Author Archives: Stephen Nielsen

About Stephen Nielsen

I'm an author, a self publisher, and a painting contractor. I live in beautiful Minnesota, USA . Welcome to my blog site.

Be Not Overcome of Evil, But Overcome Evil with Good

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That verse, from Romans 12:21, was put in front of me last night after I prayed, “Lord, give me a Scripture verse to guide me.” Sometimes, occasionally, I feel overcome by evil. But here, I…

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer – Teaching #2 — Stephen Nielsen

Originally posted on Prayer A to Z:     Jesus taught that prayer must be with persistence—not losing heart (from Matthew 7:7-8, Luke 11:5-10, and Luke 18:1-8)   Jesus taught this lesson of persistence in prayer from two different stories, … Continue reading

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Peaceful Evening Sky

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“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful” (Jn. 14:27).

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Understanding that My Body is A Temple of the Holy Spirit – 1Corinthians 6:18-20

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Recently, as I was meditating on 1 Corinthians 6:18-20, I suddenly realized, by the wording of verse 19, that since my body is a temple of the Holy Spirt, that that has a great significance…

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Young Buck in the Woods

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Most deer are quite skittish, but this one was not at all afraid. He liked getting his picture taken.

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The Pains of Old Age Keep Me in Line

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In Psalm 119:67 and 71 it says, Before I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your word… 71 It is good for me that I have been afflicted, That I may learn…

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Am I Envious Toward the Wicked? From Psalm 37

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After reading about how some who are, and have been, in political office, and have used their position to make millions, and I have to work hard for every dollar I make, I wonder, because…

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Digital Tyranny Coming Soon – 6 Points

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In the back of my mind, I’m always wondering how safe my savings is and when this new digital currency is coming. Being a Christian, I’m not too concerned, but it always pays to be…

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Do I Fear the Lord? from Psalm 112

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Do I fear the Lord? Do I delight in His Word? If so I will be blessed. And there will be light in the darkness. I will never be shaken. I will not be afraid…

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Living for Likes

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I ran across a short article by Hal Lindsey entitled, “Living for Likes on Social Media.” He insinuated that we in America have “made a god out of popularity on social media.” Ouch! That is…

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