Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a proclamation Thursday to make Sept. 3 a day of prayer for Texas and the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
“We all know one thing and that is there is no storm as tough as the people of Texas,” Abbott said at a press conference Thursday afternoon. “As we gather today here at this church, it is important that we remember that the greatest power that exists is the power of God.”
“It was God acting through the lives of so many Texans who came to the rescue of other Texans,” he continued. “It was the power of God who was able to pull people out of the water and literally save them.”
Members of the crowd declared “Amen!” when Abbott announced that he was going to sign a proclamation to declare Sunday a Texan day of prayer.
“This is a day where we will prayer for all of those who are affected,” Abbott explained. “We will pray regardless of what faith, or church, or background you may have. We will pray as one united people.”