Tag Archives: Life or Death

The Weight of Sin ~

The Weight of SIn ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

The weight of sin,
lies heavy
its high cost
is like a levy.

It will crush,
the lost soul
for hefty is
sins final toll.

Sin’s curse,
is most grave
for death is
its eternal grave.

Sin only wants,
to ensnare
it only brings
everlasting despair.

The weight of sin,
will kill us . . .
unless in Jesus
we believe and trust!

~~~~~~~~~

Romans 6:23

“For the wages of sin is death;
but the gift of God is eternal life
through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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What Will I Lose ~

What Will I Lose ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I asked the Lord,
what will be my loss
if I daily . . .
picked up my cross.

He said to me,
here’s what it requires
but first you must die
to all selfish-desires.

All your dreams,
ideas and plans
must be placed now
into My hands.

Then you will need,
to follow Me
so I can lead you
to where you should be.

All your possessions,
all that you own
you must leave behind
yes, even your home.

You must give up,
family and friends
your bank accounts
and stock dividends.

I asked the Lord,
what will be my loss . . .
YOUR VERY LIFE He said
if  you don’t pick up your cross!

~~~~~~~~~

Matthew 16:25-26

” For whosoever will save his life
shall lose it: and whosoever will
lose his life for my sake shall find it.

For what is a man profited,
if he shall gain the whole world,
and lose his own soul?
or what shall a man give
in exchange for his soul?”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note From God ~ 11.14.15

Sticky Note From God ~ CHRISTian poetry by deboran ann


I am But a Vapor ~

i-am-but-a-vapor-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

I am but a vapor,
a puff of steam in the air
so, I give to the Lord
all on earth I have to bear.

I may be here today,
but tomorrow I may not be
so, I lay up my treasures
in what I cannot see.

I know not His will,
for the days of my life
so, I give to the Lord
all of my daily strife.

God could have me live,
to a hundred or more
but, then again tomorrow
I could be at death’s door.

I know not the future,
my days are in His hands
so, I rest in the comfort
of His eternal plans.

I cannot add any time,
or even take some away
so, I give to the Lord
my every living day!

~~~~~~


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.”

Copyright 2012
Deborah Ann Belka


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