Blog Archive: Kirk M

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by Kirk M @blessings2you

When someone says that they “cannot afford to give” , what they are really saying is that they do not want to give. When people claim they have nothing to share, they are really saying they are too lazy to dig through the multitude of things... read more
645 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 21, 2014
It is 3:00 am and you are awakened from your sleep by the blare of a loudspeaker telling you that you have 24 hours to convert to Islam and pay a tax or be killed. Does this scenario sound farfetched or made up? It is not. This is exactly what is... read more
590 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 20, 2014
Solomon speaks of the seasons of life in Ecclesiastes 3:18: To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3A time... read more
470 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 18, 2014
Wouldn't it be nice to wake up one day to a world where everyone loved each other, that had no poverty, pain or pride, a world with no anger, bitterness or spite that had no fear, anxiety or panic driven hysteria? This utopian world has captured... read more
690 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 16, 2014
Back in 2006 and 2007 I made numerous trips to a small Christian mission located on the United States side of the Rio Grande River in far southern Texas. Twice I rented a truck to take food, clothing and anything else I could find down to their... read more
632 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 15, 2014
We saw yesterday that God's will is for His people to PRAY for all men, especially for those who sit in positions of authority and who make the decisions that directly affect our lives, our livelihood and our peace of mind. There is nothing that... read more
676 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 14, 2014
I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; 2For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. 3For... read more
737 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 13, 2014
Back in May, my riding lawn mower (which I must have due to living on 13 acres, of which about 3 or 4 must be mowed) developed some major issues and ended up in the shop for over a month. Since no one told the grass to quit growing, out of desperation... read more
794 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 11, 2014
We live in perilous times. The current situation in the Middle East is terribly disconcerting. Not only are there rockets being fired back and forth between Gaza and Israel, further north there is the incredible rise of a group hell bent on... read more
698 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 10, 2014
For those of you who never lose their way, fall short of walking perfectly and never sin; this blog is NOT for you and I urge you to move on to another one. But, if you have ever wondered off the narrow way, gotten lost in the fog of indecision or... read more
795 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 09, 2014
Grace, mercy, kindness and love are all intertwined and interrelated. These four qualities of God's nature allow us to receive forgiveness, salvation and righteousness in God's sight. Together with peace, these things represent the very heart... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 08, 2014
How did Jesus Christ prove His love toward us? He gave His life on our behalf as a payment for sin. How did God prove His love toward us? The proof of His love (as recorded in John 3:16) was found in His willingness to give His only begotten Son so... read more
549 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 07, 2014
4But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, 5Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) 6And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in... read more
516 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 06, 2014
About a month ago, two swallows decided to build a nest on top of the hummingbird feeder on the back porch. I tried to dissuade them but they won, meaning I had to get another feeder for the hummingbirds I so love to watch. Since this swallow nest was... read more
464 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 04, 2014
In my younger (and wilder) days, I took pride in being a revolutionary, especially when it came to spiritual matters. It mattered little to me what people in this world thought of me because I was 100 devoted to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus... read more
591 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 02, 2014
We all are allowed to make choices in life, for that is the freedom of will God gave to every human being. God is not a dictator. He lays out what He wants and desires and leaves it up to us to choose to do it. For those who love God, knowing and... read more
838 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 01, 2014
We have seen in our study of 1 Timothy 6 that the will to become rich and the love of money lead to terrible, harmful and even lethal consequences. The passion to accumulate gold, silver, money and things drives people to work ridiculous hours, fall... read more
648 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 30, 2014
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. 1 Timothy 6:10 To say that the love of money is the root OF ALL EVIL would be wrong, for... read more
872 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 29, 2014
As we approach the end of this study on the dangers and perils found in making a conscious decision to pursue wealth at the expense of one's spiritual relationship with God; I thought it good to look at a few verses that explain what and why this... read more
713 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 27, 2014
What could be so wrong with desiring to be wealthy? Wouldn't all that money allow you to better take care of your family and help others in need? Go ahead and think this way, but before you commit your life to fulfilling your dream, you might want... read more
675 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 26, 2014
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. 1 Timothy 6:9 One of the keys to understanding this verse lays in the phrase “many foolish and... read more
703 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 25, 2014
I used to somewhat appreciate having a cup of coffee and scanning the daily headlines to see what is up in the world. I simply cannot do this anymore without either getting angry or borderline depressed. There are just far too many things happening in... read more
687 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 24, 2014
I once knew a man who had made a fortune in the furniture business but lived in a small home with absolutely nothing in it to indicate he had made millions of dollars. He drove a “normal” car, wore “normal” clothes and lived a very... read more
658 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 23, 2014
Some may question what could possibly be so important in 1 Timothy 6:9 and 10 that it is worthy of being written about over and over again. Some may wonder why, with all the beautiful and “nice” things in the Bible, I have chosen to zero in... read more
938 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 22, 2014
In all aspects of life, there is a very fine line between truth and error. The vast majority of believers fail miserably in establishing let alone walking that fine line. They flounder like a fish out of water trying to figure out what it is they are... read more
875 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 20, 2014
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