Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

What do you do when everyone around you is so preoccupied with the world they think of no one but themselves? What do you do when religion replaces relationship and token acts of charity replace the burning desire to manifest compassion? What are do... read more
521 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 07, 2012
Please allow me to share something deeply personal with you, my friends. Anyone who reads my blogs once in awhile knows some of these things, but I wanted to share the whole situation with you. Certainly my reason for doing this is prayer, for I am in... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 06, 2012
God looks on the heart and not the outward appearance of a person. God looks at the motive and not just the manifestation. It does no good to try and hide from God or lie to Him. God knows all, sees all and cannot be fooled. God is all powerful, all... read more
521 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 05, 2012
“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us .” 2 Corinthians 4:7 Oh how I wish I could plaster this verse upon every billboard and side of every bus. Almighty God... read more
519 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 04, 2012
In December of 1970 I officially joined a “cult”. I was an active part of that group, a leader within that group and a promoter of that group for more than 15 years. Never once did I feel intimidated or “brainwashed”. I got... read more
495 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 03, 2012
I remember walking the streets of Wichita in 1970 protesting a war I knew nothing about and did not impact me in any way. I was joining in the protest because it was the “in” thing to do. Since I wanted to be a part of the “in”... read more
522 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 02, 2012
I feel it time after writing over 1500 blogs and having been here nearly five years to share some of my life with you instead of just trying to be some “know it all” Bible teacher (which I am NOT). My life is nothing special as far as the... read more
477 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 31, 2012
Is there really any difference between the person who swindles millions of dollars out of naïve investors and someone who steals a few things from work? Isn’t stealing, stealing, whether talking about billions of dollars or something worth... read more
487 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 30, 2012
On one hand, Almighty God is an angry God who promises wrath upon ungodliness and vengeance upon evil. But, on the other hand, Almighty God is a loving Father who promises tender mercy toward those who fail and patience toward all who falter. It is... read more
674 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 29, 2012
After devoting so much of my time, money and life to Katrina relief six years ago, obviously I am very concerned with the developing situation with soon to be Hurricane Isaac. Unless a person sees firsthand the destruction a major hurricane brings, it... read more
499 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 27, 2012
43 years ago my life changed. In one day I went from being a struggling 16 year old kid afraid of everyone and haunted with an ugly inferiority complex to a 16 year old child of God blessed with an outgoing personality and a passion to tell others... read more
496 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 24, 2012
Anyone who is so foolish to think they know it all is doomed to failure because pride comes before a fall. Anyone so adamant that they refuse to consider any aspect of truth other than what they believe is missing out on the entire learning adventure.... read more
483 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 22, 2012
Writing 1500 blogs has taught me that I know far less than I once thought I knew. Writing blogs has been like a cave where each passage leads to a bigger and more spectacular room. Writing blogs has taught me how compared to the vastness of God, I... read more
511 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 21, 2012
Is your faith in God a passion or a pastime? Are you merely a spectator passively watching from your comfortable seat in the stadium or are you a professional Christian engaged daily in the great spiritual contest of life? Do you sit back and wait for... read more
506 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 19, 2012
While some think only of the vengeance of God, I choose to dwell upon His everlasting goodness and abounding mercy. While some emphasize only the power of God, I choose to abide in His grace and His love. God is love. Those three simple words changed... read more
497 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 15, 2012
In early June of 1997, my life (as I knew it) changed radically and permanently. At only 44 years old, I embarked on a series of heart procedures all designed to open a clogged artery that delivered blood to my lungs. By April of 1998 I had endured 10... read more
594 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 14, 2012
I am turned off by people who huff and puff and attempt to blow everyone’s house down with arrogance andor intimidation. So many preachers have somehow gotten the idea they are Elijah reincarnated. Instead of seeking to edify God’s people... read more
480 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 12, 2012
The more you trust someone, the more you are willing to tear down the facades that shelter you from the peering eyes and piercing attacks of those intent on hurting you. Trust breeds openness and honesty that in turn breeds greater trust. Next to... read more
482 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 10, 2012
Salvation has involved different things at different times throughout the history. The one common denominator has always been that salvation demands belief and the willingness to publically display that belief. Starting with Abel whose belief was... read more
592 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 09, 2012
Three times in three months three years ago, I faced medical situations that could have easily spelled the end of this earthly life for me. Three times in three months three years ago, the faithful prayers offered on my behalf coupled with God’s... read more
504 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 07, 2012
The Lord has been reminding me recently just how rare and precious a true friend really is. While there may be many who call themselves friends, there are in reality very few people in our lives who meet the criteria for true friendship. Only a few... read more
464 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 06, 2012
Among the tactics used by our enemy to disrupt, distract and destroy us, perhaps the greatest deals with forgiveness. In many respects there is nothing any more difficult to do in this life than to forgive others and ourselves of mistakes, errors,... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 05, 2012
For the first time in many years, we have been watching the Olympics the past few days because my motherinlaw loves doing so. At first I was not too excited about the idea but since then I have actually found myself “into” the whole... read more
518 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 02, 2012
Psalms 103 has always been one of my favorites. There are so many incredible promises found in the 22 verses that make up this Psalm, starting with the exhortation to “Bless the Lord and His holy name” in verse one and ending with the... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 01, 2012
One day when I was a young boy, for some reason I remember picking a peony flower and excitedly bringing it in to my mom. I was so happy that I could do something nice for her. My mom initially smiled but then shrieked, opened the back door and tossed... read more
510 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 31, 2012
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