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GOD DOES NOT AFFLICT

From the February 1958 issue of The Christian Science Journal


We are informed in the Scriptures that Elihu told Job ( 37:23 ), "Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice: he will not afflict. " And the Psalmist, speaking of the afflictions which sometimes befall the righteous, declares ( 34:19 ), "The Lord delivereth him out of them all.