Tag Archives: Body of Christ

Will the Real Body of Christ Please Identify? Over. (On “Aliasing”)

Phyllis Nissila I am captivated by an event in the technology world called “aliasing”. According to Wikipedia, aliasing “in signal processing and related disciplines […] refers to an effect that causes different signals to become indistinguishable (or aliases of one another) when sampled. It … Continue reading

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On Christian Male Headship: Is There a Better Way?

Phyllis Nissila I was listening to a couple who subscribe to a particular brand of Christian male headship. The husband spent several minutes justifying his (superior) decision-making position in the family and with his wife, in particular. Both agreed that … Continue reading

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On Spiritual “Prepping” (Encouragement)

Phyllis Nissila ALL THE BAD NEWS WHAT DID JESUS DO? SPIRITUAL PREPPING AS IN THE DAYS OF NEHEMIAH WORDS OF COMFORT AND HOPE   ALL THE BAD NEWS My Bible study group is studying prophecy. We recently discussed how extraordinarily … Continue reading

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Mercy for the Merciful (Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila “The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes. ‘Tis mightiest in the mightiest. It … Continue reading

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On “WIKIs” and Truth (Commentary/Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila WIKI BRAIN? I was listening to an interview with a futurist, a person who makes his living predicting and estimating life ten, twenty, even a thousand years from now. As opposed to many people in these days of … Continue reading

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On Blossoms, Birdsong, and Hope

Phyllis Nissila As I walked by, a spring gust shook loose a cluster of blossoms from a cherry tree. I stopped and lifted my head and hands to the pink profusion. I felt suddenly as light- and joy-filled as a … Continue reading

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