Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

In June of 1969 I went on a Boy Scout float trip to the White River in southern Missouri. In a previous blog I wrote about the incredible incident where an angel interceded and prevented the car many of us were riding in from having a head on... read more
881 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 26, 2010
Did you know that the word Eucharist means far more than just the symbolic or consecrated bread and wine taken at communion? The Greek word is eucharistia which means "thanksgiving" or "giving of thanks". The reason the word... read more
838 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 24, 2010
In light of this being Thanksgiving week, I wanted to share a record from the Bible that has always been very near and dear to my heart. This is a very long study and it may take a couple of days to read and digest it; but I feel strongly this will... read more
1883 words · ~8 minutes to read · published Nov 22, 2010
Without question, one of the most difficult things we as Christians have to deal with in this life is the apparent contradiction found in bad things happening to good people and good things happening to bad ones. Actually this is not anything new for... read more
866 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 21, 2010
For anyone fully committed to a cause, there is an inner drive that provides the motivation to keep going when the body and mind get weary. On the other side of the coin, when the commitment is lacking, there seems to always be a good reason to not... read more
452 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 18, 2010
When dealing with the things of God, people always want there to be absolutes but in reality there are precious few of them. The Almighty God who is all knowing and all powerful has seen fit to establish general guidelines on most issues, but within... read more
764 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 15, 2010
My wife Blest and I are currently in the busiest time of our year. Due to having an online business, we are in the same boat as hundreds of thousands of others who depend on the sales in November and December to make it the rest of the year. This year... read more
397 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 12, 2010
"Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: everywhere and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry,... read more
579 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 10, 2010
Perhaps the most difficult thing in life to master is the art of waiting. Waiting in line at the store, for cars to move in a traffic jam, for the doctor or repair person to show up, for a difficult day to end or for an exciting day on the calendar to... read more
495 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 09, 2010
For anyone who has followed my blogs, the one I wrote yesterday on fact vs. opinion represents a huge change in my thinking from where it was even one year ago. I am not ashamed to admit that learning is an ongoing adventure and unlearning is just as... read more
428 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 09, 2010
The Apostle Peter tells us in 2 Peter 1:20 the following: "Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation." This one short verse presents all sorts of difficulty when trying to understand the Bible.... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 08, 2010
What do attics, basements, garages, barns and closets have in common? CLUTTER of course. Each of these "secret" places provide the perfect place (we think) to hide all the stuff we either do not know what to do with or for one reason or... read more
500 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 07, 2010
I once knew a man who taught that it was never right to feel sad. According to this person, sadness is a horrible thing that originates with the devil and thus anyone who is found guilty of manifesting it is working for the devil. I think that whole... read more
474 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 05, 2010
True confessions time here. Proud of it or not, we have watched every episode of "Dancing with the Stars" this year. This is so odd because we have not watched that show for nearly 8 years. Why did we resume you may ask? Because of the... read more
594 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 04, 2010
Many years ago I had the honor of working with a man named George. This man was not a great leader or speaker. He was not a successful business man nor was he famous. George was a middle aged man whose job was to teach a bunch of us kids how to do and... read more
590 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 02, 2010
Please read and look closely at Hebrews 11:6: "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him." Over the years I have heard... read more
680 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 01, 2010
As a rule, we do not open ourselves up to strangers. Due to being hurt countless times in our lives, we are extremely careful about who we give anything more than the niceties of courtesy to. Only a fool (or a masochist) would give someone unknown the... read more
980 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 31, 2010
You know, we all have to live with who we are. The minute we try to be someone we are not or do things we are not equipped to do, we usually end up in trouble. How many times has this very thing happened when people decide it is time to get in shape... read more
992 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 29, 2010
The current talk about the need to preplan for a possible collision between an asteroid and Earth is in some ways amusing and in other ways terrifying. My initial reaction to this discussion is one of disbelief that man is so arrogant to believe he... read more
584 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 28, 2010
"Truly my soul silently waits for God; From Him comes my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved. My soul, wait silently for God alone. For my expectation is from Him. He only is my rock and... read more
642 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 26, 2010
I live in the state of Missouri and although I am not much of a sports fan, it is very hard to escape the hoopla that accompanies certain teams playing certain games. Last night the University of Missouri football team slew Goliath (in their minds)... read more
801 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 24, 2010
Obviously there was a shortage of names in the early history of man. Much confusion has ensued over the years as the lines of Cain and Seth have numerous names which are identical. Some scholars have gone so far as to say they are actually the same... read more
700 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 22, 2010
I have, for 40 years now, heard every excuse under the sun given to justify NOT believing the Bible to be the revealed Word of God and thus the standard for truth. I have known people who spent most of their time finding supposed contradictions in the... read more
701 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 21, 2010
Once again as I have been writing about men who walked with God, I have been made aware of the sad reality that a good number of Christians simply do not really believe the Bible is the Word of God. Perhaps because I spent 15 years of my life involved... read more
989 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 20, 2010
The first man mentioned in the Bible who walked with God was Enoch. Although we know little about him from the Authorized Bible, if one were to read the Book of Enoch it is plainly apparent that Enoch was anything but a minor figure in the Word of... read more
743 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 19, 2010
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