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Protection Under Fire
How can the serviceman be helped in a dangerous situation by praying? Under any circumstance turning to God brings the spiritual strength and understanding that lessen fear and demonstrate divine protection. How does God communicate with us to overcome fear? Through inspired thought, through the spiritual ideas that make us able to feel God's presence and all-power.
Fear, doubt, hopelessness, are all false qualities of thought originating in a human sense of existence in matter. These suggestions crowding into consciousness tend to make us feel that we are separated from God, that God is not ever present but far off, that God cannot hear our prayers. Now, how do we pray in such a situation? How do we bring about the necessary changes in our consciousness that will dispel fear, doubt, and discouragement?
The student of Christian Science has learned to start his prayers with God. He acknowledges God's allness and His ever-presence, omnipotence, and care. Here he often finds it helpful to think about the Lord's Prayer, together with its spiritual interpretation by Mrs. Eddy, which begins:
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Evidence of God's Omnipresence
FREDERICK B. DARLEY
Divine Love Meets Human Needs
JEANNE STEELY LAITNER
Proving Our Ability to Love
THEODORE L. THOMPSON
Enjoy Being Alone with God!
FRANKIE L. THOMAS
Mind's Unerring Direction
ROBERT A. MOSS
I CANNOT FATHOM LOVE'S PURE DEPTH
Oma Olna Martin
Protection Under Fire
ROBERT K. VERY
God—The Only Power
ALICE T. AHNER
We Can Begin Proving Our Ageless Being
Alan A. Aylwin
Christian Science—The Law of God
William Milford Correll
When a severe illness threatened my life recently, I stayed very...
Linda Marie Aimone with contributions from Louis W. Aimone
I am exceedingly grateful to Christian Science for helping to...
Mary Ann Smith with contributions from William G. Smith
RADIO PROGRAM NO. 373 - What Does the Bible Offer People Today?
with contributions from Ron Clifford, Philip Metcalf
Signs of the Times
with contributions from Paul Walker, Robert Clingan