Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

We All Need A Friend ~

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We all need a friend,
to encourage us
we all need someone
who in God truly trusts.

We all need a partner,
with whom we can pray
someone who will help us
stay on the narrow way.

We all need a mentor,
in whom we can share
someone who understands
the weight of our care.

We all need a confidant,
to help our faith grow
someone who believes
God’s will we can know.

We all need a friend,
a faithful supporter
we all need God’s Spirit
to be our shock absorber!

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John 14:16

“And I will pray the Father,
and he shall give you another
Comforter, that he may abide
with you for ever;”

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Deborah Ann Belka


The Captain of Our salvation ~

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The Captain of our Salvation,
prepares us for the fight
equips us with the power
of His holy might.

He readies our minds,
for the battle up ahead
establishes our hearts
to be Spirit lead.

The Captain of our Salvation,
provides a safe haven
a refuge and a fortress
whenever we are shaken.

He is our stronghold,
defends on our behalf
guides and protects us
with His rod and staff.

The Captain of our Salvation,
knows the battle we’re in
and He promises to give us
the faith and trust to win!

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Hebrews 2:10

“For it became him,
for whom are all things,
and by whom are all things,
in bringing many sons
unto glory, to make the
captain of their salvation
perfect through sufferings.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


To Keep Pressing On ~

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To keep pressing on,
to Jesus we need to press in
to keep on, keeping on
we need to run away from sin.

To reach the high calling,
on God we must keep our eyes
to reach up to heaven
we need to focus on the prize.

To get to the goal,
to our Savior we need to cling
to get to the finish line
we must grow our eagle wings.

To obtain the reward,
on the Holy Spirit we need to rely
to obtain the treasure
our worldly desires we must deny.

To keep pressing on,
to Jesus we must give Him our all
to keep on, keeping on
on God’s power we need to call!

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Philippians 3:13-15

” Brethren, I count not myself
to have apprehended: but this
one thing I do, forgetting those
things which are behind,
and reaching forth unto
those things which are before,

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

Let us therefore, as many
as be perfect, be thus minded:
and if in any thing ye be
otherwise minded, God shall
reveal even this unto you.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


To Be An Overcomer ~

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To be an overcomer,
we must see sin is the problem
our faith and trust in Jesus
must remain firm and solemn.

To be an overcomer,
we must confront the obstructions
that leads to the wide road
of everlasting destruction.

To be an overcomer,
we must tackle the world head on
we constantly must be
to the Holy Spirit drawn.

To be an overcomer,
we must be willing to defeat
Satan and his armies
so not to fall for his deceit.

To be an overcomer,
we can’t stand in the shadows
we must shed God’s light
so the darkness we can expose!

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1 John 5:4

“For whatsoever is born of God
overcometh the world: and this
is the victory that overcometh
the world, even our faith.

Who is he that overcometh the
world, but he that believeth
that Jesus is the Son of God?”

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Deborah Ann Belka


The Power of Sin ~

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The power of sin,
is seductive
it is always beguiling
and permissive.

The power of sin,
is heady
it is always lethal
and deadly.

The power of sin,
is addictive
is it always evil
and destructive.

The power of sin,
is toxic
it is always noxious
and caustic.

The power of sin,
you cannot control
unless you let God’s Spirit
into your heart and soul!

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Romans 8:4-5

That the righteousness
of the law might be
fulfilled in us,
who walk not after the flesh,
but after the Spirit.

For they that are after
the flesh do mind the things
of the flesh; but they
that are after the Spirit
the things of the Spirit.”

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Holy Spirit Walking ~

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Today I’m walking,
with The Holy Spirit
today the road
we are both going to hit.

I’ll be trusting Him,
for the right directions
I’ll follow His lead
without any objections.

We’ll travel together,
without Him I won’t go
for the righteous way
I know He knows.

I’ll be looking for Him,
to steer my desires
into all that God’s will
asks and requires.

Today I’m walking,
with the Holy Spirit
to whatever He says
I’m going to commit!

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Galatians 5:25

“If we live in the Spirit,
let us also walk in the Spirit.”

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Bible Crunches ~

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Today I’m exercising,
going to let it rip
going to strengthen
tighten up faith’s grip.

I’ll go all the way
get Scripture sculpted
so my belief in God
can never get corrupted.

I’ll do Bible crunches,
tone up my Gospel flab
so I can be ready
to fight off Satan’s jabs.

I’ll do a full workout,
I’m going to optimize
so my trust in God
can’t be compromised.

Today I’m exercising.
going to spiritually stick it
for, I’ll be working out . . .
with the Holy Spirit!

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Ephesians 3:16

“That he would grant you,
according to the riches
of his glory, to be
strengthened with might
by his Spirit in the
inner man;”

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In My Golden Years ~

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In my golden years,
my faith is mightier
my hope grows steadier
my trust gets sturdier.

The body gets weaker,
the mind is foggier
the memory grows poorer
the recollection’s fewer.

My beliefs root deeper,
my strength gets stronger
my doubts move further
my fears get lesser.

The eyes get dimmer,
the knees are creakier
the spine gets stiffer
the muscles softer.

God gets bigger,
the world gets smaller
the Lord grows nearer
my worries calmer.

In my golden years,
I am more aware . . .
God’s still concerned
about my welfare!

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Psalm 71:9

“Cast me not off
in the time of old age;
forsake me not when
my strength faileth.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


A New Spiritual Life ~

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A Spiritual life,
is a brand new life
for it is the end
to the old man’s strife.

A Spiritual life,
is a life abundant
it is a life of victory
joyful and triumphant.

A Spiritual life,
breaks the bondage
to the written law
it’s no longer a hostage.

A Spiritual life,
brings faith about
for a spiritual life
in God never doubts.

A Spiritual life,
makes all things possible
it believes with God
nothing is impossible.

A Spiritual life,
is a life made new
for Jesus’ Spirit
now dwells in you!

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Ephesians 4:22-24

“That ye put off concerning the
former conversation the old man,
which is corrupt according to
the deceitful lusts;

And be renewed in the
spirit of your mind;

And that ye put on the new man,
which after God is created in
righteousness and true holiness.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


When CHRISTmas Day is Over ~

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When CHRISTmas Day is over,
and the tree is finally down
as the lights are returned
to where they were found.

As we settle back into,
our daily routines
the hope of CHRISTmas
isn’t over by any means.

For, the reality of the day,
you cannot pack away
nor return or store it
back into some attic bay.

CHRISTmas lives on,
in our hearts everyday
for it’s the only Gift . . .
we can give each day.

When CHRISTmas Day is over,
be sure to keep sharing . . .
the Truth, Life and Way
by being Light bearing!

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Matthew 5:16

“Let your light so shine before men,
that they may see your good works,
and glorify your Father which
is in heaven.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Praying for God Peace ~

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Every day to God,
I pray for His peace
I ask that my faith
in Him, to increase.

I pray for renewal,
in spirit and in mind
I ask that His will
will be easy to find.

Every day to God,
I pray for directions
I ask Him to give me
Spirit filled instructions.

I give Him my burden,
my worry and my care
I let Him know they are
too much for me to bear.

Every day to God,
His peace, I pray for
and He never fails . . .
to always give me more!

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Psalm 29:11

“The Lord will give strength
unto his people; the Lord
will bless his people with peace.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


My Thank You Note To God ~

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Dear Father  . . .

Thank You for forming me,
in my mother’s womb
thank You for being
my future Bridegroom.

Thank You for comforting me,
for always being near
thank You for calming
my deepest, darkest fear.

Thank You for being my song,
my strength and my salvation
thank You for saving me
from everlasting damnation.

Thank You for giving me,
Your Word to live by
thank You for collecting
all the tears that I cry.

Thank You for satisfying,
my hunger and thirst
thank You for leading me
to seek Your kingdom first.

Thank You for loving me,
for Your mercy and favor
thank You for the gift of grace
through Your Son, my Savior.

Thank You for making,
my paths straight
thank You for showing me
to the narrow gate.

Thank You for Your Spirit,
who lives inside of me
thank You for the trust
I have placed in Thee.

Thank you for making me,
a child of Your own
thank You for allowing me
to come to Your throne.

Thank you for the trials,
that come my way
thank You for the promise
of a more peaceful day.

Thank You for forming me,
in my mother’ womb . . .
thank You in Your mansion
for reserving me a room!

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Psalm 126:3

“The Lord hath done
great things for us;
whereof we are glad.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Underneath The Surface ~

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Underneath the surface,
below the harden crust
into someone’s heart
plant a seed of trust.

Then each day give it,
some living-water
from the streams of life
flowing from our Father.

Don’t be discouraged,
if results you don’t first see
just pray for the seed to sprout
while down on your knee.

Ask God  for it to take root,
to break thru the stony heart
then wait for the Holy Spirit
to come and do His part.

For underneath the surface,
a lot is going on . . .
and the seed of faith will grow
as it finds, the light of His Son!

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John 6:44

“No man can come to me,
except the Father which
hath sent me draw him:
and I will raise him up
at the last day.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Faith Stretching ~

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Lord, today . . .
I’ll be exercising
for my faith can use
some real stretching.

I’ll be doing,
some strength training
so towards the mark
I can keep straining.

My perseverance,
seems a little wobbly
so I’ll be working on
a more trusting strategy.

I’ll need to do,
some heavy lifting
so my Bible I’ll pick up
to keep me from drifting.

My endurance,
I will be addressing
so into the goal . . .
I can keep on pressing.

Lord, today . . .
my faith I’m exercising
and I need Your Spirit
to do the energizing!

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Philippians 3:14

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

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


Fruit Producing ~

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Filled with the Spirit,
producing His fruit
now that in my heart
God’s love taken root.

As I continue to grow,
more joy and peace
I find being patient
is easier to release.

As I’m cultivating,
the seeds of gentleness
it’s becoming natural
to sow deeds of goodness.

Tempering my faith,
with lots of meekness
is helping me to serve
with true humbleness.

Filled with the Spirit,
growing His fruit . . .
praying with God’s help
they will all take root!

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Galatians 5:22-23

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love,
joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness,
goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance:
against such there is no law.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Signed, Sealed & Delivered ~

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I have a signed guarantee,
Jesus’ blood was the ink
endorsing my inheritance
now that our hearts interlink.

I have a relationship,
it’s secure and everlasting
and one day in God’s glory
my soul will be basking.

I received a promise,
with the Holy Spirit’s seal
a new heaven and earth
someday God will reveal.

I am in possession,
of great things to come
when Jesus returns
to set up His kingdom.

I have a signed guarantee,
it was delivered to me
the day for my sins . . .
Jesus died and set me free!

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2 Corinthians 1:21-22

“Now he which stablisheth us
with you in Christ, and
hath anointed us, is God;

“Who hath also sealed us,
and given the earnest of
the Spirit in our hearts.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


The Language of Gratitude ~

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I’m learning a new language,
its called gratitude . . .
and it begins with having
a thankful attitude.

Its vocabulary,
is easy to understand
for gratitude is as simple as
offering a helping hand.

I don’t have to say any words,
or even write them down
for gratitude can be heard
without making a single sound.

There isn’t a special course,
to study or memorize
for gratitude can be picked up
by hearing others cries.

This dialect is universal,
anyone can speak it
for it is the language
of the Holy Spirit!

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Colossians 3:17

“And whatsoever ye do
in word or deed, do all
in the name of the
Lord Jesus, giving
thanks to God and
the Father by him.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


Faith is Speaking to You ~

Faith is Speaking To You ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Shh, do you hear it,
do you hear faith speaking
in your heart of heart’s
do you hear it whispering?

Do you hear the words,
God has just for you
do you know the plans
He has for you to do?

Do you hear the words,
deep down in your soul
give Me your life
so I can take control?

Do you hear the words,
trust in Me and believe
so the power of My spirit
in your life you can receive?

Shh, do you hear it,
faith is speaking to you
if you listen closely . . .
it will witness to you too!

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Romans 10:17

“So then faith cometh by hearing,
and hearing by the word of God.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


A New Creature ~

A New Creature ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I am a new creature,
for I am forgiven
ever since my life
to Jesus I have given.

I am now set free,
from my past behaviors
and behind God’s back
are all of my failures.

Any kind of temptation,
I am competent to flee
now that the Holy Spirit
dwells inside of me.

I am not ashamed,
nor am I considered guilty
for Jesus paid the debt
for my every iniquity.

I am a repenter,
I’ve been transformed
ever since the day
to Jesus I conformed!

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2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore if any man
be in Christ,
he is a new creature:
old things are passed away;
behold, all things are become new.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


Thank You God ~

Thank You God ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Thank you God,
for all my days
for Your Spirit
to whom my soul sways.

For the calming peace,
You’ve instilled in me
for Your loving kindness
my eyes are able to see.

For guiding me,
to find the Truth and Life
so I may conquer
all my worldly strife.

For leading me,
to the everlasting Light
which helps me to walk
pleasingly in Your sight.

Thank you God,
for each new day
for giving me Your Word
to enlighten the Way!

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Psalm 26:3

“For thy lovingkindness
is before mine eyes:
and I have walked in thy truth.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Don’t Waste Your Valley ~

Don't Waste Your Valley ~ CHRISTYian poetry by deborah ann

Don’t waste your valley,
let not it consume you
for God wants to show
you the way through.

Though it is painful,
steep with depression
let God’s Spirit on you
make His impression.

Don’t waste your valley,
don’t lose your hope
for God sent His Word
to help you to cope.

Though it may be dark,
His light will still shine
and the pathway out
His Word will define.

Don’t waste your valley,
instead, a witness be
of how God walked . . .
in the valley with thee!

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Psalm 23:4

“Yea, though I walk through
the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil:
for thou art with me;
thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Faith Is Active ~

Faith is Active ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Faith isn’t passive,
its active and moving
its something each day
we must be using.

Faith isn’t shy,
it’s bold and fearless
with it we mustn’t be
casual or careless.

Faith is an act,
it has no cannot’s
all things are possible
is faith’s only thoughts.

Faith is a movement,
driving us from within
with the Holy Spirit
as our spiritual linchpin.

Faith starts as a walk,
leading into a run
it doesn’t give up  . . .
till the faithful race is won!

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1 Peter 1:5

“Who are kept by the power of God
through faith unto salvation ready
to be revealed in the last time.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


My Arrow Deflector ~

My Arrow Defector ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

The Lord is my shield,
my true protector
He is my only
arrow deflector.

He gives me courage,
to fight any attack
His is the confidence
that in myself, I lack.

He lifts my head up,
His glory holds me high
He is the only Helper
on whom I can rely.

He supports me,
He is my safeguard
He is my soul’s defender
my heart’s bodyguard.

The Lord is my shield,
my refuge, my guide
it’s His strength in me
that reflects from inside!

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Psalm 3:3-5

” But thou, O Lord,
art a shield for me;
my glory, and the
lifter up of mine head.

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


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