Tag Archives: Light

With All of My Heart and Soul ~

with-all-of-my-heart-and-soul-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

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!

~~~~~~~

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

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What is Hope ~

what-is-hope-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

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


Making Room For Jesus ~

making-room-for-jesus-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

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!

~~~~~~~

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
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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!

~~~~~~

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
by Public Domain

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 is looking stark.

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

~~~~~~~~~

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


Sticky Note to God 12.03.14

CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ Stickt Note To  God ~


What Christmas Isn’t ~

Tis the season
to be jolly . . . .
but don’t get caught
in all the folly.

For, it’s not about,
jingle bells
or dashing off
to all the sales

It’s not about,
the office party
or if to Aunt Sally’s
we’ll be tardy.

It’s not about,
the food we buy
or if we’ll make
pecan or rhubarb pie.

It’s not about,
all the lights
or if Uncle Joe
will start a fight.

It’s not about,
Santa or his sleigh
or how much this year
he will weigh.

It’s not about,
the presents we get
or the gifts we buy
putting us into debt.

It’s about Jesus,
the virgin Babe born
so long ago
one early morn.

It’s about love,
shinning from afar
it’s about the promise
of Jacob’s Star.

It’s about His light,
His life, His way . . .
that ‘s why we celebrate
CHRISTmas day!

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Isaiah 7:14

“Therefore the Lord himself
shall give you a sign;

Behold, a virgin shall conceive,
and bear a son,

and shall call
his name Immanuel.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Lord, I Looked for You Today ~

The Lord is Good ~CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ used with permission Doorpost Verses

Lord, I looked for you today
Daughter, I saw you . . .

From the time I woke up
Upon your arising . . .

In the early morning light
I was the sunrise that greeted you . . .

During the afternoon heat
I was the warmth of your day . . .

Through the chill of the night
I cooled down your evening . . .

Till the time I laid down
I was the peace that you felt . . .

But, you were nowhere to be found
But, you were always in My sight . . .

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Lamentations 3:25

“The Lord is good unto them
that wait for him,
 to the soul that seeketh him.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Jesus Is ~

Jesus is ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~
Jesus is . . .
my eternal Friend
the Deliverer of my soul
the One who completes me
the One who makes me whole.

Jesus is . . .
my Redeemer
the Forgiver of my wrongs
the One who blesses me
the One who keeps me strong.

Jesus is . . .
my Helper
the Comforter of my heart
the One who I always turn to
the One who’ll never depart.

Jesus is . . .
my Shepherd
the Light in which I see
the One whose Word is Truth
the One who leads and guides me.

Jesus is . . .
my Healer
the  Hope living inside me
the One who perfects me
the One whose image, I pray to be.

Jesus is . . .
my Savior
the Risen Lord and my King
the One who promises to everyone
I will make new all things!

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Revelation 21:5
King James Version

“And he that sat upon the throne said,
Behold, I make all things new.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


The Rest of My Days ~

I love The Lord used with permission Doorpost Verses on Facebook

Lord, Your grace I will carry,
all the days of my life
Your mercies will take me
through all of my worldly strife.

Your faithfulness exceeds,
my every dream
Your goodness flows in me
like a mountain stream.

Your truthfulness shines,
like a beacon in the night
Your Word consumes me
with its wondrous, glorious light.

Lord, Your love for me,
is constant and true . . .
for the rest of my days
I will call ~ only on You!

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Psalm 116:1-2
King James Version

“I love the Lord, because he hath heard
my voice and my supplications.
Because he hath inclined his ear unto me,
therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Forever Be ~

God's Light ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

My mind is fixed,
on Thee my Lord
my heart, it too
is faithfully aboard.

Not man or death,
will separate us
the hope I have . . .
is because, You I trust.

Your peace flows,
through my veins
in my life . . .
You hold the reins.

I will follow,
wherever You take me
knowing in the shadows
Your light will  ~ forever be!

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Luke 1:79
King James Version

“To give light to them that sit in darkness
and in the shadow of death,
to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


His Heart’s Desire ~

Love candle by Russell Matin free photo #1004

Let us not love with idle words,
that simply roll off our tongues
let us love in truthful actions
and deeds that are left unsung.

Let us not love with conditions,
that requires more of another
let us love in a forgiving measure
bracing and lifting up each other.

Let us not love over factors,
that causes us to clash and fight
let us love with reassuring hearts
filled with joy and God’s eternal light.

Let us not love with a lofty heart,
that brings or puts another down
let us love with hope and bold faith
so others can see the truth we’ve found.

Let us love with pure, honest deeds,
so our conduct awes and inspires . . .
someone to turn their life to our Lord
for, that is what His heart desires!

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Philippians 2: 1-3
King James Version

“Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ,
if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit,
if any affection and mercy, fulfill my joy by being
like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord,
of one mind. Let nothing be done through selfish ambition
or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem
others better than himself.”

Copyright 2012
Deborah Ann Belka


The One True Light ~

Where there is Light CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Sometimes it’s impossible,
to keep the lights on inside
when there’s so much darkness
lurking on the outside.

Sometimes the truth,
doesn’t shine so very bright
when there’s so much gloom
that clouds up the sight.

Sometimes in the shadows,
the way seems to disappear
when there’s so much dread
lurking close and near.

But, the One True Light,
is always on ~ inside of us
when there’s so much doubt
in Jesus we can always trust!

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John 1:8-9
King James Version

“He was not that Light,
but was sent to bear witness of that Light.
That was the true Light, which lighteth
every man that cometh into the world.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


A Prodigal Child ~

Black Sheep ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann Wikipedia
A hope renewed,
a joy emerges
when sin from soul
the Light purges.

The heart rejoices,
an answered prayer
no longer caught
in Satan’s snare.

A hope renewed,
a life forever changed
a prodigal child
no longer estranged.

A mind transformed,
the spirit set free
out from the darkness
comes a joyous glee.

A hope renewed,
a faith restored
a wandering one
now follows the Lord!

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Luke 15:24
King James Version

“For this my son was dead,
and is alive again;
he was lost, and is found.
And they began to be merry.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


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