Romans 16:19

“be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil”
I was a bank teller for five years. During that time I didn’t see a ton of counterfeit bills. Though we would occasionally get some warning from our superiors (“There are a lot of bad twenties going around right now”), there wasn’t a ton or training or examples of counterfeits given to us. When I was a new teller, I was worried that I wouldn’t recognize a bad bill. My fellow tellers assured I would know if I got one. 
Sure enough, the first time I was given a bad bill in a deposit, I got a weird feeling, stopped, and just sat there for a minute. I couldn’t figure out why I had stopped counting. I assumed I must have just miscounted and my brain had made me stop. So, I started over. When I got to the same point I stopped again—something was wrong. I carefully went through the bills in that cluster until I found one which felt a little different. I pulled it out and took it to my supervisor.  She tested it, and sure enough it was counterfeit. I got to fill out a report for the Secret Service (Did you know they are the agency in charge of counterfeit currency?).
Now, I did not recognize it because I knew what a bad bill was like. I recognized the counterfeit because I had spent so much time counting good money that even at full speed my fingers recognized the difference. 
As Paul closes out this book to the Romans, one of the last things he tells them is that they should spend their time studying and immersing themselves in what is good and not in fascination of what is evil. Some Christians think they must study and even possibly experience evil to know how to combat/avoid it. This passage says to focus on the good—you will recognize evil when you are faced with it.
Romans 16:19 For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil.

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