Inspiration for Prayers for the Wars in

Ukraine and the Middle East

“You are my place of safety and protection”

“Those who go to God Most High for safety will be protected by the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, ‘You are my place of safety and protection. You are my God and I trust you.’” (Psalms 91: 1, 2, New Century Version)

“I will give peace to your country; you will lie down in peace, and no one will make you afraid.” (Leviticus 26:6 New Century Version)

“God is our protection and our strength. He always helps in times of trouble.” (Psalms 46:1, New Century Version)

From the Christian Science Sentinel, Nov. 14, 2011

by Josh Niles

"Prayer - a game-changer in times of conflict"

From the Christian Science Sentinel, Oct. 13, 2023

by Suzanne Smedley

"God is comforting Her people"

From the Christian Science Sentinel, Aug. 29, 2022

by Judy Cole

"Deliver me from 'the violent man'"

Music from keyboardist Tonia Herrin

A keyboard medley of “Let There Be Peace” and other selections.


From the Bible

"Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men; preserve me from violent men." - Psalms 140:1 (New King James Version)

"I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem you from the grip of the terrible." - Jeremiah 15:21 (New King James Version)

"Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations. .... Let Your work appear to Your servants, and Your glory to their children." - Psalms 90:1, 16 (New King James Version)

From Science and Health

"Let discord of every name and nature be heard no more, and let the harmonious and true sense of Life and being take possession of human consciousness." - Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 355

Also by Mary Baker Eddy

"Good thoughts are an impervious armor; clad therewith you are completely shielded from the attacks of error of every sort. And not only yourselves are safe, but all whom your thoughts rest upon are thereby benefited." - The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p. 210

Climate change and mental change

By Leslie Revilock

Published in the August 2022 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Leslie explains how our prayers and the way we live can help the world’s climate by affirming that all creaton exists and contnues within the atmosphere of divine Love.