Tag Archives: God’s Mercy

Good Morning Quote ~07.19.22~


Afternoon Ponderings ~06.23.22~

Psalm 25:6-7


Good Morning Quote ~06.23.22~


Sticky Note From God ~05.23.22~

Psalm 18:1-2


Enlarge Me Lord ~

Enlarge me Lord,
deepen my faith in You
for I am a witness
to all You can do.

You’ve helped me before,
I trust You will again
for Your mercy for me
You cannot contain.

Enlarge me Lord,
expand my faith in You
for without Your power
there’s nothing I can do.

I know You hear me,
when Your name I call
as to You my prayers
from my mouth fall.

Enlarge me Lord,
my strength increase
so my faith in You . . .
I can boldly release!

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Psalm 4:1

Hear me when I call,
O God of my righteousness:
thou hast enlarged me when
I was in distress; have mercy
upon me, and hear my prayer.

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Sticky Note To God ~05.23.22~

Lamentations 3:22-23


Afternoon Ponderings ~03.24.22~

Lamentations 3:22-23


Sticky Note To God ~03.14.22~

Psalm 23:6


Let Christ Be Seen ~

Let Christ be seen in you,
let His peace be felt
by those who in this life
defeat have been dealt.

Let His love be known,
let His grace be seen
by those who in this life
have been treated mean.

Let Christ be seen in you,
let His Way be shown
to those who in this life
the wrong one have known.

Let His mercy be displayed,
let His favor be found
by those who in this life
to satan have been bound.

Let Christ be seen in you,
let His love in you reflect . . .
God’s mercy, grace and favor
so to Him others may connect!

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Philippians 2:5

Let this mind be in you,
which was also in Christ Jesus:

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It’s All About God’s Grace ~

It’s all about God’s grace,
not about what you do
it’s all about Jesus . . .
and what He did for you.

For grace is forgiving,
it frees you from your sin
it’s not something earned
or anything you can win.

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

For grace is liberating,
there is no cost to you
Jesus paid the full price
there’s nothing left to do.

It’s all about God’s grace,
the confession of sin
it’s all about repentance
to be cleansed from within.

For grace will set you free,
from under satan’s claws
all you need is faith . . . .
for grace erased the laws.

It’s all about grace,
liberating and freeing
it is a gift from God . . .
well worth your receiving!

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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:”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Afternoon Ponderings ~09.29.21~

Psalm 69:16


Knowing And Believing ~

I know and believe,
God loves me . . .
that is why my eyes
are open to see.

See how His mercy,
comes alive each day
see how His Word
will show me the way.

I know and believe,
Jesus lives in me . . .
tis why I trust Him
in what I can’t see.

See how His grace,
in me keeps growing
see how He is worth
my closer knowing.

I know and believe,
God dwells in me . . .
as more of His image
I’m able to see!

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1 John 4:16

And we have known and believed
the love that God hath to us.
God is love; and he that dwelleth
in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Mystery Of God’s Grace ~

What is this mystery,
this thing called grace
what must one do . . .
to meet their maker’s face?

How can One Man,
die for all of mankind
how can He open eyes
to Him that are blind?

What is this mystery,
this thing called mercy
how can One Man
make everyone worthy?

What is this work,
this One Man has done
what can one do . . .
to be with Him one?

What is this mystery,
what is this saving grace
it is Jesus Christ himself . . .
that one must embrace!

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Ephesians 3:1-4

And the glory which
thou gavest me I have
given them; that they
may be one, even as
we are one:

If ye have heard of the
dispensation of the grace
of God which is given me
to you-ward:

How that by revelation
he made known unto me
the mystery; (as I wrote
afore in few words,

Whereby, when ye read,
ye may understand my
knowledge in the mystery
of Christ)

John 17.22

And the glory which
thou gavest me I have
given them; that they

may be one, even as
we are one:

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Sticky Note to God ~09.22.21

1 Corinthians 15:10


Sticky Note to God ~06.30.21~

Psalm 34:18


Despisers Of Truth ~

You can talk until,
you’re blue in the face
but, some don’t want
to hear about grace.

You can tell them about,
God and His mercy and love
but, they still won’t believe
in His kingdom above.

You can speak your mind,
all that you want
but, their transgressions
will not their soul’s haunt.

You can tell them Jesus,
died for their sin
but, their lives they won’t
ever give over to Him.

You can talk until,
your face turns blue . . .
but, for some Jesus we know
will still despise You!

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Acts 13:41

Behold, ye despisers, and wonder,
and perish: for I work a work in
your days, a work which ye shall
in no wise believe, though a
man declare it unto you.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Oh, To Discover God ~

Oh, to discover,
the riches of wisdom
is to have a life
with God in rhythm.

To seek and to find,
the meaning of grace
is to have your soul
His mercy embrace.

Oh, to be a searcher,
of God’s counsel
is to have a heart
quiet and peaceful.

To find the direction,
in which you should go
is to have a mind
ready for Him to show.

Oh, to really discover,
what God is all about . . .
is to trust in Him . . .
without having any doubt!

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Romans 11:33

O the depth of the riches
both of the wisdom and
knowledge of God!
how unsearchable are
his judgments, and his
ways past finding out!

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Lord, I love You ~

Lord have I told You lately,
just how much I love You . . .
have I expressed my gratitude
for all, for me You do?

Have I sung to You my praise,
for Your mercy and Your grace
have I told you I can’t wait
till I can thank You face to face?

Lord have I stressed to You,
the faith in You I have found
have I said I appreciate You
for keeping my heart sound?

Have I expressed You keep me,
pressing on each new day
have I told You how delighted
You’re my Light, Truth and Way?

Lord if I have neglected,
telling You these things lately
I want to make it clear right now
it’s how I feel about You daily!

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1 John 4:19

We love him,
because he
first loved us.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Good Morning Quote ~05.23.21~


Working Out My Salvation ~

Lord, may I continue,
to act on and work out
my salvation until . . .
I’ve not one ounce of doubt.

No doubt You won’t do,
in my life Your good pleasure
so I may discover
Your mercy is without measure.

Lord may I remain,
in Your Word submersed
until I’m completely
schooled and well versed.

Versed in Your love and grace,
the daily care for my soul
so that Your will for my life
will keep me in control.

Lord, may I with holy fear,
use care and due diligence
to work out my salvation . . .
with a trembling willingness!

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Philippians 2:12-13

Wherefore, my beloved,
as ye have always obeyed,
not as in my presence only,
but now much more in my
absence, work out your own
salvation with fear and trembling.

For it is God which worketh
in you both to will and to
do of his good pleasure.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Afternoon Ponderings ~05.02.21~

Proverbs 28:13 


God’s Hand Of Faithfulness ~

God’s hand of faithfulness,
can be seen in my life
though the times of rest
and those full of strife.

He held on to me,
with His merciful hand
as He revealed to me
what was for me His plan.

God’s hand of faithfulness,
led and guided me
through the days of peace
and those angry as a sea.

He wrote my name,
on His palm He inscribed
His promise to me
to always be at my side.

God’s hand of faithfulness,
has always been loyal
through the good times
throughout all my trials!

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1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves therefore
under the mighty hand of God,
that he may exalt you in due time:

Isaiah 49:16

Behold, I have graven thee
upon the palms of my hands;
thy walls are continually before me.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Depth of God’s Mercy ~

When I am knee high,
in grief and sorrow
when I am anxious
about each tomorrow.

I look at the span,
of God’s mercy . . .
instead of the extent
of my worry.

When I am waist deep,
in the vast unknown
when fear’s grip
clinches my backbone

I look to the depth,
of God’s grace . . .
instead of the expanse
of the dark space.

When I am as low,
as I can possibly go . . .
I look to the favor
God on me bestows!

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Hebrews 4:16

Let us therefore come
boldly unto the throne
of grace, that we may
obtain mercy, and find
grace to help in time of need.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~



Afternoon Ponderings ~03.10.21~

1 John 1:9


Good Morning Quote ~03.10.21~


A Taste Of God ~

I have had a taste of God,
and all of His goodness
I have sipped from His cup
of truth and righteousness.

It left me with no appetite,
for the world or its ways
it has given me hope . . .
for peaceful, joyful days.

I have had a taste of God,
His kindness I now savor
for I have found in Him
my Lord and my Savior.

It left me with no craving,
for the world and its lust
it has given me the faith . . .
to put in Him my trust.

I have had a taste of God,
now my thirst is fully satisfied
my hunger pains are no more
once my heart, Jesus occupied!

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Psalm 34:8

O taste and see
that the Lord is good:
blessed is the man
that trusteth in him.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Faith Springs Forth ~

Faith springs from the heart,
as mercy falls from above
the earth becomes enriched
by the grace of Jesus’ love.

Hope dwells internally,
the seed has been planted
all who willing come to Jesus
eternal salvation is granted.

Truth descends from heaven,
peace to earth Jesus brings
the world opens up its arm
to receive its King of Kings.

Righteousness sprinkles down,
on a land parched and dry
the God of all creation hears
His creature’s thirsty cry.

Faithfulness springs forward,
the earth receives a new start
mercy and truth have kissed . . .
warming the coldest of hearts!

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Psalm 85.10-12

Mercy and truth are met
together; righteousness
and peace have kissed
each other.

Truth shall spring out
of the earth; and
righteousness shall
look down from heaven.

Yea, the Lord shall give
that which is good; and
our land shall yield
her increase.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Oh, Lord Be Good To Me ~

Oh, Lord be good to me,
for I do seek You . .
and I will always wait
for Your guidance too.

I will keep Your Word,
follow it all my days
for it leads to the path
of Your righteous ways.

Oh. Lord be good to me,
for I do call on You
I will always seek
after Your mercy too.

I will with all my heart,
my mind and my soul
look to Your Word
as my hope and counsel.

Oh, Lord be good to me,
for I do love You . . .
bless my soul Oh, Lord
so I may bless Yours too!

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Psalm 119:2

Blessed are those who keep
his testimonies, who seek him
with their whole heart,

Lamentations 3:25

The Lord is good to those
who wait for him, to the
soul who seeks him.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


From Despair To Hope ~

From despair to hope,
from misery to ecstasy
are those who Jesus . . .
makes not their enemy.

For they’ve tasted mercy,
the truth they have kissed
His peaceful righteousness
they have not dismissed.

From dismay to trust,
from heartbreak to relief
are those who though faith
now have a grace belief.

For though they’re fraught,
troubled and stressed
they know just how much
they are truly blessed.

From desperation to hope,
from emptiness to rapture . . .
are the hearts and souls
Jesus has captured!

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2 Corinthians 4:8

We are troubled
on every side,
yet not distressed;
we are perplexed,
but not in despair;

Persecuted,
but not forsaken;
cast down,
but not destroyed;

Always bearing about
in the body the dying
of the Lord Jesus,
that the life also of Jesus
might be made manifest
in our body.

Psalm 85:10

Mercy and truth
are met together;
righteousness and peace
have kissed each other.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


God’s Gift of Jesus ~

A Child, a Babe,
today is born
the Son of Man
Salvation’s horn.

Our Mighty God,
the Sacrificial Lamb
fulfills the Word
of the great I AM.

A Carpenter, a King,
brings Good Cheer . . .
of His Kingdom
soon coming here.

Our Counselor, Our Rock,
our Father Everlasting
long ago Wise Men
were heard forecasting.

A Child is born,
God’s gift to you and I
for the Morning Star
has risen in the sky!

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Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born,
to us a son is given;
and the government
shall be upon his shoulder,
and his name shall be
called Wonderful Counselor,
Mighty God, Everlasting Father,
Prince of Peace.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Have a Merry CHRISTmas and a Blessed New Year


God’s Gift Of Life ~

God’s gift of Life,
paving the Way
so for our sins
we not have to pay.

For His Word arrived,
on CHRISTmas morn
when to a virgin
His Son was born.

God’s gift of Life,
the True foundation
our Cornerstone
to eternal salvation.

For God sent His Son,
to love and forgive
so with Him in heaven
we can forever live.

God’s gift of Life,
is ours this day . . .
for the Truth came down
to show us the Way!

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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.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


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