Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

Among the stages we go through in life are ones of extreme self confidence and ones of extreme dependence. When we are young (teenagers), we think we can conquer the world in every category. We participate in athletics and push our physical bodies to... read more
978 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Nov 08, 2008
There is within my soul a growing ache that surpasses even the physical pain I suffer with. This ache started in earnest back in September and has continued to grow as time has gone by. I know all too well what this means, for I have been used in this... read more
1017 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Nov 07, 2008
"So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith." Galatians 6:10 NASB Today I had to spend three hours at my dentist as he worked to somehow "save"... read more
640 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 06, 2008
In attempting to argue the existence or nonexistence of God; the argument ends before it starts for without FAITH, there is no way to prove God really is there. That which defines belief in God is the faith that He exists and that He is who He says... read more
885 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 06, 2008
In a remote part of the country of India, the Christian minority is being systematically hunted down and killed by militant Hindus who blame them for murdering one of their ancient leaders. Bands of militants move into a village and burn down... read more
881 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 05, 2008
I offer these thoughts to any and all who read, write, comment upon and otherwise faithfully participate in the daily blogs on this site. Please understand that I am not attacking anybody or anyone's beliefs; I am solely trying to make a few... read more
990 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Nov 04, 2008
Allow me to warn you that this is a frank and factual presentation of a subject no one wants to honestly talk about. I do not present this as a fear monger or as someone who has "given up". I only write this for what it is; an honest... read more
1152 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Nov 04, 2008
I have been thinking, pondering and reading again in the Word recently about leadership. There must be leadership in any organization, group or body for there to be success and accomplishment. Without leadership, there is bound to be anarchy; which is... read more
975 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Nov 03, 2008
The apostle Paul, in his letter to the Philippians, shared many profound and deep thoughts and insights. I have studied this epistle for many years and remain deeply humbled by the depth of the material presented in it. To me, one of the... read more
898 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 02, 2008
What can I do for you? Can you imagine the changes that would take place in our communities if this became the attitude of everyone? Of course this is wishful thinking, but it is still nice to think about. We live in a society where competition... read more
861 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 01, 2008
After making my ill fated venture into the land of theology, I am persuaded to return from where I came. I will leave the constant bantering of ideas and incessant criticism of concepts to those who enjoy such things. I am too old and too tired to... read more
652 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 31, 2008
I know people are tired of this discussion, but I did promise to bring up the Romans 13 problem, and here it is in a nutshell. The Greek word translated "powers" is "exousia". This word is used many times in the New Testament and... read more
1402 words · ~6 minutes to read · published Oct 29, 2008
When Daniel was explaining a dream to king Nebuchadnezzar, a very important truth was stated in Daniel 4:17: "This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones; to the intent that the living may know that... read more
1022 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 29, 2008
Contrary to the prevailing view, I do not believe for an instant that every government and every head of every government is ordained by God. There are numerous heretical theologies which have entered Christianity, but the idea that somehow or another... read more
985 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 28, 2008
The last month has been one of the most difficult of my adult life. Yesterday, at least one aspect mercifully came to an end. Our dog Peggy finally succumbed to her renal failure and passed on to wherever dog's souls go after death. To say the... read more
716 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 27, 2008
Take a moment and see how you respond to these five questions regarding a hypothetical series of events: WHAT IF: You woke up tomorrow morning and went to your computer only to find out the internet had crashed and there was no longer any way to... read more
777 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 26, 2008
If Jesus played golf, he would have had a close full of "green jackets" won at Augusta each April at the "Masters" golf tournament. If Jesus had lived in time of trade unions, he would have no doubt had the designation of... read more
904 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 24, 2008
Certainly a couple of verses that would appropriately describe what has happened to many people recently would be Proverbs 23:4 and 5: "Labor not to be rich; cease from thine own wisdom. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? For riches... read more
816 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 23, 2008
Buried beneath the rubble of worthless news which in reality means little to anyone but the few who make a living following politics or economics was a sad story yesterday which offers a glimpse into the attitude of those who seek our destruction. I... read more
524 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 22, 2008
"For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward those who fear Him;" Psalm 103:11 NKJV How high are the heavens? Heaven is anyplace above earth. God dwells in the "heavens" or as Ephesians calls them;... read more
931 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 21, 2008
In August of 1976, the day before graduating from Bible School, I got married to someone who never really wanted to marry me. I had tried for 6 months to make this person not regret saying "yes" to my sudden and impetuous proposal for... read more
1358 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Oct 20, 2008
This is NOT a commentary on any political party or candidate, only on the system and the repercussions of the current frenzied campaigning by all candidates. Please let it be known that I am a conservative independent with no ties to any political... read more
1119 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 19, 2008
Back in 1982 I was hit with a series of intense situations in which I was constantly being investigated by the ministry I worked for. Although no angel, most of what was happening was paramount to a "witch hunt". The things which I had done... read more
1153 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Oct 18, 2008
"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
645 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 17, 2008
There is a sin, which this nation has committed, which will probably lead to its extinction as a major world power. The sin is not abortion, although it is a heinous epidemic. The sin is not "same sex marriage" although it is forbidden in... read more
1053 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 16, 2008
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