Tag Archives: Sin

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.”

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Son Rise ~

Lord, open up eyes,
and hearts too
so others may today . . .
come to know You.

Open up their minds,
let Your love sink in
so others may today
be forgiven of their sin.

Open up their ears,
let them really hear
the reason Your Father
even sent You here.

Open up their souls,
to Your eternal grace
so others may today
Your life in theirs embrace.

Father, open up souls,
ears, hearts and eyes
so others may today . . .
see Your glorious Son rise!

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John 11:25

” Jesus said unto her,
I am the resurrection,
and the life:
he that believeth in me,
though he were dead,
yet shall he live:”

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Deborah Ann Belka

Happy
Resurrection Day


The Grace of A Savior ~

God has for us,
an overflowing supply
of mercy and grace
for us to daily apply.

We can put it on,
be it night or day
we just need to ask
for it, when we pray.

Abundant it is,
it will never run out
it’s what being forgiven
is really all about.

God will release it,
as we require
for granting it to us
is His heart’s desire.

For all those in need,
of God’s mercy and favor
all you need is faith . . .
and the grace of a Savior!

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Romans 5:1-2

“Therefore being justified by faith,
we have peace with God through
our Lord Jesus Christ:

By whom also we have access by faith
into this grace wherein we stand,
and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.”

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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,”

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I AM The Bread of Life ~

Jesus is the Bread of Life,
He’s the only one to satisfy
our every spiritual need
He assures us He’ll supply.

That gnawing in our souls,
the hunger and the thirst
He will fulfill them all
when we seek Him first.

Jesus is the Bread of Life,
He promises to deliver
all our spiritual desires
when to Him we surrender.

His life and His death,
bought all our worldly strife
now by faith, through grace
we have everlasting life.

Jesus is the Bread of Life,
He is all our soul’s need
when we follow Him . . .
our heart’s He will feed!

John 6:3

“And Jesus said unto them,
I am the bread of life:
he that cometh to me shall
never hunger; and he that
believeth on me
shall never thirst.”

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I AM The Resurrection ~

I am the Resurrection,
I am the Life . . .
I am the One who took
upon Myself your strife.

Though someday you’ll die,
eternal life to you I give
if for your sins
you believe I will forgive.

I am the One chosen,
I am my Father’s favor
I am the Christ Jesus
your Lord and Savior.

One day in heaven,
together we will be
but, you must have faith
My Father sent Me.

I am the Resurrection,
new life I bring you
but, you must believe
in Me, for this to be true!

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John 11:25-26

“Jesus said unto her,
I am the resurrection,
and the life:
he that believeth in me,
though he were dead,
yet shall he live:

And whosoever
liveth and believeth

in me shall never die.
Believest thou this?”

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I AM The True Vine ~

I am the true Vine,
I am the pure seed
I came to fulfill
your soul’s dying need.

I am the choice Vine,
I’m the substitution
where there is sin
I’m the restitution.

I am the only Vine,
in Me you must stay
for to my Father’s home
there’s no other way.

I am the faithful Vine,
to me you must cling
for without Me . . .
you can’t do anything.

I am the true Vine,
my Father is the gardener
in the end He will be
the final soul harvester!

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John 15:1

“I am the true vine,
and my Father is
the husbandman.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


I AM The Way ~

Jesus is the Way,
He is the only route
to His Father there’s
no other way about.

People may believe,
there’s another direction
but Jesus came to prove
He’s the only connection.

Jesus is the way,
He is the only path
all other roads will lead
to His Father’s wrath.

People may come up with,
their own substitution
but Jesus became for us
His Father’s restitution.

Jesus is the Way,
there is no other one
they only way to our Father
is through His begotten Son!

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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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Deborah Ann Belka


I AM The Door ~

Jesus is the door,
He is the gateway
everyone has access
He is the only way.

Jesus is the entrance,
He is the opening
to the way of truth
He is life everlasting.

Jesus is the door,
He is the bridgeway
to finding peace with God
He is the only doorway.

Jesus is the access,
He is the passageway
to mercy and forgiveness
He is the only entryway.

Jesus is the door,
He is the invitation
He offers to everyone
the only way to salvation!

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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.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


I AM The Light of the World ~

Jesus is the light of the world,
a lamp unto the way
He is the hope that shines
in our hearts night and day.

His light is revealing,
to believers or not . . .
His light unmasks the sin
His precious blood bought.

His light is divulging,
through the darkness it glows
His light is discovering
our wickedness it shows.

His light is illuminating,
it reflects all things hidden
His light is piercing
it sees all who are sin driven.

Jesus is the light of the world,
through the darkness He shines
disclosing the evil thoughts
of our hearts, souls and minds!

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John 12:46

“I am come a light into the world,
that whosoever believeth on me
should not abide in darkness.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Who Hindered You ~

Who hindered you,
who got you off the path
who brought you closer
to knowing God’s wrath?

Who stopped you,
who made your heart sway
who lead you from
the straight, narrow way?

Who approached you,
who got you off track
who caused you to turn
on God your very back?

Who made you to stumble,
who caused you to waiver
who persuaded you to think
you don’t need a Savior?

Who was it that wanted you,
out of the faithful race
who said you don’t deserve
God’s mercy, love and grace?

Who is that cleaver,
who is that spiteful . . .
none other but Satan
could be so deceitful!

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Galatians 5:7

“Ye did run well;
who did hinder you
that ye should not
obey the truth?”

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Deborah Ann Belka


God Knows My Frame ~

Lord, You know my frame,
each fragile part
you know my soul
you know my heart.

To You I’m transparent,
You look right through me
no matter what I do
I know that You can see.

Lord, You know my stature,
every single detail
You know when I breathe in
You know when I exhale.

You known I’m human,
You know I’m but dust
You know my possessions
will only turn to rust.

Lord, You know my frame,
my sinful condition
it’s only by Your grace
I have redemption!

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Psalm 103:14

“For he knoweth
our frame;

he remembereth
that we are dust.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


I Stood ~

I stood,
I knew it was a test
I knew when it was over
I would be blessed.

I hung on,
I did not break down
I knew I had to keep
my heart and mind sound.

I was firm,
I did not move
I knew my faith in God
He wanted me to prove.

I endured,
I did not waiver
I held on tight
to my Lord and Savor.

I persevered,
I did not let go
I knew my trust in God
He needed me to show.

I stood,
I kept on solid ground
I remained steadfast
I did not fall down!

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1 Corinthians 10:12

“Wherefore let him that
thinketh he standeth
take heed lest he fall.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Jesus Died for All ~

Jesus gave Himself for me,
He gave Himself for you
He gave Himself for each
one in the world too.

Jesus died for our sins,
He gave up His life
so we’d be delivered
from its damning strife.

Jesus gave Himself for all,
He gave Himself to set free
He gave Himself to break
on us, satan’s authority.

Jesus became the ransom,
His life was the price
so one day with Him
we could be in paradise.

Jesus gave Himself for you,
He gave Himself for me . . .
so from sin we’d be freed
if we so choose to be!

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1 John 2:2

“And he is the propitiation
for our sins: and not for
ours only, but also for
the sins of the whole world.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Masks ~

Some hide behind,
masks of every kind
some wear disguises
if only in their mind.

Some camouflage,
who they truly are
some cover up
life’s many battle scars.

Some keep hidden,
the agony they feel
some their heartache
they want to conceal.

Some pretend to be,
happy when they’re not
some try to obscure
the problems they’ve got.

Some gloss over,
their heart’s insecurities
some try to cloak
their personal disabilities.

But, behind the masks,
from God we can’t hide
for He sees everything
going on, on the inside.

So, take off the disguise,
you are hiding behind
and let God transform . . .
your heart and mind!

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Job 34:21

“For his eyes
are upon the ways of man,
and he seeth all his goings.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Jesus’ Home ~

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My heart,
Jesus’ home
my soul
God’s throne.

God’s peace
my strife
my salvation
Jesus’ life.

My eyes,
Jesus’  light
my weakness
God’s might.

God’s Word,
my ways
my thoughts
Jesus sways.

My sinfulness,
God’s favor
my hope . . .
my Savior!

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Ephesians 3:17

“That Christ may dwell
in your hearts by faith;
that ye, being rooted
and grounded in love,”

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Deborah Ann Belka


God of The Repentant ~

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God of the lonely,
God of the rejected
may Your mercy be
in our lives injected.

God of the depressed,
God of the dispirited
give us Your favor
though unwarranted.

God of the guilty,
God of the hopeless
may Your grace
hold us blameless.

God of the repentant,
God of the mournful
may we be for our sins
truly remorseful!

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Matthew 9:13

“But go ye and learn
what that meaneth,
I will have mercy,
and not sacrifice:
for I am not come
to call the righteous,
but sinners to repentance.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


Unlimited Love ~

Grace abounding,
mercy unmerited
God’s love for us
is unlimited.

Favor everlasting,
hope eternally
God’s peace for us
will be perpetually.

Forgiveness overflowing,
serenity ceaseless
for all those who believe
their Savior is Jesus.

Rejoicing continual,
jubilation unrelenting
God’s bliss for us
will be unending.

Grace abounding
mercy undeserved
love astounding
for all who persevered!

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Romans 5:8

“But God commendeth his love
toward us, in that,
while we were yet sinners,
Christ died for us.”

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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.”

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Deborah Ann Belka


We All Need A Shepherd~

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Every one is broken,
some how, some where
every one needs Jesus
to bear their care.

Every one has suffered,
some pain, some grief
every one needs Jesus
to bring them relief.

Every one has worries,
some great, some slight
every one needs Jesus
His love, His light.

Every one is weary,
some more, some less
every one needs Jesus
their lives to bless.

Every one needs Jesus,
every minute, every day
every one needs a Shepherd
to show, the way!

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John 10:11

“I am the good shepherd:
the good shepherd giveth
his life for the sheep.”

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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.”

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To Keep Pressing On ~

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To keep pressing on,
to Jesus we need to press in
to keep on, keeping on
we need to run away from sin.

To reach the high calling,
on God we must keep our eyes
to reach up to heaven
we need to focus on the prize.

To get to the goal,
to our Savior we need to cling
to get to the finish line
we must grow our eagle wings.

To obtain the reward,
on the Holy Spirit we need to rely
to obtain the treasure
our worldly desires we must deny.

To keep pressing on,
to Jesus we must give Him our all
to keep on, keeping on
on God’s power we need to call!

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Philippians 3:13-15

” Brethren, I count not myself
to have apprehended: but this
one thing I do, forgetting those
things which are behind,
and reaching forth unto
those things which are before,

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

Let us therefore, as many
as be perfect, be thus minded:
and if in any thing ye be
otherwise minded, God shall
reveal even this unto you.”

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To Be An Overcomer ~

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To be an overcomer,
we must see sin is the problem
our faith and trust in Jesus
must remain firm and solemn.

To be an overcomer,
we must confront the obstructions
that leads to the wide road
of everlasting destruction.

To be an overcomer,
we must tackle the world head on
we constantly must be
to the Holy Spirit drawn.

To be an overcomer,
we must be willing to defeat
Satan and his armies
so not to fall for his deceit.

To be an overcomer,
we can’t stand in the shadows
we must shed God’s light
so the darkness we can expose!

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1 John 5:4

“For whatsoever is born of God
overcometh the world: and this
is the victory that overcometh
the world, even our faith.

Who is he that overcometh the
world, but he that believeth
that Jesus is the Son of God?”

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Deborah Ann Belka


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