Category Archives: end times spiritual survival

PART 2: “…Practical + Spiritual Warfare Strategies for Today…” Beware Phase 1–the Ridicule

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Part 1 First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.  Mahatma Gandhi In Part 1, linked above, I outlined 4 key warfare strategies from the Book of Nehemiah in … Continue reading

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4 Practical + Spiritual Warfare Strategies for Today from the Book of Nehemiah

Phyllis  Beveridge Nissila Part 2 Old-Testament-era prophet Nehemiah, who was commissioned to rebuild the wall around Jerusalem, employed several practical  strategies to deal with his enemies. Since there is “nothing new under the sun,” I believe his adversaries represent types … Continue reading

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Outing the Radical Left’s (Literal) Playbook–and What a Person Can Do

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Part 2 Part 3 Truth Will Out If there is a saying that seems particularly apropos when it comes to the state of politics in the United States these days, it is this: the truth will eventually … Continue reading

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On Swords of Truth and Narratives of Survival–for Every Era–from Solzhenitsyn, Tennyson, and the Holy Spirit (Revisited)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The pen is mightier than the sword.   -Edward Bulwer-Lytton Sozhenitsyn: The question in my discussion group examining the novel One Day in the Life of Ivan  Denisovich by twentieth-century author, activist, and gulag survivor Alexander Solzhenitsyn, centered … Continue reading

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Tired of Bad News Lacking Solutions? 5 Ways to Stay On the High Road Amid Today’s Turmoil

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Everywhere one turns these days for (real) news and (objective) analysis more and more of the tactics of totalitarianism and on a global scale are being exposed. Anybody paying attention gets it, already! It’s time to know … Continue reading

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Extremists, Falling Skies, Revolutions, and Resistance

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila With the extreme left, these days, it seems that whatever the topic being discussed, there are only two views allowed: good or bad, us or them, saviors or Nazis, perfect and fart-free weather or climate catastrophe dooming … Continue reading

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Post Script: on the Childbirth/End Times Prophecy Analogy–Are We Due?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila If there were a post script for my series on the childbirth analogy Jesus used to help explain  prophetic events of the end times, I would put it like this: once the baby has emerged into his … Continue reading

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Sometimes…It’s Just…the Music…”Peace”

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“As Labor Pains on a Pregnant Woman”–Prophecy in 2019 versus 2015

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila 2019 Below is a reprint of one of my earlier posts offering insight into the pregnancy/childbirth metaphor Jesus used to help us understand how it will be (or how it is  today, many prophecy experts argue) in the … Continue reading

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On God’s Embroidery Versus Evil’s Void

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila In this era of panic politics, when certain ideologues want to push and shove the rest of us this way and that, rather, I should say,  this way or that, so that all thinking is reduced to … Continue reading

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