Tag Archives: Light

If We Walk In The Light ~

If we’re to shine the Light,
then why more like Jesus aren’t we
why is His reflection in us . . .
so hard for others to see?

If we’re to act as the Light,
then why don’t we share
why to the Good News
don’t we make more people aware?

If we’re to live in the Light,
then why aren’t we a witness
why aren’t we spreading the truth
to those still living in darkness?

If we’re to be the Light,
then where is our power
why do we let satan . . .
our strength erode and devour?

If we walk in the Light,
our hope would radiate
and Jesus’ love for the world
we would always advocate!

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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.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka

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A Look Into the Manger ~

Some people look,
but they don’t see
the gift God sent
to set them free.

They see a manger,
but not the Savior
they see a Babe
but not God’s favor.

They see a Boy,
but not the King of Kings
they see a Child
but not the hope He brings.

They see the Wise Men,
but not the Prince of Peace
they see the Shepherds
but not God’s love released.

Some people look,
into the manger
but they only see . . .
Jesus as a stranger!

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Luke 2:12

“And this shall be a sign unto you;
Ye shall find the babe wrapped
in swaddling clothes,
lying in a manger.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


May God Smile On You Today ~

 

May the Lord today,
shine His face on you
with rays of peace
upon the morning new.

May He bless you,
with joy and gladness
so today you can find
in Him, your happiness.

May the Lord today,
put hope in your heart
may He restore your faith
upon the new day start.

May He bless you,
with His grace and favor
so all of His goodness
you will come to savor.

May the Lord today,
smile down on you
with rays of His love
upon your heart anew!

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Numbers 6:25

“The Lord make his face
shine upon thee,
and be gracious unto thee:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


God’s Saving Light ~

If I could gather,
all the rays of God’s light
I know now blinded eyes
would receive a new sight.

For within each beam,
the blinded eye would see
how the grace of Jesus
came to set them free.

If I could reap,
every ounce of God’s light
everyone would be full
of His power and His might.

For within each burst,
His love would crystallize
and His mercy for them
they would personalize.

If I could gather,
each beam and every ray
I’d forever shine God’s glory
on the Truth and the Way!

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2 Corinthians 4:6

” For God, who commanded the light
to shine out of darkness,
hath shined in our hearts,
to give the light of the knowledge
of the glory of God
in the face of Jesus Christ.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


God Is ~

God is . . .

Our Shadow in the heat,
our Calm in the wave
our Refuge in the storm
the Father who can save.

Our Peace surpassing,
our Stillness unreal
our Hope never-ending
the God to whom we kneel.

Our Buckler of Trust,
our Horn of Salvation
our Rock of Strength
the Judge of every nation.

Our Cloud in the Night
our Light unto the Way
our very Present Help
the Potter of the clay.

Our Shield of Faith,
our High Lofty Tower
our Fortress of Peace
the Almighty full of Power!

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Isaiah 25:4

“For thou hast been
a strength to the poor,
a strength to the needy
in his distress,
a refuge from the storm,
a shadow from the heat,
when the blast of the
terrible ones is as
a storm against the wall.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


In The Lord’s House ~

In the my Father’s house,
I’m going to forever dwell
there is no way . . .
I’m willing to go to hell.

For, my sins I’ve confess,
repented and turned from
by grace through faith is how
I’ll enter His kingdom.

In Your house Lord,
is where I want to be
so, for the rest of my days
I’ll faithfully follow Thee.

For, the world is full darkness,
but, You have brought me Light
Your mercy and goodness
are now always in my sight.

In the my Father’s house,
I’m going to live forever
oh, how I cannot wait . . .
for us to be together!

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Psalm 23:6

“Surely goodness and mercy
shall follow me all the days
of my life: and I will dwell
in the house of the Lord for ever.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


With All of My Heart and Soul ~

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Lord may I love You,
forever to You, may I cleave
may my heart and soul
from Your ways never leave.

May my heart obey You,
diligently may I conform
may my love for You
never grow lukewarm.

May I always trust You,
and the power of Your might
may I draw all of my strength
from the greatness of Your light.

May I remain faithful,
may the joy of my salvation
cause me to be full of hope
filled with peaceful jubilation.

Lord, with all my heart and soul,
I love You more each day . . .
may You continue to guide me
to walk in all your ways!

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Joshua 22:5

“But take diligent heed
to do the commandment and the law,
which Moses the servant of the Lord
charged you, to love the Lord
your God, and to walk in all his
ways, and to keep his commandments,
and to cleave unto him, and to
serve him with all your heart
and with all your soul.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
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:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Let’s Make Room For Jesus ~

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Every year for Christmas,
we prepare for our guests
making sure they only see
our homes at their best.

We scrub and we scour,
room by room we go
making sure every space
has a sparkling glow.

We remove the clutter,
tidy up all of the mess
we dust everything in hopes
to pass the white glove test.

But, what about our hearts,
for Jesus, are they prepared
or in the holiday madness
have they become ensnared?

So, this year let’s first check,
to see if we have room
in our hearts for Jesus
and if not, let’s take a broom.

Let’s sweep away the junk,
clear out a perfect space
so Jesus can fill it up
with His love and grace.

Then let’s open up our homes,
and invite our guests in . . .
and maybe what they see in us
they too, will want within!

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Luke 2:7

“And she brought forth
her firstborn son,
and wrapped him
in swaddling clothes
and laid him in a manger;
because there was
no room for them in the inn.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Tunneling Through ~

Tunneling Through ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

When up to your ears,
with problems and fear
before they swallow you up
ask God to draw you near.

Ask Him to give you,
the courage you need
so from fear’s sinkhole
you can be freed.

When life gets too hard,
to make your way though
before you start to panic
ask God what you should do.

He’ll give you the strength,
to burrow your way out
and keep you from getting
buried in fear and doubt.

When worry buries you,
up to your ears . . .
let Jesus help you tunnel
through all your fears!

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Hebrews 13:6

“So that we may boldly say,
The Lord is my helper,
and I will not fear what
man shall do unto me.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


For Our Own Good ~

For Our GOod ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

God is at work in us,
He knows what’s good
He knows whether
we’ll do as we should.

He is in control,
over all things right
He knows whether
we’ll follow His light.

For our own good,
God’s working in us
He knows whether
we’ll doubt or trust.

He has a purpose,
each day for our life
He knows whether
it’ll bring joy or strife.

God is at work in us,
for what’s good and right
and those who love Him
do so, with all their might!

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Romans 8:28

“And we know that all things
work together for good to them
that love God, to them who are
the called according to his purpose.”

King James Version
Public Domain

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


Sticky Note From God 02.13.16

STICKY NOTE FROM  GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 02.13.16 ~


A Verse A Day ~

Your Word My Light

A Verse a day,
will keep the devil away
a Word or two
will help restore and renew.

A Scripture thought,
will help when distraught
a Bible study plan
will lead and command.

A Verse a day,
will keep fear at bay
a Word or two
will power you through.

A Scripture learned,
will help when concerned
a Bible nearby
will keep Jesus close by.

A Verse a day,
is a daily must . . .
for it will direct you
in God, to always trust!

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Psalm 119:105

“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet,
and a light unto my path.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Rise Up ~

I Will Rise ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Whenever you fall,
you must rise up again
no matter the struggle
or the amount of pain.

Lest Satan our enemy,
will fight to keep you down
he will do anything . . .
to pin you, to the ground.

Whenever you tumble,
get right back on your feet
no matter the plunge
or you will suffer defeat.

For the devil our adversary,
likes to keep you in chains
he will jump at the chance
to hold you in his restrains.

Whenever you stumble,
when into darkness you fall
Jesus will light your way
if on His name you call!

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Micah 7:7-9

” Therefore I will look unto the Lord;
I will wait for the God of my salvation:
my God will hear me.

Rejoice not against me,
O mine enemy: when I fall,
I shall arise; when I sit in darkness,
the Lord shall be a light unto me.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


The Tablet of My Heart ~

Spend Time in The Bible Used with permission IBible VErses

 Upon the tablet of my heart,
the Word of God I etch
for I know without His grace
I’d be a miserable wretch.

His Word reveals to me,
Light in its purest form
it exposes all my sin
the wickedness I perform.

In God’s Word I can find,
the true meaning of life
how to avoid being filled
with anxiety and strife.

His Word imparts wisdom,
it gives me understanding
it helps me from being . . .
to this world conforming.

On the tablet of my heart,
into my soul, I’ve engraved
God’s Word, grace and mercy
to remind me why it is I’m saved.

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Proverbs 3:3

” Let not mercy and truth forsake thee:
bind them about thy neck;
write them upon the table of thine heart:

King James Version
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Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


My Shepherd’s Voice ~

My Sheep used with perrmison Doorpost Verses on Facebook

Is that You ~ Lord,
is that You calling out to me
is that Your light Lord
that I’m beginning to see?

Is that Your voice,
I’m hearing in the shadows
is that Your staff
leading me to green meadows?

Is that You Lord,
is that You giving me direction
is that Your rod
providing me with protection?

Is that Your peace,
that I’m feeling all around
is that Your love
making my heart leap and bound?

Is that You ~ Lord,
is that my Shepherd’s voice I hear?
It must be You . . .
for I have me not, a single fear!

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John 10:27

 ” My sheep hear my voice,
and I know them,
and they follow me:”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


My Sun and Shield ~

Walk in the Way ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ used with permission DoorPost Verses

Lord, You promised to be,
my sun and shied . . .
so, unto Your authority
my heart, I willingly yield.

For, in You there is light,
Son shine filled rays . . .
giving my heart gladness
all throughout my days.

You bring warmth to my soul,
from the energy You emit
to Your righteous ways
whole-heartedly, I submit.

And when the heat of the day,
gets too much for me to bear
Your shield will protect me . .
from falling into Satan’s snare.

Lord, You are my sun and shield,
You bless me each new day
by equipping me to walk . . .
with grace along my way!

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Psalm 84:11

“For the Lord God is a sun and shield:
the Lord will give grace and glory:
no good thing will he withhold from
them that walk uprightly.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


My Light ~

~ CHRUISTian poetry by deborah ann ~The Light by Nicholas Swetnam free photo 16743 Creation Swap

Lord, give me a warm heart,
a spirit that is bright . . .
let me look at everything
through Your amazing light.

Let me see the sunshine,
even when there is rain
let me see the blue skies
even through my pain.

Let me be grateful,
when answers are delayed
let me be thankful
even when I am dismayed.

Let me see the morning dawn,
even when it’s cold and dark
let me see Your splendor
even when all appears so stark..

Lord, give me a warm heart,
a spirit that is bright
let me see that in You . . .
there is only  light!

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1 John 1:5

“This then is the message which we have heard of him,
and declare unto you, that God is light,
and in him is no darkness at all

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 01.07.15

Sticky Note To God 01.07.15


The Greatest Gift of All ~

The Greastest Gift of All ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

The greatest gift of all . . .
isn’t found under the tree
nor wrapped in pretty paper
ribbons on it you won’t see.

It’s not very beautiful,
in fact, it’s even uncomely
it’s not deck-out or decorated
it’s actually rather homely.

It’s not seen on the mantle,
or inside an adorned stocking
in truth, it’s outward appearance
might even be to you shocking.

It’s not something you can buy,
or something you can give away
it’s not something people desire
most won’t give it the time of day.

The greatest gift of all,
is Jesus plain and clear
He is the Savior of the world
changing lives is His career.

Once you give your heart to Him,
His light will make you  glow
and the closer you get to Jesus . . .
His inner beauty you’ll come to know!

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Isaiah 53:2

“For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant,
and as a root out of a dry ground:
he hath no form nor comeliness;
and when we shall see him,
there is no beauty that we should desire him.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka

 


The Gift of Joy ~

CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ Joy

Share the gift of eternal joy,
let it rise out of you each day
let the happiness you feel
leave its mark, along your way.

Tell everyone about Jesus,
the cheerfulness that He brings
let them know, He’s the reason
why your heart, this season sings.

Show your joyfulness,
raise your hands, sing your praise
let people see it is Jesus
who has you feeling so amazed.

Let your joy be seen by all,
for the glory of your salvation
let them see the birth of Jesus
is the cause for your elation.

Share the gift of eternal joy,
everyday throughout the year
let the world see your blissfulness
is more than holiday cheer!

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Matthew 2:10

“When they saw the star,
they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 12.03.14

CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ Stickt Note To  God ~


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