Category Archives: free will

Are “They” Really After Our Free Will? (The Secret’s in the Blood)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Could it be that what they are really after is our free will? By “they” I mean those who have injected their “software of life” aka “operating system” into millions across the globe. I know. Sounds very … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin: Jesus’ Burial Cloth? On Free Will (redux)

      First posted on December 29, 2020 by Phyllis Beveridge Nissila SHROUD OF TURIN   Man of the Cloth Infused On finest thread— Deity or deceiver? From time to time Some forensic pilgrim

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When God Pleads With Us

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Oswald Chambers wrote,” Get out of your mind the idea of expecting God to come with compulsions and pleadings*.” It is in a devotional on the theme of hearing God’s call to ministry. We can best hear … Continue reading

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“But Why NOT A God?”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila But Why NOT A God? I was lisening to a radio talk show interview of a guy who is brilliant by any calculation, a modern day Renaissance Man. He achieved a PhD in Philosophy and an MD … Continue reading

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For 2020: “Sufficient unto the day is the good thereof”–?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila  Wait! What? Anybody familiar with the REAL Scripture (Matthew 6:34, KJV) I used for the title, knows I worded it wrong! The real version reads, “Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.” (emphasis added) The rest of the … Continue reading

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(Don’t) Wait for It… On Time, Free Will, and Patience

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Time One day each of us will dwell in a kingdom where terms like “past,”present,” “future”–even “one day”–will be moot; where the exoskeleton of time will have fallen away; existence will be the realm of “now” and … Continue reading

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On Truth Hackers

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I am often reminded, these days, of the words attributed to former CIA Director William Casey (1981-1987): “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.”  Whether or not he said it, … Continue reading

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ADDENDUM to “Holy Spirit Baptism” Post, Prior: But…What IS the HSB, Exactly? and How do You Get It? and Why?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila This addendum was inspired by a reader’s comments in the prior post. Thank you, Yvonne. Here are a few more thoughts that come to mind for you—and perhaps others who stop by here.

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Condemnation or Compassion? Lessons from the Emmaus Road (From a Teacher’s Heart)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila THE GAPS Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. As they talked and discussed these things … Continue reading

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On God Theories and Free Will

I recently listened to an interview with noted astrophysicist Bernard Haisch, author of the book The God Theory wherein he proposes a new answer to two old questions: why and how did everything come into being? From his background in … Continue reading

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