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Marissa Zimmet

Marissa Zimmet

I was born and raised just across the bay from Tampa, Florida (Go, Lightning!) and attended college at ECU in Greenville, North Carolina. I am a devout Catholic and am active in my parish in Charlotte, North Carolina. Outside of work, I love to run, hike, watch movies and hockey, and spend time with my dog, Rose, and my cat, Toasty, who are both rescues.

Recent posts by Marissa Zimmet

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What is a Guardian Angel? Your Guide to Understanding Guardian Angels

By Marissa Zimmet on 11/14/22 8:50 AM

Did you know that about 77 percent of adults in America believe that angels exist? The belief that everyone has a guardian angel is a dogma of the Christian faith, dating even back to the belief of the Jews during the Old and New Testaments.

Topics: Pure Flix Originals An Angelic Christmas
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Book of Job: Vital Lessons from 'Nothing Is Impossible'

By Marissa Zimmet on 10/7/22 5:25 AM

Pure Flix’s newest Original Movie “Nothing Is Impossible” starts streaming October 6. In this film, we meet Scott Beck, who was an NBA hopeful but when things didn’t go as planned he falls down on his luck in both life and love. When this happens, he begins to question his faith in God and trust in Him and His providence. Beck’s story doesn’t fall too far from Job’s in the Book of Job in the Old Testament.

Topics: Pure Flix Originals Nothing Is Impossible
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How To Embrace our Identity as Child of God With These Bible Verses

By Marissa Zimmet on 9/21/22 8:34 AM

In “Legacy Peak,” Jason holds onto his pocket knife very closely, and for good reason. His pastor gave it to him, and on it was etched a Bible verse, Matthew 3:17:

Topics: Bible Verses Legacy Peak
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Bible Verses For Overcoming Fear and What the Bible Says About Failure

By Marissa Zimmet on 9/19/22 7:07 AM

Babe Ruth gave us the famous quote: “Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”

Topics: Bible Verses Nothing Is Impossible
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Prayers and Bible Verses When Asking for Divine Intervention

By Marissa Zimmet on 8/29/22 5:32 AM

In the new Pure Flix Original movie, “An Unlikely Angel,” the Angel Gabriel is sent to help Janie, a young businesswoman who asks for some divine help as she prepares to become a mom. The first time Janie meets Gabriel, he is her taxi driver, perhaps a very unlikely place for a divine encounter. But that’s how God works sometimes, in the most unexpected ways and in the most unexpected places.

Topics: Bible Verses An Unlikely Angel Saved by Grace
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Prayers & Bible Verses For All Seasons of Life

By Marissa Zimmet on 8/22/22 5:29 AM

Have you ever wondered what God promises about the seasons? God created the earth, meaning He created the seasons as well – each must serve its own purpose. When we think about it, God designed not only the seasons in nature but in our personal lives too.

Topics: Prayer Bible Verses
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Be Strong and Courageous Every Day With these Bible Verses & Movies

By Marissa Zimmet on 8/12/22 6:17 AM

In the third book of C.S. Lewis’ series “Chronicles of Narnia”, Lucy Pevensie hears Aslan whisper in response to her prayer for help: "Courage, dear heart.”

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Movies That Will Inspire You To Pursue the Fruits of the Spirit

By Marissa Zimmet on 7/29/22 12:15 AM

Many of us have heard, or maybe have memorized, the fruits of the Spirit from the Bible verse Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV):

Topics: Movie List
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What Brings You Joy? 5 Bible Verses About Joy & Happiness

By Marissa Zimmet on 7/18/22 5:00 AM

If you’ve been watching “Live+Local,” a new series about a Christian radio show exclusively streaming on Pure Flix, then you know that at the end of every special guest interview on "TnT in the Morning," Tina asks their guest: “What brings you joy?” First, we'd love to know what brings you joy in the comments and second, we thought we’d do a round-up of Bible verses about joy and what joy means to Christians.

Topics: Bible Verses Pure Flix Originals
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'God is Love' Bible Verses That Explore the Meaning & Power of God's Love

By Marissa Zimmet on 7/11/22 6:10 AM

How great is the love of God? Does it say "God is love" in the Bible? What is the meaning of God's love? These are essential questions you might be asking yourself and we're here to help provide some insight on Bible verses that get to the meaning of God's love.

Topics: Prayer Bible Verses
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5 Prayers for the Dying: How to Pray for Your Loved Ones While Grieving

By Marissa Zimmet on 6/30/22 11:08 AM

Tragedy and death are unfortunate and inescapable human experiences. But, we can find hope in scripture and in prayers. That's why we put together a list of prayers for the dying, prayers for those in hospice care and prayers for the family members left behind. We hope that these prayers give you hope, comfort and facilitate the grieving process when experiencing loss.

For more encouragement and comfort when grieving the loss of a loved one, in addition to these prayers for the dying, we hope you'll watch the newest AFFIRM original and Pure Flix exclusive "Going Home" now streaming. "Going Home" is a show about loss, but it's equally about hope that has been described as "uplifting, lighthearted and healing."

Topics: Prayer Lifestyle
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What Does The Bible Say About Change? Scriptures on Change To Help With Times of Transition

By Marissa Zimmet on 6/27/22 4:00 AM

As the old saying goes, change is the only constant in life. From big life changes, like switching careers or becoming a parent, to small adjustments like a new haircut, change can make us afraid and anxious.

We’re often fearful because change can be out of our control, unsure of what’s in store for the future. Luckily, as Christians, we know that one constant source of encouragement is the Bible. We can turn to scripture for Bible verses about change in order to find comfort and peace during times of transition.

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Topics: Bible Verses Pure Flix Originals
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5 Simple Prayers Fathers Can Pray for Their Daughters

By Marissa Zimmet on 6/17/22 4:30 AM

Father’s Day is quickly approaching. It’s a time to celebrate the men in our lives for all they’ve done in our relationships with them, whether that be as a partner, father figures, or heads of the family. While we prepare to celebrate dads, we also take time to recognize and appreciate the unique bonds we have with them.

Topics: Prayer Parenting
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10 Bible Verses About Death When Grieving a Loved One

By Marissa Zimmet on 6/2/22 12:00 AM

There’s no denying the death of a loved one is hard. Even Jesus wept when he lost his friend Lazarus (John 11:35). For healing and hope in the Lord’s resurrection for our eternal life, we can turn to scripture to help us process these emotions.

While we pray that these Bible verses about death comfort you, Pure Flix is also proud to stream an exclusive new series about hope and healing through loss. "Going Home," a show that follows an inspiring team of nurses who help guide patients and loved ones on the ultimate journey to their forever home, is now available.

Topics: Bible Verses
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