Tag Archives: Sin

Good Morning Quote ~01.04.23~

A World Sin Cursed ~

Today we are living,
in a world sin cursed
and each day it seems
it keeps on getting worse.

But, God sent His Son,
to put an end to . . .
the dark, evil things
that wicked people do.

Today we are living,
in a sin riddled society
no longer is there . . .
a culture of godly piety.

But, Jesus can change,
hearts made of stone
for He lived and He died
so sin He could atone.

Today we are living,
in a world sin stricken
but, Jesus was God’s Gift
so all could be forgiven!


2 Timothy 3:1-7

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

For men shall be lovers of their own
selves, covetous, boasters, proud,
blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
unthankful, unholy,

 Without natural affection, trucebreakers,
false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers
of those that are good,

Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers
of pleasures more than lovers of God;

Having a form of godliness,
but denying the power thereof:
from such turn away.

For of this sort are they which creep
into houses, and lead captive silly women
laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

 Ever learning, and never able to come
to the knowledge of the truth.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Afternoon Ponderings ~12.21.22~

Ephesians 6:12

Get Right With God ~

If you want to get,
with God right . . .
you’ll need with sin
to put up a fight.

For your wickedness,
will keep you apart
unless you turn over
to God your heart.

If you want to be,
for your sins forgiven
the life you now live
you need to stop liven.

For the evil things,
that you now do
can no longer be
a part of you.

If with God you want,
to get things right
ask Jesus in your heart
right now tonight!


Romans 10:9

That if thou shalt confess
with thy mouth the Lord Jesus,
and shalt believe in thine heart
that God hath raised him from
the dead, thou shalt be saved.

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

This Lowly Body ~

One day this lowly body,
will be transformed
no longer by sin effects
will it be deformed.

It will be like Jesus,
beautiful and glorious
it will rise with Him
jubilant and victorious.

One day this lowly body,
will be made whole
no longer will satan be
gunning for my soul.

I will have a new one,
when Jesus comes again
no longer this vile body
will I have to restrain.

One day this lowly body,
will be totally sin free . . .
when in the clouds
with Jesus I go to be!


Philippians 3.21

Who shall change our vile body,
that it may be fashioned like
unto his glorious body,
according to the working
whereby he is able even to
subdue all things unto himself.

Matthew 24:30

And then shall appear the sign
of the Son of man in heaven:
and then shall all the tribes of
the earth mourn, and they shall
see the Son of man coming in
the clouds of heaven with
power and great glory.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

The Things I Do ~

Sometimes I do,
what I shouldn’t do
for I know it’s not . . .
what Jesus would do.

Sometimes I act,
how I shouldn’t act
for I know it’s not . . .
how Jesus would act.

Sometimes I say
what I shouldn’t say
for I know it’s not . . .
what Jesus would say.

Sometimes I behave,
how I shouldn’t behave
for I know it’s not . . .
how Jesus would behave.

Sometimes I struggle,
Jesus to be like You . . .
and I hate saying and doing
what You wouldn’t say or do!


Romans 7:15

For that which I do I allow not:
for what I would, that do I not;
but what I hate, that do I.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

That Old Man ~

Sometimes that old man,
sneaks his way back in
for our souls he wants
to repossess and win.

So he taunts us with our past,
dangling in front of us
the delights we once found
in our former worldly lusts.

He tells us we needn’t be,
so committed to God’s Word
that we can still find delight
if the truth could be blurred.

He tantalizes us with things,
once giving us such pleasure
telling us they’re more rewarding
then our heavenly treasure.

Sometimes that old man,
in our lives creeps back in
but we who are saved . . .
know he is all about the sin!


Ephesians 4:22-23

That ye put off concerning
the former conversation
the old man, which is corrupt
according to the deceitful lusts;

Romans 7.18

For I know that in me
(that is, in my flesh,)
dwelleth no good thing:
for to will is present with me;
but how to perform that
which is good I find not.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Desperately Destitute ~

Dead in trespasses,
buried by our sinfulness
utterly destitute . . .
by our own willfulness.

But, then grace came along,
bringing to us a new life
setting us finally free
from all our earthly strife.

God’s mercy and favor,
He has granted to all
forgiveness now ours
when on His name we call.

Jesus’ love became,
salvation’s only solution
detoxifying our souls . . .
from sin’s fatal pollution.

Dead in trespasses,
now alive and viable
are the hearts to God
willing to be pliable!


1 John 3:4

Whosoever committeth sin
transgresseth also the law:
for sin is the transgression
of the law.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Good Morning Quote ~08.22.22~

Nail It To The Cross ~

Whatever temptation,
may come your way
nail it to the cross . . .
and there it will stay.

When lust and greed,
enter into your mind
nail them to the cross . . .
and God’s peace you’ll find.

When sinful thoughts,
have you trembling
nail them to the cross . . .
for faith strengthening.

When bitterness,
foams within your heart
nail it to the cross . . .
and your pain will depart.

For, up on the cross,
Jesus willingly died . . .
and nailed onto Him
was our sinful pride!


Galatians 5:24

And they that are Christ’s
have crucified the flesh
with the affections and lusts.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Good Morning Quote ~08.10.22~

Garments Of Rags ~

My garments were but rags,
dirty, stained and torn
they were old and ugly
and sinfully worn.

But, Jesus in exchange,
for my filthy clothing
knew God looked on them
with disgust and loathing.

So He took His own blood,
and washed away my sin
and now I am . . . .
cleansed from within.

Then He took my filthy rags,
gave to me a bride’s dress
so that to His Father
I could have access.

And now my garments,
are snowy white . . .
so before God I may stand
holy in His sight!


Isaiah 1:18

Come now, and let us reason together,
saith the Lord: though your sins be as
scarlet, they shall be as white as snow;
though they be red like crimson,
they shall be as wool.

Isaiah 64:6

But we are all as an unclean thing,
and all our righteousnesses are as
filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf;
and our iniquities, like the wind,
have taken us away.

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

My God Is So Big ~

My God is so big . . .
He can conquer anything
He can turn a dry river
into a life-giving stream.

My God is so big . . .
He can carry my heavy load
He can lift from me my burdens
send them packing down the road.

My God is so big . . .
He can turn water into wine
He can bring back a lost soul
who’s fallen from His vine.

My God is so big . . .
He can do the utmost impossible
He can move the largest mountain
for nothing to Him is insolvable.

My God is so big . . .
He can part the Red Sea
He can heal the lame and sick
make blind eyes able to see.

My God is so big . . .
He can take my every fear
He can remove all my worries
for my God makes all things clear.

My God is so big . . .
how big is that one of yours?
mine will forgive your sin
when you open to Jesus the door!


Revelation 3:20

“Behold, I stand at the door,
and knock:
if any man hear my voice,
and open the door,
I will come in to him,
and will sup with him,
and he with me.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Hear My Son ~

This is My Beloved Son,
hear what He has to say
for He is the only Life . . .
to the Truth and the Way.

Open up your ears,
so that you may hear
how He can bring you
eternal joy and cheer.

Listen with your heart,
envision in your mind
how only through Him
true peace will you find.

Take heed to His calling,
to witness for yourself
how your every sin
He took upon Himself.

This is My Beloved Son,
He’s speaking to you today
listen closely to Him . . .
for He’s to Me the only Way!


Luke 9:35

And there came a voice
out of the cloud, saying,
This is my beloved Son:
hear him.

John 14:6

Jesus saith unto him,
I am the way,
the truth, and the life:
no man cometh unto
the Father, but by me.

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Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

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!


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 ~

Unto Eternity ~

Oh, My little sparrow,
I have given you My peace
and unto eternity . . .
it will never cease.

I have empowered you,
with My sufficient grace
but it is up to you
to seek My faithful face.

Oh, My little sparrow,
I will not let you fall
and unto eternity . . .
I’ll hear your every call.

I have given you freedom,
to fly off anywhere
but it’s up to you to take . . .
Me with you everywhere.

Oh, My little sparrow,
I have given you My calm
and unto eternity . . .
I will hold you in My palm.

But you must learn to fly,
on your own faithful wings
for you are not My puppet . . .
I hold not onto your strings!


Matthew 10:29-31

Are not two sparrows sold
for a farthing? and one of them
shall not fall on the ground
without your Father.

But the very hairs of your head
are all numbered.

Fear ye not therefore, ye are of
more value than many sparrows.

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Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to God be the Glory ~

It’s All About God’s Grace ~

It’s all about God’s grace,
not about what you do
it’s all about Jesus . . .
and what He did for you.

For grace is forgiving,
it frees you from your sin
it’s not something earned
or anything you can win.

It’s all about God’s grace,
His mercy and favor . . .
it’s all about having faith
in Christ, Jesus your Savior.

For grace is liberating,
there is no cost to you
Jesus paid the full price
there’s nothing left to do.

It’s all about God’s grace,
the confession of sin
it’s all about repentance
to be cleansed from within.

For grace will set you free,
from under satan’s claws
all you need is faith . . . .
for grace erased the laws.

It’s all about grace,
liberating and freeing
it is a gift from God . . .
well worth your receiving!


Ephesians 2:8

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

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Put On the New Man ~

Lord, You offered me this new man,
and asked me to put him on . . .
You challenged me to grow in him
and be willing to be Spirit drawn.

You told me my life was worthless,
and my heart was as dry as dust
how my mind was full of darkness
overflowing with greed and lust.

You asked me to give to You,
the worldly joys in my possession
You told me in return for them
You’d forgive me my transgression.

You made me open up my eyes,
to the useless things I do
showing me they are fruitless
when not being done for You.

You revealed to me my pain,
was from the emptiness inside
and why this old and new man . . .
can’t live happily side by side.

Lord, You asked me to make a choice,
a heart dark for one full of light . . .
so I chose to put on the new man
and to give the old one a holy fight!


Ephesians 4:24

“And that ye
put on the new man,

which after God
is created in righteousness

and true holiness.”

Copyright 2012 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

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~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

It’s A Matter Of Life ~

It’s a matter of life,
over one of death
it’s a matter of hope
on ones dying breath.

It’s a heart of flesh,
over one that’s stone
it’s a matter of trust
Jesus our sin atones.

It’s a mind believing,
over one that does not
it’s a matter of control
over our every thought.

It’s living in peace,
over residing with evil
it’s a matter of knowing
the schemes of the devil.

It’s a matter of hope,
over having none . . .
it’s a matter of believing
Jesus is God’s Son!


Romans 8:5-6

For they that are after the flesh
do mind the things of the flesh;
but they that are after the Spirit
the things of the Spirit.

For to be carnally minded is death;
but to be spiritually minded
is life and peace.

King James Version
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Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

On This CHRISTmas Morn ~

A promise to the world,
a child to be given
so many years foretold
so all could be forgiven.

Moonless night shining,
with the Morning Star
calling watchful shepherds
to come from afar.

Wise Men carry gifts,
meant for only a King
angels up in heaven
Glory ~ Glory ~ sing.

God became a man,
the Good News is born
begotten Son arrives
on this Christmas morn.

Our mighty God concedes,
to the wickedness of man
the Prince of Peace comes
to bridge the empty span.

Wonderful is His name,
Counselor to the meek
the Son was born of flesh
to give power to the weak.

Our everlasting Father,
knows our fallen state
so He sent His only Son
to save us from our fate.

A promise to the world,
our Lord and Savior is born
sing ~ Praises to His Glory ~
on this Christmas morn!


Isaiah 9:6

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is
given: and the government shall be upon his
shoulder: and his name shall be called
Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The
everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”

Copyright 2012 Revised 2021
Deborah Ann Belka

~ Wishing you and yours a very Merry CHRISTmas and a blessed, safe and healthy New Year ~

Good Morning Quote ~12.19.21~

Good Morning Quote ~12.17.21~

I Love God ~

I love God,
I love Him even more
ever since He opened
to me heaven’s door.

For He sent His Son
to set me from sin free
so one day with Him
I could forever be.

I love Jesus,
I love Him even deeper
ever since He became
my soul’s keeper.

For without His grace,
I would still be doomed
but now up in heaven
He’s prepared me a room.

I love God,
I too love His Son . . .
and I’m so thankful
for all they have done!


Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, who is rich in mercy,
for his great love wherewith
he loved us,

Even when we were dead in sins,
hath quickened us together with
Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

In A Broken World ~

In a broken world,
you can see the pain
you can feel the hurt
the stress and the strain.

You can hear the cries,
the howling’s of grief
you can more then sense
the need for relief.

The only way to fix,
a world that is broken
is to truly listen to . . .
the words once spoken.

For Jesus came to tell us,
about a more perfect way
if we would only heed . . .
the word’s He had to say.

I am the Door to Life,
knock and you will find
hope, grace and peace
for your heart and mind!


John 10:9

I am the door:
by me if any man enter in,
he shall be saved,
and shall go in and out,
and find pasture.

King James Version
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Copyright 2021
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

From These Things ~

From sinful,
to grateful
from hopeless
to thankful.

From lost,
to found
from doomed
to crowned.

From lifeless,
to forgiven
from hunger
to provision.

From fruitless,
to bearing
from fearful
to daring.

From darkness,
to light
from cowardice
to fight.

From ungodly,
to holiness
from wicked
to righteousness.

From these things,
Jesus took me
so like Him . . .
the closer I’d be!


2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if any man
be in Christ,
he is a new creature:
old things are passed
away; behold, all things
are become new.

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

If I Were More Like My Master ~

If I were more like my Master . . .
I’d walk miles in the sand
just to lend someone
a helping, loving hand.

I’d be compassionate and kind,
gracious and merciful too
I’d give godly instructions
and show them what to do.

I’d calm down the waves,
walk on the turbulent sea
I’d encourage others to have
the faith to follow after me.

I’d see the lost and unsaved,
all the hungry people to feed
I would let them all know . . .
salvation was what they need.

I’d travel to every city,
spread the Good News around
I’d speak of Jesus’ forgiveness
how new life can be found.

If I were more like my Master . . .
I’d have a spirit of servitude
humility and meekness
would be my constant attitude!


1 John 2:6

“He that saith he abideth in him
ought himself also so to walk,
even as he walked.”

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~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Strength Everlasting ~

Everlasting strength,
the Lord gives to us
when it is in Him . . .
that we put our trust.

Strength to be courageous,
to be bold and dauntless
strength that will make us
in all things fearless.

Strength that never gives up,
nor never gives in
to the demands of evil
or the temptation of sin.

Strength for the unlikely,
the hard and impossible
strength to do the things
once unimaginable.

Strength everlasting,
is given to those who trust
a promise from the Lord . . .
to everyone of us!


Isaiah 26:4

Trust ye in the Lord for ever:
for in the Lord Jehovah is
everlasting strength:

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

God Will Always Mend ~

I have lived a life of losses,
with hardship as my friend . . .
but I’ve come to understand
how God will always mend.

For there is not a problem,
too great for Him to take
not a soul He can’t change
regenerate or remake.

There isn’t a broken heart,
Jesus cannot repair . . .
not a soul He won’t save
from the depth of despair.

For there is not a worry,
which for Him is too small
no trouble is too imposing
for He came to bear them all.

So no matter what your loss,
no matter where you’ve been
let God repair and mend . . .
the effects of pain and sin!


Psalm 34:18

The Lord is nigh unto them
that are of a broken heart;
and saveth such as be of
a contrite spirit.

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Deborah Ann Belka

A Place For Everyone ~

Jesus has prepared,
for everyone a place
all due to His mercy
His love and His grace.

For He made a Way,
to His Father throne
for all He regards
as one of His own.

Jesus has made ready,
heaven for all of us
for anyone who has
put in Him their trust.

For in our fallen state,
we were without Life
so He put onto Himself
all of our sinful strife.

Jesus has prepared,
a place for us to meet . . .
where each of us by name
into heaven He will greet!


John 14:3

And if I go and prepare
a place for you, I will come
again, and receive you unto
myself; that where I am,
there ye may be also.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Look At Lot’s Wife ~

Don’t be entrapped,
by worldly things . . .
don’t get caught up
in what wealth brings.

For once Jesus,
comes into your heart
in earthly pleasures
you must not take part.

Don’t lust after things,
with your own eyeballs
lest you might fall into
one of satan’s pitfalls.

For nothing on earth,
is worth loosing your soul
so onto sinful things
let go of your hold.

Don’t think to look back,
on your old way of life . . .
just look at what happen
to Lot’s very own wife!


Luke 17:32

Remember Lot’s wife.

Genesis 19:26

But his wife looked back
from behind him, and she
became a pillar of salt.

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Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

Lord, Make Yourself Known ~

Lord make Yourself known,
to all who need You
reveal to their hearts
all for them You can do.

Make Yourself recognizable,
help them in You to believe
so the plan of salvation
they may be able to receive.

Lord, make Yourself real,
to those full of darkness
let them see that in You
they not be hopeless.

Open up their eyes,
pry open their minds
so that Your peace
they will be able to find.

Lord, make Yourself known,
make to all Your love real
so that their lives . . .
You can repair, mend and heal!


John 14:9-10

Jesus saith unto him,
Have I been so long time
with you, and yet hast thou
not known me, Philip? he
that hath seen me hath seen
the Father; and how sayest
thou then, Show us the Father?

Believest thou not that I am in
the Father, and the Father in me?
the words that I speak unto you
I speak not of myself: but the
Father that dwelleth in me,
he doeth the works.

John 14:6

Jesus saith unto him,
I am the way, the truth,
and the life: no man
cometh unto the Father,
but by me.

King James Version
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Copyright 2021
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~



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Jeremiah 29:13 You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.

Sound the Warning

Proclaiming the good news of Jesus and His return

GODs Team! Be encouraged.

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