Category Archives: encouragement in hard times

When God Hardens Hearts and Closes Minds–Maybe That’s Why…

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I was thinking, this morning, of all the believers who post Scriptures on public comment threads and how this helps keep us encouraged… While we await “the fullness of (prophetic) time,” to see once again the manifestation … Continue reading

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A Stack of Seven Fun and Heart-Warming Stories from Christmases Past Redux (and updated in such a time as 2022)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila To lighten your spirits this holiday season, here is my gift to you: a “stack” of [humor-enriched] posts from Christmases past drawn from family stories.  Enjoy! SUCH A TIME AS 2022 The original introduction with the added … Continue reading

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Guest Feature: “How do we live while we wait?” Prophecy Scholar Mark Hitchcock Advises

Tipping Point Prophecy Update How Do We Live While We Wait? Be alert: Focus on protection, preparation and proclamation Mark Hitchcock (11/13/22) 11/13/22 Jesus talked often about the future. He may have talked about the future more than any person who … Continue reading

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Guest Article: “You have what it takes to turn life’s challenges into fuel for your future.” by Jeff Giesea

Here’s an encouraging nugget in the midst of what some are calling the “demoralization of the nation” being perpetrated today…pbn From The American Mind, 08122020 You have what it takes to turn life’s challenges into fuel for your future. by … Continue reading

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Best. Ever. Explanation of the Doctrine of the Rapture…

…I have seen, heard, read, or studied in over forty years. People believe differently about the timing and meaning of the Rapture and remain in loving fellowship with one another (most, anyway). My heart, hope, and studies align with the … Continue reading

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How to Tell the Difference Between Man’s Hijacked Version of Sustainability and God’s Original Version (it’s in the Spirit)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila` 15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, … Continue reading

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Sooner Than We Think? 9/18/22 Prophecy Update (Guest Feature: J.D. Farag)

See what you think.  

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Marching Orders from Proverbs, Chapter 4, for Such a Time as This (Plus a Guest Video: Yuval Noah Harari)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The entirety of Proverbs chapter #4 (see below) seems particularly apropros to the state of the world in such a time as this. What Time Is This? Believers conjecture that either we live in the time of … Continue reading

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As We Await God’s Perfect Timing in Such a Time as This: Some Encouragement

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord, a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as … Continue reading

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The Gold of Encouragement

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and … Continue reading

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