Category Archives: encouragement in hard times

Critical Race Theory versus Critical Christ Truth–and A Critical Choice

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Higher education is known to be an engine of political theories. Some of the theories catch fire, if you will, spreading from the academies to the avenues where political and educational ideologies merge to become a double-barrelled … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 28–Be of Tempered, Sober, Renewed Mind

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here.   I ended my previous post with this encouragement: Carry on with tempered mind, calmed emotions, and focused spirit. This morning, after some time in prayer and meditation, I remembered this Scripture: Be … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 26–”Who Ya Gonna Trust?”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me. 10 I make known the end from the beginning, from … Continue reading

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What God Showed Ezekiel; What God Shows Believers Today, and Why

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Those Abominations I always imagine that those in modern times up to no good who peep and mutter in the dark places behind the curtains; who huddle in hushed circles behind locked doors; and who hide in … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 25–God’s Rx for Well-Being

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. The medical questionnaire I received this year to fill out in advance of my annual physical included an additional “social isolation”  section. Categories to respond to in this section were listed under the … Continue reading

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On the New Normal versus God’s Normal

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila On the New Normal One is beginning to hear the expression “new normal” more and more with regard to all the changes recommended or mandated concerning how we go about (or not) our everyday business as the … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Open Ministry versus Mankind’s Secret Knowledge (Featuring a Powerful Analogy from Helen Keller’s Life Story)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila On Jesus’ Open Ministry Jesus answered him, “I have spoken openly to the world. I have always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all Jews come together. I have said nothing in secret. (John 18:20, … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities…Part 24–On the “Wise” and “Foolish” Virgins Parable and the “Lateness” of the Time

Access entire series here. A lot of believers are just now discussing how these times of lawlessness, apostasy, “wars and rumors of wars,” and growing rage bring to mind certain “end times,” prophecies.  For many, a certain little parable Jesus … Continue reading

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We Need a Little Christmas in July…Again…

Here’s my (annual) contribution. Every year when I re-post this it seems the world is more grief-filled, less hopeful. But the message in here is timeless–whether one is a believer, not, or not yet. Consider… From Russia with Hope: Christmas … Continue reading

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Profiles in Courage: 1936, 2020

When there is pressure to conform—to declare that we are worms—there is one person in 10 who is brave enough to say, “I am not a worm. I will not kneel. I will not fly the swastika flag.” In all … Continue reading

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