Tag Archives: Pressing into The Goal

Snippet of The Day ~06.03.19

 

Click Below For Full Poem

From The Poem: Pressing Into The Goal

 

Advertisements

Sticky Note From God~ 05.09.19~


Afternoon Ponderings~02.26.19~


Sticky Note to God 02.28.17

sticky-note-to-god-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann-02-28-17


Faith Stretching ~

faith-streching-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

Lord, today . . .
I’ll be exercising
for my faith can use
some real stretching.

I’ll be doing,
some strength training
so towards the mark
I can keep straining.

My perseverance,
seems a little wobbly
so I’ll be working on
a more trusting strategy.

I’ll need to do,
some heavy lifting
so my Bible I’ll pick up
to keep me from drifting.

My endurance,
I will be addressing
so into the goal . . .
I can keep on pressing.

Lord, today . . .
my faith I’m exercising
and I need Your Spirit
to do the energizing!

~~~~~

Philippians 3:14

“I press toward the mark
for the prize of the high
calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


New Beginnings ~

~ CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ New Birth IBible Verses

A fresh start,
new beginnings too
not just for today . . .
but, all year through.

If you let Jesus,
be your resolution
He will bring to you
a glorious restoration.

Putting behind the past,
pressing into the goal
believing in God with . . .
your whole heart and soul.

Letting Him change you,
from the inside out . . .
pushing back your fears
giving Him your doubt.

A fresh new start,
is waiting for you . . .
oh, the mighty things
Jesus wants to do!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 51:10

“Create in me a clean heart,
O God; and renew a right spirit within me.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


I’ts A Daily Thing ~

Look to The Cross Creation Swap CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

It’s a daily thing,
this taking up my cross
it’s about eternal gain
not worldly loss.

It’s an hourly thing,
this denying the self
it’s all about Jesus
not about myself.

It’s a moment thing,
this faithful following
it’s about pressing on
not fearful wallowing.

It’s a minute at a time,
this dying to myself thing
but, Oh what joy . . .
each day that it brings!

~~~~~~~~

Luke 9:23
King James Version

“And he said to them all,
If any man will come after me,
let him deny himself,
and take up his cross daily,
and follow me.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Pressing Into The Goal ~

Track-Running-Race_Sven-Hoppe_i1 from common photo archive

It’s not about a contest,
it’s about the one you enter in
for the race that’s before you
can be full of good or full of sin.

It’s not about how fast you are,
it’s about your direction
and if to the Gospel of grace
you will make a connection.

It’s not about the time you run,
it’s about pressing into the goal
and if you follow after Jesus
with all your heart and soul.

It’s not about the finish line,
it’s about how close you come
to the mark of a higher calling
and the glory of God’s kingdom.

It’s not about the winning,
it’s about your defeat and loss
and if you gained true knowledge
of why Christ died on the cross!

~~~~~~~~

Philippians 3:7
King James Version

“But what things were gain to me,
those I counted loss for Christ.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Sara Schroeder "Speak Life"

Author, Speaker, Pastor, Prayer Warrior, Forgiveness Mentor

prayerprince.com

change is choice

Truth for Real Life

Seeking Truth, in a World with No Absolutes

A Lamp Unto My Feet

and a Light Unto my Path. ~Psalms 119:105

"LIFE" ( You like it, I love it! )

"LOVE"-Keeping it real, and keeping it simple!

Daily Pursuit: Pursuing Jesus Together!

Devotions to help us discover a deeper relationship with the Lord.

Mercy for the Day

A reminder that God's mercies are new every day

pure heart

Matthew 5:8

Ryan Callahan's Blog

A Christian Author's blog to help people come to Jesus, help people understand the Bible, and to minister to a lost and hurting world.

Jesus,Love, Mercy and Me

He can turn any mess into a message of hope! #HopeAlways Have Faith

Abidings

life memories inspired

reflections of hope

"Catch on fire with passion & people will come from miles to watch you burn"

itsawonderfilledlife

looking for wonder in everyday life

BY FAITH...

We live by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7

Michael Stertz

The Thoughts of Mike Stertz on Important Issues

Two Steps Forward

Walking by the Spirit is a process of becoming who we are

Turning the Word

Prayers, Sermons, & Tools for a Vibrant, Resilient Faith

Cicco Lady

Positive photography ❤️

Reflecting Him

A series of spiritual contemplations on the role of the Lord in our daily life

Lift Him Up

Debra Pedrow: Christian Author and Blogger

God's Up To Something

Molly Schroeder

Jennifer Slattery Lives Out Loud

Learning to follow Christ one day at a time

Reign Drops

A Christian Ministry for Today's World.

Arise and Shine

Daily devotional - Sharing God’s Word..

Grace Upon Grace

A life-long journey of faith, visions, dreams and living them out all by God's grace alone. “For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.” -John 1:16

rethinkingtheology

Abortion, Homosexuality, Bible, theology, morality, stories

Breaking Yokes

A blog from the world of pastoral ministry

Making known the Defeated Dragon

Cleaving to Christianity at its core & Combating heresy in all its forms: Glorifying God!

Daily Inspiration - Lisa's Thoughts

Jesus, Our Lord and Savior: Seek Ye First... Matthew 6:33

LIHW Ministries & Blog

Daily Devotions

gospelmercies.wordpress.com/

The Church: Imperfect, but Beautiful

Take Time For Him

Discipleship. Encouragement. Inspiration.

Reasoned Cases for Christ

Sharing The Christian Journey, Christian Cases, Faith

Proud to be TJ's man

Gary and Terry Jean are joyfully serving wherever God wants us!

A New Life

Thoughts On Lessons Learned

Inspirational Living

Inspiration to live life abundantly!

140 Character Christian

"...and let us run with endurance the race that God has set before us." Hebrews 12:1 (NLT)

FisherofMen

Cast The Net To Rescue Those In Need

Courageous Christian Father

Christian Blogger, Family Blogger, Bible, Theology, Jesus, God, Family and more.

Growing Grace-Full

Biblical Encouragement for a Healthy Body, Mind and Soul

His Spirit Blogs

encouragement to manage the storms of life

Living the Abundant Life

Find out who Jesus is and what He has done for us!

Renovate

Invigorating life with God's grace and truth

%d bloggers like this: