Tag Archives: Short Christian Poem

Just Pick Up Your Bible ~

 

If you want by God,
to be taught . . .
just pick up that Bible
you once bought.

For, all you need to know,
is written on every page
if you would only . . .
open it up and engage.

If you need guidance,
on what you should do
pick up your Bible
it will lead you.

Every instruction,
for life that you need
is in your Bible
if it, you would read.

If you want God,
to guide and direct
pick up your Bible
and His Word digest!

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Isaiah 48.17

“Thus saith the Lord, thy Redeemer,
the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord
thy God which teacheth thee to profit,
which leadeth thee by the way that thou
shouldest go.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


My Foot Has Slipped ~

My foot has slipped,
more than I can tally
on mountain tops
or while in a valley.

But no matter where,
I would slip
Jesus on me
always had a grip.

My foot has skidded,
time and time again
it’s plunged into
treacherous terrain.

But, no matter when,
I would slide
Jesus was always
at my side.

My foot has slipped,
down many slopes
but, by the grace of God
I never lost my hope!

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Psalm 94:18

“When I said, My foot slippeth;
thy mercy, O Lord, held me up.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Taking Up My Cross ~

First thing in the morning,
before I get out of bed
I take up my cross . . .
so by Jesus I can be lead.

For, when I pick it up,
it gives me the grace
to keep my arrogance
in its rightful place.

First thing in the morning,
I disrobe myself of pride
I lift up my cross
and let it be my guide.

For when I pick it up,
it gives me liberty
from vanity holding me
in conceit’s captivity.

First thing in the morning,
before I get up and get dressed
I take up my cross . . .
so with humility I’ll be blessed!

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Luke 9:23

“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.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Eternally Secured ~

You may try,
but, I can’t be moved
for my soul to Jesus
is irreversibly glued.

You may attempt,
but, I can’t be pried
for my heart to Jesus
is indefinitely tied.

You may endeavor,
but, I won’t be persuaded
for my life to Jesus
is securely barricaded.

You may aspire,
but, I cannot be lured
for my mind to Jesus
is eternally secured.

You may try,
every trick in the book
but my soul to Jesus . . .
is permanently hooked!

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Psalm 62:1-2

“Truly my soul waiteth upon God:
from him cometh my salvation.
“He only is my rock and my salvation;
he is my defence;
I shall not be greatly moved.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Dependent of God ~

If on God we’re dependent,
we’ll want to know His will
before we go do this or that
we’ll gladly remain still.

We will pray for direction,
for guidance in all things
waiting until we receive
His reverent blessings.

If on God we’re to rely,
we’ll seek His holy counsel
whatever is not of His will
we will happily cancel.

We’ll need to understand,
His plans are not our own
once we see everything
is controlled from His throne.

If on God we’re dependent,
we’ll need to be submissive
to His will for our lives . . .
we must not be dismissive!

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James 4:15

“For that ye ought to say,
If the Lord will,
we shall live,
and do this, or that.”

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


God’s Comfort ~

Thank you God,
for comforting me
when my cares
are all I see.

Thank you Father,
for Your Son
who my burdens
takes each one.

Thank you God,
for comforting me
when riding out
the storms at sea.

Thank you Father,
for Your Spirit
who gives to me
the grace and grit.

Thank you God,
for comforting me
when troubles come
with trust in Thee!

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2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Blessed be God, even the
Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Father of mercies,
and the God of all comfort;

Who comforteth us in all
our tribulation, that we
may be able to comfort them
which are in any trouble,
by the comfort wherewith
we ourselves are comforted of God.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Before God ~

One day before God,
you will give an account
as to why you shunned Him
and shut His Son out.

One day you will be,
to God accountable
and for your rebellion
be held responsible.

One day judgement’s seat,
you will have to face
and tell God why you rejected
His gift of love and grace.

One day Jesus.
will determine your fate
and open up to you the pit
and not the narrow gate.

One day before God,
you will bow . . .
one day Jesus’ name
you will avow!

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Romans 14:11

“For it is written,
As I live, saith the Lord,
every knee shall bow to me,
and every tongue shall
confess to God.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Sounding Brass ~

Charity

Sounding brass,
sharp and shrill
the call to charity
they can’t fill.

They seem to appear,
so strong and wise
but yet so oblivious
to charity’s cries.

Tinkling cymbals,
sound so sweet
but give no charity
to those they meet.

They look sincere,
so meek and small
yet still can’t hear
charity’s needy call.

Sounding brass,
tinkling cymbals
have not agape love . . .
plain and simple!

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1 Corinthians 13:1

“Though I speak with
the tongues of men
and of angels,
and have not charity,
I am become as
sounding brass, or a
tinkling cymbal.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Fruit Developing ~

It’s hard sometimes,
having self-control
it’s not easy to let
restraint into your soul.

But, it needn’t be,
as hard as you think
when with the Holy Spirit
your life is in sync.

It’s hard sometimes,
to be peaceful
it’s not easy to let
hope make you joyful.

But, it needn’t be,
that difficult to do
when the Holy Spirit
works inside of you.

It’s hard sometimes,
to be good and kind
it’s not easy to let
gentleness fill your mind.

But, it needn’t be,
too problematic
for, with the Holy Spirit
it becomes automatic.

It’s hard sometimes,
developing these fruits
unless the Holy Spirit . . .
establishes their roots!

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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.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Oh, So Willing ~

Lord, You know we can’t do,
anything without You
You also know . . .
we’ll still try to.

You know in our flesh,
we’re so very weak
You also know . . .
it’s our own will we seek.

Lord, You know we want,
to always follow after You
You also know . . .
sometimes it’s hard to do.

You know our spirit,
is oh, so willing
You also know . . .
what our heart is feeling.

Lord, You know us,
better than we do
tis why we all need to . . .
surrender all to You!

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Mark 14:38

“The spirit truly is ready,
but the flesh is weak.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Forget Not ~

Forget Not ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Forget not the Lord,
nor His many benefits
forget not His ways
nor to them to submit.

Forget not to trust,
Him for all things
forget not to reap
the joy He brings.

Forget not to live,
in His presence
forget not to be
meek and pleasant.

Forget not the hope,
nor His perfect will
forget not to wait
remember to be still.

Forget not the mercy,
in all of its wonder
forget not His love
in all of its splendor.

Forget not the Lord,
His graces obtain
forget not the time
He’ll come again!

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Psalm 78:7

“That they might set their hope in God,
and not forget the works of God, but
keep his commandments:”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Out of The Dark ~

Free Photo # 1118 by Reggie Tiongco

When we walk in the dark,
Jesus will bring us to His light
when we embrace our fears
He’ll hold us through the night.

When we feel we are unloved,
Jesus will call out our name
when we feel our own disgrace
He’ll take away our shame.

When we feel over burdened,
Jesus will carry away our strife
when we feel the sting of death
He’ll bring us eternal life.

When we feel like giving up,
Jesus will stretch out His hand
when we feel faint and weak
He’ll help us to rise and stand.

When we feel there is no hope,
Jesus will bring to us His love
when we feel our heart heavy
He’ll send mercy from above.

When we walk in His light,
all things become more clear
when we come out of the dark
He will hold us close and near!

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Ephesians 5:8
King James Version

“For ye were sometimes darkness,
but now are ye light in the Lord:
walk as children of light:”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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