How God Miraculously Spared These Christian Friends During the Brussels Attacks

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terror attack at the Brussels airport.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terror attack at the Brussels airport. (Reuters)

Friends Laura Harper and Laura Billiet were walking into the Brussels airport when they heard an explosion—one of the two that rocked the Belgium capital early Tuesday.  

Harper, who confirmed to Charisma News that she is a Christian, told AL.com that prayer was one of her first reactions.  

"At first I was a complete coward, hiding under the desk," Harper told AL.com. "I thought maybe they have guns, maybe people are going to start shooting us. We were praying." 

Had a friend not stopped for a snack on the way to the airport, the two would have been in the line of fire.  

"If we had arrived one minute earlier, we would have been right inside, right where it happened," Harper said. "(The explosion happened) at the counter I was going to. I'm just so grateful." 

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the devastating attacks, according to several reports. The death toll stands at at least 30.  

Thousands took to Twitter to intercede for the city.  

"So grateful that my graduate studying abroad in Belgium is safe. Very sad for those who are not. #prayingforbrussels" tweeted one person. 

Another: "Praying #Brussels and for all those impacted my the bombing. Romans 5:20 #Brussels #prayingforbrussels"

Joyce Meyer posted her prayer to Facebook. 

"This morning three explosions went off in Brussels, Belgium killing 34 people and wounding 170 more. Today, we stand in prayer with the people of Belgium knowing that God is our hope."


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