm!

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Luke 8:24

“And they came to him, and awoke him,
saying, Master, master, we perish.
Then he arose, and rebuked the wind
and the raging of the water:
and they ceased, and there was a calm”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


All I Want for Christmas ~

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I don’t want a bird sitting in my tree,
or any number of any kind of dove
I don’t want hens inside of my house
all I need, is God’s gift of eternal love.

I don’t want anyone milking anything,
or any one leaping all around
I don’t want rings of any type
all I want, is to get my victory crown.

I don’t want anything that’s swimming,
no piping or drumming crowds
I don’t want anyone dancing anywhere
all I want, is to see Jesus in the clouds.

I don’t want any pears or turtles,
nothing that is french, gold or laying
I don’t want geese, swans or maids
nor ladies or lords in my home staying.

I don’t want anything this CHRISTmas,
I don’t want to cause you buying strife
all I want from you this year . . .
is for you to invite  Jesus into your life!

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Romans 6:23

“For the wages of sin is death;
but the gift of God is
eternal life
through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Is There Room For Jesus ~

Is there room for Jesus,
in your home today . . .
will you welcome Him
into your life to stay?

Or will you be too busy,
in the CHRISTmas rush
that to His very presence
you’ll give Him the brush?

Is there room for Jesus,
in your heart this year
will you welcome Him
with gladness and cheer?

Or will you be too frazzled,
with all that you’ve to do
and have no space for Him
til the holidays are through?

Is there room for Jesus,
in your life today
or will you also . . .
have to send Him away!

~~~~~

Luke 2:7

“And she brought forth her firstborn son,
and wrapped him in swaddling clothes,
and laid him in a manger;
because there was no room
for them in the inn.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


CHRISTmas Morn Is Here ~

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CHRISTmas morn is here,
I hear the angels sing
rise up and come . . .
greet your newborn King.

Bow to your knees,
praise His mighty name
for, because of this Babe
nothing will be the same.

Oh, how Wonderful He is,
I hear the saints join in
a Savior to the world
forgiveness for our sin.

Love has come down,
from His heavenly place
hearken to the gift
of God’s mercy and grace.

Christmas morn is here,
sing ~ hallelujah ~ sing
open up your hearts . . .
to the truth Jesus brings!

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John 1:14

“And the Word was made flesh,
and dwelt among us,
(and we beheld his glory,
the glory as of the only
begotten of the Father,)
full of grace and truth.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

Merry CHRISTmas


My Gift To Jesus ~

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This Christmas . . .
after all the presents are opened,
I’m going to sneak away and give one more
I’m going to go into my prayer closet
and behind me I’m going to shut the door.

I’m going to pull away all the wrappings,
the frills and the gingerbread I hide behind
I’m going to unwrap my true wretched self
not the one that’s embellished in my mind.

I am going to take off all the ribbons,
rip off the tape and the pretty bows
I’m going to unmask my heart and soul
to a God ~ who already sees and knows.

I’m going to get down on my knees,
give Jesus the gift of my trust
I’m going to bundle myself in His love
and to His will I’m going to adjust.

I’m going to wrap myself up in Jesus,
I’m going to tie myself up with His grace
I’m going to bind myself to His Word
and everyday I’m going to seek His face!

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Matthew 2:11

“And when they were come
into the house, they saw
the young child with Mary
his mother, and fell down,
and worshipped him: and
when they had opened
their treasures,
they presented unto him
gifts; gold, and
frankincense and myrrh.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


On This CHRISTmas Morn ~ A Re-Post ~

A promise to the world,
a child to be given
so many years foretold
so all could be forgiven.

Moonless night shining,
with the Morning Star
calling watchful shepherds
to come from afar.

Wise Men carry gifts,
meant for only a King
angels up in heaven
Glory ~ Glory ~ sing.

God became a man,
the Good News is born
begotten Son arrives
on this Christmas morn.

Our mighty God concedes,
to the wickedness of man
the Prince of Peace comes
to bridge the empty span.

Wonderful is His name,
Counselor to the meek
the Son was born of flesh
to give power to the weak.

Our everlasting Father,
knows our fallen state
so He sent His only Son
to save us from our fate.

A promise to the world,
our Lord and Savior is born
sing ~ Praises to His Glory ~
on this Christmas morn!

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Isaiah 9:6
King James Version

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is
given: and the government shall be upon his
shoulder: and his name shall be called
Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The
everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”

Copyright 2012
Deborah Ann Belka


Away With the Manger ~ Re-posted ~

 Away with the manger,
no need for a bed
the birth of our Savor
is best left unsaid.

The unbeliever’s of the world,
look down from their nose
when the name of our Lord Jesus
on them we impose.

The masses are in agreement,
saying CHRISTmas is a mistake
but covetousness for the season
they will never forsake.

We love thee materialism,
we love thee so much
and to their credit card idols
they bow down and clutch.

Be clear to say happy holidays,
season greetings to you
but don’t mention the babes name
or you they may sue.

They bless all of their goodies,
their toys and their playthings
but want nothing to do with the gift
that the sweet baby Jesus – brings!

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Luke 2:12
King James Version

“And this shall be a sign unto you;
Ye shall find the babe wrapped
in swaddling clothes,

lying in a manger.

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Rejoice this CHRISTmas Day ~ Re-post ~

Rejoice This CHRISTas Day ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Unto us a Son was given,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
a gift from God to you and I
the Truth, the Light, the Way.

To the world a Savior’s born,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
He fills the soul’s hunger pain
the Bread, the Life, the Way.

To every heart bound in sin,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
the gift of grace will set you free
the Christ, the Lord, the Way.

To thirsty souls everywhere,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
drink from the Fountain of Life
the Grace, the Mercy, the Way.

To all those who are heavy-laden,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
for He is the Prince of our Peace
the Door, the Lamb, the Way.

Rejoice on this CHRISTmas day,
your Lord and Savior is here
rejoice, I say again rejoice
let His birth bring your heart cheer.

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Luke 2:11
King James Version

“For unto you is born this day in the city of
David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord”

 Merry CHRISTmas Everyone!

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


My CHRISTmas Card To You ~

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This CHRISTmas I wish you,
God’s peace and grace
a New Year full of hope
to hold on and embrace.

I pray God will give you,
all throughout the year
a sense of tranquility
whenever faced with fear.

I wish that each day,
you will be able to find
restoration for your heart
renewal for your mind.

I pray Jesus will be,
your comforter and friend
and all that may ail you
His stripes will heal and mend.

I wish God’s Word,
will be your daily light
and you will trust Him
with all of your might.

This CHRISTmas my prayer,
is for you to be blessed . . .
with a New Year where in God
you’ll find peace and rest!

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Ephesians 1:2

“Grace be to you, and peace,
from God our Father,
and from the Lord Jesus Christ.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

To all of my friends in Jesus

Have a joyful CHRISTmas
and a Blessed New Year


Feel The Joy ~

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May this CHRISTmas,
find you joyful
may to the true reason
you remain hopeful.

May you not get caught,
in the season’s rush
but, instead let the joy
cause a peaceful hush.

May you be full of joy,
as you stop and ponder
how this time of year
is full of God’s wonder.

May you not lose your joy,
in all of the chaos
may the season’s madness
not make you lose focus.

May this CHRISTmas,
joy, be all you feel
may it cause in you
a delightful squeal!

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Psalm 32:11

“Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice,
ye righteous: and shout for joy,
all ye that are upright in heart.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Let’s Make Room For Jesus ~

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Every year for Christmas,
we prepare for our guests
making sure they only see
our homes at their best.

We scrub and we scour,
room by room we go
making sure every space
has a sparkling glow.

We remove the clutter,
tidy up all of the mess
we dust everything in hopes
to pass the white glove test.

But, what about our hearts,
for Jesus, are they prepared
or in the holiday madness
have they become ensnared?

So, this year let’s first check,
to see if we have room
in our hearts for Jesus
and if not, let’s take a broom.

Let’s sweep away the junk,
clear out a perfect space
so Jesus can fill it up
with His love and grace.

Then let’s open up our homes,
and invite our guests in . . .
and maybe what they see in us
they too, will want within!

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Luke 2:7

“And she brought forth
her firstborn son,
and wrapped him
in swaddling clothes
and laid him in a manger;
because there was
no room for them in the inn.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


My Twelve Days of CHRISTmas ~

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On the first day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
faith in what I cannot see.

On the second day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the third day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see

On the fourth day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the fifth day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the sixth day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
a Wonderful Counselor
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the seveth day of CHRISTmas.
My Father gave to me . . .
the Captain of my Salvation
a Wonderful Counselor
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the eighth day of CHRISTmas.
my Father gave to me . . .
joy perpetually
the Captain of my Salvation
a Wonderful Counselor
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the ninth day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
my Good Shepherd
joy perpetually
the Captain of my Salvation
a Wonderful Counselor
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the tenth day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
love unconditional
my Good Shepherd
joy perpetually
the Captain of my Salvation
a Wonderful Counselor
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the eleventh day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
a Babe in a manger
love unconditional
my Good Shepherd
joy perpetually
the Captain of my Salvation
a Wonderful Counselor
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see.

On the twelfth day of CHRISTmas,
my Father gave to me . . .
His begotten Son
a Babe in a manger
love unconditional
my Good Shepherd
joy perpetually
the Captain of my Salvation
a Wonderful Counselor
hope everlasting
my Lord and Savior
peace eternally
a Light unto the world
and faith in what I cannot see!

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Luke 2:11

“For unto you is born
this day in the city
of David a Saviour,
which is Christ the Lord.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


One ~

One ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

One God,
one Creator
not one
is greater.

One heaven,
one earth
one Christ
one birth.

One Truth,
one Savior
one Spirit
God’s favor.

One King,
one Lamb
one Child
one I AM.

One Light,
one Life
the only Way
to end man’s strife!

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John 17:20-21

” Neither pray I for these alone,
but for them also which shall
believe on me through their word;

That they all may be one;
as thou, Father, art in me,
and I in thee, that they
also may be one in us:
that the world may believe
that thou hast sent me.”

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


CHRISTmas is Christ ~

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CHIRSTmas is Christ,
no matter what they say
it’s all about Jesus
being born on this day.

It’s not about Santa,
or reindeer on the roof
it’s not about the clatter
of their little, tiny hoofs.

CHRISTmas is Christ,
the Babe, the Child, the Man
it’s all about the Savior
and God’s salvation plan.

It’s not about decorations,
trees or special lights
it’s not about the sales
or our out-of-town flights.

CHRISTmas is Christ,
the Lamb, our Hope, the Rock
it’s about the Price of Peace
and hearing Jesus knock.

It’s not about the presents,
its only about receiving one
for CHRISTmas is Christ
God’s gift to everyone!

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Revelation 3:20

“Behold, I stand at the door,
and knock: if any man hear my
voice, and open the door,
I will come in to him,
and will sup with him,
and he with me.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Getting Ready for CHRISTmas ~

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I’m getting ready,
to celebrate CHRISTmas
I’m preparing my heart
to be for God a witness.

I’m going to be sharing,
the only true reason
why there even is  . . .
a CHRISTmas season.

I’m calling it CHRISTmas,
not a happy holiday
I’ll not be embarrassed
when Jesus’ name I say.

If I offend anyone,
Jesus I know I will not
for CHRISTmas is God’s gift
not the ones store bought.

I’m getting ready,
to celebrate CHRISTmas
for my Savior I will be . . .
a witness that is fearless!

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Isaiah 9:6

“For unto us a child is born,
unto us a son is given: and
the government shall be upon
his shoulder: and his name
shall be called Wonderful,
Counsellor, The mighty God,
The everlasting Father,
The Prince of Peace.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 12.08.16

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Star Search ~

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A single star shinning,
on a moonless night
God’s gift to the world
wrapped up in One Light.

Wise men make the journey,
from places east and far
in search for what they know
will be the Morning Star.

With gifts they travel,
to the town of Bethlehem
knowing there they’d find
the Babe, the Christ, the Lamb.

And so they came to be,
face to face with their King
knowing He was the Price
who eternal peace would bring.

One single, solitary star,
still beckons the world today
to follow the Light that leads . . .
to the Truth, Life and Way!

~~~~~~

John 8:12

“Then spake Jesus again unto them,
saying, I am the light of the world:
he that followeth me shall not
walk in darkness,
but shall have the light of life.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


The Gift That Keeps Giving ~

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You can give a gift,
without any misgiving
for, it’s the only one
that keeps on giving.

You needn’t spend,
one single dime
but, it will be a gift
that lasts a life-time.

It’s free for the giving,
so why don’t you try
giving the perfect gift
no one has to buy.

For, Jesus was born,
to save the lost
and for this to you
there is not a cost.

If you want to give a gift,
that just keeps giving
share the gift of salvation
among all who are living!

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Romans 6:23

“For the wages of sin is death;
but the gift of God is eternal
life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Every Day Is CHRISTmas ~

Every Day is CHRISTmas ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Every day is Christmas . . .
if the Gift you receive
every day is a present
if in the Gift you believe.

Every day you are offered,
the true Gift from above
every day you can decide
to accept God’s gift of love.

Every day brings new life,
if the Gift is in yours
every day is a miracle
if the Gift you’d explore.

Every day there is peace,
if you would ask the Gift in
for the Gift of eternal life . . .
will come and live within.

Every day is Christmas  . . .
if in Jesus  you believe
every day is a present
if God’s Gift you’d receive!

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Romans 6:23

” For the wages of sin is death;
but the gift of God is eternal life
through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka

Have a Joyous CHRISTmas
and a
Blessed New Year!


Seeking What’s Wise ~

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Lord, may I be a seeker,
a follower of Your light
may I have the wisdom
like the Magi’s had that night.

May I travel the distance,
regardless of how far
may I be willing to go
to wherever You are.

May I have the resolve,
to follow where You lead
may I see to Your will
I must be willing to heed.

May I have the tenacity,
not to ever quit
may I be to Your ways
determined to submit.

May I have the fortitude,
to journey into what’s wise
may I  have the stamina
so Your path I’ll recognize.

Lord, may I always seek You,
like the Magi’s did that night
may I have the courage . . .
to follow after wisdom’s light!

~~~~~~~~~~

John 8:12

“Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying,
I am the light of the world:
he that followeth me shall not walk
in darkness, but shall have the light of life.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


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