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Words of Current Interest

Related to the Lesson-Sermons for May 1979 in the Christian Science Quarterly—Bible Lessons

From the April 1979 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Resist the devil (James 4:7)

The New English Bible (NEB) reads, "Stand up to the devil and he will turn and run." In Greek the word diabolos means "slanderer." It was used to connote personified evil, especially whatever undercut one's relationship with God through suspicion and accusation.

They have their reward (Matt. 6:5)

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