Trump Declares Sunday ‘A National Day of Prayer’ after Hurricane Harvey

(CBN) President Trump has just declared Sunday to be “a National Day of Prayer,” joining with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott who has also called on Texans to pray for recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey.

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“We are deeply grateful for those performing acts of service, and we pray for healing and comfort for those in need,” the President’s proclamation states.

“As response and recovery efforts continue, and as Americans provide much needed relief to the people of Texas and Louisiana, we are reminded of Scripture’s promise that ‘God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble,'” the proclamation continues.

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“I call on all Americans and houses of worship throughout the Nation to join in one voice of prayer, as we seek to uplift one another and assist those suffering from the consequences of this terrible storm,” Trump says.

Meanwhile, the governor of Texas has also called on his fellow Texans and people around the country to pray for Texas on Sunday.

Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation calling for an official day of prayer for Texans “of all faiths and religious traditions and backgrounds…”

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