Tag Archives: Salvation

Jesus Came To Seek ~

Jesus came to seek,
to look, to find
the lost souls
of all of mankind.

He came to call,
all to repentance
took upon Himself
their penitence.

Jesus came to save,
all who were lost
to bring them to God
no matter the cost.

He sought to find,
hearts willing
to be filled with
His indwelling.

Jesus came to seek,
He looked, He sought
all of mankind . . .
who sought Him not!

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Luke 19:10

For the Son of man is come
to seek and to save that
which was lost.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Good Morning Quote ~05.22.22~


Today I’ll Sing ~

Today I will sing,
no matter what comes . . .
the strings of my heart
I’m still going to strum.

If there are blue skies,
I will kick up my heels
if there be clouds
my joy they wont steal.

Today I am singing,
hallelujah and hooray
regardless of whatever
may come my way.

If there be a storm,
I’ll sing over its roar
if there be calm waters
I will sing louder more.

Lord, today I will sing,
nothing can stop me . . .
I will sing of the love
that I have for Thee!

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Psalm 57:7

“My heart is fixed,
O God, my heart is fixed:
I will sing and give praise.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Fruit Of Our Faith ~

Within each of us,
the Holy Spirit resides . . .
and the fruit of our faith
needs to be daily applied.

But, we must feel the fire,
the burning of desire
to call upon His strength
so His might we’ll acquire.

Then we’ll be loving,
in all things we’ll have peace
and our joy and happiness
will be natural to release.

To have God like patience,
we must learn to be kind
then gentleness will flow
from our hearts and minds.

We need to let humility,
guide us to being meek
by not forgetting His power
each day we must seek.

The Holy Spirit abides
in every one of us . . .
and to produce much fruit
in Jesus we need to trust!

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John 15:5

I am the vine, ye are the branches:
He that abideth in me, and I in him,
the same bringeth forth much fruit:
for without me ye can do nothing.

Galatians 5.22-23

“But the fruit of the Spirit is
love, joy, peace, longsuffering,
gentleness, goodness, faith,
Meekness, temperance: against
such there is no law.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Sticky Note From God ~05.04.22~

Proverbs 15:15


Show Me Your Ways Lord~

Lord, show me Your ways,
reveal them to me
lead and guide my steps
to where they should be.

Grant me Your mercy,
always be by my side
for the road is too rough
and the path is so wide.

Instruct and teach me Lord,
in the way I should go
for the hills are too lofty
and the valleys so low.

Encourage me daily,
to hold on to Your hand
for the canyons are too steep
and the mountains so grand.

Lord, show me Your path,
teach me in Your ways
let Your light lead me . . .
for the rest of my days!

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Psalm 32:8

“I will instruct thee and teach thee
in the way which thou shalt go:
I will guide thee with mine eye.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

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The Seeds Your Are Sowing ~

Some scatter seeds of anxiety,
and harvest nothing but fear
some collect in their memory
the reason for all their tears.

Some spread seeds of distrust,
and collect grains of doubt
some gather up their losses
shutting all their blessings out.

Some cast seeds of excess,
and reap in what they sow
some collect worldly pleasures
thinking God will never know.

Some throw seeds of greed,
and collect envy and pride
some lose their hope and faith
when their will with God’s collide.

Some scatter seeds of doubt,
and harvest nothing but fear
but those who mock not God
sow the seeds of repentant tears!

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Galatians 6:7

“Be not deceived;
God is not mocked: for

whatsoever a man soweth,
that shall he also reap.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


A Call For Praise ~

A time to worship,
a call for praise
a time a new song
to God to raise.

For all He’s done,
for all He’s doing
a time to rejoice
with joyful singing.

A time for music,
a call for melody
a time to display
jubilant revelry.

For all Jesus did,
for all He will do
a time to relish
all things made new.

A time for song.
a call to sing . . .
upon the chords
of our heart’s stings!

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Psalm 33:1-4

Rejoice in the Lord,
O ye righteous:
for praise is comely
for the upright.

Praise the Lord with harp:
sing unto him with the
psaltery and an instrument
of ten strings.

Sing unto him a new song;
play skilfully with a loud noise.

For the word of the Lord is right;
and all his works are done in truth.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Mark of This Beast ~

 Father in heaven,
keep my soul prepared
so to the New World order
my faith won’t be impaired.

Keep my mind alert,
to Thy holy wisdom
keep my thoughts unlike
the One World System.

Keep my mind aware,
to know it’s my choice
keep my ears opposed
to the antichrist’s voice.

Keep my feet moving,
in the direction Thy set
keep my legs running
from this World Wide threat.

Father in heaven,
don’t let me get fleeced
keep me from taking . . .
 the Mark of this Beast!

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Revelation 14:9-10

“And the third angel followed them,
saying with a loud voice, If any man
worship the beast and his image,
and receive his mark in his
forehead, or in his hand,

The same shall drink of the wine
of the wrath of God, which is poured
out without mixture into the cup of
his indignation; and he shall be
tormented with fire and brimstone
in the presence of the holy angels,
and in the presence of the Lamb:”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Harvest Is Nearly Here ~

The seed has been planted,
for each nation to hear
the fields are now ready
harvest time is nearly here.

The season is turning ripe,
the time is drawing close
soon our Savior will come
but the hour no one knows.

The Word has gone out,
the desert rose is a bloom
in God’s heavenly mansion
there’s still plenty of room.

The showers have increased,
the outpouring is on the rise
the day Jesus comes will be
like a twinkling in our eyes.

The soil has been prepared,
the sacrifice has been made
time is running out
for lost souls to be swayed.

The message of hope continues,
it will to the very end . . .
still we don’t how much longer
the time God plans to extend!

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Revelation 14:15

And another angel came out
of the temple, crying with a
loud voice to him that sat on
the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle,
and reap: for the time is come
for thee to reap; for the harvest
of the earth is ripe.

Matthew 24:36

“But of that day and hour
knoweth no man,
no, not the angels
of heaven,
but my Father only.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Unreachable ~

Today more than ever,
we need ears teachable
ones that are opened
and to God reachable.

We need hearts to believe,
all things are possible
so they can to do for God
that which is impossible.

Today more than ever,
we need eyes insightful
ones who can be for God
astute and foresightful.

We need minds that know,
all about the end times
so they can be for God
a watchman of the signs.

Today, more then ever,
we need hearts teachable
minds that are insightful
to reach the unreachable!

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Revelation 2:29

He that hath an ear,
let him hear what the
Spirit saith unto the churches.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Lord, Tell Us You Love Us

Lord, tell us You love us,
to the earth’s end
remind us that You are
our eternal Friend.

Relay to us how Your love,
is deeper than the sea
remind us to stay grounded
until with You we be.

Convey to us that Your love,
spans the entire universe
remind us that Your power
in our lives You’ll disperse.

Express to us why Your love,
is higher than the sky
remind us to remain rooted
until the day we die.

Lord, tell us You love us,
until we are together . . .
remind that we will be
one day with You forever!

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Ephesians 3:18-19

May be able to comprehend
with all saints what is the
breadth, and length, and depth,
and height;

And to know the love of Christ,
which passeth knowledge,
that ye might be filled with
all the fulness of God.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Missing Piece ~

He repairs hearts,
fills in the holes
heals the spirit
restores the soul.

His love reaches,
the deep recesses
where pain hides
and sin depresses.

He gives wholeness,
to the fraught mind
surpassing anything
we could ever find.

To those in need,
grace He freely gives
for only He knows . . .
how to truly forgive.

He fills in the hole,
He’s the missing piece
only Jesus can bring
true rest and peace!

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Psalm 147:3

He healeth the broken in heart,
and bindeth up their wounds.

Philippians 4:7

“And the peace of God,
which passeth all understanding,
shall keep your hearts and minds
through Christ Jesus.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


I’ve Been Redeemed ~

I have been redeemed
not with silver or gold
but with a lively hope
taking on my heart a hold.

I had nothing to give,
only my faith in His grace
for Jesus took upon Himself
the penalty in my place.

I have been redeemed,
no longer am I culpable
all because Jesus saw . . .
me as being lovable.

It’s a one time payment,
Jesus made for me
for only by His blood
was I able to be set free.

I have been redeemed,
Jesus my sins bought
for the lamb of God . . .
willingly took my spot!

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1 Peter 1:18-19

Forasmuch as ye know that ye were
not redeemed with corruptible things,
as silver and gold, from your vain
conversation received by tradition
from your fathers;

But with the precious blood of Christ,
as of a lamb without blemish
and without spot:

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Deborah Ann Belka

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The Mind of Jesus ~

Oh, to have the heart of Christ,
to truly love one and all . . .
to forgive those who stumble
and lift up the ones who fall.

Then I’d have the mind of Jesus,
I’d see others deepest need
I’d minister to their lost souls
and to a faith in Him I’d lead.

Oh, to have the life of Christ,
to see all in His saving light
to heal the contrite heart
and give to all eternal sight.

Then I’d have the mind of Jesus,
I’d take His Word across the land
I’d lead the lost to His Kingdom
deliver the unsaved into His hand.

Oh, to have the heart of Christ,
beating deep inside me . . .
would be to  think just like Jesus
oh, how wonderful that would be!

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Philippians 2:5

“Let this mind be in you,
which was also in Christ Jesus:”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Sticky Note To God ~04.09.22~

Romans 10:9


Sticky Note From God ~04.06.22~

Isaiah 45:22


Sticky Note From God ~04.05.22~

Isaiah 45:22


Deep Murky Waters ~

Deep waters,
swallowing up souls
sinking into sins
bottomless hole.

Stuck in the muck,
with no way out
too many questions
fueling their doubt.

Waters of affliction,
bitter ~ so bitter
once faithful souls
now God quitters.

Rivers of worries,
lakes of mistakes
these drowning souls
forgot sin’s high stakes.

Sinking in despair,
going down and down
too frighten to turn
back to God around.

Deep waters,
life-giving streams
sin flooded souls . . .
Jesus wants to redeem!

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Isaiah 57:20

But the wicked are like the
troubled sea, when it cannot rest,
whose waters cast up mire and dirt.

James 5:20

Let him know, that he which
converteth the sinner from
the error of his way shall
save a soul from death,
and shall hide a
multitude of sins.

Copyright 2012 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Afternoon Ponderings ~04.05.22~

1 Timothy 2:4


New Life ~

I see new life,
I see it springing
I can hear the song
it is singing.

Song’s of salvation,
coming alive
with words that restore
heal and revive.

I see new life,
I see it growing
I can attest
rebirth it’s bringing.

Former things no more,
now from death to life
gone is the old
no more eternal strife.

Upon Calvary’s cross,
a new life I see . . .
all because Jesus
died for you and for me!

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Romans 6:11

Likewise reckon ye also yourselves
to be dead indeed unto sin,
but alive unto God through
Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Deborah Ann Belka

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Storms Are Just A Part of Life ~

Storms are a part of life,
it’s just the way it goes . . .
and often we get tossed
by the wind as it blows.

We need to remain calm,
so we’re not blown about
otherwise we’ll be thrown
into the sea of doubt.

Storms can sneak up on us,
leaving us blind-sided
and often our trust in God
becomes misguided.

We need to remain faithful,
on Jesus keep our eyes
lest through the storm
we’ll fall for satan’s lies.

Storms are part of life,
it’s just the way it goes . . .
but we know God controls
just where the wind blows!

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Luke 8:24-25

“And they came to him, and awoke him,
saying, Master, master, we perish.
Then he arose, and rebuked the wind
and the raging of the water:
and they ceased, and there was a calm.

And he said unto them,
Where is your faith?
And they being afraid wondered,
saying one to another,
What manner of man is this!
for he commandeth even the
winds and water, and they obey him.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Keep Us Close Lord ~

Lord, keep us close to You,
each and every day . . .
may it be the first thing
we ask as we pray.

Remind us of Your hope,
how it will not pass away
build up our confidence
to help us not to stray.

Fill us with Your peace,
quiet our troubles inside
take away the barriers
so with You we may abide.

Whisper in our ears,
how much for us You care
tell us a over and over
You will always be there.

Lord, keep our hearts,
each and every day . . .
so on the right path
by Your side we’ll stay!

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Proverbs 7:25

“Let not thine heart
decline to her ways,
go not astray in her paths.”

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


On My ROCKing Chair ~

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m sitting peacefully
rocking to and fro
oh, so ever calmly.

Though, I have worries,
I haven’t me a care
for while I am rocking
God listens to my prayer.

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m sitting comfortably
rocking back and forth
oh, so ever enjoyably.

Though, I have troubles,
I’m rocking all the same
for I’m so confident
as I call upon His name.

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m sitting quietly
rocking up and down
oh, so ever serenely.

Though, I have problems,
I’m gonna keep rocking
for God’s got me an answer
and soon He’ll be talking.

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m trusting and believing
for I know His response . . .
soon I’ll be receiving!

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1 John 5:14

And this is the confidence
that we have in him, that,
if we ask any thing according
to his will, he heareth us:

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Deborah Ann Belka


A Happily Ever After ~

There is a happily,
ever after . . . .
a place filled with joy
eternal laughter.

But until we’re in heaven,
troubles there will be
but, Jesus says until then
to have peace in Me.

There will be a happy,
forevermore . . .
a place where death
will be no more.

But, until Jesus comes,
to rule and to reign
we will experience
sorrow, grief and pain.

There can’t be happiness,
in this world we’re living
but, one day there will be
not one eye found crying!

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John 16:33

These things I have spoken
unto you, that in me ye might
have peace. In the world ye
shall have tribulation:
but be of good cheer;
I have overcome the world.

Revelation 21:4

And God shall wipe away
all tears from their eyes;
and there shall be no more
death, neither sorrow, nor crying,
neither shall there be any more pain:
for the former things are passed away.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


All Things Are Possible With God ~

All things are possible,
when in God you trust
all things are feasible
when you see He is just.

All things have meaning,
when in God you believe
all things have a purpose
when His mercy you receive.

All things are a blessing,
when God you obey
all things come together
when to Him you pray.

All things are achievable,
when in God you rely
all things are workable
when faith you apply.

All things are attainable,
when God is your hope
all things are brighter
when He helps you to cope.

All things work together,
when your life to Jesus you give
all things are beautiful . . .
when He’s the reason you live!

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Luke 1:37

“For with God nothing
shall be impossible.”

Romans 8:28

And we know that all things
work together for good to
them that love God, to them
who are the called according
to his purpose.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Why I am Hopeful ~

When others ask,
about the hope inside me
I tell them it’s from . . .
believing in what I can’t see.

They look at me puzzled,
til to them I explain . . .
how Jesus on my soul
left an invisible bloodstain.

I confess how He became,
my Lord and Savior
how His love for me is full
of mercy, grace and favor.

I tell them from my sins,
once I turned and repented
how Jesus’ very own Spirit
to me was presented.

And now He guides me,
each and every day
helping me to remain
on the narrow way.

My hope is set on,
the day in heaven I will be
and that is why I say . . .
I believe in what I can’t see!

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1 Peter 3:15

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts:
and be ready always to give an answer
to every man that asketh you a reason
of the hope that is in you
with meekness and fear:

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Walk Of The Wise ~

Those that are wise,
travel together
God’s wisdom and trust
they reap and gather.

For they know to walk,
on the righteous path
will lead them away
from knowing God’s wrath.

Those that are wise,
journey together
Jesus’ grace and hope
they consume and devour.

For they know to believe,
in things they can’t see
will take all their faith
until with Him they be.

Those that are wise,
keep on the right track
for they know wisdom . . .
they will never lack!

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Proverbs 18:4

The words of a man’s mouth
are as deep waters, and the
wellspring of wisdom as a
flowing brook.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Be Still Until ~

When waiting on the Lord,
to answer your prayer . . .
don’t become discouraged
instead rest in His care.

When seeking His response,
for your wants and needs
don’t become depressed
be at peace til He leads.

When God is quiet,
but you heart isn’t so
don’t become worried
instead let His mercy flow.

When looking for a word,
to help show the way
don’t become disheartened
but, let joy fill your day.

When waiting on the Lord,
be still until . . . .
He shows to you
what is His perfect will!

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1 Peter 5:7

“Casting all your care
upon him;
for he careth for you.”

Psalm 27:14

Wait on the Lord: be of good
courage, and he shall strengthen
thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Object of God’s Goodness ~

Lord as I reflect upon,
the love You have for me
I can’t help but to think . . .
without it where would I be.

For I know that I am,
the object of Your goodness
and I know I don’t deserve
Your mercy and kindness.

Lord, as I meditate upon,
the nature of Your Spirit
I can’t help but to see
Your grace I didn’t merit.

For I know that I am,
a first-class offender
tis why my heart and soul
to You I did surrender.

Lord, I know I’m a sinner,
deserving not of forgiveness
and I’m forever grateful . . .
You love me regardless!

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Psalm 103:10

He hath not dealt with us
after our sins; nor rewarded
us according to our iniquities.

Romans 2:4

Or despisest thou the riches
of his goodness and forbearance
and longsuffering; not knowing
that the goodness of God leadeth
thee to repentance?

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Love Of God Runs Deep ~

The love of God,
runs long and deep
and those who trust Him
He calls His own sheep.

For those who believe,
know they would be lost
if not for the victory . . .
upon Calvary’s cross.

The love of God,
runs high and low
it helps those with faith
in grace to grow.

For they understand,
His love lives on . . .
through the sacrifice
of His beloved Son.

The love of God,
we need to understand
so the love of Jesus . . .
we too can comprehend!

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Ephesians 3:18-19

May be able to comprehend
with all saints what is the breadth,
and length, and depth, and height;

And to know the love of Christ,
which passeth knowledge, that
ye might be filled with all the
fulness of God.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


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