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Outshining Error

From the July 24, 1920 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


Recently while pondering the teachings of Christian Science as to the unreality of evil, various seemingly contradictory passages from the Bible on this subject came into memory, and the effect to realize their unity of meaning was so helpful that I should like to pass on to others what I gleaned from them. Jesus' word in Matthew 5:39 , "Resist not evil," is confronted by James 4:7 , "Resist the devil, and he will flee from you," and another to keep it company in Romans 12:21 , "Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.