Category Archives: salvation by grace

How to “Get Saved”–Two “Karens” versus Grace

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Get Saved: a common expression used to indicate a person becomes spiritually “saved” by choosing to put his or her faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; become a Christian (i.e., enter into a relationship with … Continue reading

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Roman Catholic (Marxist-Infused) Liberation Theology versus Jesus’ Liberation Theology: Contrasts and a WARNING

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Question: Ever wonder how modern Socialism, particularly the Marxist brand, seems so much like a religion with its own doctrines and by the intensity of the mind control of its devotees, the young in particular, despite the … Continue reading

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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 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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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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The Silver Lining of the Quarantine’s Effect on the Church–and Maybe Just in Time

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast… (Isaiah 26:20) The Bad News

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How to Boost Your Immunities, 2020 Edition, Part 11–Centering in Place

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access all articles in this series here And we know that God works all things together for the good of those who love Him, who are called according to His purpose (Philippians 3:14, NIV). Centered: “emotionally stable … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Immunities, 2020 Edition, Part 9–A Blessed Mindset

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Part 1–On Hearing Part 2–On Discerning Part 3–Perspectives from the Trenches  Part 4–Forewarned is Forearmed Part 5–DIY Retreat Part 6–Spiritual Immunity Part 7–Humor Part 8–Strategies For this part of the immunities series, I have excerpted the following … Continue reading

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God’s Love Is As the Air We Breathe

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila While I was researching, pondering, and crafting my “grace versus works” essay, a scrap of advice I read on some online relationship recovery forum directed to a woman experiencing an uncustomary glitch in her relationship with her … Continue reading

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HIS Utmost for MY Highest: Reflections on Grace versus Works and Oswald Chambers’ Holiness Devotionals

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I have been reading through some of Oswald Chambers‘ devotionals in his famous work My Utmost for His Highest (you might have noticed that my title plays on his). But my title plays on Chambers’ for a significant … Continue reading

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