Category Archives: Discerning your “spiritual gut”

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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Is It REALLY “God Talking” or Commanding? Three Ways To Know–and What Jesus Said

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila SHORT ANSWER Note–the 3 verses below are taken from the Interlinear Bible, thus, the unfamiliar syntax  and (lack of) punctuation. For three there are bearing testimony in heaven the Father the Word and the Holy Spirit and … Continue reading

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On Combatting the “Red Flags” of Global Psychopathy

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila If one has had occasion to study the ways and means of psychopaths, one cannot help but see so much of the current global mayhem through this lens.

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Condemnation or Compassion? Lessons from the Emmaus Road (From a Teacher’s Heart)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila THE GAPS Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. As they talked and discussed these things … Continue reading

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On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 5: a Re-Blog on Dreams and Visions

These days it seems everyone is having “dreams and visions” of end-times events. Some are of God, others are not. How to know? M’Kayla Kelly who blogs at “m’kayla’s korner” has, I believe, given us some excellent “standards,” as it … Continue reading

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On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 4: How to Hear that “Still, Small Voice” in the Midst of the Ruckus

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila After the earthquake came a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper (1 Kings 19:12 NIV). Sometimes we discern God’s directives in earthquakes and fires as referenced … Continue reading

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UPDATE:On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 3–Reminders

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila (Early the next day): a reader with a particular set of skills reminds us of the wisdom of “hiding in plain sight,” while another reminds us of “keeping our spiritual bags packed.” More on Discerning Your “Spiritual … Continue reading

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