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August 5, 2020



We’ve been doing a study on Sunday mornings about how to overcome evil with good. “When the days get darker,” God says, “here is what you must do: Overcome evil with good!” How do we overcome evil with good? Well, I’ll give you some examples - but I warn you, they’re not easy.

Around the year 260 AD, Rome was hit by a series of epidemics. A sociologist by the name of Rodney Stark made a study of these epidemics, in which he says that at one time 5,000 people were dying each day in the city of Rome alone. [Rodney Stark, The Rise of Christianity, Princeton University Press, 1...



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