Tag Archives: God’s Love

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
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka

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Thunderstruck ~

In the vastness of the world,
Lord, I am frankly amazed
how Your eyes on me
are so fiercely gazed.

You see me when I rise,
you watch me through the day
in Your view is all I do
as I go about my way.

In the grandness of the universe,
Lord, I am truly thunderstruck
how Your eyes on me
can never get unstuck.

You see me when I’m good,
You witness when I’m bad
You observe all the things
making me glad or sad.

Lord, in the overall picture,
it is hard for me to believe . . .
that Your eyes are fixed on upon
something so minuscule as me!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 33:13-15

“The Lord looketh from heaven;
he beholdeth all the sons of men.

From the place of his habitation
he looketh upon all the inhabitants
of the earth.

He fashioneth their hearts alike;
he considereth all their works.”

Proverbs 15:3

“The eyes of the Lord are in every place,
beholding the evil and the good.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


A New, Clean Heart ~

A new, clean heart,
in me God created
ever since my desires
for the world abated.

Now my hopes,
are set on things above
not on my possessions
that I once so  loved.

A new heart of flesh,
God put into me
with the grace to believe
in what I can’t see.

Now my wants,
are heaven centered
once to Jesus my life
I fully surrendered.

A new, clean heart,
once cold and stony
now sees right through . . .
all of satan’s baloney!

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Ezekiel 36:26

” A new heart also will I give you,
and a new spirit will I put within you:
and I will take away the stony heart
out of your flesh, and I will give
you an heart of flesh.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Crumbs ~

Crumbs,
morsels of hope
for us to spread
all over the globe.

Crumbs,
little bits of peace
for us to scatter
and daily release.

Crumbs,
scrapes of light
for us to sow
to give new sight.

Crumbs,
shreds of what we believe
so the Good News
others can receive.

Crumbs,
put them all together
oh what a great harvest
we could truly gather!

~~~~~~~

Matthew 15.27

“And she said, Truth, Lord:
yet the dogs eat of the crumbs
which fall from their masters’ table.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God ~07.01.18


Out On The Streets ~

Church isn’t just a place,
for us to gather and meet
nor is it the only roof
for the unsaved to greet.

For outside its walls,
is a world that’s awaiting
and the Kingdom of God . .
we need to be proclaiming.

Church isn’t just a place,
where you go once a week
nor is it the only roof
for the lost to find and seek.

For outside its doors,
are people needing to know
and the Life, Truth and Way
we need to live and show.

Church isn’t just a place,
for us to gather and meet
the real church of Jesus . . .
is out there on the street!

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Matthew 28:19

“Go ye therefore,
and teach all nations,
baptizing them in the
name of the Father,
and of the Son,
and of the Holy Ghost”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Faithful and True ~

God is faithful,
fiercely loyal and true
and He wants to make
a believer out of you.

He wants to make you,
a branch on His vine
He wants to call you
a dear child of mine.

God is merciful,
tender, loving and kind
He wants your heart
and His to align.

He wants to give you,
peace unimaginable
He wants you to know
hope is obtainable.

God is gracious,
forgiving and yielding
there’s much He can do
with a soul that’s willing!

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1 Timothy 2:4

“Who will have all men to be saved,
and to come unto the knowledge
of the truth.”

King James Version
By Public Domain

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


Where’s The Zeal ~

Where’s the zeal,
where did it go . . .
where’s the burning desire
the narrow way to show?

Where’s the zest,
where’s the utterance
why do we now have
for sin tolerance?

Where’s the willingness,
where’s the dedication
where’s the readiness to lead
others to true salvation?

Where’s the eagerness,
where’s the thirst
why is the word sin
now on the blacklist?

Where’s the salt and light,
where did they go . . .
why has repentance
hit a new low!

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1 Timothy 4:1

“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly,
that in the latter times some shall
depart from the faith, giving heed
to seducing spirits,
and doctrines of devils;”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


When God Looks Down ~

When God looks down,
on us He sees . . .
the work of His Son
and not our sleaze.

He sees beyond,
our sinful lusts
for He sees His Son
in whom He trusts.

For God gave His Son,
the gift of life . . .
for He knew with sin
we’d always have strife.

He sees the grace,
of a dying Savior
mixed with His mercy
pity and favor.

When God looks down,
at every one
He sees our worth
through His Son!

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Song of Solomon 4:7

“Thou art all fair,
my love;
there is no spot
in thee.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Pain Unimaginable ~

 

God brought into my life,
pain unimaginable
heartache so deep
it was unfathomable.

But, through it I found,
the meaning of steadfast
and onto my joy
I’ve learned to holdfast.

God brought into my life,
sorrow unthinkable
suffering so vast
it was unmeasurable

But, though it I discovered,
the surpassing of peace
and now I understand
why it will never cease.

God brought into my life,
pain unbearable
and now my faith in Him . . .
is indestructible!

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Psalm 18:1

“I will love thee,
O Lord, my strength.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Good Things ~

 

I cling no longer,
on the edge of loss
for I’ve placed my sorrow
up on the cross.

I sit no longer,
on the edge of despair
for I stand on knowing
God hears my prayer.

I hold no longer,
on the edge of grief
I’m free in knowing
God’s love spells relief.

I hang no longer,
on the edge of fear
I’m fixed on knowing
God is always near.

Though my pain,
at times is hard to take
I know good things
out of it God will make!

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Romans 8:28

“And we know that all things
work together for good to them
that love God, to them who are
the called according to his purpose.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


That’s Why ~

The world is full of people,
dishonest and unfaithful
that is why to God . . .
I am forever grateful.

For God is trustworthy,
in every single way
that is why I give Him
my praise night and day.

The world is full of people,
selfish and two-faced
that is why in God . . .
my trust is only placed.

For God is dependable,
in every single way
that is why from Him
I will never stray.

The world is full of people,
greedy and self-centered
that is why to Jesus . . .
my life, I’ve surrendered!

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Philippians 2:21

“For all seek their own,
not the things which
are Jesus Christ’s.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


A Light For Jesus ~

Jesus let me be,
a light for You
help me to expose
the evil people do.

Let me be a voice,
heard above the roar
help me to deliver
the unsaved to Your door.

Jesus let me be,
a light in the dark
help me to disclose
sin raw and stark.

Let me be a witness,
to those who are lost
help me to bring them
to the foot of the cross.

Jesus let me be,
a light just for You
help me to debunk . . .
today’s opposing view!

~~~~~~~

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 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


My Redeemer Lives ~

I know my Redeemer,
today yet lives
I know my sins
He still forgives.

I know my Savior,
came to save me
I know His grace
has set me free.

I know in Jesus,
hope is found
I know in Him
peace is sound.

I know with Christ,
all is made new
I know my heart
He will renew.

I know my Redeemer,
is alive and well
I know one day . . .
with Him I will dwell!

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Job 19:25

“For I know
that my redeemer liveth,
and that he shall
stand at the latter day
upon the earth:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Dwell With Me Lord ~

Dwell Lord today,
here in my heart
greet me upon
a new day start.

Do not tarry,
come right away
together let us
begin the day.

Stay with me Lord,
provide directions
keep me grounded
in Your instructions.

Do not delay,
with Your insight
I need guidance
to stay upright.

Dwell Lord today,
here inside of me
keep me hoping
for what I can’t see!

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Ephesians 3:17

“That Christ may dwell
in your hearts by faith;
that ye, being rooted
and grounded in love,”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Give Me A New Morning ~

Give me a new morning,
on which to arise . . .
were to God’s mercies
I’ll again be apprised.

Let me see hope’s beams,
shedding on me His light
to remind me He kept me
safe through the night.

Give me a new dawn,
in which to awaken . . .
so all of God’s compassion
I can soak and take in.

Let me feel the coolness,
of the morning’s early dew
so I may again be aware
all things He makes new.

Give me a new morning,
where for His peace I await
as my soul to His glory . . .
begins to quietly awake!

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Lamentations 3:22-23

“It is of the Lord’s mercies that
we are not consumed, because his
compassions fail not.

They are new every morning:
great is thy faithfulness.

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Good Morning Quote ~06.07.18~


Sticky Note From God ~06.06.18~


Into My Flock ~

If you seek Me,
you will find
peace for both
heart and mind.

If you knock,
I’ll open My door
give to you life
forever more.

If you ask Me,
into your heart
I’ll never leave
or depart.

If you believe,
and trust Me
I promise one day
with Me you’ll be.

If you seek,
ask and knock
I will gather you . . .
into My flock!

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Matthew 7:7-12

‘Ask, and it shall be
given you; seek,
and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall
be opened unto you:

For every one
that asketh receiveth;
and he that seeketh
findeth; and to him
that knocketh it
shall be opened.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


When Pain Has A Grip ~

Night can be so lonely,
when on us pain has a grip
it can be so very dark
when into depression we slip.

But our God is the God,
of the midnight hour
and we can make it through
when we call on His power.

Nights are excruciating,
when we are suffering
one can feel so hopeless
when our bodies are hurting.

But, God is our refuge,
our safe-haven and retreat
where our strength in Him
He’ll restore and replete.

Nights are long and lonely,
when in pain you’re withering
but God promises to bring us
mercy and grace, delivering!

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Psalm 41:3

“The Lord will strengthen him
upon the bed of languishing:
thou wilt make all his bed
in his sickness.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka

 

Written for my friend Kristin Fast
who suffer from CRPS to learn more
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God Will Stop At Nothing ~

God will use everything,
to draw us to Him nearer
He’ll do anything
to make His image clearer.

He will use our pain,
to take us that much deeper
He’ll use our sorrow
to make us a true believer.

God will use our guilt,
to make us more grateful
He will use our shame
to make us forever thankful.

He’ll use our weaknesses,
to make us even stronger
He will take our frailties
to make our faith tougher.

God will use anything,
to bring His image out in us
He will stop at nothing . . .
until He has all of our trust!

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Colossians 3:10

“And have put on the new man,
which is renewed in knowledge
after the image of him that
created him:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Faith And Assurance ~

Faith and assurance,
go hand in hand . . .
you can’t just have one
if your hope is to stand.

For faith without sureness,
is like a boat with a hole
allowing fear and doubt
to sink into your soul.

Assurance and Faith,
go side by side . .
you can’t just have one
if you want to abide.

For assurance without trust,
is like a bird without a nest
keeping us from finding
God’s true peace and rest.

Faith and assurance,
fit just like a glove
for they’re both a gift
from heaven above!

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Hebrews 10:22

“Let us draw near with
a true heart in full
assurance of faith,
having our hearts sprinkled
from an evil conscience,
and our bodies washed
with pure water.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


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