Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

There is an old proverb which states that sticks bundled together cannot be broken but a single stick is easily broken. Whether we have tens of thousands of friends of a social networking site or only have a handful of people who really care about us;... read more
426 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 25, 2011
Any time we "get our hopes up" only to have them dashed, we will suffer pain and heartbreak. The Bible tells us that hope deferred makes the heart sick, and I imagine all of us have learned this lesson often and poignantly. Learning patience... read more
555 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 24, 2011
Joplin Missouri sits squarely in the middle of the "Bible Belt". Please pray for the thousands of people whose lives and livelihood have been destroyed by the unbelievable tornado that tore through that city yesterday. In all my years... read more
424 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 23, 2011
I have learned many things about God the past 40 years. Perhaps one of the biggest is that He is far less of a stickler for rules than many believe yet far more interested in our doing what He says than most believe. In many respects, God appears to... read more
480 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 23, 2011
Back when I was 21 years old, there was a beautiful young woman whom many of us men in the Bible School I attended wanted to go out with. That year I was traveling around the country conducting classes and seminars for groups of people involved with... read more
516 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 22, 2011
What if this really was the last day we had to live this life as we know it? Would this day be any different than all that came before it? Would the things that were so important last week still be of any importance today? God, in His infinite wisdom,... read more
467 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 20, 2011
I am both puzzled and intrigued by the emphasis placed upon one s "career" by both Christians and nonChristians alike. People tend to treat their career as the absolute most important thing in their lives. In fact, for many people, their... read more
561 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 19, 2011
Sitting at the restaurant with about fifteen ministry leaders at a ministry conference a few years ago, I was totally taken back as the man in charge bragged about the brand new 50,000 pickup truck he just got because of an increase in offerings at... read more
535 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 18, 2011
Compassion is defined as sympathy for the suffering of others, often including a desire to help. Sympathy is defined as the feeling or expression of pity or sorrow for the pain or distress of somebody else. The love of God in manifestation is marked... read more
580 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 17, 2011
According to some Christians, next Saturday (May 21st) will be the end of the world. Evidently, according to them, there will be a monster earthquake that will destroy the world and at the same time all Christians will be taken away to heaven. Those... read more
482 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 16, 2011
Since I am somewhat of an expert on moving heavy things, I can attest to the fact that there are some things that must be pushed and some which must be pulled to get them to move. I am reminded of the futility in trying to pull or push a stubborn... read more
363 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 15, 2011
It grieves me greatly when I see Christians using their faith as a means to getting bigger, better and more things in their life. Faith is not a vehicle to get things but rather the very way to endure not having all the world calls important. Using... read more
373 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 13, 2011
There was a time when the world was full of selfserving people whose main purpose was to please themselves through allowing unbridled greed and lust to run unchecked. Since it is impossible for this kind thinking to coexist with God, the result was... read more
593 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 12, 2011
When God says something, it is considered to be His Word. When God gives His Word regarding something it is infallible and cannot be broken. If God says the sea is going to part, then it is going to part no matter how impossible it seems. If God says... read more
494 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 11, 2011
I was fussing with someone yesterday about our current financial plight and implying that there was "no way out". It felt good to be honest but in that honesty is danger that the silly notions mentioned might be believed. Thankfully the... read more
539 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 10, 2011
Jesus did not tell us that we can pray and cast EVERY mountain into the sea. He simply laid out the truth that if the time ever came to do so, it would be available. Jesus did not tell Peter that he could ALWAYS walk on the water. He simply showed... read more
459 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 09, 2011
I am not going to say that I have many warm and fuzzy memories of my mom, for I do not. I loved my mom dearly, but due to her physical problems and other issues, she was not always an easy person to get along with. Considering the poverty she grew up... read more
494 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 08, 2011
Standing by a mountain stream outside of Santa Fe New Mexico in October 1987 I made a simple request to the Lord. I asked Him to please teach me something that would help me and in turn help others the rest of my life. I was led to pick up a small... read more
479 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 06, 2011
We live in a world that has gone mad. If there is one thing I can say with full certainty, it is that most of what can be read or heard streaming from various media outlets is nothing but lies, propaganda and spin. As the events of this week drag on... read more
442 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 05, 2011
Last evening we watched episode number of 3 of "Little House on the Prairie" which aired in 1974. I could not help but cry as first I thought of how corrupt and wicked television has become the past 37 years and more importantly the... read more
506 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 04, 2011
Let me say at the beginning that what I write here will deeply upset many people. I am sorry if it does but I feel compelled to present a few things that will run contrary to the prevailing attitude of the moment. From a military point of view I... read more
583 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 03, 2011
Unless one is willing to labor in obscurity, give anonymously, pray secretly and live in poverty; there is little chance one will be able to avoid being found guilty of hypocrisy. Christians love blowing their horn to alert everyone as to how much... read more
467 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 02, 2011
As I see and hear about people discouraged by their inability to find that special someone to spend the rest of their lives with, I realize just how incredibly fortunate I am. Certainly I did nothing to warrant being blessed with the "love of my... read more
455 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 01, 2011
It is estimated that 2 BILLION people around the world watched a couple of young people get married in London yesterday. Surely something attracting that many people must be historically profound or of incredible importance. Surely those 2 BILLION... read more
309 words · ~1 minute to read · published Apr 30, 2011
Normally in life we pray then we think and then we act. That is certainly the wise course of action when a decision must be made or wisdom is required. In fact, it could be accurately stated that after we pray and think, we should pray again before... read more
619 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 29, 2011
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