Tag Archives: Matthew 7:13-14

Life In The Narrow Lane ~

Life in the narrow lane,
needs to be taken slow
and you must be willing
to go with the flow.

You’ll need to keep up,
with the stressful pace
if you want to finish
the faithful race.

Life in the narrow lane,
leads to the gate
that will determine
your eternal fate.

You’ll need to be aware,
of the bumps in the way
that may cause you
from the truth to stray.

Life in the narrow lane,
was paved before us
by the saints who put . . .
in Jesus all their trust!

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Matthew 7:13–14

Enter ye in at the strait gate:
for wide is the gate, and broad
is the way, that leadeth to
destruction, and many there
be which go in thereat:

Because strait is the gate,
and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life,
and few there be that find it.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Afternoon Ponderings ~12.14.20~

Matthew 7:13-14


Oh, My Unrepentant Friend ~

Oh my unrepentant friend,
don’t think you are good
for not one person . . .
does as they should.

That hate that you have,
embedded in your heart
will keep you and God
distant and far apart.

Oh, my tolerant friend,
don’t you be deceived
for everyone by sin
is sick and diseased.

By your liberal thinking,
you are being lead astray
the road you’re now on
is not the narrow way.

Oh, my progressive friends,
for you it’s not too late . . .
to turn back to the truth
leading to the straight gate!

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Matthew 7:13-14

Enter ye in at the strait gate:
for wide is the gate, and broad
is the way, that leadeth to
destruction, and many there
be which go in thereat:

Because strait is the gate,
and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life,
and few there be that find it.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Drawing A Line ~

There is a line,
we mustn’t cross
nor is it one over
which we can gloss.

For It separates,
the dark from the light
and we must choose
which battle to fight.

There is a line,
we mustn’t straddle
nor is it on one
we should travel.

For it divides,
where our treasures lay
be it up in heaven
or on the wide way.

There is a line,
we all need to make . . .
and we need to decided
what road to take!

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Matthew 7:13-14

Enter ye in at the strait gate:
for wide is the gate,
and broad is the way,
that leadeth to destruction,
and many there be
which go in thereat:

Because strait is the gate,
and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life,
and few there be that find it.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2020
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings ~12.16.19~


Getting Through the Narrow Gate ~

getting-through-the-narrow-gate-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann-belka

If we’re to get through,
the narrow gate . . .
we need to work on
our stance and gait.

We need to keep,
our heads held high
we need to keep
Jesus in our eyes.

We need to run,
with endurance
we need to walk
with assurance.

We need to hold,
our shoulder’s back
we need to ward off
satan’s every attack.

We need to keep,
sin’s weight off
we need not care
if others scoff.

If we’re to get through,
the narrow gate . . .
we must keep our souls
pointing straight!

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Matthew 7:13-14

“Enter ye in at the strait gate:
for wide is the gate, and broad
is the way, that leadeth to destruction,
and many there be which go in thereat:

Because strait is the gate,
and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life,
and few there be that find it.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


My One and Only Selfie ~

My One and Only Selfie ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

The only selfie,
I am going to take
is when I go through
the straight gate.

I can’t wait to see,
how I will look
when I see my name
written in the book.

I know I’ll be beaming,
from the light of the Son
as the picture will show
the good race I’ve won.

It will be a photo,
of glory and rewards
one that I’m looking
ever anxiously towards.

The only selfie,
I will ever take . . .
is standing with Jesus
at the straight gate!

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Matthew 7:13-14

“Enter ye in at the strait gate:
for wide is the gate, and broad
is the way, that leadeth to
destruction, and many there
be which go in thereat:

Because strait is the gate,
and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life,
and few there be that find it.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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Two Roads, One Path ~

Two Roads, One Path ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

There are two roads,
two different destinies
one has a remedy
the other has penalties.

One leads to heaven,
the other one to hell
both determine where
in eternity we will dwell.

One takes endurance,
strength and firmness
one takes indifference
greed and worldliness.

Each one of us,
has a decision to make
we must choose the road
we are willing to take.

There are two different roads,
but only one true path
that will lead us away . . .
from knowing God’s wrath!

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Matthew 7:13-14

“Enter ye in at the strait gate:
for wide is the gate, and broad
is the way, that leadeth to
destruction, and many there
be which go in thereat:

Because strait is the gate,
and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life,
and few there be that find it.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Stop and Pray ~

~ CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ he-is-the-way IBible Verses

It’s easy to get sidetracked,
on the narrow Way . . .
with so many distractions
getting thrown at us each day.

It’s easy to get off course,
when following the Light . . .
with so many diversions
being shoved in our sight.

It’s easy to lose focus,
when trying to live the Life . . .
with so many disturbances
causing us conflict and strife.

It’s easy to lose sight of,
the straight, narrow gate . . .
with so many differences
throwing us off our gait.

It’s easy to be diverted,
from the Light, Life and the Way
but, we can be redirected . . .
to the Truth, if we stop and pray!

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Matthew 7:13-14

“Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate,
and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction,
and many there be which go in thereat:

Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way,
which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka

 


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