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The fire had no power over my body

From the February 2020 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The Bible abounds with accounts of the triumph of Spirit over matter—accounts so wonderful that they may seem unbelievable. Indeed, how can we fully grasp the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who were thrown into a fiery furnace without being consumed by the fire? And what’s to be said of Daniel, who was thrown into a den of lions and pulled out the next day without a single scratch? Christian Science explains that occurrences like these, which contradict the apparent laws of matter, are not miracles that belong to a bygone era, but demonstrations of the higher law of Spirit, God, which is always in operation.