Tag Archives: Self-Denial

Good Morning Quote ~05.12.18~


Our Daily Mission ~

When with God we’re repentant,
and fall under His submission
praise and thanksgiving . . .
will become our daily mission.

For, those who trust God,
know all will be Okay
no matter what may come
or what He sends our way.

When with God we’re humble,
and self-denial is the rule
our thanksgiving for all things
will be our spiritual fuel.

For, those who are hopeful,
know God won’t send anything
that would ever keep them
from Him worshiping.

When with God our attitudes,
are positive and confident
our praise and thanks to Him
will be in our lives, dominate!

~~~~~~~~~~~

1 Thessalonians 5:18

“In every thing give thanks:
for this is the will of God
in Christ Jesus concerning you.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~04.23.18~


Good Morning Quote 01.22.18


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!

~~~~~

Matthew 5:3

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

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 11.28.16

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Just Like My Savior ~

A Sweet, Loving Nature ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I want to be . . .
a sweet-smelling savor
to my God, I want to be
just like my Savior.

I want to learn,
all about self-denial
I want endurance
when facing any trial.

I want to serve,
not expecting back
I want to give
what others lack.

I want to be faithful,
even if I suffer
I want patience
to be my soul’s buffer.

I want to love,
with a quite gentleness
I want to be humble
full of forgiveness.

I want to pray,
through all things
I want the purity
His Spirit brings.

I want to be . . .
just like my Savior
I want to have His . . .
sweet-loving nature!

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Ephesians 5:1-2

“Be ye therefore followers of God,
as dear children;

And walk in love, as Christ also hath
loved us, and hath given himself for us
an offering and a sacrifice to God for
a sweet smelling savour.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Growing in God’s Grace ~

~ CHRISTitan poetry by deborahann ~grow-in-grace 2 IBible Verses

It’s a slow thing,
this growing in God’s grace
it’s a minute by minute thing
we all need to embrace.

It’s a process,
a little here, a little there
it takes a lot of practice
to give Jesus our every care.

It’s a development,
finding God’s rest and peace
it’s quite an accomplishment
not to ever quit or cease.

It takes practice,
this learning to be still
it’s not easy waiting
on knowing God’s will.

It takes itty-bitty steps,
to reach that mountain top
it takes a lot of self-denial
lest half way we would stop.

It’s a slow thing,
this growing in God’s grace
but it sure makes it easier . . .
when His love we embrace!

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2 Peter 3:18

“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge
of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


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