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Proverbs Chapter 5 (With a Little Help from Psalm 119): On the Seduction of False Religion (Commentary)

Phyllis Nissila Proverbs chapter 5 is commonly taught as a warning for men to resist seductive women. But the verses as metaphor serve also as a warning for all believers to resist (seductive) false religion. Consider: THE BAD NEWS The … Continue reading

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A New Family: help and hope for Barbara, help and hope for the spiritually abused

Phyllis Nissila Some years ago I worked for a minister and Christian apologist who counseled people out of cults and the occult. In those days, the early eighties, the groups were outside the church. Now, they are to be found … Continue reading

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The Investigation: diffusing danger on a plane and in the church

Phyllis Nissila THE SITUATION As soon as I noticed “Mr. X” sitting in “our” waiting area of the airport terminal I got a funny feeling. Was he up to no good? He appeared to be of a certain age; he … Continue reading

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