Tag Archives: Knowing God’s Will

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!

 

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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
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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!

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Proverbs 16:9

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

King James Version
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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!

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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
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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!

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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
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


The Fear Factor ~

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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!

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Psalm 34:4

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

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


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.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
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.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Seeking God First ~

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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!

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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
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note From God 10.30.16

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Sticky Note to God 10.30.16

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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!

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Psalm 46:10a

“Be still, and know that I am God:

King James Version
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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!

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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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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!

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Proverbs 16:3

“Commit thy works
unto the Lord,

and thy thoughts
shall be established.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note From God 06.02.16

Sticky Note From God ~ CHRISTian poetry by deboran ann ~ 06.02.16 ~


Worth My Pursuing ~

Worth Pursuing ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Sometimes I don’t get,
what God is doing
but, I know His reasons
are worth my pursuing.

Sometimes I’m not sure,
what God wants of me
but, I know His plans
are there for me to see.

Sometimes I don’t discern,
what God is asking
but, I know His desires
are worth the unmasking.

Sometimes I can’t imagine,
what God has in store
but, I know His answers
He wants me to explore.

Sometimes I don’t get,
what God wants me to do
but,  I know His will  . . .
is up to me to pursue!

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Ephesians 5:17

“Wherefore be ye not unwise,
but understanding what the
will of the Lord is.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 06.02.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 06.02.16 ~


Sticky Note to God 05.30.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 05.30.16 ~


If We’re Not To Faint ~

If We're Not to Faint ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

If we’re not to faint,
if we’re not to be weak
then God’s face . . .
we must earnestly seek.

If we’re to keep walking,
if we’re not to ever quit
then to God’s will . . .
we must earnestly submit.

If we’re not to be weary,
if we’re not to ever tire
then to God’s plans . . .
we must earnestly desire.

If we’re to keep running,
if we’re not to forsake
then to God’s Word . . .
we must earnestly intake.

If we’re to mount up,
if we’re not to comedown
then to God’s ways . . .
we must earnestly crackdown.

If we’re to have strength,
if we’re not to be overpowered
then on God we have to wait . . .
so we can be empowered!

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Isaiah 40:31

“But they that wait upon the Lord
shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings
as eagles; they shall run,
and not be weary; and they
shall walk, and not faint.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Redeeming Our Time ~

Redeeming Your Time ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Our weekly schedules,
our daily timetables
are not with God’s . . .
remotely comparable.

For we rush head on,
into our own projects
that on God’s purposes
we’ve no time to reflect.

We have our routines,
down pat and firm
that on God’s plans
we don’t bother to affirm.

We are so regulated,
so stiff and unbudging
that we can not feel
the Holy Spirit’s nudging.

But, if we’d slow down,
our time we’d redeem
and God’s will for us . . .
will become our regime!

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Ephesians 5:16-17

“Redeeming the time,
because the days are evil.

Wherefore be ye not unwise,
but understanding what
the will of the Lord is.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 05.12.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 05.12.16 ~


Sticky Note From God 04.02.16

Sticky Note From God ~ CHRISTian poetry by deboran ann ~ 04.02. 16 ~


Sticky Note to God 04.02.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 04.02.16 ~


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