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Sticky Note to God ~08.18.18

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If Not For Grace ~

If Not For Grace -CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ used with permission IBible Verses

Lord, I know I don’t deserve,
from You, one single thing
I know I’m not worthy of . . .
the blessings You bring.

 I know I don’t merit,
the love You have for me
I know I don’t warrant . . .
from death, to be set free.

I know I’m undeserving,
of the peace that is to come
I know I’m not fit to enter
into Your eternal kingdom.

I know I’m but a sinner,
worthless and contemptible
nothing about me is good
I am pitiful and despicable .

Lord, if not for Your grace,
Your mercy and Your favor
I would be a sinner . . .
without a loving Savior!

~~~~~~~~~

Ecclesiastes 7:20

“For there is not a just man upon earth,
 that doeth good, and sinneth not.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note From God 04.15.15

Sticky Note From God ~ CHRISTian poetry by deboran ann ~ 04.15.15 ~


Saved ~

Saved ~  CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I make no excuses,
no false pretense
I am just a sinner
I have no defense.

Born of rebellion,
conceived in sin
envy and spite
were my closest kin.

Dead in trespasses,
deceitful to the core
greed and pride oozed
out of every pore.

Disobedient to God,
just like in Eve’s story
wickedness and evil
stole all of His glory.

I make no excuse,
a sinner ~ that I am
but, I’ve been saved
by the blood of the Lamb!

~~~~~~~~~

John 1:29
King James Version

The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him,
and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh
away the sin of the world.

1 Peter 1:19
King James Version

“But with the precious blood of Christ,
as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Without Jesus ~

Without Jesus ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Jesus died for you,
and He died for me
He died for the whole world
so our need for Him, we’d see.

He died for the miserable,
the hardened, the hopeless
He died so that we’d see
without Him, we are helpless.

He died for the cruel,
the wicked, the guilty
He died so that we’d see
without Him, we are filthy.

He died for the sorrowful,
the poor, the meek
He died so that we’d see
without Him, we are weak.

He died for the troubled,
the worried, the weary
He died so that we’d see
without Him, we are needy.

Jesus died for the lost,
and He died for the unsaved
He died so that we’d see
without Him, we are depraved!

~~~~~~~~~~

Romans 5:8
King James Version

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

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


I Cry ~

true-prayer used with permission IBible Verses

I cry at night,
when I lay in bed
I pray to my Savior
from verses read.

I cry for the widow,
whose loved one is gone
I pray to my Savior
to Him, she’ll be drawn.

I cry for the homeless,
with nowhere to go
I pray to my Savior
His love will flow.

I cry for the hungry,
with nothing to eat
I pray to my Savior
their needs He’ll meet.

I cry for the sick,
those who are ailing
I pray to my Savior
to heal without delaying.

I cry for the sinner,
who is lost and alone
I pray to my Savior
their life He’ll atone.

I cry for a lost world,
every single night
I pray to my Savior
to shine His light.

I cry for you,
and yes, I cry for me
I pray to my Savior
to hear each plea!

~~~~~~~~~

Romans 1:9
King James Version

“For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit
in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing
I make mention of you always in my prayers;”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Mercy and Truth Have Merged ~

For God So Loved used

Mercy and truth have merged,
reconciliation is found on the Cross
righteousness and peace have kissed
God’s justice reaches to the dross.

Truth was raised from the earth,
resurrection sprung out of death
new life gives hope to every sinner
who understands His dying breath.

Love looked down from heaven,
forgiveness was imparted to every soul
grace shall make way for His steps
so in Him all can be made whole.

Mercy and truth have come together,
on the Cross ~ Jesus paid the price
righteousness and peace finally kissed
and for all ~ Christ was the sacrifice!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 85:10-12
King James Version

“Mercy and truth are met together;
righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
Truth shall spring out of the earth;
and righteousness shall look down from heaven.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


The Gift of Grace ~

Grace  by Radikai Art free photo #8410

Oh, to know the gift of grace,
not earned by any act or deed
but given to every soul for favor
to fill our deepest want and need.

Oh, to know the gift of grace,
not worthy by any way or means
just filthy rags, covered in scarlet sins
till His blood ~ washed us clean.

Oh, to know the gift of grace,
not deserving to be set free at all
His life became sins only ransom
love’s redemption, for man’s fall.

Oh, to know the gift of grace,
not justified to accept or to receive
Jesus came to give the guilty sinner
the gift of mercy, so they’d believe.

Oh, to know the gift of grace,
where evil no longer rules or reigns
to know His scarred and healing hands
have released sins ~ crippling chains.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 2:7-9
King James Version

“That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace
in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus. For by grace are ye saved
through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Not of works, lest any man should boast.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Though I am Born Again . . .

Saved by Jon Tomero free photo #7929

Though I am born again,
I still look the same . . .
the only difference is
I am baptized in His name.

I know I am still a sinner,
but I’m trying hard not to be
and I am sure that my faults
you still can see in me.

I am not yet perfect,
but I am learning every day
how to live like Jesus
and to follow His righteous way.

I know you don’t believe,
but I haven’t a single doubt
and I trust that my Lord
will work all things out.

I’ve got a lot of changing,
that I know I need to do
and I believe that my Savior
will help me see them through.

I’ve made many choices,
that I am not proud of
but I am counting on His mercy
and trusting in His love.

I know when you look at me,
I don’t look any different
but I know somethings new
and in Jesus I am confident.

All I am asking you,
is to give me some more time
before you begin to judge me
and condemn me for my crime.

Though I am born again,
I am not without blame
but the day I accepted Jesus
He took with Him my shame!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

2 Corinthians 5:17
King James Version

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

Copyright 2012

Deborah Ann Belka


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