Tag Archives: Thankfulness

A Heart Full of Gladness ~

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When I think of all the things,
this year for which I’m thankful
there are a few that stand out
that leave me eternally grateful.

I’m thankful for God’s mercy
for His unmerited favor
I am grateful for His gift
of Christ Jesus, my Savior

I am thankful for His grace,
for the love Jesus showed
I am forever appreciative
for the hope in me He bestowed.

I am thankful for my faith,
the forgiveness of my sin
I am grateful over satan
the battle God and I can win.

So, with a shout of gratitude,
I will close out this year . . .
with a heart full of gladness
having nothing to fear!

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Psalm 26:7

“That I may publish
with the voice of thanksgiving,
and tell of all thy wondrous works.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 11.24.16

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Singing My Praise ~

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Heavenly Father,
I sing You this song
with the faith of one
who is meek yet strong.

With a grateful heart,
I sing You my praise
and my humble gratitude
to You, I fearfully raise.

Your Spirit inside me,
has set my soul aflame
igniting me to sing
and praise Your holy name.

My song of thankfulness,
to You I raise high
the gratitude I have
flow in these tears I cry.

Heavenly Father,
here is my song to You
thanking You for blessing me
in all for me that You do!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 146:2

“While I live will I praise the Lord:
I will sing praises unto my God
while I have any being.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Forever Thankful ~

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I’m thankful for God’s goodness,
I’m thankful  for His grace
I’m thankful that I can seek
each day His loving face.

I’m thankful for God’s salvation,
I’m thankful for His favor
I’m thankful He sent Jesus
to be my Lord and Savior.

I’m thankful for God’s blessing,
I’m thankful for His provisions
I’m thankful for the Holy Spirit’s
supernatural supervision.

I’m thankful for God’s pity,
I’m thankful for His care
I’m thankful Jesus came
so my burdens He can bear.

I’m thankful for God’s excellence,
I’m thankful for His goodness
I’m forever thankful  . . .
for His bountiful kindness!

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2 Corinthians 9:11

“Being enriched in every thing
to all bountifulness, which
causeth through us
thanksgiving to God.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


My Thank You Note To God ~

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Dear Father  . . .

Thank You for forming me,
in my mother’s womb
thank You for being
my future Bridegroom.

Thank You for comforting me,
for always being near
thank You for calming
my deepest, darkest fear.

Thank You for being my song,
my strength and my salvation
thank You for saving me
from everlasting damnation.

Thank You for giving me,
Your Word to live by
thank You for collecting
all the tears that I cry.

Thank You for satisfying,
my hunger and thirst
thank You for leading me
to seek Your kingdom first.

Thank You for loving me,
for Your mercy and favor
thank You for the gift of grace
through Your Son, my Savior.

Thank You for making,
my paths straight
thank You for showing me
to the narrow gate.

Thank You for Your Spirit,
who lives inside of me
thank You for the trust
I have placed in Thee.

Thank you for making me,
a child of Your own
thank You for allowing me
to come to Your throne.

Thank you for the trials,
that come my way
thank You for the promise
of a more peaceful day.

Thank You for forming me,
in my mother’ womb . . .
thank You in Your mansion
for reserving me a room!

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Psalm 126:3

“The Lord hath done
great things for us;
whereof we are glad.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 11.11.16

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Tis The Season For Thankfulness ~

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Tis the season . . . .
for inward reflections
a time to share
outward expressions.

A time to be,
for all things thankful
a time to convey to God
just why we’re grateful.

Tis the season . . .
for inner thoughtfulness
a time to thank God
for His kindheartedness.

A time to see,
how much we’re blessed,
a time for our gratitude
to be openly professed.

Tis the season . . .
for thankful contemplation
a time to say Thank You God
whatever our situation!

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Psalm 95:2

“Let us come before his presence
with thanksgiving,
and make a joyful noise
unto him with psalms.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 11.01.16

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From the Poem:    Thankfulness


Sticky Note to God 11.01.16

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Sticky Note to God 08.16.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 08.16.16 ~


A Joy Jump ~

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Some Christians,
seem to be grumpy
fussy and sulky
and a little bit crabby.

They seldom smile,
or say something nice
it’s as if their hope . . .
has turned dry as ice.

Some Christians,
seem to be uptight
I can hardly see
a flicker of light.

They barely laugh,
seldom do they grin
it’s as if their peace . . .
took one on the chin.

Oh, Lord if You see,
me being a grump
give my heart . . .
an eternal joy jump!

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Romans 15:13

“Now the God of hope fill you
with all joy and peace in believing,
that ye may abound in hope,
through the power of the Holy Ghost.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Deeper and Stronger ~

Stroner and Deeper ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Lord, take me deeper,
so I may be stronger
let me not be taken
by lies others conjure.

Let my heart be fixed,
keep my walk stable
let not my faith become
just another label.

Build me up Lord,
keep me firmly rooted
so the truth I’ve found
doesn’t become diluted.

Let me abound,
in grace and wisdom
so I may have joy
inside my thankful bosom.

Lord, make me stronger,
take me ever deeper
establish my faith . . .
beyond a Bible peeper!

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Colossians 2:6-7

“As ye have therefore received
Christ Jesus the Lord,
so walk ye in him:

Rooted and built up in him,
and stablished in the faith,
as ye have been taught,
abounding therein
with thanksgiving.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Every Day is Father’s Day ~

EVERY DAY is Father's Day ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Dear heavenly Father,
I want to thank You so
for always being with me
wherever I may go.

For being my true lamp,
my life, way and light
for the tender mercy
You send me day or night.

For giving me refuge,
under Your mighty wings
for the stillness I have
in the storms life brings.

For being my Rock,
the anchor of my trust
for always being loving
gracious, kind and just.

Dear heavenly Father,
every day is Father’s day . . .
and I’m so very thankful
for all You send my way!

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Psalm 103:2

“Bless the Lord, O my soul,
and forget not all his benefits:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Spring’s Hope ~

Spring's Hope ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

May this Spring,
bathe you in God’s light
so you can receive
the power of His might.

May Springs warmth,
make God’s mercy rise
so that to His ways
you’ll not compromise.

May Springs buds,
blossom in your heart
so from God’s path
you will never part.

May Springs song,
chime within your soul
so that your life
God can have control.

May the new life,
Spring always brings
cause you to be . . .
thankful for all things!

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Psalm 33:22

” Let thy mercy, O Lord,
be upon us, according
as we hope in thee.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 11.17.15

Sticky Note To God ~ CHISTian Poetry by Deborah Ann ~ 11.17.15 ~


Sticky Note From God ~ 11.09.15

Sticky Note From God ~ CHISTian Poetry by Deborah Ann ~ 11.09.15 ~


Thankfulness ~

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This year I am thankful,
for so many things . . .
but mostly for my faith
the peace that it brings.

I am forever indebted,
for the gift of salvation
how by the grace of Jesus
I’ve eternal redemption.

I am thankful for the truth,
setting me free from sin
I am ever appreciative
for the power I’ve within.

I am full of thankfulness,
for the Life and the Way
I am grateful for the Word
shedding Light on my day.

This year I am thankful.
for so many things . . .
but most of all I’m grateful
for the hope Jesus brings!

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Ephesians 5:20

“Giving thanks always
for all things unto
God and the Father
in the name of our
Lord Jesus Christ;”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 11.09.15

Sticky Note To God ~ CHISTian Poetry by Deborah Ann ~ 11.09.15 ~


Be Thankful Each Day ~

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Walk humbly, my friend,
before our God, who is living
be thankful each day . . .
for the strength, He is giving.

Walk meekly, my friend,
before  God, who is gracious
be thankful each day . . .
for His wisdom, is ageless.

Walk gently, my friend,
before God, who is all-knowing
be thankful each day . . .
for His grace, keeps you going.

Walk reverently, my friend
before God, who is all-powerful
be thankful each day . . .
for His love, is bountiful.

Walk peacefully, my friend,
before our God, who is wrathful
be thankful each day . . .
for His mercy, is plentiful.

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James 4:10

“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord,
and he shall lift you up.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 11.26.14

Sticky Note To God 11.26.14


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Why we Give Thanks . . .

Because His mercy endures for ever
To Pay our vows to the most High
In remembrance of His holiness
To make known His deeds
It is good to give thanks
It is the fruit of our lips
To declare His works
To magnify Him
For He is good
For His glory
To Bless Him

 
We are thankful for . . .

Being partakers of the inheritance of the saints
The grace of God we have though Jesus Christ
The victory through our Lord Jesus Christ
The peace of God ruling in your hearts
God causes us to triumph in Christ
For salvation that is in the Lord
His wisdom and might
His wondrous works
All things

Who is to give thanks . . .

All the people
and sheep
of His pasture

How are we to give thanks . . .

With joy and gladness and the voice of melody
With cymbals, psalteries, and with harps
Making a joyful noise unto Him
Singing praise unto His name
In the great congregation
Publish with our voice
In the house of God
In the morning
At midnight
In prayer
In song
Forever

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Psalm 100:4

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving,
and into his courts with praise:
be thankful unto him, and bless his name.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

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There are so many reasons to be thankful.
There are  8766 hours a year ~ how many of them
do we spend in praise and thanksgiving for all that our
heavenly Father has done for us and all He will be doing for us?

Sadly, too few on my part!


Sticky Note to God 11.15.14

Sticky Note To God 11.15.14


The Song in My Heart ~

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Oh, my Lord, my God,
my heart is filled with gladness
so I’ll sing my song of gratitude
for Your everlasting kindness.

With thanksgiving and praise,
I lift my voice to You and sing
as I’m so very grateful for . . .
the joyfulness to me, You bring.

I will bless Your holy name,
for the mercies, You bestow
may my song of adoration . . .
be to You, a pleasing bellow.

For, I can’t keep it to myself,
I must sing about Your grace
until Your love for mankind . . .
all the people, can embrace.

Oh, my Lord, my God,
my heart is filled with gladness
I’ll sing of my eternal hope . . .
to a world ~ full of darkness!

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Psalm 96:1-3

“O sing unto the Lord a new song:
sing unto the Lord, all the earth.

Sing unto the Lord, bless his name;
 shew forth his salvation from day to day.

Declare his glory among the heathen,
his wonders among all people.

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


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