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How to Overcome Evil How to Overcome Evil by Jay E. Adams
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“Evil is powerful, but good is more powerful. In fact, evil is so powerful that only good has the power to overcome evil. Darkness can be driven away only by light.”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil
“The Christian is free from all other human beings. He does not have to live over against others, controlled by their actions and responses. Rather, he lives according to Christ's commands. This is Christian freedom. It is a freedom unknown by others. It is not just when others do the things that we like that we act properly toward them; we are free to do good even when they don't because our actions are not dependent on their responses. It is the Lord Christ when we serve!”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil
“I don't care what problem you face; it has no power to defeat the cross of Christ.”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil
“Love is not first a feeling. Though the feelings come later and grow thick in the basic loam of love, they don't constitute the sum and substance of love. Love is doing whatever good God says you must do for another, to please God, whether (at first) it pleases you or not. You must do so because He says so; and you don't wait until you feel like doing so. Love begins with obedience toward God in which one gives to another whatever the other needs. Love is not a gooey, sticky sentimental thing; it is hard to love. Often it hurts to love. Love meant going to the cross through the garden of Gethsemane. Christ did not feel like dying for your sins, Christian, but He did so nonetheless. The Scriptures teach that he endured the cross while focusing on the subsequent joy that it would bring.”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil
“We are to vigorously and violently demolish all the fortifications of the foe, winning the battle and talking him captive for Christ. The Church is not to assume a defensive posture, but may take aggressive action to overcome evil by means of good.”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil
“So then, the command "Do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good" is a clear witness to the fact that you can be a winner in the battle against evil. No matter where or when it occurs, regardless of it's impact or force, there is no attack that can be made that you cannot withstand if you do so by using God's weapons, according to God's revealed strategy and are energized by His powerful Spirit.”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil