Deliver me from “the violent man”

God is the only power; therefore, evil has no power to create a violent person.

With the marked increase in violent acts around the world, many are asking how they can keep themselves and their loved ones from being victims of intentional or random acts of violence. Applying in a practical way the knowledge of our God-given exemption from evil was important in my work as a youth corrections counselor. 

Once, as the advisor of a college student intern, I was observing her interaction with a client in an adjoining room. Suddenly, he pulled a knife and threatened her. I reached out to God, divine Mind, as I immediately went in and placed myself between them. I affirmed in prayer that Mind is governing its entire creation and that there is nothing and no one outside of or separated from this divine authority. I felt a deep confidence in God’s all-encompassing presence and power. 

No one is outside of or separated from God’s divine authority.

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