GOOD is all that is predictable. Since God, who is infinite good, is both omniactive and omnipresent, evil has no opportunity to assert itself in any manner at any time. If evil could actually occur, then God at that moment would cease to be the only Life or activity of the universe.
If harmony were terminable, it would be finite instead of infinite. Christian Science teaches, however, that all that stems from the divine source is both perfect and infinite in character. There is, therefore, no need for us to be victimized by doubt or apprehension concerning any situation that may arise in our human experience. Assuringly we are told, "That which is to be hath already been" (Eccl. 3:15). Do not these words indicate the ceaseless motion of good in our behalf? God said to Moses in response to the latter's prayer to be shown God's glory, "I will make all my goodness pass before thee" (Ex. 33:19). And it is this that divine Love is saying to each one of us now and always.
The assurance of God's unfailing love, of His constant presence, and of His indomitable power silences evil suggestions of incompetence, uneasiness, and uncertainty, which often assail the human consciousness when some unusual or significant happening is imminent. The temptation may assume the form of doubt about our powers of endurance or about the sufficiency of our capacity to fulfill the demands made upon us. We may even be tempted to question the wisdom of some forward step.
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