Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

BACKGROUND: In 1993 floodwaters inundated the small town of Gulfport, Illinois after levees broke along the Mississippi river. Most residents had flood insurance. In the years after the great flood of '93, the levees were repaired, strengthened... read more
1093 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 21, 2008
Is it wrong for a Christian to speak out against that which is evil, corrupt and blatantly contrary to what the Word of God says about a subject? Is it wrong for a Christian to be repulsed by the abhorrent behavior of people who are not the least bit... read more
929 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 20, 2008
Our enemy is good and it would do us all well to never forget it. Too many times we mistakenly think that just because we have been given the victory in Jesus Christ that we have nothing to worry about in life. God's Word gives very clear... read more
933 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 19, 2008
I have spent the better part of the past two days picking up the pieces of what used to be my life and ministry. Closing accounts, traveling to the State Attorney General's office and talking to bankers and lawyers have occupied my life since... read more
1238 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Jun 17, 2008
In the New Testament, there is a word used which is extremely important to understand as believers. The Greek word, "pistos" is universally translated "faithful". This word is basically used to describe God, His Word and His... read more
1157 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Jun 16, 2008
What are we here for if not to genuinely reach out and with great compassion and kindness love our neighbor as ourselves? How can we say that we love another person if we are unwilling to give such as we have to help them? If your neighbor needs some... read more
824 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 14, 2008
This past Monday I saw firsthand the difference between genuine compassion and the outward show of religion. As I wrote about earlier, I was at TCCO center outside Mobile, Alabama and witnessed the fifty or so people receive not only food and other... read more
1091 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 13, 2008
There once was a man named Elkanah and he had two wives. One of his wives was named Peninnah, and all the Bible says about her is that she had children. His other wife's name was Hannah and she could not bear children, for she was barren. Every... read more
1073 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 11, 2008
Having been on the road the past few days has done much to bring back into focus many things I had not thought of for quite awhile. Today I was at the community outreach center I help near Mobile, Alabama. I had not been there for almost a year. Oh my... read more
799 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 10, 2008
Much has been said about our purpose in life, but our reason for living must include the desire to shine as lights in the middle of the crooked and perverted generation in which we live. We shine so that those looking for light can find their way back... read more
1177 words · ~5 minutes to read · published Jun 08, 2008
According to the "World Christian Encyclopedia", there were 33,820 denominations within socalled Christianity in 2001. It is estimated that there are currently 40,000 denominations in 2008. Regardless of whether these figures are 100... read more
984 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 06, 2008
What I will share is not new nor is it difficult to understand. It is not mysterious and it is not complex. What it is necessitates a huge change in thinking and an even bigger change in action, for it completely changes the way we approach everything... read more
993 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 05, 2008
I was listening to a talk radio show the other day where the subject was whether it is right to bring your own refreshments to a movie since the price keeps going steadily higher and higher. At first I was not interested since I have been to one movie... read more
1030 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 04, 2008
This is a very difficult subject, but one that demands our attention due to the times in which we live. I ask you to please meditate upon what these verses are saying and their importance in light of individual as well as collective situations... read more
1083 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 03, 2008
Here I am, Mr. Serious, no one thinks I have a sense of humor; well I am going to post this for your enjoyment since is literally made me laugh out loud today. Sometimes laughter is a great and godly thing. We know that Jesus wept, and although there... read more
554 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 02, 2008
At the conclusion of his second epistle, Peter brings up some very interesting points that are well worth our time to look into. After spending the entire second chapter talking about the danger, destruction and description of false teachers; the... read more
1063 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 01, 2008
My wife and I were talking last evening about all the junk she is going through at work and how unfair it is that after almost twenty years working for the company she gets the "just look at all the special favors you get" thrown in her... read more
921 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 31, 2008
Picture a man in a small rowboat on a pond doing some fishing. Suddenly he notices his feet are wet because of water leaking into the boat from a hole on the floor. With nothing to plug the hole with he falls on his knees and asks God to save him. So... read more
1114 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 30, 2008
"He who has knowledge spares his words, and a man of understanding is of a calm spirit. Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace; when he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive." Proverbs 17:27, 28 "Whoever guards his... read more
1016 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 29, 2008
"To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck what is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; A time to break down, and a time to build up;... read more
990 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 28, 2008
BE STILL MY SOUL Katharina von Schlegel Be still, my soul: the Lord is on thy side. Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain. Leave to thy God to order and provide; In every change, He faithful will remain. Be still, my soul: thy best, thy heavenly... read more
524 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 27, 2008
"Thus says the Lord: "Heaven is My throne, and earth is my footstool. Where is the house that you will build Me? And where is the place of My rest? For all those things My hand has made, and all those things exist," Says the Lord. But... read more
519 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 26, 2008
"Do you suppose that I came to give peace on earth? I tell you, not at all, but rather division. For from now on five in one house will be divided; three against two, and two against three. Father will be divided against son and son against... read more
552 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 25, 2008
"Not everyone who says to Me, Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and... read more
426 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 24, 2008
There must have been at least 50 of us crammed into the area usually reserved for the 12 jurors. We were all there to be screened for jury duty on a high profile case here in our little rural county. None of us wanted to be there and every one of us... read more
741 words · ~3 minutes to read · published May 23, 2008
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