Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

There is an extreme desire within all of us to feel we are right about things. No one, unless they are masochistic, actually enjoys being wrong. The intensity and passion one feels about being right depends upon things such as training, upbringing and... read more
1150 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Dec 30, 2008
I understand that a huge majority of Christians DO NOT believe in any kind of a "rapture" event, and that is each Christian's prerogative. I also understand that awhile back, a very popular post on this site made a very strong case for... read more
1206 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Dec 30, 2008
Have you ever noticed how we are creatures of habit? We do something once, like how it feels or looks and decide to do it again. In a very short amount of time that which started as a "one time only" occurrence turns into something we crave... read more
786 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 29, 2008
I actually frequented one of our bathrooms today that I never visit. It is quite unusual for a family of TWO to have FOUR full bathrooms in the house. My wife has her bathroom, I have mine, one never gets used except when visitors spend the night and... read more
735 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 28, 2008
I learned yesterday that I am pretty much 100 ignorant when it comes to understanding the art of both text messaging as well as understanding acronyms and initialisms. Well, I am not one to stay ignorant for long, so I went to school and now I feel... read more
965 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 27, 2008
Perhaps one of the least significant days of the year is December 26th. No one wants to work and those who must, are tired or grouchy. Most people in stores are there looking to "steal" a bargain and those involved with other businesses are... read more
703 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 26, 2008
Many years ago I was given a copy of this poem which I loved so much I purchased hundreds of copies and placed in Christmas cards for a couple of years. I stopped when I received constant complaints from folks who said the poem was... read more
908 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 23, 2008
The Bible school and leadership training program I graduated from took three years to complete. The first and third years were spent in residence and the interim year was spent on the field. We were required to have "sponsors" help cover the... read more
1345 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Dec 23, 2008
After the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the apostles gathered together one last time to hear the final words Jesus gave before returning to the heavens. While standing on the Mount of Olives, they first listened to Jesus and then watched as... read more
1018 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 22, 2008
I beg your indulgence in allowing me to share a bit of my life with you. As many of you who read my posts know, this has not been an easy year. At the expense of sounding of like a callused fool, let me acknowledge that I understand totally that this... read more
921 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 20, 2008
It seems the world is "hellbent" on totally eliminating any possible spiritual influence from the holiday it wants to still celebrate next Thursday. It truly is quite amusing to see all the things being done to even do away with the word... read more
929 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 19, 2008
In these troubling times there remains one constant upon which we can place our trust. Of course that which never changes is God. I am so thankful that God is faithful for because He is, we need not concern ourselves with such foolish questions as... read more
925 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 18, 2008
It is so very easy at this time of year to forget not only about the "reason for the season" but about the things of God altogether. As we hit the home stretch to this very different Christmas, the degree of stress rises exponentially. It... read more
1145 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 16, 2008
Back in 1993 my wife and I let it be known we were no longer going to be purchasing Christmas presents for everyone in the family. Instead, we told everyone, we were going to give "gently used" items we had accumulated. Most of these things... read more
1050 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 15, 2008
There are many similarities in the relationship between a man and a woman and the relationship between the believer and hisher Lord. Ephesians 5, among other places, beautifully portrays this similarity. When a boy first meets the girl of his dreams,... read more
981 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 14, 2008
Among the first epistles the Apostle Paul wrote was the one to the church at Thessalonica. In many respects, if a believer wanted to know the "bread and butter" of the Christian faith, the best place to look for details would be 1st... read more
954 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 14, 2008
Solomon says in the Book of Ecclesiastics that there is season for everything. This great pearl of wisdom is vital to understand now. We have seen an era of unmatched prosperity in this country and now we are seeing an era of unmatched poverty. A wise... read more
944 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 12, 2008
The word corruption means "dishonest exploitation of power for personal gain". If there was ever a text book example of this, it has arisen with the governor in Illinois. Whenever a high profile politician is caught red handed trying to... read more
809 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 11, 2008
Did you know that the Bible, in the last 2,000 years has been translated into 2,000 languages? That is an astounding accomplishment. Honestly, I did not even know there were that many languages to translate into. Did you know that there have been more... read more
839 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 10, 2008
Here is a nice news report to bring some cheer to your holidays. It seems the all knowing editors of the prestigious Oxford Dictionary have made some huge changes in their newest edition for Juniors. They have decided that since Great Britain is a... read more
743 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 09, 2008
I spoke at length today with my oldest friend whom I had not talked to for almost a year. We first met in the summer of 1969 and have been everything from bosom brothers to estranged acquaintances ever since. We have gone for as long as 5 years... read more
779 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Dec 08, 2008
"Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart." 2 Corinthians 4:1 NKJV What is the "ministry" this verse speaks of? Is it the particular denomination or group we belong to or fellowship... read more
1031 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 06, 2008
I feel it time to discuss one of those dirty words no one likes talking about. No, this is not one of "those" dirty words, for they are not appropriate here. I am talking about the word no one wants to ever hear in relation to their own... read more
941 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 05, 2008
The process of launching a campaign to sway public opinion one way or another regarding initiatives, propositions and amendments is nothing new. So, why all of a sudden have the rules changed and those who worked to pass Proposition 8 in California... read more
1154 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Dec 04, 2008
I wrote yesterday about the problems associated with the theology regarding the "7 deadly sins". Unfortunately, I hit the wrong button and that blog post did not become the "featured blog" for this week, which was my intention.... read more
1094 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Dec 03, 2008
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