Tag Archives: Eternal Hope

Me and My House ~

As for me and my house . . .
I’m asking Jesus to come to live
my heart and my soul to Him
I’m going to open up and give.

But, first I’ll make it ready,
and clean up the dirty mess
I’ll search my heart to see . . .
any hidden sin to confess.

Then I’ll toss out my idols,
keeping me away from Him
the ones new and shiny
all those growing old and dim.

I will toss them all out,
replace them with my Bible
with the books of preachers
whom I know are reliable.

I’m making sure I am ready,
so the Lord I can serve
because me and my house . . .
know it’s what Jesus deserves!

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Joshua 24:15

“And if it seem evil unto
you to serve the Lord,
choose you this day whom
ye will serve; whether the
gods which your fathers
served that were on the
other side of the flood,
or the gods of the Amorites,
in whose land ye dwell:
but as for me and my house,
we will serve the Lord.”

King James Bible
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


Only Jesus ~

There’s no other name like Jesus,
no other One we can call on
no other person that can help us
to be to His Father drawn.

There’s no other name in heaven,
no other name given unto man
no other person who has for us
the way to salvation’s plan.

There’s no other name like Jesus,
no other One with such power
no other One we can rely on
no matter the given hour.

There’s no other name we know,
no other One that loves us
no other name that spells out
in whom we can always trust.

There is no other name that shines,
no other One has the light
no other name helping us
in the battles we fight.

There is no other name like Jesus,
no other name that we can call
no other person can save us
It’s only Jesus ~ or no one at all!

~~~~~~~~~

Acts 4:12

“Neither is there salvation in any other:
for there is none other name under heaven
given among men, whereby we must be saved.”

King James Bible
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


#throwbackpoem ~ Crucified for Me ~

Into Our Death used with permission IBible Verses

Crucified for me,
for my sinful self . . .
oh, how in His death
there is eternal wealth.

Jesus died for me,
so that I might live
all of my transgressions
He came to forgive.

His death is my life,
in it I became new
for in Him . . .
I am crucified too.

Dying everyday,
to the greed and lust
in the world I no longer
pledge my faith or trust.

Grace and mercy,
are now my hearts anthem
ever since Jesus became . . .
my soul’s eternal ransom!

~~~~~~~

Galatians 2:20

“I am crucified with Christ:
nevertheless I live;

yet not I, but Christ
liveth in me:

and the life which I now live
in the flesh
I live by
the faith of the Son of God,

who loved me, and gave
himself for me.”

King James Bible
Public Domain

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Good Morning Quote ~10.18.19~


Good Morning Quote ~05.24.19~


Afternoon Ponderings~11.30.18~


Sticky Note to God ~07.16.18


Sticky Note to God ~06.28.18


Buckle Up ~

I’m putting on my helmet,
going to protect my head
I’m buckling up the straps
with Scriptures I’ve read.

I want to be protected,
from Satan’s mind game
the hope of my salvation
is his most likely aim.

Satan is really good,
at playing with my thoughts
but my helmet keeps me
from falling for his plots.

I want to be ready,
at every curve and bend
for I know he will chase me
right up to the very end.

Satan loves the pursuit,
he will never-ever quit
but my helmet will give me
the endurance and the grit.

I’m putting on my helmet,
lest I crash and burn
going to use the Scriptures
around each and every turn!

~~~~~~~

1 Thessalonians 5:8

“But let us, who are of the day,
be sober, putting on the
breastplate of faith and love;
and for an helmet,
the hope of salvation.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 08.07.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 08.07.16 ~


Just Like My Savior ~

A Sweet, Loving Nature ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I want to be . . .
a sweet-smelling savor
to my God, I want to be
just like my Savior.

I want to learn,
all about self-denial
I want endurance
when facing any trial.

I want to serve,
not expecting back
I want to give
what others lack.

I want to be faithful,
even if I suffer
I want patience
to be my soul’s buffer.

I want to love,
with a quite gentleness
I want to be humble
full of forgiveness.

I want to pray,
through all things
I want the purity
His Spirit brings.

I want to be . . .
just like my Savior
I want to have His . . .
sweet-loving nature!

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Ephesians 5:1-2

“Be ye therefore followers of God,
as dear children;

And walk in love, as Christ also hath
loved us, and hath given himself for us
an offering and a sacrifice to God for
a sweet smelling savour.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Where There is Peace ~

Where There Is Peace ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Where there is peace,
there is thanksgiving
where there is praise
there is holy living.

Where there is calm,
there is joyfulness
where there is trust
there is cheerfulness.

Where there is tranquility,
there is anticipation
where there is hope
there is salvation.

Where there is serenity,
there is reliance
where there is faith
there is guidance.

Where there is peace,
there is thanksgiving
where there is gratitude
there is a calm unflinching!

~~~~~~~

John 14:27

“Peace I leave with you,
my peace I give unto you:
not as the world giveth,
give I unto you.

Let not your heart be troubled,
neither let it be afraid.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


You Don’t Have to Be a Magi ~

You don’t have to be a Magi,
to follow the Christmas Star . . .
you don’t have to make a trip
or need to come from very far.

You don’t have to bring gifts,
of gold, frankincense or myrrh
it won’t cost you a thing . . .
for God’s mercy and favor.

You don’t have to be a shepherd,
to follow the Christmas Star . . .
you don’t have go anywhere
it will come to where you are.

For, Jesus is the Light shinning,
for all of the world to see . . .
He brings hope to the darkness
with His grace, He sets us free.

You don’t have to be a Magi,
or a shepherd coming from afar
you can accept the gift of Jesus . . .
today, right from where you are!

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John 14:6

“Jesus saith unto him,
I am the way, the truth,
and the life: no man cometh
unto the Father, but by me.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka

 


Look Up Into the Heavens ~

~ CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ Look Up - IBible Verses

When you’re feeling gloomy,
when you’re sad and blue
look up into the heavens
your hope will shine through.

For, when we focus in on,
our destiny that’s above
our sadness will turn to joy
in the light of eternal love.

Where you’re feeling lonely,
when you are all alone
look up into the heavens
envision God’s holy throne.

For, when we gaze upon,
the future God has in store
our feelings of separation
will be with us no more.

When you’re feeling dejected,
desperate for a friend
look up into the heavens
where peace will never end.

For, when we fix our eyes,
on the Kingdom yet to come
everything else will appear
a whole lot less grim and glum!

 

~~~~~~~~~

Titus 2:13

“Looking for that blessed hope,
and the glorious appearing
of the great God and
our Saviour Jesus Christ;”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


If I Could Write . . .

above-the-clouds CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

If I could write on the clouds,
the raindrops would descend
with the words of my undying love
for in Jesus ~ I’ve no better friend.

If I could write on the seas,
the waves would fall and crest
with the words of my endless faith
for in Jesus ~ I have perfect rest.

If I could write on the mountains,
the foothills would spell out and read
the words of my everlasting trust
for in Jesus ~ I have all that I need.

If I could write on the grass lands,
the blades would clap and sing
with the words of my heartfelt praise
for in Jesus ~ I have an eternal King.

If I could write on the sky,
the twinkling stars would letter out
the words of my eternal hope
for in Jesus~ I’ve not a single doubt.

If I could write up in heaven,
I would spell out your very name . . .
and pray your life you would give Him
for in Jesus ~ you’ll never be the same!

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Psalm 45:1
King James Version

“My heart is inditing a good matter:
I speak of the things which I have made
touching the king:
my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


No Other Name ~

Names of Jesus by Andrew Haight free photo #3974

There’s no other name like Jesus,
no other one we can call on
no other person that can help us
to be eternally drawn.

There’s no other name under heaven,
no other name given unto man
no other person who has for us
the way to salvation’s plan.

There’s no other name like Jesus,
no other one with such power
no other person who we can rely on
no matter the given hour.

There’s no other name I know,
no other one who loves us
no other name that spells out
who we can always trust.

There is no other name that shines,
no other who has the light
no other name who will help us
battle the enemy that we fight.

There is no other name like Jesus,
no other name that we can call
no other person who can save us
It’s Jesus ~ or no one at all!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Acts 4:12
King James Version

“Neither is there salvation in any other:
for there is none other name under heaven
given among men, whereby we must be saved.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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