Tag Archives: Loving-kindness

My Morning Song ~

Early in the morning,
before the sun is ablaze
I give a shout of joy
with a song of heartfelt praise.

I make a sweet melody,
to show God my gratitude
as I sing out my praises
with a joyful attitude.

Early in the morning,
before the sun begins to rise
I thank God for His kindness
under the darken skies.

I clap my hands together,
lift my arms up in praise
as I give my day to the Lord
I thank Him for His ways.

While the dew is still set,
on the morning lawn
while the house is dark
before there is a new dawn.

I show my thankfulness,
to the Lord up above
and lift up my heart-song
to honor His steadfast love.

When my day is over,
as the sun dims its blazing light
I thank God for His faithfulness
all though the starry night!

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 92:1-2

“It is good to give thanks to the Lord,
and to sing praises to Your name, O Most
 High; To declare Your lovingkindness in the
morning, and Your faithfulness every night.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2012 Revised 2018
Deborah Ann Belka

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A Merciful Heart ~

Lord, give me a heart merciful,
tender, ready to forgive
give me a heart of kindness
not one testy and combative.

Let it be a heart of compassion,
filled with Your loving grace
Lord, give me a heart lenient
as Yours is for the human race.

Lord, give me a heart merciful,
overflowing with Your goodness
give me a heart sympathetic
not one cold, bitter or ruthless.

Let it be a heart of empathy,
where pardon makes its home
Lord, give me a heart benevolent
like Yours is from Your throne.

Lord, give me a heart merciful,
one that’s animosity free
give me a heart forgiving
just like Yours is towards me!

~~~~~~~~

James 2:13

“For he shall have judgment
without mercy, that hath
shewed no mercy;
and mercy rejoiceth
against judgment.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Breaking Point ~

Breaking Point ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

When you have reached,
your breaking point
turn to the Word of God
let it heal and anoint.

It will give you strength,
for what lies ahead
as you read the verses
pray to be Spirit lead

When you are confused,
not knowing what to do
open up your Bible
let its light show you.

On the pages you’ll find,
the truth and the way
and all of your tension
it will melt away.

When you have reached,
the point of breaking
trust God to do all . . .
your decision-making!

~~~~~~~

Psalm 119:105

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

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


God’s Steadfast Love ~

God's Steadfast Love ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~

When sorrow greets me,
upon the break of day
I know God’s love . . .
will take the pain away.

For His loving-kindness,
when I am heartbroken
is filled with the promise
I’ll not be left forsaken.

When I’m discouraged,
before depression sets in
I think about God’s love
living steadfast within.

For His kind-heartedness,
is my souls retreat . . .
where my faith and trust
is made in Him, complete.

When my head I lay down,
at the end of the day . . .
I sing praises to my Lord
for the love He sent my way!

~~~~~~~

Psalm 42:8

“By day the Lord directs his love,
at night his song is with me
– a prayer to the God of my life.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


A Shout of Joy~

Sing Praises used with permission IBible Verses

Early in the morning,
before the sun is ablaze
give a shout of pure joy
a song of heartfelt praise.

Make a sweet melody,
and show your gratitude
sing out your praises
with a joyful attitude.

Early in the morning,
before the sun begins to rise
remember His loving-kindness
under the darken skies.

Clap your hands together,
lift your arms up in praise
give your day to the Lord
thank Him for His ways.

While the dew is still set,
on the morning lawn
while the house is dark
before there is a new dawn.

Show your thankfulness,
to the Lord up above
lift up your heart-song
and praise Him for His love.

When your day is finally over,
and the sun dims its blazing light
thank God for His faithfulness
all though the starry night!

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 92:1-2
King James Version

“It is good to give thanks to the Lord,
and to sing praises to Your name, O Most
High; To declare Your lovingkindness in the
morning, and Your faithfulness every night.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Loss for Words ~

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Lord, my words can barely,
come together
to collaborate
to rally up
and gather
worthy expressions
of my deepest desire for You.

For they seem weak,
feeble at best
frail and faint
limping and stumbling
on themselves
to adequately convey
what You mean to me.

Words get caught,
in my throat
choking me up
they can not sufficiently
articulate
communicate
demonstrate
my love for You!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 63:3
King James Version

“Because thy lovingkindness
is better than life,

my lips shall praise thee.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Roses Aren’t Always Red ~

Roses Aren't Always Red ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Roses aren’t always red,
violets can be white or blue
but what never changes ~ Lord
is the love coming from You.

I know I’m not perfect,
but You love me any way
Your love is like the sunshine
that brightens up my day.

You love me like no other,
what more could I need
for Your love comes with . . .
a satisfaction guaranteed.

Your love is in my heart,
I can feel it in each beat
without it my life . . .
would be incomplete.

Roses sometimes are red,
violets may come blue
but Your love for me ~ Lord
remains constantly true!

~~~~~~~~~~~

1 John 4:16
King James Version

“And we have known and believed
the love that God hath to us.
God is love; and he that dwelleth
in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Jesus Loves You ~

you-are-loved CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann
Jesus loves you,
like no other can
He has for you
an eternal plan.

No one else,
can come close to
the loving-kindness
He has for you.

His love is faithful,
it remains true
forever more
He loves you.

Love unfailing,
love everlasting
beyond your dreams
His love is surpassing.

There is no greater,
love known to man
Jesus loves you . . .
like no other can!

~~~~~~~~

Jeremiah 31:3
King James Version

“The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea,
I have loved thee with an everlasting love:
therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


His Wing’s Shadow ~

Under the shadow of Your wings,
where no sun or rain will blind
where Thy loving-kindness waits
to fill hearts with peace of mind.

Under the shadow of Your wings,
where no storm or wind will meet
where Thy grace inspires calm
to give the weary heart retreat.

Under the shadow of Your wings,
where no fear or doubt will soar
where Thy steadfast love exists
to help grieving hearts restore.

Under the shadow of Your wings,
where no pain or hurt will be
where Thy goodness is prepared
to bring broken hearts to Thee.

Under the shadow of Your wings,
where no star or moon will fade
where Thy mercies reach forever
to heal hearts that are afraid.

Oh, precious is Your loving kindness,
where our trust can mount and rise
where unfailing love gives assurance
Your wing’s shadow protects our cries.

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 36:7
King James Version

“How excellent is thy lovingkindness,
O God! therefore the children of men
put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Morning Song of Praise ~

Morning Song of Praise ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Early in the morning,
before the sun is ablaze
give a shout of pure joy
a song of heartfelt praise.

Make a sweet melody,
and show your gratitude
sing out your praises
with a joyful attitude.

Early in the morning,
before the sun begins to rise
remember His loving-kindness
under the darken skies.

Clap your hands together,
lift your arms up in praise
give your day to the Lord
and thank Him for His ways.

While the dew is still set,
on the morning lawn
while the house is dark
before there is a new dawn.

Show your thankfulness,
to the Lord up above
lift up your heart-song
and praise Him for His love.

When your day is finally over,
and the sun dims its blazing light
thank God for His faithfulness
all though the starry night!

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 92:1-2
King James Version

“It is good to give thanks to the Lord,
and to sing praises to Your name, O Most
 High; To declare Your lovingkindness in the
morning, and Your faithfulness every night.”

Copyright 2012
Deborah Ann Belka


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