Category Archives: spiritual survival

On the Escalating Rage of the Far Left: When Reason Fails–Two Responses to Political Abuse from Relationship Abuse

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I am going to draw an analogy between how targets of abusers in relationships survive the abuse and how similar strategies can help targets of political abusers–i.e., individuals and groups I would define as those on the … Continue reading

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On Discerning the Difference Between Religious Phenomena from Upgraded Old Catholic “Mystical Experiences” and Truth

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you to live in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— 7 which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are … Continue reading

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On Desperately Seeking the REAL Jesus–You Are Not Alone

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Do any of the believers quoted below sound familiar? Maybe they’re you (excerpts taken from 5 years ago in the comment section of a video of a sermon by A.W. Tozer entitled “Holy Spirit: Why Some Can’t … Continue reading

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On Jesus’ Comparison of End Times with Childbirth (From the Labor and Delivery Room)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila It occurs to me that considering the times we are in, globally, it might be helpful to re-publish the following three blog posts treating the analogy Jesus used to illustrate how end times events are like a … Continue reading

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They Might Take Your Voice But the Song Crescendos

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I came across this song, today, while looking for another (as so often happens, right?). It prompted a tie-in to all of what I and my guest writers and others have written, lately, on false religions, cults, … 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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On “Voice to Skull” Weapons and God’s Override (?)–the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila HEADS-UP: The spiritual focus of this post is controversial in Christendom–the so-called Baptism of the Holy Spirit. The article I just linked gives a list of Scriptures many believe support this doctrine, should the reader be new … Continue reading

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