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If We’re to Be Meek ~

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If we’re to be meek,
but, still be strong . . .
then we must believe
God won’t steer us wrong.

If we’re to be humble,
but, still be bold . . .
then we must let God
into our heart’s to mold.

If we’re to be poor,
but, still be wealthy
then we must remain . . .
to God’s ways healthy.

If we’re to be gentle,
but, still be confident . . .
then we must trust God
is always competent.

If were to be meek,
humble, poor and gentle
then we must live a life . . .
of faith, trust and self-denial!

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Matthew 5:3

“Blessed are the poor in spirit:
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


The Poor In Spirit ~

Blessed Are by  Joe Cacazos free photo #5225

Lord, make me poor in spirit,
let me see my own depravity
show me all my iniquities
my absolute spiritual poverty.

Give me the understanding,
to recognize my sinful condition
let me dwell on my wickedness
till I feel the sting of conviction.

Show me my lustful appetites,
the habits of selfishness
let me look upon my heart
till I see my own helplessness.

Let me see my sinfulness,
what’s not pleasant in Your sight
examine and judge me
for Your laws are always right.

Shut up in me Your loving grace,
lock up in me Your tender mercy
let me exercise my full obedience
till Your love flows out of me.

Lord, make me poor in spirit,
let me be, for You hard pressed
let me see my absolute poverty
so I may be ~ heaven blessed!

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Matthew 5:3
King James Bible

“Blessed are the poor in spirit:
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Blessed are The Poor In Spirit ~

Blessed Are by Joe Cacazos free photo #5225

Blessed are the poor in spirit,
those who trust God and His Son
those who are spiritually bankrupt
who have a need ~ for no other one.

Blessed are the hopelessly condemned,
those who acknowledge their sin
those who accept their shortcomings
who know of the darkness that’s within.

Blessed are the morally destitute,
those who are full of iniquity’s decay
those who recognize their wickedness
who are beggars on the narrow way.

Blessed are the unrighteous,
those who have a depressive condition
those who live in pious poverty
who finally see their own transgression.

Blessed are those empty of all pride,
those who are conscious of their greed
those who believe Jesus paid their debt
who know that God’s love is all they need.

Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven
they believe in God’s power and favor
for when they repent They are forgiven!

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Matthew 5:3
King James Version

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the
kingdom of heaven.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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