Certainly, a raging bush fire is not God’s will

“The friend I spoke to told me the weather forecast was for a hot, dry day with high winds—dangerous conditions. I knew she was a religious person, so I mentioned to her that in the Lord’s Prayer we pray, “Thy will be done” (see Matt. 6:10). Certainly, a raging bush fire was not God’s will. She agreed.

As a Christian Scientist, I seek the solution to all problems in prayer. I had been praying. I felt I needed to pray better. I remembered a time several years before when I had prayed about a fire that was near our farm. I was so certain then of God’s protecting power. Why was I feeling so fearful this time?”

This Aussie writer shares how her study that day of the Bible and its companion, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, finally brought her the peace she was seeking. And then it began to rain . . .