Impossible to ignore

Fiction: Christian Scientists ignore evil or pretend it’s not real.

Fact: There was no pretending that the noise I heard wasn’t real. I had gone to my office one night to check on some papers. We’d had some security problems in this building, and on this particular night, as I was walking down the stairs from my office on the top floor, I was surprised to hear someone moving around downstairs because the other employees were all away for the Christmas holidays. I didn’t have a cellphone to call the police. But I had often prayed in times of trouble or danger, so I immediately began praying. My prayer was not just for my own safety, but also for whomever it was that I had heard. In addition to affirming that God was right there, protecting and caring for everyone, I also prayerfully insisted that no one could be tempted to do evil. Nor would anyone want to harm another, because in reality, all of us are brothers and sisters—children of God.

I prayerfully insisted that no one could be tempted to do evil.

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