Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

From the time God touched my life on that mountain in New Mexico in August of 1969 through 1972 I was a living breathing witnessing machine. I would talk to anyone at anytime about the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God. I was young, but I was... read more
489 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 21, 2011
Through wrong teaching, I was led to believe 40 years ago that somehow it was fine with God to devote ALL of our energy to making ALL of the money we could possibly make so that we could enjoy ALL of the things that money could buy. With each passing... read more
543 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 20, 2011
A flood of memories were unleashed in my mind recently as I watched the movie "Rocky" for the first time in many years. Certainly there is nothing spiritual about Rocky movies, but for me, they pulled me through some very tough stretches in... read more
449 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 19, 2011
On the day of ascension, the disciples asked Jesus plainly in Acts 1:6; "Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel ?" Obviously this was a very important question on the disciple s minds since these are the last recorded... read more
608 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 18, 2011
Without question, if a person wanted to follow Jesus a commitment was required. Those men and women who were allowed the mind boggling privilege of sitting at the Master's feet and afforded incredible opportunities to minister to others had... read more
531 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 17, 2011
Why does a loving God allow people to feel pain? Why does a God who claims to care for people allow us to go through horrible situations which lead to mental anguish andor physical trauma? How can a God who is supposedly love allow hundreds of... read more
498 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 15, 2011
A long time ago, I was introduced to a poem that has helped me get through difficult situations countless times. The author is unknown, but the poem is not. It is called "Don't Quit" and I would like to share it with you: Don't quit... read more
756 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 14, 2011
Faith is on the inside and religion is on the outside. Each one of us who call ourselves Christians need to constantly look deep inside to make sure our FAITH is strong. I would much rather be called a man of FAITH than a religious man. I would much... read more
745 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 13, 2011
"All history is only one long story to this effect: men have struggled for power over their fellowmen in order that they might win the joys of earth at the expense of others, and might shift the burden of life from their own shoulders upon those... read more
770 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 12, 2011
Anyone who feels they must be the star of the show misses the whole point of what Jesus accomplished and how He did it. Jesus took upon Himself the form of a servant and became obedient unto death. He did not lay out demands ahead of time nor did He... read more
435 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 11, 2011
From out of the depths of a man's soul comes the cry that can be heard in heaven. This cry is for help and acknowledging the weak and fragile state he is in. Broken and helpless, frightened and alone, desperate and at his wits end he bows before... read more
487 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 10, 2011
I saw again this week that many times the greatest thing we can do for someone is to simply "be there". We do not have to always be a walking and talking Bible or someone who feels they must "take charge" . No, many times our mere... read more
364 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 08, 2011
The longer we live, the odds of having to deal with the loss of a loved one increase dramatically. When we are very young we are incapable of understanding the significance of what it means when we hear that some aged aunt or uncle passed away. Many... read more
452 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 07, 2011
There are very few cut and dry, one size fits all rules governing the majority of matters that arise in life. In fact, in the vast majority of cases the application of spiritual principles may indeed vary greatly from one situation or person to the... read more
471 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 06, 2011
Over the next few days, I have decided to share some things about various decisions that never are thought about or considered until a situation arises and they urgently must be made (many times by people totally unprepared to do so) about the very... read more
529 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 05, 2011
Yesterday afternoon a VERY severe thunderstorm roared through our area. Winds were estimated to be near 80 mph as evidenced by the damage to fireworks tents, signs and roofs. Of course there were also major power outages scattered throughout the... read more
466 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 04, 2011
It happens over and over again each day; people drift apart, stop communicating and end up estranged, alienated or strangers. This happens among friends, families and especially in marriages. The vast majority of divorces are caused by couples who no... read more
489 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 03, 2011
After we have wrestled with a situation until we have no strength remaining, that is when we can finally let go and let God handle things. After we have done the best we can possibly do, that is when we learn to believe that God can and will do the... read more
341 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 01, 2011
My wife recently read the classic "A tale of two cities" and was so impressed with the book that we got the 1935 movie thinking the older version would be better than some of the newer ones. Boy were we wrong. The movie kept most of the... read more
446 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 30, 2011
I was reminded yesterday how weak and fragile our human bodies really are. I had put off for many months the dreaded trip to the dentist to get a tooth pulled in the back of my mouth. The dentist had warned me that it would be a difficult extraction... read more
495 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 29, 2011
One of the definitions of rhetoric is: finesounding but insincere or empty language. Politicians are notorious for this as are many religious people. One must always remember that just because something sounds good, there is no guarantee it IS good.... read more
473 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 28, 2011
In 1887, after spending six months in a cast after being struck by a student in a home for troubled children, Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was told by her doctor to go outside and take a walk. Thankfully she followed her doctor s orders and when she got back,... read more
436 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 27, 2011
Pain, no one understands it but everyone has experienced it. Physical pain can be both acute and chronic, either way it disrupts one's life to one degree or another. Mental pain or anguish is just as real as physical pain and the results can be... read more
460 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 26, 2011
We all know the record of when the disciples were out in the boat in the middle of the night and they thought they saw a phantom standing on the water. While eleven of the men cowered in fear, one of them challenged the phantom to bid him to walk on... read more
451 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 24, 2011
I know of no one who appreciates being called a fool, stupid or worthless. Yet, as bad as these labels are, they pale in comparison to being told you are "deceived". Especially within our Christian faith, there is no stronger terminology... read more
532 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 23, 2011
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