Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

Humility and humbleness are more or less the same in that they both display attitudes of respect, modesty and being low in rank without pretentions. The most humble people I have ever had the joy of knowing were, without question, unpretentious (not... read more
564 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 13, 2015
I asked myself recently: self, why do you keep writing blogs even though they obviously do not resonate with too many people? The answer was, as it has been for nearly eight years; because I write blogs for the greater Christian community as well as... read more
812 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 12, 2015
We, as mere mortals, do not have the right or power to tell God what He should or should not do. Whenever I hear people speak of the authority we have in Christ to demand God do something or take care of a need I get nervous. It is not that I do not... read more
879 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 11, 2015
There is indeed a Great Mystery that the Apostle Paul reveals in his epistles. God chose Paul to write about this mystery because Paul's ministry was to the Gentiles but his background was Jewish. Being aware of both cultures enabled Paul to grasp... read more
654 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 09, 2015
So, as you may know, I have been dealing with intense pain in my face and jaw for some time now. The preliminary diagnosis was trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Last month I saw a neurologist (who I did not like at all) who made up his mind during the... read more
761 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 06, 2015
There is a wildly popular song presently playing on Christian radio stations called “Even so come” , which is all about Jesus coming again. The problem with the song is that it is not talking about the event recorded in 1 Thessalonians 4 and... read more
799 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 05, 2015
When it comes to understanding the Great Mystery, the age of grace and the significance of “in Christ Jesus” , the question always arises as to what difference does it make? The vast majority of Christians do not want to work hard enough to... read more
644 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 04, 2015
The first thing Jesus said after being tempted by the devil in the wilderness is recorded in Luke 4:1621: 16And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and he entered, as his custom was, into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up... read more
974 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 03, 2015
I know that I have started many series on many subjects, only to get distracted and never finish them. Well, at long last I am going to try and tie all those unfinished series together into one grand series that will take MANY blogs to accomplish. My... read more
953 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 02, 2015
On the right are two pictures showing before and after Hurricane Katrina along a beach in southern Mississippi. This area was nearly wiped off the map by a 25 foot tital surge, which is the hurricane equivalent to the tidal wave produced by a tsunami.... read more
663 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 31, 2015
One of Beth's aunts told me a few years ago about how she had totally dismantled a computer and put it back together again. She did the same thing with an automobile engine. When I asked how she was able to do such things, her answer was that she... read more
560 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 30, 2015
Who do you trust with your life? If it is your government; you will be sorely disappointed. If it is your employer; you will be sorely disappointed. If it is your pension, bank accounts or stock holdings; you will be sorely disappointed. If it is your... read more
574 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 29, 2015
In order to faithfully stand for God our whole lives, we must allow Christ to be our strength instead of leaning upon our natural abilities alone. This is actually one of the most difficult things demanded of us by the Lord. Certainly the Word of God... read more
483 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 28, 2015
When thinking of the most profound events in my Christian life, there is one common denominator that runs through them. Starting with my experience on the mountaintop in New Mexico in 1969 and continuing through my amazing journey around the country... read more
941 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jul 27, 2015
In reading a very lengthy article in the New York Times about the plight of Christians in the Middle East, I found myself both angry and extremely saddened. In an age when billions and billions of dollars are spent to promote “political... read more
834 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 26, 2015
We live in a temporal and materialistic world. We are surrounded by people motivated by greed and willing to do anything to get what they want. So called “good people” become so enamored by their “need” to become wealthy, that they... read more
679 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 24, 2015
I am having dinner with an old friend and his wife today. John and I served together in upper Wisconsin as domestic missionaries back in 197172. It is so very difficult for me to believe that amazing year (that I wrote a blog about recently) took... read more
658 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 23, 2015
In my lifetime, I have met countless Christians, who do not like, do not see the reason for, have problems with and therefore dismiss the writings of the Apostle Paul. It always astounds me how people who claim to be loving and intelligent when it... read more
962 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jul 22, 2015
We are surrounded on all sides by an enemy who is strong, mighty and sly. This enemy uses intimidation and scare tactics the same way a lion's roar freezes its prey into inaction through fear and dread. Throughout the Bible there is a constant... read more
630 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 21, 2015
Well, at long last I am back to doing what I love doing the most; writing blogs. We had a very enjoyable visit with Beth's dad and although it was physically tiring; it was worth it for the blessings derived. Thank all of you who were praying for... read more
733 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 19, 2015
Just as the Bible is full of names and attributes for both God and Jesus Christ, so there are many names and attributes for the devil. Here is just a partial list of those names and attributes: Accuser Adversary Angel of light Antichrist Beelzebub... read more
435 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 12, 2015
And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:... read more
595 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 11, 2015
I specifically address this blog to those who read my blogs on a regular basis. No words in my feeble vocabulary could begin to express how thankful I am for you. I know that I have been all over the map recently with my blogs and that is due to how I... read more
513 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 08, 2015
Unlike television shows where someone who has been unconscious suddenly wakes up and everything is wonderful; my adventure from the land of the unconsciousness was not so easy. I was put on powerful drugs that made me, for all intensive purposes, in a... read more
986 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jul 07, 2015
One would think that the Apostle Pau would have never had any needs. After all, he was (in a way) our father of faith for us living in the current administration of grace. Paul's writings have taught us about all that we have in Christ Jesus.... read more
786 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 06, 2015
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