Tag Archives: Dedication

Diligently Seeking ~

Lord, help me each day,
to diligently seek You
let it be Your light
I see shinning through.

Give me the dedication,
to study and read
so that in Your Word
I’ll find all that I need.

Lord, help me each day,
to trust in what I believe
give me the patience
so my crown I’ll receive.

Let me have the faith,
most pleasing to You
make me a believer
through and through.

Lord, help me each day,
to wait for Your direction
so that I may be rewarded
with the peace of perfection!

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Hebrews 11:6

“But without faith
it is impossible to please him:
for he that cometh to God must
believe that he is, and that
he is a rewarder of them that
diligently seek him.”

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Pressing Into The Goal ~

Track-Running-Race_Sven-Hoppe_i1 from common photo archive

It’s not about a contest,
it’s about the one you enter in
for the race that’s before you
can be full of good or full of sin.

It’s not about how fast you are,
it’s about your direction
and if to the Gospel of grace
you will make a connection.

It’s not about the time you run,
it’s about pressing into the goal
and if you follow after Jesus
with all your heart and soul.

It’s not about the finish line,
it’s about how close you come
to the mark of a higher calling
and the glory of God’s kingdom.

It’s not about the winning,
it’s about your defeat and loss
and if you gained true knowledge
of why Christ died on the cross!

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Philippians 3:7
King James Version

“But what things were gain to me,
those I counted loss for Christ.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Keep on Keeping On ~

Keep On ~ Keeping On ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Some days it is so easy,
to run the faithful race
for I know at the finish line
I’m going to see Jesus’ face.

When my eyes are on the goal,
of meeting Jesus at the end
I run with confidence
around every twist and bend.

Then there are the days,
when I am not up to the race
for I’m running in my pride
not in the favor of His grace.

It’s funny how on those days,
every hurdle becomes a trap
and I feel like giving up
before I make another lap.

I know to run the good race,
on Jesus, I need to concentrate
if I’m going to see the insides
of heaven’s pearly gates.

I know to be dedicated,
to keep on ~ keeping on . . .
I’ll need God’s strength
and the Holy Spirit’s brawn!

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Philippians 3:14
King James Version

“I press toward the mark
for the prize of the high calling
of God in Christ Jesus.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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