Category Archives: encouragement in hard times

Achieving Peace in a Time of Existential War: On Ethos, Logos, Pathos, and RHEMA

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. (John 14:27) Ever find yourself … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Then for Today Before Veteran’s Day, 11/11/20, and Election Day 11/3 (Redux, Memorial Day, 2019)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I recently had occasion to revisit the history of the destroyer escort my father served on in the U.S. Navy during the last two years of World War ll in the Pacific Theater (the reference specs are … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Your Grandmother’s Leftist Protests, and Is Biden a Modern-Day Paul von Hindenburg (?) Guest Video by Jacob Prasch

Knowledge is power. See what you think. And do your own research. The salient points concerning the modern and very different left with strong parallels to historic totalitarian regimes begin at about the 51 minute mark. Prior to that there … Continue reading

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Proverbs Chapter 3 for A World On Fire (Step Back; Take a Minute)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the scroll until the end of time. Many will go back and forth and search anxiously [through the scroll], and knowledge [of the purpose of God as … Continue reading

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Ultimate. Stealth. Weapon. Part 2: For the Rioters and Ragers with Love (Guest Feature)

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On Who Really Rules the World and “The Foolishness of God”–(the Ultimate. Stealth. Weapon)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of … Continue reading

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On “Hydra-fare” versus “God-fare” and “October Surprises”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila As a metaphorist, that is, one who perceives the spiritual in the natural, who is inclined to regard what we see, hear, smell, taste, and touch as symbolic of the spiritual world, I’ve been observing how the … Continue reading

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On the Biblical Pattern of Hardening Certain Hearts and Minds Before Deliverance: Another Portent of the Rapture?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila  Furthermore, just as they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, so God gave them over to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done. 29 They have become filled with … Continue reading

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On the Riots and the Trauma Bonding: Why They Stay; Why We Resist

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The Riots The use of destructive, illegal rioting in a political push (some would argue “putsch”) is, by use of common sense and logic, not a good way to get folks on your side. You can only … Continue reading

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But the Thing Is, Senator, GOD Owns Sunday

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I’ve been thinking more about a previous post where I explain why I think the picture of a recent Portland, Oregon, riot that reveals a Bible along with an American flag on a burn pile is so … Continue reading

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