Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

There are two predominant words in the Greek translated “know” . One word is oida, which means to know (intuitivelyby instinctively) without effort. Perhaps the best way to think of this word is when we say that we “know” who the... read more
887 words · ~3 minutes to read · published May 05, 2015
7Howbeit what things were gain to me, these have I counted loss for Christ. 8Yea verily, and I count all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but... read more
806 words · ~3 minutes to read · published May 04, 2015
What is pain? Officially, pain is defined as an unpleasant physical sensation, a feeling of discomfort or emotional distress. Pain can be an ache or an expression of grief. The word “pain” rarely conveys what is REALLY going on and that is... read more
607 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 03, 2015
In my humble opinion, one of the most controversial misunderstood and difficult things to understand is faith. I was awakened from a nap the other day by a phone call from a very dear friend. After she asked me about a situation, I was asked how I was... read more
946 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 01, 2015
The older we get, the less we like change. When we are young and impetuous, we enjoy new and exciting things and the challenges associated with them. But, as we grow older we become set in our ways, we tend to settle into routines that demand less and... read more
796 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 29, 2015
My heart is both heavy and burdened today by many things going on. The earthquake in Nepal is truly a tragedy and anytime something like this happens, it generates heaviness due to the numbers of people impacted. I know many Christians who refuse to... read more
746 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 27, 2015
The Greek word “nike” means victory, but this word is not used in the Bible. From “nike” comes the word “nikao” , which is used a number of times in the New Testament. The word “nikeo” means to be victorious, to... read more
969 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 26, 2015
I am going to attempt writing the most difficult and complex, yet vitally important blogs I have ever tried to write. Please bear with me and at least try to keep up as we look into the very heart of the adversary. Obviously the devil does not want... read more
986 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 23, 2015
The adversary attacks us where he thinks he has the greatest possible chance of success. He is no fool and rarely challenges us at those places we are strongest. He patiently waits as his demons become familiar with us. These “familiar... read more
966 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 22, 2015
When a believer takes a stand for God in their personal life, is devoted to teaching and ministering to God's people and passionately reaches out with the love of God; they become a threat to the adversary and make it on his “hit list” .... read more
804 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 21, 2015
At times, the most profound things in the Word of God are actually quite simple. Take for instance what is recorded in 1 Timothy 2:46: 4Who God our Savior will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. 5For there is one... read more
579 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 20, 2015
I remember reading a blog a few months ago, written by someone no longer on this site, which denounced the concept of “circling the wagons” or “closing ranks” when the pressure is on. I adamantly disagreed with that idea then and... read more
725 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 19, 2015
I do not believe Genesis 3:17 took a matter of minutes to happen. I do not believe the “serpent” in these verses was a slithering snake. I do not believe the issue at stake was an apple. All of these misconceptions have entered our minds... read more
975 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 17, 2015
Betrayed, abandoned, forsaken, neglected, castigated, lied to, falsely accused, cast away, despised and shunned; these are not only words that describe what happened to our Lord Jesus Christ, they are words that describe (to a lesser degree of course)... read more
987 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 16, 2015
But the Spirit saith expressly, that in later times some shall fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons, 2through the hypocrisy of men that speak lies, branded in their own conscience as with a hot iron; 1... read more
1079 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 14, 2015
Warning: This blog is brutally honest From the time I was touched by God on a mountaintop in New Mexico in 1969 until about 1980, I strove with every ounce of my being to remain pure in my walk with God and avoid the pitfalls I saw so many of my... read more
989 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 13, 2015
What takes four books (1 and 2 Samuel and 1 and 2 Kings) is summarized in 1 and 2 Chronicles. Why is this so? Why write four books and then turn around and recap the same material in two more? Scholars and critics of the Bible have debated this... read more
1016 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 12, 2015
My prayer in this life has always been to be “a man after God's own heart” . Of course this is what God said about His servant David in the Book of Acts. I have studied David both from the historical point of view found in Samuel and... read more
898 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 09, 2015
From Genesis to Revelation, there are accounts of people whose lives did not turn out the way they thought they would. Starting with Adam and Eve and continuing through the Apostle John, men and women who thought they knew what life held for them and... read more
1112 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 08, 2015
Last week the 54 year old daughter of one of Beth's customers passed away in the very same ICU I was in for 24 days in September. She had slipped into a coma and they could not get her to wake up. All of this sounds eerily similar to me based on... read more
587 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 07, 2015
The extreme test of our faith as Christians is found in our ironclad belief that God raised Jesus from the dead with eternal life spirit. We do this without seeing the resurrected Christ, without touching his hands or feet and without being... read more
865 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 05, 2015
I have never really understood what is so “good” about Good Friday. Knowing what I do about what Jesus endured in order to be our Savior, there is nothing “good” about His suffering, humiliation, rejection and death upon the cross.... read more
734 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Apr 03, 2015
A sobering thought is to think about is WHAT IF the amazing events in the heavens happening Saturday morning really do mean something. At 2:58 am Saturday morning (which falls during the Jewish celebration of Passover and in the middle of Easter... read more
652 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Apr 02, 2015
Some things never cease to amaze me. Christians talk about a lot of good and righteous things, but when confronted with having to DO them or follow the crowd; most of the time the crowd wins. It takes a special kind of person to break away from the... read more
979 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Apr 01, 2015
Some days we rise up and “more than conquer” whatever comes our way. Other days, for whatever the reason, we are more than conquered by various physical maladies, mental pressures, the inability to subdue anger or a whole array of fiery... read more
770 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Mar 31, 2015
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