Category Archives: Commentaries

“Another Jesus?” by Dale Rudiger at The Ex-Catholic Journal

I have previously featured some of Dale Rudiger’s writings in various posts, here. He writes of his experiences coming away from Roman Catholicism with compassion and clarity. As referenced in his commentary, below, and elsewhere, there are myriad reasons for … Continue reading

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No Rapture on 9/23/17? But Prophesy is Both Signs AND Time (Consider: the Metonic Cycle)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila (commentary) Claire Beveridge Gumbs (prophecy charts) In the fullness of time… If you were perhaps thinking that on September 23, 2017 the Rapture was supposed to occur, as some thought, but now it’s the 24th or later, … Continue reading

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Let HIM Love You…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila   How often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing  (Jesus,  quoted in Matthew 23:37 NIV).     Loving Him I was … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Blackmail: Guess the Perp (Hint: Archetypal, Hate-Filled, and Brilliant)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila So if the Son sets you free,* you will be free** indeed (John 8:36 NIV). BLACKMAIL The legal definition of “blackmail” is, “The crime involving a threat for purposes of compelling a person to do an act against … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 12: But Isn’t It “Righteous Anger”?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Righteous Anger versus Destructive Anger One needn’t be a trained mental health professional to recognize the difference between righteous anger and destructive anger.

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 11: Is the U.S. on the Brink of Stage 3 of a Classic, Ideological Subversion Operation?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila So many people are shaking their heads in utter disbelief over some of the illogical, ironic, and downright dangerous ideas coming out of the mouths of the alt-left these days. “Do they not think about what they … Continue reading

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Yet More on Antidotes to Political Rage: Entrainment with the Mind of Christ

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus Philippians 2:5  For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind (2 Timothy … Continue reading

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