Tag Archives: Satan

I’ve Not The Power ~

In myself,
I haven’t the power
to outrun satan
when he’s out to devour.

So, my spiritual sneakers,
I am putting on . . .
to insure this race
can be victoriously won.

I’ll pull up my laces,
God’s Word will be the knot
so to satan’s snares
off guard, I’ll not be caught.

With my Bible verses,
I’ll plan each of my steps
so I can remain diligent
in following the concepts.

In myself,
I haven’t the power
but, with God’s strength
satan, I will overpower!

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1 Peter 5:8

“Be sober, be vigilant;
because your adversary
the devil, as a roaring lion,
walketh about, seeking
whom he may devour:”

Philippians 3:14

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

Psalm 119:32

I will run the way
of thy commandments,
when thou shalt
enlarge my heart.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Sin is Still Sin ~

Oh, my worldly friends,
don’t you be deceived
the meaning of sin
is often misconceived.

Sin is still sin,
no matter what they say
changes to the Word of God
won’t stand up on judgment day.

Sin is still dark and evil,
it’s full of greed and pride
don’t you believe for a minute
sin from God you can hide.

Sin is still vile and wicked,
it’s coveting and lusting
and in the eyes of God  . . .
all of it to Him is disgusting.

Repentance is,
what you need to do
so Jesus from your sin
can forgive and free you.

So, my worldly friends,
repent and sin no more
lest with satan your soul . . .
will till the end, be at war!

~~~~~~~~~

Matthew 4:17

“From that time
Jesus began to preach,
and to say,
Repent:
for the kingdom
of heaven is at hand.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


The Mercy of God is Powerful ~

The Mercy of God is potent,
it can loosen every chain
holding one of His children
in the torment of their pain.

The mercy of God is powerful,
it breaks the sinful binds
it restores and it can heal
His children’s hearts and minds.

The mercy of God is delivering,
it weakens wickedness’ grasp
it gives His children strength
from satan’s hold, to unclasp.

The mercy of God is freeing,
it separates good from evil
His children it will save
from the schemes of the devil.

The mercy of God is bountiful,
it’s sufficient and plenteous
His children know intimately
just how much, He is gracious!

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Psalm 103:8

“The Lord is merciful and gracious,
slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Out of Control ~

In a world,
spinning out of control
I am so glad I gave
Jesus, my heart and soul.

In a world,
filled with so much confusion
I am so very happy
I’ve the Holy Spirit’s infusion.

In a world,
full of panic and chaos
I’m so blessed to have
God, as my peaceful oasis.

In a world,
that is lustful and greedy
I’m so thankful I can bank on
God’s favor, grace and mercy.

In a world,
that will meet a fiery end
I’m so grateful . . .
Jesus, is my eternal Friend!

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Revelation 20:7-9

“And when the thousand years are expired,
Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,

And shall go out to deceive the nations
which are in the four quarters of the earth,
Gog, and Magog, to gather them together to battle:
the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.

And they went up on the breadth of the earth,
and compassed the camp of the saints about,
and the beloved city:
and fire came down from God
out of heaven, and devoured them.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


When The Thief Comes ~

When the thief comes,
it could be day or night
for all he cares about
is stealing Jesus’ light.

He has up his sleeve,
a life gripping plan
for, he wants to snatch you
right out of God’s hand.

His purpose is clear,
in hell he wants you
for, he’s out to destroy
your heavenly view.

He will discourage you,
he wants you defeated
for, he wants you to feel
you have been cheated.

When the thief comes,
you may be awake or asleep
for, all satan cares about . . .
is stealing Jesus’ sheep!

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John 10:10

“The thief cometh not,
but for to steal,
and to kill,
and to destroy:

I am come that they
might have life,
and that they might
have it more abundantly.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Do Not Love The World ~

Do not love the world,
nor the things in or of it
for, to your soul . . .
there’s no lasting benefit.

For, the world’s full of pride,
promoting fleshly lust
to its godless customs
you mustn’t ever adjust.

Do not become a part,
of the world’s ways
do not on its sinful desires
let your heart set its gaze.

For, if you do you’ll find,
it’s so easy to conform
as the world’s proven to be
satan’s earthly platform.

Do not love the world,
for it is perishing . . .
there is nothing in it
worth you cherishing!

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1 John 2:15-17

Love not the world,
neither the things
that are in the world.
If any man love the world,
the love of the Father
is not in him.

For all that is in the world,
the lust of the flesh,
and the lust of the eyes,
and the pride of life,
is not of the Father,
but is of the world.

And the world passeth away,
and the lust thereof:
but he that doeth the will
of God abideth for ever.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Winning The Fight ~

Each days a battle,
we must fight
against the darkness
with God’s light.

Against the forces,
lead by the devil
against his armies
saying good is evil.

Our spiritual enemies,
are all around us
to their wicked ways
they want us to adjust.

But, we must stand,
for what we believe
and their evil lies
we must not receive.

Each day it’s a battle,
to shine God’s light
we’ll need His full armor
if we’re to win the fight!

~~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 6:12

“For we wrestle not against
flesh and blood, but against
principalities, against powers,
against the rulers of the
darkness of this world, against
spiritual wickedness in high places.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Fear Fighting Faith ~

Fear fighting faith,
wins many a battle
when it’s enacted
anxiety it’ll tackle.

Fear fighting faith,
tells satan to flee
it says greater is He
living inside of me.

Fear fighting faith,
uses Bible verses
before worry
even surfaces.

Fear fighting faith,
claims victory
as soon as it feels
a little jittery.

Fear fighting faith,
is easy for you to do
now that the Holy Spirit
lives inside of you!

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2 Timothy 1:7

“For God hath not given us
the spirit of fear;
but of power, and of love,
and of a sound mind.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Be Wary ~

The wilderness can be,
a frightening place
unless we have a sufficient
supply of God’s grace.

For in the wilderness,
we will be tested
and just like Jesus
we too, will be tempted.

When we’re in a place,
we don’t want to be
when alone with danger
we need to get on our knees.

We need to draw near,
to God in prayer
for He knows our adversary
is with us out there.

The wilderness can be,
lonely and scary
and to satan’s tricks
we must be wary!

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Mark 1:13

” And he was there
in the wilderness
forty days,
tempted of Satan;

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Walking With the Godless ~

When you walk,
from God’s will away
you’ll be on the road
to spiritual decay.

For, satan will come,
with his distorted views
so your mind he can
confound and confuse.

When you walk,
with the godless
your spiritual life
will become a mess.

For, the ungodly,
give worldly advice
to follow it only leads
to spiritual demise.

When you walk,
with the sinful
you better become
for your soul fearful.

For surely to walk,
with the ungodly
your spiritual life . . .
we become sloppy!

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Psalm 1:1

“Blessed is the man that walketh
not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor standeth in the way of sinners,
nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Open Eyes ~

Open eyes,
make believing hearts
spiritual understanding
they will impart.

Open eyes,
observe things clearly
to God’s Word
they are not leery.

Open eyes,
know the facts
they’re not deceived
by satan’s traps.

Open eyes,
do not doubt
they have checked
the truth out.

Open eyes,
don’t need to see
to know Jesus . . .
has set them free!

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Ephesians 1:18

” The eyes of your understanding
being enlightened; that ye may
know what is the hope of his
calling, and what the riches
of the glory of his inheritance
in the saints,”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Debora Ann Belka


Clouds~

Sometimes there’s a cloud,
hanging over me . . .
no matter where I look
despair is all I see.

I ask God to remove,
the gloom in my way
but, it remains no matter
how hard I try to pray.

The feeling is somber,
disheartening to say the least
and I know it is coming
from satan that old  beast.

For he wants me to be,
discouraged and joyless
he loves to make me feel
rejected and hopeless.

Lord, sometimes there’s a cloud,
dampening my view
but it simply dissipates . . .
the more I think of you!

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Psalm 94:19

“In the multitude of my thoughts
within me
thy comforts delight my soul.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


A New Comandment ~

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A new commandment,
for you to do . . .
to love others as much
as Jesus loves you.

You must put away,
envy, greed and strife
if others are to see
Jesus’ love in you life.

You need to be the light,
exposing the true way
love must be the motive
behind the words you say.

You need to be honest,
about Jesus’ great love
how much He hates sin
as does His Father above.

A new commandment,
we were all given . . .
with love we need to tell
why it is we are forgiven!

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John 3:16

“For God so loved the world,
that he gave his only begotten Son,
that whosoever believeth in him
should not perish,
but have everlasting life.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka


Sifted ~

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Reaped from the field,
ready was I . . .
to meet my Savior
and give faith a try.

Just like wheat,
needing to be threshed
I found myself separating
from the things of the flesh.

Little did I know,
I too needed to be sifted
until every imperfection
was raised and lifted.

Then along came satan,
my faith he tested
but on Christ Jesus
my salvation rested.

Reaped from the field,
now I’m fully converted
for to satan lies . . .
I’ve been amply alerted!

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Luke 22:31-32

“And the Lord said,
Simon, Simon,
behold,
Satan hath desired
to have you,

that he may sift
you as wheat:

But I have prayed
for thee,

that thy faith fail not: and
when thou art converted,
strengthen thy brethren.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


God Has A Hold of Me ~

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God has a hold of me,
He has me in His hand
if someone trips me up
He’ll help me again to stand.

God has His eyes on me,
He knows wherever I go
if any one misleads me
the way back He will show.

God has His ears on me,
He hears my every cry
if I fall for satan’s tricks
my regrets He’ll not deny.

God has a heart for me,
He loves me for who I am
if anybody steers me wrong
He’ll get me out of the jam.

God has a hold of me,
from His hand I can not slip
there’s not one person who  . . .
can snatch me from His grip!

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John 10:29

My Father,
which gave them me,
is greater than all; and no man
is able to pluck them out of
my Father’s hand.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Getting Through the Narrow Gate ~

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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
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Age of Rejection ~

Age of Rejection ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

We are living in,
the age of rejection
a time where we see
from God a defection.

It’s an era of change,
a time of redirection
from the Truth and Way
we’ve lost the connection.

It’s a movement,
of rebellion and pride
where our sinful lusts
we no longer hide.

It’s a real revolution,
it is not an illusion
for Satan has control
of all of the confusion.

We are living in the age,
of  times perilous . . .
for so many hearts to God
have turned cold and callous!

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2 Timothy 3:1

“This know also,
that in the last days
perilous times shall come.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


So Many Who Need Jesus ~

So Many Who Need Jesus ~ CHRISTIan poetry by deborah ann

So many needing,
to be forgiven
so many who . . .
are evil driven.

So many without,
God’s love and grace
so many who  . . .
after the devil chase.

So many dying,
an eternal death
so many who . . .
need Jesus’ saving breath.

So many living,
without hope
so many who . . .
can’t see mercy’s scope.

So many needing,
to be saved
so many who . . .
to sin are enslaved!

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James 4:10

“Humble yourselves
in the sight of the Lord,
and he shall lift you up.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


God Sees All ~

God See's it All ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

God sees everything,
there’s nothing hidden
He sees every person
who is evil driven.

He sees the wicked,
the trouble they cause
He sees from boasting
they never take a pause.

He sees the ungodly,
set up their snare
He sees their hatred
erupt and flare.

He sees the sinful,
devise evil demands
He sees they follow
satan’s commands.

God sees the unrighteous,
their evil, dark ways
He sees their future . . .
come judgment day!

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Psalm 10:11-14

” He hath said in his heart,
God hath forgotten:
he hideth his face;
he will never see it.

Arise, O Lord; O God,
lift up thine hand:
forget not the humble.

Wherefore doth the wicked
contemn God? he hath said
in his heart, Thou wilt
not require it.

Thou hast seen it; for thou
beholdest mischief and spite,
to requite it with thy hand:
the poor committeth himself
unto thee; thou art the
helper of the fatherless.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Living By Grace ~

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Living by grace,
isn’t a license to sin
instead it’s a purging
of the old man within.

It’s life changing,
altering and evolving
each day our hearts
need to be transforming.

Saved by grace,
isn’t a pass to sinfulness
instead it’s a path
to Godly righteousness.

It’s a call to holiness,
a life of victory
it’s having the power
over Satan’s trickery.

Living by grace,
isn’t a pass or license
to keep on sinning . . .
is abiding in defiance!

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Romans 6:1

“What shall we say then?
Shall we continue in sin,
that grace may abound?”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Grace Is a Dirty Word ~

Grace is a Dirty Word ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Grace is a dirty word,
the devil, he hates it
for there isn’t any room
in his plans for it to fit.

He knows it gives power,
to those who are weak
he knows God’s mercy
is not just for the meek.

He hates the Gospel,
of faith through grace
he despises the fact
this truth we embrace.

He detests the control,
grace bestows on us
it piques him to know
in God we put our trust.

Grace is a dirty word,
the devil knows so well
that those who have it . . .
wont’ be joining him in hell!

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Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved
through faith;
and that not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Satan’s Defeat ~

Satan's Defeat ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

He is subtle
he is sly
he is cool
he is spry.

He is elusive,
he is real
he is raw
he is steel.

He is evil,
he is mean
he is wicked
he is lean.

He is cunning,
he is roaring
he is sleek
he is imploring.

He is bad,
he is awful
he is subtle
he is dreadful.

He is Satan,
he’ll be defeated
when with God
all is completed!

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2 Corinthians 11:3

“But I fear, lest by any means,
as the serpent beguiled Eve
through his subtilty,
so your minds should be
corrupted from the simplicity
that is in Christ.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Destroying The Enemy ~

He comes unexpectedly,
he pounces when all is still
he leaps out of nowhere
so our thoughts he can steal.

He is quick and oh, so sly,
he is constantly deceiving
he tells us bold face lies
to keep us from believing.

He seeks to devour,
he stalks us night and day
he is the stumbling block
on the righteous way.

He is menacing,
he makes our flesh weak
he is evil and wicked
our souls he eagerly seeks.

He is our greatest enemy,
he must be destroyed
and the Word of God
on him must be deployed!

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1 Peter 5:8

“Be sober, be vigilant;
because your adversary
the devil, as a roaring lion,
walketh about,
seeking whom he may devour:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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