Category Archives: Devotionals

When Peace is Threatened by Toxic People, Environments, and Ideologies

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I have an ongoing interest in the topic of stress as exhibited by the “fight or flight” reaction in our nervous system and mind, and how it affects everything: relationships, families, neighborhoods, and nations. Not to mention … Continue reading

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On Receiving God’s Blessings: Religion versus Grace

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I just heard a preacher say that if you cannot receive the love of God you cannot receive His blessings. (It reminded me of the religion of my youth: do this to get that.) I stopped listening. For … Continue reading

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On Personal Spiritual Revival: How, Here, Now!

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila INTRODUCTION The hue and cry of many believers today is for revival so that Christians wake up from the many Gospels-du-jour that seem to have reduced the Word of God in many places to one or more … Continue reading

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On A Worldwide “One-By-One Revival” Before Jesus’ Return–Two Prophetic Dreams

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila DREAM ONE My sister’s hairdresser shared this dream with her a few days ago. There was an earthquake, she said, and she came upon many dead bodies laying in a field. As she got closer, however, she … Continue reading

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Believer: Have YOU been “Commissioned to Minister” Yet?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Short answer: yes, from the get-go. That is to say, if you are a born-again believer, the Head of the Church, Jesus Christ, has already “officiated,” so to speak, at your commissioning, or will, for all those … Continue reading

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On Virtue (and Righteousness) “Signalling”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila ON VIRTUE SIGNALLING There’s a new meme floating around the ether: “virtue signalling,” i.e., actions that signal to observers (or readers, as virtue signals are mostly “likes” or approving “tweets” on social media) that the person affirming … Continue reading

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Weapons of Our Warfare, 1: On Snakes and Doves

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila “Enough is enough!” is the cry of the world these days, as evil, both figuratively and literally, rapes and pillages its way though borders, cultures, and lives. The point has tipped; the paradigm, shifted. Good has become … Continue reading

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