Tag Archives: Tried and Tested

The Very Best Of Me ~

Oh, God I want to give You,
the very best of me
so go ahead and search
and tell me what You see.

If there be anything,
You want to alter
my whole life to You
I willingly offer.

Oh, God I want You to be,
in my life clearly greater
so go ahead and try me
till I simulate my Savior.

If in my heart You find,
anything to You grievous
purge it now from my life
so I’ll be more like Jesus.

Oh, God I want to give You,
the whole heart of me . . .
so search, test and try
till more of You I see!

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 139:23

Search me, O God,
and know my heart:
try me, and know
my thoughts:

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Completely Invested ~

Faith that is tried,
is faith that knows
the way through troubles
God always shows.

For we know He will make,
a pathway out
whenever we give Him
our fear and doubt.

Faith that is tested,
is faith that is strong
for it knows trials
never steer us wrong.

For we know for God
we need to be bold
so He purifies us
to be just like gold.

Faith willing to be tried,
faith that opts to be tested
is faith in Jesus . . .
completely invested!

~~~~~~~

Job 23:10

“But he knoweth
the way that I take:
when he hath tried me,
I shall come forth as gold.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Cries From The Heart ~

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The cries of the heart,
don’t fall on deaf ears
for each one of them
God promises to hear.

The cry for a heart,
after His own
tells Him you long
to make it His home.

The cry for a heart,
He can transform
tells Him you want
it to be His platform.

The cry for a heart,
open and teachable
tells Him its ready
to be searchable.

The cry for a heart,
to know His ways
tells Him you want
to be lead each day.

The cry for a heart,
that God can touch
says to Him . . .
I love You so much!

~~~~~

Ezekiel 36:26

“A new heart also will I give you,
and a new spirit will I put
within you: and I will take
away the stony heart out of
your flesh, and I will give
you an heart of flesh.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Faith Tried and Tested ~

The testing of Your faith used with permission Doorpost Verses

My faith grows,
from being tested
it gets stronger
when in the Word
I am rested.

My faith rises,
from being redirected
it gets keener
when with God
I stay connected.

My faith increases,
from being tried
it gets sharper
when in Jesus
I faithfully abide.

My faith bounds,
from being proven
it gets firmer
when in the Spirit
my life gets movin’.

When my faith is tried,
I don’t think it’s odd
when it’s being tested
to me, it’s not weird
because I trust in God!

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1 Peter 4:12-13

“Beloved, think it not strange
concerning the fiery trial which
is to try you, as though some
strange thing happened unto you:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


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