Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

It is so easy to judge, criticize and cast away others who fail to meet our high standards of righteousness. It is so easy to withdraw and walk away from those whose trespasses have marked them as failures. It is so easy to reject those who have lost... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 24, 2012
Without the knowledge of our eternal hope, I have no clue how a person handles the loss of a spouse, child or parent. The sorrow and grief brought on by death can be overwhelming even for strong Christians, so it is a mystery to me how anyone handles... read more
489 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 22, 2012
Picture a man in a small rowboat on a pond doing some fishing. Suddenly he notices his feet are wet because of water leaking into the boat from a hole on the floor. With nothing to plug the hole, he falls on his knees and asks God to help him. The... read more
973 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Feb 21, 2012
Let us discuss a subject many of us are at present dealing with, either emotionally or physically. That subject would be PAIN. This little four letter word has a multitude of definitions and even more applications. There is of course the predominant... read more
963 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Feb 19, 2012
In some dark alley, around some blind corner or in some forgotten closet lurks something we are afraid of or hoped to never have to confront. Even the strongest person quakes in his boots when confronted by a ghost from the past or the horror of a... read more
447 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 17, 2012
Recently we had something happen which reinforced the principle of appreciating the blessings we have in this life. Last Saturday we were eater supper when we heard a pop and the lights flickered. After an investigation we could find nothing amiss and... read more
432 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 16, 2012
It is not accurate to say that giving EQUALS receiving. It would be better to speak of giving AND receiving just as we talk of sowing AND reaping. When giving is relegated to some mathematical formula, it changes from a beautiful expression of love... read more
499 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 14, 2012
To say the past few weeks have been difficult would be a gross understatement. I have dealt with what seems like a never ending parade of dental problems that have resulted in numerous trips to the dentist, unbelievable pain and the inability to... read more
585 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 12, 2012
It seems that with each passing day, I find myself less and less interested in being anything other than a simple man whose only accomplishment in life is remaining faithful to God. Long gone are any dreams of traveling all around the country,... read more
484 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 08, 2012
The mere existence most people mistakenly think call life is something I thank God daily I do not need to worry about. Regardless of how it may appear outwardly, the life I live is far more than the shallow game most people play. I know who I am, why... read more
491 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 06, 2012
One needs go no further than the first chapter of the book of Romans to see in vivid living color the depravity and wickedness of life without the moral compass of God and His Word. When people refuse to accept the authority of the Truth, they wander... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 02, 2012
For many years of my life, I was of the opinion that my purpose in living was to "save the world". I spent years leading would be evangelists on mission trips and "witnessing blitzes". After doing this for quite some time, the... read more
505 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 31, 2012
Many of the problems that have plagued Christianity since its start on the Day of Pentecost can be traced back to attempts made to pattern the Church after the Old Testament. The problem is that the Old Testament was not build on the concept of the... read more
581 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 29, 2012
At a very early age most of us learn that "haste makes waste". Although we may think we know what this means, we do not fully understand until we experience it. Much like not fully grasping the reality that a stove is hot until touching it,... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 26, 2012
This may come as quite a shock to some, but generally speaking, the vast majority of people who lived in the Old Testament although they were at times very religious, were not "spiritual". This was because in the Old Testament, the spirit of... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 25, 2012
With all my heart I would love to say that every day is a walk in the spiritual park and every step we take is "walking on sonshine". As cool as these things sound, the reality of life is that at times we end up in the ghetto instead of the... read more
488 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 24, 2012
Jesus always did the Father's will and that included who He called to be His disciples. The men who ended up living with Jesus, traveling with Him, learning from Him and commissioned by Him were the men God wanted to do these things. Bypassed in... read more
533 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 22, 2012
Some things we just take for granted in this life such as that our fingers will bend, our knees will work and we can always do a sit up. Last night my wife and I were on the floor spending quality time with our dog Sheba when we decided to do a sit... read more
488 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 19, 2012
What proof do we have that there is a God? This question has baffled mankind ever since he was kicked out of the Garden of Eden. In his attempt to see and feel god, man has made idols of stone and wood for centuries. These idols succeeded only in... read more
491 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 18, 2012
What allows us as Christians to be 100 sure that Jesus came and gave His life for us? What proof do we have that Jesus died upon the cross and three days later God raised Him from the dead? How can we say with absolute certainty that God created the... read more
562 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 16, 2012
It is troubling, astounding, disgusting and nauseating to look at what captivates the attention of people in Western civilization. The majority of people are fixated on sports, politics, entertainment and a wide array of self indulgent and... read more
487 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 12, 2012
A year ago our dog Sheba blew out her cruciate ligament in her rear leg. She was utterly helpless for a season because she was in so much pain and could not put any weight on that leg. Since surgery was not an option, all we could do was give her pain... read more
496 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 11, 2012
When looking at the four Gospels and what was involved when Jesus called His disciples, there are many things involved but three stand out. I would not go so far as to say that discipleship only consists of these three things, but they are extremely... read more
507 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 10, 2012
My dad was the kind of person who would argue with anyone, anytime on any subject. If someone said the sky is blue, my dad would jump in and say it is yellow just to engage in spirited debate. For reasons unknown to me, he somehow derived satisfaction... read more
485 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 09, 2012
Unfortunately, many Christians get so hung up trying to walk perfectly; they spend a lifetime living in condemnation for being imperfect. I know this torture firsthand as I spent many years of my life so cognizant of everything I was doing wrong that... read more
482 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 05, 2012
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