Category Archives: salvation by grace

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

Phyllis Beveridge 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 or … Continue reading

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Sometimes…It’s Just…the Music…”Peace”

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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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A 3 Part Spiritual Survival Guide for 2019 Featuring “The Law of Holes”; “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose”; and “Tight Focus and Mindful Efforts”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I’m not one to make “New Year’s resolutions,” which I realize is a kind of resolution in itself, but this year seems different. If ever there were a time to, ah, break my resolution to not make resolutions, … Continue reading

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On God’s Equal Parts Judgement and Love in This “End Times” Age

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were not willing (Matthew … Continue reading

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On Ozymandias, Religion, and Christ the Redeemer

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from … 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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Another Take on Job as Prophetic and How God Foiled Satan’s Plan and Revealed Grace

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I keep thinking about Job, you know the one, the (by all appearances tragic) hero of the book of the same name in the Old Testament of the Bible wherein Satan received permission from God to pummel … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Clinton/Trump Hegelian Dialectic in Light of May 12, 14 and Prophecy

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The theory remains with me that the election of Donald Trump was part of an Hegelian dialectical process with Hillary Clinton being the “thesis (problem),” Trump being the “antithesis (solution),” and the “synthesis (resolution)” being the (pre-determined) … Continue reading

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“Where the Rubber Meets the Road…Jesus Christ”: On Reality–and Encouragement

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila In the din of “what wickedness this way comes” (and seems to intensify daily) in the fast deteriorating geopolitical, spiritual, social, and physical world within which we live in 2018, I often need reminding of the foundation … Continue reading

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