Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

Without mercy, we become unforgiving of other’s mistakes, shortcomings and failures. Without compassion, we become uncaring, unwilling and unmoved by the plight of others. Without tenderness, we become hard, legalistic, hypocritical, demanding... read more
527 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 22, 2012
Why do we fight so much? What is it that drives mature people to relentlessly pound away at someone or something? What on earth could be so important as to consume a person, split up close friends or drive someone to attack another verbally or even... read more
532 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 21, 2012
If we are indeed seeking to walk with God, in the spirit, with Jesus Christ as our Lord and the Holy Spirit as our Guide; the road we travel will NOT be the road everyone else travels. The deeper one gets into our incredible faith, the more the stark... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 17, 2012
It is far easier to totally trust God when there are absolutely no other options available. With a plane quickly running out of fuel circling above a small town socked in by fog; either God was going to intercede and help us or we were going to die.... read more
660 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 16, 2012
Although the pilot of the plane remained calm, it was obvious he was concerned. The other gentleman in the front seal was growing angrier by the second. He began yelling at the pilot to do something to land the plane. Soon the two men were yelling at... read more
535 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 15, 2012
Sitting in the back seat of a small Cessna airplane, I knew beyond any doubt that I would soon be meeting the Lord Jesus Christ face to face. As the two men in the front of the airplane yelled and screamed at each other and cursed the situation at... read more
536 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 14, 2012
My grandmother, who was named Grace, was born in 1890 in an obscure house on the Kansas prairie. Her father was a dirt poor farmer trying to grow crops on soil only fit for tall grass. He supplemented his income by becoming an itinerant preacher.... read more
686 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 13, 2012
Some people would think it strange that among the things I am most thankful for in this life, near the top of the list is a whole list of events and situations that appear outwardly to be negative, unfair, reprehensible or outrageous. Long ago I... read more
490 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 11, 2012
I am not a bad person, but I am subject to breakdowns in my resistance to certain things in life, especially those dealing with food. I have been fighting the “battle of the bulge” for 50 years and although there have been times I was the... read more
497 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 10, 2012
A day is coming when each and every one of us will stand face to face before the Lord Jesus Christ. When this day arrives, we will have no defense attorney by our side, no pile of evidence to plead our case with, no thousand dollar suit to look good... read more
622 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 09, 2012
Our life is spent attempting to find that elusive balance between manifesting the boldness and confidence that is ours in Christ and the absolute humility found in knowing we (in and of ourselves) are nothing. Truly the only reason we have anything of... read more
533 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 08, 2012
For many days last July, I sat in a hospital room with a friend as his wife slowly died. I was not there to preach to him, heal his wife or even be "religious". The truth is, I was there to pray and help share the burden of the situation... read more
519 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 07, 2012
Soon after my conversion to Christ in August of 1969,I had my very first girlfriend. This was an incredibly big deal for this 16 year old because only a few months earlier I was persuaded I would never find true love. In my mind I was too big, too... read more
677 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 06, 2012
To my good friends here at Christian Blog; After much thought and prayer, I have decided to share with you what I know about my current situation for the sake of prayer. It is not easy for me share about my own needs, but in this case I feel it is the... read more
566 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 03, 2012
In some ways I wish I could say I felt wonderful, had no aches and pains and enjoyed each day as one would enjoy a slow boat ride on a sunny day. Yes, in some ways it would be great to report that I had no doubts, worries, fears or anxious moments. It... read more
593 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 02, 2012
Many years ago I received word that my ministry assignment had been changed and instead of holding a full time position of great influence and responsibility, I was being stripped of all my wonderful titles and sent to the wilderness of western... read more
472 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 01, 2012
There are many things done in the name of Christ that are not right, disruptive and disgraceful. Over the centuries Christians have felt compelled to force their beliefs on the heathen, keep its adherents in slavery and demand obedience "or... read more
662 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 29, 2012
Please look again at Romans 10:9, 10: That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved . For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and... read more
510 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 26, 2012
If we become so busy we have no time for someone who is facing the biggest crisis of their life; we are guilty of spiritual apathy in the first degree. If we become so self absorbed that we are oblivious to the cries for help of those in need; we are... read more
547 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 25, 2012
Jesus was an equal opportunity minister. He did not limit His ministry to the temple or only those with deep pockets who would support what He was doing. Jesus did not allow the disapproval of the self righteous religious hierarchy to dissuade Him... read more
498 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 24, 2012
Unless Jesus Christ is Lord of our lives, we end up being blown about by every wind of doctrine and tossed to and fro like a feather in the wind. Unless Jesus Christ is Lord of our lives, we will end up obeying the dictates of pressure or pleasure.... read more
485 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 22, 2012
40 years ago I was a 19 year old kid with 39 year old responsibilities. I was trying to do things for the ministry I was unqualified to do but forced into doing because of need. I failed far more often than I succeeded but I can honestly say that in... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 19, 2012
As has been written about numerous times; it is easy to stand for God and sing His praises when there is no financial, physical, emotional or relationship pressure. When there is money in the bank, the body is doing well, the mind is fresh and alert... read more
644 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 18, 2012
Manifesting faith in God is not a production full of pomp and fanfare. Manifesting trust in God is not a spectacle worthy of the world's applause. Manifesting confidence and belief that God will provide and take care of us needs not be so full of... read more
532 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 17, 2012
In many respects, that which separates the Christian faith from other religions is the emphasis placed upon RELATIONSHIP instead of the adherence to rules and regulations. The ability to have and grow into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ... read more
497 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 15, 2012
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