Category Archives: spiritual survival

Achieving Peace in a Time of Existential War: On Ethos, Logos, Pathos, and RHEMA

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. (John 14:27) Ever find yourself … Continue reading

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“Live Not By Lies, A Manual for Christian Dissidents” (Book Review)–on “Soft Totalitarianism,” Testimonies and Words to the Wise from Then for Today

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila There always is this fallacious belief: “It would not be the same here; here such things are impossible.” Alas, all the evil of the twentieth century is possible everywhere on earth.–Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn BOOK REVIEW I am reading … Continue reading

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Proverbs Chapter 3 for A World On Fire (Step Back; Take a Minute)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the scroll until the end of time. Many will go back and forth and search anxiously [through the scroll], and knowledge [of the purpose of God as … Continue reading

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Ultimate. Stealth. Weapon. Part 2: For the Rioters and Ragers with Love (Guest Feature)

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On “Hydra-fare” versus “God-fare” and “October Surprises”

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila As a metaphorist, that is, one who perceives the spiritual in the natural, who is inclined to regard what we see, hear, smell, taste, and touch as symbolic of the spiritual world, I’ve been observing how the … Continue reading

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On the Biblical Pattern of Hardening Certain Hearts and Minds Before Deliverance: Another Portent of the Rapture?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila  Furthermore, just as they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, so God gave them over to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done. 29 They have become filled with … Continue reading

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But the Thing Is, Senator, GOD Owns Sunday

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I’ve been thinking more about a previous post where I explain why I think the picture of a recent Portland, Oregon, riot that reveals a Bible along with an American flag on a burn pile is so … Continue reading

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The Kraken Rising 2020? On Marxism vs Peaceful Protests and Who We Really War Against

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open. (Luke 8:17, NIV) The Kraken In literature, mythology, and folklore, the “Kraken” is … Continue reading

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On Overcoming The “Little Foxes” and the Big Guns, Part 5: In Memorium, 9/11, and “Essential Survival Tools You Already Have” Redux

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Original post: 3/16/13 CRISIS Many in the United States who read this can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when the twin World Trade Center towers in New York … Continue reading

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On Overcoming The “Little Foxes” and the Big Guns, Part 3: Nehemiah’s Timeless Tactics

Phyllis  Beveridge Nissila Access entire series here. Of all the posts on the general topic of survival that include both spiritual and temporal preparation and on-the-ground strategies this is the one that comes most often to mind for such a … Continue reading

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