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Abiding Faith ~

Saving faith,
is pretty simple
once you admit
you are sinful.

Then through faith,
in Jesus’ grace
you’ll enter into
the faithful race.

Abiding faith,
is not as easy
it will keep you
in the Word busy.

Then through trust,
in the Holy Spirit
you’ll make Him
your reasoning critic.

Living faith,
is just the start . . .
but, abiding faith
lives in your heart!

~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saved
through faith; and that not
of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:

1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye
have received of him abideth
in you, and ye need not that
any man teach you: but as the
same anointing teacheth you
of all things, and is truth,
and is no lie, and even as it
hath taught you,
ye shall abide in him.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2021
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Sticky Note to God ~01.09.21~

Ephesians 2:8


Sticky Note From God ~10.17.20~

Ephesians 2:8

 


A New Life In Christ~

A new life in Christ,
works needed no more
now grace and love
opens heaven’s door.

For all things old,
no longer acceptable
once Jesus became . . .
our sin’s receptacle.

A new life in Christ,
death to the law
no longer under
it’s working claw.

For Jesus died,
to set us all free
so under bondage
we’d no longer be.

A new life in Christ,
a matter of the heart
a gift to each of us . . .
only God can impart!

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Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saved
through faith; and that not
of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:

Romans 10:10

For with the heart man believeth
unto righteousness;
and with the mouth confession
is made unto salvation.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


My Faith ~

My faith,
His grace
my life
His embrace.

My heart,
His Spirit
my soul
His merit.

My hope,
His light
my trust
His might.

My eyes,
His Word
My ears
His gird.

My faith,
His affection
my life
His reflection!

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Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saved
through faith; and that not
of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


Faith Without Grace ~

Grace and faith,
a winning combination
for it is the key . . .
to eternal salvation.

You can’t have one,
with out the other
for faith without grace
your sins won’t cover.

Grace and faith,
are a reckoning source
when added together
they’re a powerful force.

For grace is the channel,
faith is the condition
without both of them
there is no redemption.

Grace and faith,
is the lone connection
and it comes from only . . .
one divine direction!

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Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saved
through faith; and that not
of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings ~03.02.20~

Ephesians 2:8

 


Grace Is An Infusion ~

Grace is an infusion,
of God’s love and mercy
it is given freely . . .
to all who are thirsty.

It cannot be bought,
borrowed or purchased
only by Jesus . . .
to you is it furnished.

Grace is an transfusion,
of Christ’s saving blood
it cleanses our souls
as it flows and floods.

It is a connection,
to everything just
it quickens the heart
in it’s power to trust.

Grace is a transfusion,
of hope, love and peace
grace is an infusion . . .
only Jesus can release!

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Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saved
through faith; and that not
of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:

John 6:54

Whoso eateth my flesh,
and drinketh my blood,
hath eternal life;
and I will raise him
up at the last day.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


The Gospel of Grace ~

The Gospel of Grace ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I believe in the Gospel of grace,
by faith and by faith alone . . .
I believe only through Jesus’ blood
the sins of mankind are atoned.

I believe grace cleanses,
the effects of evil and sin
I believe Jesus our very souls
died so them He could win.

I believe grace pardons,
the guilty and shamed face
I believe Jesus upon Himself
took the brunt of our disgrace.

I believe grace heals,
the hurt, the pain, the ache
I believe Jesus our hearts
can soften, reform and remake.

I believe grace gives rest,
to the depressed and friendless
I believe Jesus came to save
all who are lonely and hopeless.

I believe in the Gospel of grace,
by faith and nothing more . . .
I believe God’s gift of grace
redeems, heals and restores!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved
through faith;
and that not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


No Rocket-Scientist Needed ~

It doesn’t take,
a rocket-scientist
it doesn’t take
the sciences.

Faith is just,
an act of trust
it’s believing
God loves us.

It doesn’t take,
a philosopher
it doesn’t take
an astrologer.

Faith is easier,
than you think
for grace is . . .
the saving-link.

It doesn’t take,
an anthropologist
it doesn’t take
a theologist.

Faith is believing,
Jesus died for you
faith is grace . . .
pure and true!

~~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved
through faith; and that
not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


The Greatest Gift ~

The greatest Gift,
that you can give
is the One . . .
that sin forgives.

For, it’s full of grace,
joy, love and Light
when it’s opened
it gives new sight.

The greatest Gift,
to pass along
is the One . . .
that lasts all lifelong.

For, eternal life,
is its only content
making it the most
Wonderful present.

So if you don’t know,
this year what Gift to give
tell others why Jesus . . .
in your life now lives!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved
through faith;
and that not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Nothing We Can Do ~

nothing-we-can-do-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

There’s nothing we can do,
to purchase salvation
no works, no deeds
will buy our redemption.

There’s not one thing,
that will earn us freedom
no activity, no action
will warrant us a pardon.

There’s not a single thing,
that’ll save us from sin
no method, no procedure
can remove the evil within.

There’s nothing we can say,
that’ll keep us from hell
no words, no benediction
can our spiritual death dispel.

There is only one thing,
Father, we can to do . . .
and by grace through faith
accept the gift from You!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace
are ye saved
through faith;
and that not
of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”
.
King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Grace Is a Dirty Word ~

Grace is a Dirty Word ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Grace is a dirty word,
the devil, he hates it
for there isn’t any room
in his plans for it to fit.

He knows it gives power,
to those who are weak
he knows God’s mercy
is not just for the meek.

He hates the Gospel,
of faith through grace
he despises the fact
this truth we embrace.

He detests the control,
grace bestows on us
it piques him to know
in God we put our trust.

Grace is a dirty word,
the devil knows so well
that those who have it . . .
wont’ be joining him in hell!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved
through faith;
and that not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


It’s About the Grace ~

It’s all about the grace,
not about the works . . .
it’s all about freedom
with eternal perks.

For grace is liberating,
it’s soul freeing too
and it’s not something
you get, by what you do.

It’s all about grace,
God’s mercy and favor
it’s all about having faith
in Christ, Jesus our Savior.

For grace is forgiving,
there is no cost to you
Jesus paid the price in full
leaving us nothing left to do.

It’s all about grace,
the confession of sin
it’s all about repentance
that comes from deep within.

For grace will set you free,
from the inside out . . .
it’ll cast out every fear
take away all the doubt.

It’s all about the grace,
liberating and freeing
it will turn you away from
the sinful life you’re living!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved
through faith;
and that not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


The Gift of Faith ~

TAG CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ FAITH ~

Give the gift of faith,
so others may embrace
the saving power . . .
of God’s mercy and grace.

Share your confidence,
how certain you’re forgiven
let them know your life . . .
is now Holy Spirit driven.

Share your assurance,
of the hope inside you
tell others how Jesus . . .
makes everyone new.

Share your reliance,
in Jesus for all things
tell others of the future
peace He will bring.

Give the gift of faith,
tell others why you trust
that believing in Jesus . . .
is an eternal must!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved
through faith;
and that not
of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


The Gift of Grace ~

The Gift of Grace ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

There’s only one gift,
that fits one and all . . .
it doesn’t matter your size
or if you’re big or small.

It’s the perfect gift,
it has a lifetime guarantee
it’s not something you’ll find
under your Christmas tree.

You cannot buy it in a store,
it’s not for auction or sale
you can’t find it on the web
or in ad’s sent in the mail.

You cannot send for it,
or ask it to be sent to you
it’s a gift where you’ll find
there’s nothing to buy or  to do.

There’s only one gift I know of,
that fit’s the whole human race
it’s a gift only Jesus can give . . .
and it’s called, His saving grace!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved through faith;
and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Embrace Grace ~

~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ Photo ByGraceThroughFaith IBible Verses

The wonder of God’s grace,
is yours, to embrace . . .
your sins it forgives
your past, it will erase.

Grace is unmerited,
no works to perform
it’s a gift undeserved
your life, it’ll transform.

Grace brings new hope,
to the weariest of souls
for, the gospel of grace
heals and makes whole.

Grace has the power,
to make all things new
if you lack the strength
grace will carry you.

Grace seeks you out,
it knows where you are
for the grace of God
is never very far.

The wonder of God’s grace,
is free for the asking . . .
if you embrace, grace by faith
it will be ever-lasting!

~~~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 2:8

” For by grace are ye saved through faith
and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


The Perfect Gift ~

The Gift of Grace used with permission IBible Verses

I got you a fantastic gift . . .
it didn’t cost me a thing
but oh, what joy and happiness
to you it’s going to bring.

I hope you’ll accept it,
I pray you’re willing to receive
this special gift of mine
and that in it, you will believe.

The wrapping is nothing special,
but oh, wait till you see what’s inside
I’m encouraging you to take it
not to toss it or push it aside.

For in it you will find grace,
mercy, hope and favor
bundled up within all the goodness
is our Lord and precious Savior.

You see this is a perfect gift,
that I once too was given
I couldn’t believe it when I found
for my sin’s I was forgiven.

So please won’t you accept,
this gift I have for you
and in faith look inside and see
how much Jesus loves you too!

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Ephesians 2:8
King James Version

“For by grace are ye saved through faith;
and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


By Grace Alone

By grace alone,
not of me . . .
in Christ through faith
is why I’m free.

By grace alone,
not of my hand
so I humbly receive
redemption’s plan.

By grace alone,
not of my deed
the Word is sufficient
for want and need.

By grace alone,
not of my thought
God and favor
cannot be bought.

By grace alone,
not of my doing
a gift in measure
worth my pursuing.

By grace alone,
not of me . . .
justification epitomized
on the cross of Calvary!

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Ephesians 2:8
King James Version

“For by grace
you have been saved
through faith,

and that not of yourselves;
it is the gift of God.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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