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Afternoon Ponderings ~01.18.21~

Luke 15:3-7


When Today I See A Rainbow ~

When today I see a rainbow,
in the rainy, cloudy skies . . .
I have to ponder if it’s formed
from all of our tears and cries.

For, a rainbow can’t be seen,
unless the Son shines too
and I wonder if it holds . . .
God, surrendered hearts to You.

When today I see a rainbow,
I see a commitment once made
I have to ponder if it’s formed
of lost sheep that have strayed.

For, a rainbow can’t be seen,
unless the Son comes out too
and I wonder if it holds . . .
God, those coming back to You.

When today I see a rainbow,
I sit and I ponder . . .
the promise that God made
and I marvel at its wonder!

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Genesis 9:12-13

And God said, This is the token
of the covenant which I make
between me and you and every
living creature that is with you,
for perpetual generations:

I do set my bow in the cloud,
and it shall be for a token
of a covenant between me
and the earth.

King James Version
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Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


Spirit Of Truth ~

Spirit of Truth,
come protect me
to satan lies . . .
let me not agree.

For he skews,
Your every Word
till Your Gospel
is so blurred.

Spirit of Truth,
Jesus incarnate
help me to You
the path navigate.

For the way is wide,
the crowd is deep
filling up fast
with Your lost sheep.

Spirit of Truth,
never leave me
lest from satin’s lies . . .
I too can’t flee!

~~~~~~~

John 16:13

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth,
is come, he will guide you into all truth:
for he shall not speak of himself;
but whatsoever he shall hear,
that shall he speak: and he will
shew you things to come.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


Oh, Prodigal ~

Oh, prodigal
what made you roam
how did you wander
so far from home?

What led you away,
from the Truth and Life
what took you on the path
to everlasting strife?

Oh, prodigal,
what made you stray
who enticed you off
the straight narrow way.

What convinced you,
from God you could hide
what seduced you onto
the road broad and wide?

Oh prodigal,
what made you roam . . .
God won’t give up on you
until your back home!

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Matthew 18:12-13

How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep,
and one of them be gone astray, doth he not
leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into
the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?

And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you,
he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety
and nine which went not astray.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


Do Not Go Astray ~

Do Not Go Astray ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann Wikipedia

Do not lose heart,
do not go astray
from the Good Shepherd
be not lead away.

Do not give up,
do not give in
do not let temptation
ever, ever win.

Do not wander,
do not roam around
do not lose the faith
that you have found.

Do not turn,
do not separate
do not get distracted
from the narrow gate.

Do not leave,
do not go your own way
do not let sin tempt you
from God to ever sway!

~~~~~~~~~~

Isaiah 53:6

“All we like sheep
have gone astray;

we have turned
every one to his own way;

and the Lord hath laid on him
the iniquity of us all.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Let Me Not Tire ~

Even When ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah annJesus is our Good Shepherd IBible Verses

Lord, let me not tire,
or get too weary to do
the good works  . . .
that bring other’s to You.

Help me to be strong,
while sowing trust’s seeds
let not my faith get mixed
with the tares and weeds.

Lord, let me not faint,
in the heat of the day
help me to be strong
so hearts, I may sway.

Help me to always keep,
my eyes on the goal
so I may harvest for You
every wandering soul.

Lord, let me not tire,
while I wait to reap . . .
let me not ever get weary
of saving Your lost sheep!

~~~~~~~~~~

Galatians 6:9

And let us not be weary
 in well doing:
for in due season we shall reap,
if we faint not.

King James Version
by Public Domain


Use Me Lord ~

The Harvest used with permission Doorpost Verses on Facebook
Use my eyes Lord,
so that I might see
all those who are
seeking after Thee.

Use my ears Lord,
so that I may hear
the crying out of those
who live in fear.

Use my tongue Lord,
so that I may confess
and tell the world
of Your Righteousness.

Use my arms Lord,
so I may reach out
and gather up those
filled with doubt.

Use my legs Lord,
let them run free
to bring lost sheep
back unto Thee.

Use me Lord,
use all of me . . .
a part of Your harvest
I labor to be!

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Luke 10:2
King James Version

“Therefore said he unto them,
The harvest truly is great,

but the labourers are few:
pray ye therefore the Lord
of the harvest,
that he would
send forth labourers
into his harvest.

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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