Category Archives: spiritual survival

On Abigail and Submission: The Much Greater Significance of Her Story–Gender Notwithstanding

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila It is no secret on my blog or among the people with whom I fellowship that when the topic of biblical heroes comes up, mine is Abigail, of 1 Samuel 25 fame. I have written about her … 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 the State of Political Rage, Part 5: On the Reptilian Brain, the Reprobate Brain, and the Holy Spirit Brain

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. –Franklin D. Roosevelt Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I … Continue reading

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On the State of Political Rage, Part 4: When the Rage Becomes the Message–Remain Calm and Carry On

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Anger is useful only to a certain point. After that, it becomes rage, and rage will make you careless. ― Lauren Oliver Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you … Continue reading

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The Power of God’s Word versus the Powers of the Hegelian Dialectic and Synchronized Brainwaves. What?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given. (Mark 4:24 KJV). Hear, as in “to … Continue reading

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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.

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Prophecy Patterns, Part 8 of 8: the Metonic Cycle, Shortness of Time, and Jesus’ Peace

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila part 1   part 2    part 3    part 4    Addendum    part 5    part 6    part 7 My sister and researcher Claire Gumbs offers another Biblical prophecy pattern concerning time in the … Continue reading

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