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On Spiritual Blackmail: Guess the Perp (Hint: Archetypal, Hate-Filled, and Brilliant)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila So if the Son sets you free,* you will be free** indeed (John 8:36 NIV). BLACKMAIL The legal definition of “blackmail” is, “The crime involving a threat for purposes of compelling a person to do an act against … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11.4: Mind Control—“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

PART 4 A Journey Out of Roman Catholic Mind Control into Freedom in Jesus Christ As I sat in that artful and elegant Catholic church listening to the carefully scripted and paced words of the priest guiding the flock through … Continue reading

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