Tag Archives: Jesus

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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Deborah Ann Belka


God Get’s You ~

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God gets you,
He knows what you’re all about
He sees into your heart
He knows you from the inside out.

God gets you,
He sees through all the layers
He knows what’s going on
for, He is an intention surveyor.

God gets you,
He has got you pegged
no matter how hard you try
you cannot pull His leg.

God gets you,
He knows your shortcomings
He knows that you have
over them some misgivings.

God gets you,
He can read you like a book
He tracks your every move
knows the wrong turns you took.

God gets you,
yet, He loves you anyway
for He understands you
in every single way!

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Psalm 139:1-3

O lord, thou hast searched me,
and known me.

Thou knowest my downsitting
and mine uprising,
thou understandest my
thought afar off.

Thou compassest my path
nd my lying down, and art
acquainted with all my ways.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


The Valley of Hope ~

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There is a valley,
I call hope . .
it’s where I gather
strength to cope.

I take my time,
as through it I go
praying all the way
God’s plans I’ll know.

I often rest,
along side a hill
it’s where I learn
how to be still.

I amble slowly,
around each bend
asking God all along
more faith He’ll send.

There is a valley,
hope is its name
where springs of trust
in God’s peace I claim!

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Psalm 104:10

“He sendeth the springs
into the valleys, which
run among the hills.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Remember Your First Love ~

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Remember your First Love,
how you once felt
how the sound of His name
made your heart melt?

Remember the hope,
how it lifted up your soul
when by His stripes
you were made whole?

Remember the joy,
how much you were elated
when your life to Jesus
you first dedicated?

Remember the grace,
how it washed over you
how God’s loving mercy
made everything new?

Remember your First Love,
how Jesus made you feel?
If not, it is time for you
to get back your zeal!

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Revelation 2:4

“Nevertheless I have
somewhat against thee,
because thou hast left
thy first love.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


May Christ Dwell ~

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May Christ dwell,
in your heart today
may His Life
be your Truth and Way.

May Christ make,
your heart His home
may you let Him
make it His throne.

May Christ abide,
in your heart always
may He be the one
to walk its hallways.

May Christ’s love be,
in your heart rooted
may your love for Him
be firmly grounded.

May Christ dwell,
in your heart today
may your faith in Him
always be on display!

~~~~~

Ephesians 3:17

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

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Deborah Ann Belka


Along My Journey ~

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Lord, along my journey,
to get closer to You
there were lots of obstacles
I had to maneuver through.

You took me down the road,
of sorrow and grief
so I would learn to turn
to You for peace and relief.

You put me on the path,
of heartache and loss
so I would know the pain
of carrying my own cross.

You brought me to places,
I did not want to go
so that Your mercy
I’d truly come to know.

Lord, along my journey,
of hope and salvation
You always had for me
heaven as my destination!

~~~~~

Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the thoughts
that I think toward you,
saith the Lord, thoughts
of peace, and not of evil,
to give you an expected end.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Near-Sighted ~

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Lord, may my eyes not be,
short or near-sighted
may they not become
from the world blighted.

May on Your light,
my focus always be
not on the things going on
right in front of me.

Lord, may my vision,
never get cloudy
may my eyes on You
be fixed soundly.

May in the distance,
I clearly see You
not with a marred
or distorted view.

Lord, may I not develop,
near or short-sightedness
so I may be full of . . .
the light, of Your likeness!

~~~~~

Matthew 6:22

“The light of the body is the eye:
if therefore thine eye be single,
thy whole body shall be full of light.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Lift Me Up Lord ~

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Lift me up Lord,
for I’m feeling down
I need You to turn
my spirits around.

Lift me up Lord,
for I’m feeling blue
I need a pick me up
like only You can do.

Lift me up Lord,
for I’m feeling low
I need You to bring
back salvation’s glow.

Lift me up Lord,
for I’m feeling bleak
I need Your strength
for I am just too weak.

Lift me up Lord,
I humbly ask . . .
for without Your power
I’m not up to the task!

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James 4:10

” Humble yourselves
in the sight of the Lord,
and he shall lift you up.”

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Pressurized ~

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Feeling the pressure,
from your peers
no matter your age
or number of years?

Well, you won’t collapse,
under the pressure
if you keep your eyes on
your heavenly treasure.

Being influenced,
to follow the crowd
where anything goes
everything is allowed?

Well, you needn’t fold,
under the pressure
if you go to your Bible
for a daily refresher.

Being criticized,
for how you believe
because worldly views
you refuse to receive?

Well don’t you give in,
no matter the pressure
know your faith in God
brings Him pleasure.

Being mocked,
teased and made fun of
because you rather follow
the Light from above?

Well don’t you cave in,
nor be conformed . . .
instead let your mind
in God be transformed!

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Romans 12:2

“And be not conformed
to this world:
but be ye transformed
by the renewing
of your mind,
that ye may prove what is
that good, and acceptable,
and perfect, will of God.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


In The Name of Tolerance ~

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God gave us His commands,
to follow and obey
but, that is not what’s taught
in some pulpits today.

Instead we’re being told,
the laws God once gave
can be changed to fit
however we want to behave.

They promote transgression,
in the name of tolerance
skewing the Words of Jesus
to suit their preference.

As the love for self grows,
so does our earthly desires
so they tell us we no longer
need to do what God requires.

God gave us His commands,
they’re written in the Good Book
but, so many for themselves
haven’t even taken a look!

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Hebrews 4:12

“For the word of God is quick,
and powerful, and sharper
than any twoedged sword,
piercing even to the dividing
asunder of soul and spirit,
and of the joints and marrow,
and is a discerner of the
thoughts and intents
of the heart.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


My Song of Salvation ~

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With an open heart,
I want to sing
about my Lord
my God, my King

I want to share,
what’s on my soul
songs of the One
who made me whole.

I want to sing,
of God’s favor
how in His death
He became our Savior.

I want to chime,
eternity’s bell
and save a soul
from the fires of hell.

With an open heart,
I want to sing
till in your own
the truth will ring!

I want to tell,
of His loving grace
till in your own heart
His mercy you embrace!

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Isaiah 12:2

“Behold, God is my salvation;
I will trust, and not be afraid:
for the Lord Jehovah is my
strength and my song;
he also is become my salvation.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Faith Fortified ~

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Lord, let me obtain,
faith that is greater
give to me the kind
not able to waiver.

Let it be strong,
mighty and firm
so when it’s tested
I will not squirm.

Lord, let me acquire,
faith, mountain moving
take this mustard seed
and keep it growing.

Let it take root,
deep in my soul
so when it’s tried
I will not fold.

Lord, may my faith,
be in You fortified
so when tested or tried
I’ll not be horrified!

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Luke 17:5

“And the apostles said
unto the Lord,
Increase our faith.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Heaven Is Surreal ~

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Heaven is going to be,
awesome and surreal
for it will be a place
peacefully ideal.

It will be in Heaven,
from burdens we’ll be free
it’ll be our true happy place
full of laughter and glee.

Heaven will be a place,
where all will be healed
it is where God’s glory
will be fully revealed.

It will be in Heaven,
from our labors we’ll rest
it’ll be a place of joy
for those once oppressed.

Heaven is going to be,
filled with happiness
life will be never-ending
in the place of gladness!

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1 Corinthians 2:9

“But as it is written,
Eye hath not seen,
nor ear heard,
neither have entered
into the heart of man,
the things which God
hath prepared for them
that love him.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Just One ~

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If everyone would bring,
back just one . . .
there would be more sheep
returning to the Son.

If for just one,
everyone would pray
there would be more sheep
on the narrow way.

If for just one,
everyone would go after
there would be more sheep
in heaven’s hereafter.

If for just one,
everyone would pursue
there would be more sheep
returning God to You.

If everyone would bring,
back to Jesus just one . . .
there would less sheep
lost and on the run!

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James 5:19-20

“Brethren, if any of you do err
from the truth,and one convert him;

Let him know,that he which
converteth the sinner from
the error of his way shall
save a soul from death, and
shall hide a multitude of sins.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


From The Beginning ~

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From the beginning,
Emmanuel’s been with us
never to forsake those
that believe and trust.

He is Abba Father,
our protector and lover
He is El -Olam
our God that is forever.

He is  Jehovah-Rapha,
who heals and mends
He is Jehovah-Jireh
who our daily needs sends.

He is Jehovah-Mekoddishkem,
our Holy Sanctifier
He is Jehovah-Hoseenu
all of creation’s Maker

He is Jehovah-Raah,
our guiding Shepherd
He is Jehovah-Nissi
our victory banner.

He is El-Elyon,
who controls all things
He is Jehovah-Shalom
peace to the world He brings.

He is our Everlasting Father,
full of mercy and favor
He is Christ Jesus
our Lord and Savior.

To the end of time,
God’s been here with us
Jehovah- Tskidkenu
the God of righteousness!

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Throughout the Bible
the name of God changes
but He REMAINS the same!

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


God Cares for You ~

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Heavenly Father,
hear my prayer
so many needing
to know You care.

Give to them,
peace of mind
may Your will
they come to find.

Heavenly Father,
so many today
have fallen so far
from You away.

Give to them,
a heart revival
renew their minds
till Your arrival.

Heavenly Father,
here is my prayer
as I give You thanks
for Your love and care!

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1 Timothy 2:1

“I exhort therefore,
that, first of all,
supplications, prayers,
intercessions, and
giving of thanks,
be made for all men;”

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Deborah Ann Belka


God’s Adoption Plan ~

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Jesus conquered the grave,
defeated death . . .
so we don’t have to fear
our dying breath.

The victory is His,
to which we are a heir
one day in Heaven
we will see Jesus there.

A free gift we were given,
when satan, Jesus defeated
and now by His grace
our faith is completed.

Blameless and holy,
before God, we will stand
for, Jesus’ death fulfilled
His Father’s adoption plan.

Jesus conquered,
what we could not do . . .
through His precious blood
in Him, we’re made new!

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Ephesians 1:4-5

” According as he hath chosen
us in him before the foundation
of the world, that we should
be holy and without blame
before him in love:

Having predestinated us
unto the adoption of children
by Jesus Christ to himself,
according to the good pleasure
of his will,”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Jesus Is That Friend ~

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When others reject you,
when you feel let down
know you have a Friend
who is always around.

Jesus is that Friend,
who’ll never leave you
nor will you He abandon
like other people do.

When others put you off,
when they pay no notice
know you have a Friend
who has you in His focus.

Jesus is that Friend,
who sticks just like glue
He will never relinquish
the hold He has on you.

When others dismiss you,
when you are on your own
know you have a Friend
who’ll never leave you alone.

Jesus is the best Friend,
that you’ll ever make
for, He is your only Friend
who truly won’t forsake!

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Proverbs 18:24

“A man that hath friends
must shew himself friendly:
and there is a Friend that
sticketh closer than a brother.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Yearly Check-Up ~

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Today I had my yearly check-up,
heard my life was just a breath
was told that any day  . . .
I could face my earthly death.

Found my days were numbered,
along with all my hair
and the fleeting of my time
was the ground work to prepare.

All throughout the exam,
as the evaluation was going on
I wondered if my heartbeat
reflected the one of the Son.

When the assessment was over,
I knew my habits had to change
and the priorities in my life
I would need to rearrange.

Today, I had a check-up,
found out life was just a vapor
so until my dying breath . . .
I’m living it for my Savior!

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James 4:14

“Whereas ye know not
what shall be on the morrow.
For what is your life?
It is even a vapour,
that appeareth for a little time,
and then vanisheth away.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


What is Hope ~

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Hope is for today,
it’s for tomorrow too
hope is knowing God
always pulls through.

Hope is eternal,
it is everlasting
hope is the confidence
keeping us believing.

Hope is joyous,
it is happiness
hope fills our hearts
with infinite gladness.

Hope is peaceful,
calming and tranquil
hope is having faith
to trust and be still.

Hope is for today,
it is our future . . .
hope is something
to always nurture!

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Acts 2:26

“Therefore did my heart rejoice,
and my tongue was glad;
moreover also my flesh
shall rest in hope:”

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Deborah Ann Belka


At Your Feet ~

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Lord, some days I get so tired,
I feel as if I’m beat
and so all my weariness
I place right at Your feet.

As soon as I release,
my troubles into Your care
I no longer feel as if . . .
their mine alone to bear.

When my days are hard,
and my nights are long
its You whom I count on
to help me to be strong.

As soon as I turn over,
all of my worries to You
there is not a single thing
I feel we cannot do.

When I look for comfort,
to ease my weary mind
Lord, I know at Your feet
peace and rest I will find!

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Matthew 11:28

“Come unto me,
all ye that labour
and are heavy laden,
and I will give you rest.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


God of All Grace ~

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God of all grace,
mercy and favor
Father of Jesus
my Lord, my Savior.

Strengthen me,
with Your power
perfect my faith
in this dark hour.

God of all grace,
peace and calm
slather on me
Your healing balm.

Comfort me,
in this storm
a miracle I need
for You to perform.

God of all grace,
mercy and favor
let not my trust
in You waiver!

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1 Peter 5:10

“But the God of all grace,
who hath called us unto his
eternal glory by Christ Jesus,
after that ye have suffered
a while, make you perfect,
stablish, strengthen,
settle you.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


The Best Year Yet ~

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This year is going to be,
the best one yet . . .
for daily with God
through it, I will get.

Each morning I’ll have,
with Him a heart-to-heart
asking for His help
before my day I start.

On Him I will draw,
my strength each hour
so He can fill me with
the Holy Spirit’s power.

Whether I am awake,
or if I am fast asleep
I’ll find rest in knowing
my times are His to keep.

This is going to be,
the best year ever . . .
for, I’ll be trusting God
in all we endeavor!

~~~~~

Psalm 31:15

“My times are in thy hand:

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Deborah Ann Belka


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