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On Rumination: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Ruminate: “To reflect deeply on a subject.” (freedictionary.com)

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On wordfare, Word-fare, and truth that sets you free

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila 31 …Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:31-32, NIV, emphasis added) wordfare Wordfare is a form of asymmetric (irregular) … Continue reading

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Letters to The Remnant, 11: Guest Feature–“Rules for Remnant Survival: How to Survive These Last Days”

Today’s guest feature comes from Jan Markel’s Olive Tree Ministries that includes weekly broadcasts, articles, newsletters, and the largest annual fall prophecy conference in the United States held in Markell’s home state of Minnesota. I’ve included an excerpt from her … Continue reading

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Celebrating “Iron that Sharpens Iron” (Proverbs 27:17)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila (Do) not (forsake) the assembling together of ourselves as is the custom with some…(Hebrews 10:25). Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend (Proverbs 27:17). I’ve heard a lot of believers use the … Continue reading

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First Church of the CRT (Critical Race Theory)?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila When words abound, transgression is inevitable….  (Proverbs 10:19, NET Bible) Critical Race Theory? According to a speaker I heard recently on Jan Markel’s radio program at Olive Tree Ministries, a concept called Critical Race Theory is very popular … Continue reading

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Minding Mercy in an Age of Rage

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Minding Mercy He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. (Micah 6:8, NIV) In … Continue reading

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French Resistance Honoree Gave/Gives Timeless Advice (and More from Elsewhere)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila This post is “part 2” to yesterday’s essay: Beware the Borderlands (and Some Counter Intel) “Yvette Lundy, a Resistance fighter who survived the horrors of Nazi concentration camps after helping Jews escape occupied France, has died aged … Continue reading

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Beware the Borderlands (and Some Counter Intel)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8, NIV) Borderland: “territory at or near a border…a vague intermediate state of region; the borderland between fantasy and reality.” (Mirriam-Webster)     Beware the Borderlands … Continue reading

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Sufficient for the Day and the Fray (Courtesy of the Way–Truth and Life)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Consider the pair of contrasts below. On dealing with trouble:

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“Baptism in the Holy Spirit 2/7/16”: Prophecy Patterns Re-Posted for 2019–#4 of 8

This next “prophecy chart,” #4 of (now) 9 total, developed by Claire Gumbs, features Scriptural background for a spiritual phenomenon called “Baptism of the Holy Spirit”. See below* for other postings on this important topic. Although it may seem a … Continue reading

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