Tag Archives: Knowing God’s Will

Afternoon Ponderings ~02.11.18~


The Path of Truth ~

Lord, today I need
to know what is Your will
and until You show me . . .
I’ll just wait and be still.

I need Your guidance,
for the road ahead
I need the assurance
I will be Spirit lead.

Lord, today I need,
to heed what You say
so on the path of truth
I will be able to stay.

I need to learn to wait,
for the right directions
I need You to teach me
how to pay attention.

Lord, today I need to know,
what You’d have me to do
for I don’t want to walk . . .
down this road without You!


Psalm 25:5

“Lead me in thy truth,
and teach me: for thou art
the God of my salvation;
on thee do I wait all the day”

King James Version
by Public domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

How Troubling to God ~

I wonder how troubling,
to God, that it is . .
that when we need advice
we don’t go to Him, for His?

I wonder if He scratches,
His head in amazement
to how with waiting on Him
we’ve become so impatient.

I wonder how disturbing,
to God, that it is . . .
that when we need strength
we don’t go to Him, for His

I wonder if He shakes,
His head in utter confusion
as to why we think we can do
anything without His inclusion.

I wonder how distressing,
to God, that it is . . .
that when we need direction
we don’t go to Him, for His?

I wonder if He moves,
His head from side to side
thinking how much we need
to learn in Him to abide.

I wonder how we would be,
if in God we would just trust
I wonder if then we’d see . . .
just how much He loves us!


Nahum 1:7

“The Lord is good,
a strong hold
in the day of trouble;
and he knoweth them
that trust in him.”

King James Version
Public Domain.

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Prayers For You My Friend ~

God put you my friend,
on my heart today
He told me for you
He wanted me to pray.

So I went to Him,
while on my knees
and sent up for you
theses heartfelt pleas.

Oh, Father whatsoever,
is Your perfect will
till my friend knows
help them to be still.

Take away their fears,
guard their heart and mind
so that on this journey
your peace they can find.

Be with them always,
do not leave their side
let the Light in Your Word
be their constant guide.

Give them Your power,
the courage to press on
let them claim victory
in the name of Your Son.

Help them not to get tired,
in the battle they must fight
let them feel energized
with the Holy Spirit’s might.

Oh, Father I believe,
you listen to our prayers
and so I come to You  . . .
with my friend’s earthly cares!


James 5:16

“Confess your faults one to another,
and pray one for another,
that ye may be healed.
The effectual fervent prayer
of a righteous man availeth much.”

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

If It’s The Lord’s Will ~

If it’s the Lord’s will,
I shall
if it’s His plan
it’ll prevail.

If it’s the Lord’s will,
it will be
if it’s His vision
I’ll see.

If it’s the Lord’s will,
I can
if it’s His purpose
He’ll plan.

If it’s the Lord’s will,
He’ll show
if it’s His design
I’ll go.

If it’s the Lord’s will,
I’ll be excepting
if it’s His time
it’ll be a blessing!


James 4:15

“For that ye ought to say,
If the Lord will,
we shall live,
and do this, or that.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Sticky Note to God 09.02.17

Sticky Note From God 08.27.17

Seeking God ~

If you seek God,
you will find
a place for Him
in your mind.

For, when you search,
God is found
and your thoughts
in Him, will abound.

If you seek God,
you will discover
and His plans for you
you will uncover.

For, when You look,
with all your heart
from His purposes
you’ll not depart.

If you seek God,
He will be there
and to His ways
you’ll be aware!


Deuteronomy 4:29

“But if from thence thou
shalt seek the Lord thy God,
thou shalt find him,
if thou seek him with all
thy heart and with all thy soul.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

I Need to Know ~

Lord, I need to know,
how to be still . . .
I want to understand
Your perfect will.

I desire to believe,
You’re in control
I long to feel
trust in my soul.

I seek to find,
Your peace ideal
I search to discover
Your mercy’s real.

I wish to have,
faith complete
I care to believe
You’re my retreat.

Lord I need to know,
how to truly rest . . .
while You’re working out
for me, Your very best!


Psalm 37:7

“Rest in the Lord,
and wait patiently for him:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Whatever Is God’s Will ~

Whatever is Your will,
Lord, I am asking You
in this situation . . .
to bring it into view.

Whatever is Your plan,
You have awaiting me
in this circumstance. . .
I pray soon it I’ll see.

Whatever is Your desire,
Lord, I am truly seeking
in this predicament . . .
for Your Spirit’s leading.

Whatever is Your purpose,
let me know Your intentions
in this dilemma . .
shed light on Your directions.

Lord, whatever is Your will,
I pray for You to reveal
in this situation . . .
tis my heart’s true appeal!


1 John 5:14-15

“And this is the confidence
that we have in him,
that, if we ask any thing
according to his will,
he heareth us:

And if we know that he hear us,
whatsoever we ask, we know that
we have the petitions that
we desired of him.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Man’s Plans ~

You may have plans,
you want to pursue
you may have ideas
brand spanking new.

But God’s purposes,
are the ones to prevail
and His intentions
you won’t be able to derail.

You may have a vision,
you want to maintain
you may have dreams
you want to attain.

But God’s designs,
cannot be thwarted
His will for your life
cannot be aborted.

You may have plans,
but only God will decide
the steps you will take
when He is your guide!


Proverbs 16:9

“A man’s heart deviseth his way:
but the Lord directeth his steps.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Wrestling With God ~

Some people wrestle,
with God’s will
some find it so hard
to wait and be still.

But, those who stop,
their endless struggling
will find God’s will
isn’t really so puzzling.

Some people scuffle,
when disappointed
some end up being
with God disjointed.

But, those who quit,
their constant battling
will find God’s ways
aren’t really so baffling.

Some people wrestle,
with God and His ways
but, those who trust Him
are blessed all their days!


Genesis 32:24-26

” And Jacob was left alone;
and there wrestled a man
with him until the breaking
of the day.

And when he saw that he
prevailed not against him,
he touched the hollow of
his thigh; and the hollow
of Jacob’s thigh was out
of joint,
as he wrestled with him.

And he said, Let me go,
for the day breaketh.
And he said, I will
not let thee go
except thou bless me.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

God Has A Purpose ~

God has a purpose,
He had a plan
before our lives
even began.

He knows all things,
for our own good
will work out
as He said they would.

But, we must love,
God and His ways
we must have a heart
that yields and obeys.

We need to know,
what is God’s will
we need to wait
and to be still.

God has a purpose,
but, it’s up to us
to heed the calling
of faith and trust!


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.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

The Fear Factor ~


Fear plugs the heart,
stops the flow of peace
it clogs up the calm
only God can release.

Fear hijacks the hope,
we need to be still
it robs the soul
of knowing God’s will.

Fear rips the faith,
right out from under us
it cripples the mind
of its eternal sureness.

Fear disables the joy,
of our salvation
it shuts down the bliss
of our future elation.

Fear stifles the peace,
of a mind that’s sound
it zaps the power
that in God we found!


Psalm 34:4

“I sought the Lord,
and he heard me,
and delivered me
from all my fears.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Holy Spirit Walking ~


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!


Galatians 5:25

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

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


The Valley of Hope ~


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!


Psalm 104:10

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

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

Seeking God First ~


When in the morning,
when God you first seek
ask Him to make you strong
in the places you are weak.

Ask Him to reveal to you,
what is His perfect will
ask Him to give you calm
in the areas you aren’t still.

Ask Him to shine His light,
on the righteous way
ask Him to be your eyes
before you start your day.

Ask Him to fill your heart,
with His mercy and His love
ask Him to be your ears
so to hear His voice above.

When in the evening,
when to God you start to pray
ask Him to remind you . . .
to seek Him first, the next day!


Psalm 5:3

” My voice shalt thou hear
in the morning, O Lord;
in the morning will I direct
my prayer unto thee,
and will look up.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

Sticky Note From God 10.30.16


Sticky Note to God 10.30.16


The Art of Being Still ~

The Art of Being Still ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

There is an art,
to this being still
this waiting on God
takes a certain skill.

It takes prayer,
to know God’s plans
it takes strength
to stay in His hands.

It takes faith,
this quiet remaining
it takes believing
in God’s perfect timing.

It takes trust,
this knowing who God is
it takes action
to do what He says.

There is an art,
to this being still
but, it’s the only way
to know God’s will!


Psalm 46:10a

“Be still, and know that I am God:

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
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!


Romans 10:17

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

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

Sticky Note to God 07.10.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann  ~ 07.10.16 ~

Today Is Your Day Lord ~

Lord, Today is Your Day ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Today is Your day Lord,
I give it to You
to do in my life
what only You can do.

I give You my mind,
to mold and to form
so You can keep it
from turning lukewarm.

I give You my heart,
to shape and contour
so You can remove
all that is impure.

I give you my soul,
to have and to own
so it can be made
Your very own home.

Today is Your day Lord,
may all that I do . . .
show my commitment
and my love for You!


Proverbs 16:3

“Commit thy works
unto the Lord,

and thy thoughts
shall be established.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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