Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

Recently there was a fire in a garment factory in Bangladesh. Over 110 workers lost their lives in the fire. This factory, like many scattered throughout third world countries, makes most of the clothing sold in the United States and Europe. The... read more
494 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 28, 2012
In September of 1971, instead of starting my freshman year at Wichita State University, I packed up my parents car and headed off to a training where I would end up be assigned with two other people to a small town in northern Wisconsin to spend a... read more
494 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 27, 2012
Surrounded by angry people, I find myself strangely at peace. Surrounded by selfish people, I find myself as generous as ever. Surrounded by confusion, fear and godlessness; I find myself thinking whole thoughts, trusting in the Lord and striving to... read more
529 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 25, 2012
I have been thinking about how, for the most part, so many of the great men and women of God mentioned in the Bible were just simple people who put their trust in the Lord and tried to live a righteous life honestly before Him. Of course some did... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 23, 2012
This, at one time, was a holiday to celebrate family and thanksgiving for all God has blessed us with. There are some who stubbornly hold on to this tradition, but for most, Thanksgiving has become something like Christmas Eve is to many; the day... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 21, 2012
There are many physicians who are only interested in the fame and fortune attached to their profession. There are a few physicians who entered their profession because they wanted to help people and somehow have managed to keep their priorities... read more
581 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 20, 2012
In a horserace, after rounding the last turn, the final segment of the race is known as the “homestretch”. It is during this stretch that most races are either won or lost. It is during the homestretch that jockeys drive their horse to run... read more
488 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 18, 2012
On this day when so many things are going on in so many places around the world that are so troublesome; we lift up our prayers to Almighty God. There is nothing we can do for those suffering under oppression or living with the imminent threat of war... read more
477 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 15, 2012
Our local Christian radio station is in the middle of yet another massive fund drive this week. In May they did their yearly fund drive and now they are trying to get a million dollars in pledges to pay for their signal. Thankfully people are... read more
626 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 14, 2012
My life’s story is totally opposite to that of most other Christians. I was a good kid when God touched my life and turned it around in 1969. Of course I was only 16 years old. When God cleansed me and made me whole, it was not so much in regard... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2012
Recently I came upon a large plastic tub full of legal pads. Upon these pads were notes from early 2007 when I was diligently studying the Bible in preparation for what I thought would be a time of teaching etc. Looking at those notes, I was amazed at... read more
533 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 12, 2012
I wrote the following five years ago in response to the efforts of some to draw me back to the past and events I left behind and a time in my life I have no desire to revisit. I was told I was dead wrong for not opening ancient lock boxes, but I hold... read more
382 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 11, 2012
In Ephesians 4:8, 1116 we see why there are gift ministries in operation within the Body of Christ: “ Therefore He saith, “When He ascended up on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men .” 11 And He gave some to be... read more
502 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 09, 2012
In February of 2000, I was told by doctors at the Mayo Clinic that I had six months to live unless I lost 100 pounds and got a heart transplant. After struggling with this death sentence for a few days, I decided to fight for myself and sought out a... read more
496 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 08, 2012
There is a sadness hanging over my soul this day that I believe is reflective of the sadness many people feel after the latest election fiasco. After billions of dollars were spent by candidates of all parties in all states, what did that... read more
494 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 07, 2012
In August of 1983 a person intent on destroying my life went to the head of our ministry (who she had an affair with a few years earlier) and filled his mind with all sorts of lies and half truths about things I had allegedly done and said. Soon... read more
765 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 04, 2012
For reasons totally unknown to me, the other day I was thinking about one of the first things I ever saw on television way back around 1960. I remember vividly watching the Ed Sullivan show, which my parents watched EVERY Sunday night, and seeing a... read more
506 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 02, 2012
In one capacity or another, I have been serving God for more than 43 years. I have had times of incredible learning, devastating defeat and glorious victory. There have been times when I thought I was enjoying heaven on earth and there have times when... read more
504 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 01, 2012
In our rush to show everyone how “spiritual” we are, innumerable avenues of proving how “spiritual” we are pass us by. In our zeal to prove we are someone special to God, we fail to see innumerable times we could show someone... read more
510 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 31, 2012
I believe it is the height of sanctimonious self righteousness and calloused hardheartedness to say that every bad thing that happens to a person, locality or nation is always God punishing sin. I believe anyone who dares say that a storm such as the... read more
598 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 30, 2012
There is, indeed, a very fine line between being humble and willing to accept the good and acceptable will of God and being pushed around by an enemy intent on our destruction. Whereas we cannot tell God what to do, we cannot allow ourselves to be... read more
720 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 28, 2012
Is Almighty God a part of your life or apart from your life? Are the glorious things of God a source of rejoicing in your life or simply things that happen in your life? Are the people of God the most important people in your life or just additional... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 25, 2012
I must confess that I am addicted to a few things. I must have my morning coffee and my nightly frozen fruit bar among other “vices”. But, far and away the worst addiction I have is sleeping with a fan. Except for a few rare occasions, I... read more
546 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 24, 2012
“These are the things that ye shall do: Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbor; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates ; And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbor; and love no false oath. For all... read more
511 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 23, 2012
I find the Book of Zechariah both interesting as well as inspiring. Perhaps one of my favorite sections of Zechariah is found in chapter 8. Time and again in this chapter the term “Lord of Hosts” is used which emphasizes God as being the... read more
456 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 22, 2012
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