On Thursday, news broke out that the President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady, Melania Trump, have tested positive for the COVID-19. Christians are now calling for prayer for the fast recovery of the First Couple.
Trump announced their test results on his official Twitter account. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!,” he shared.
Prayers for Donald Trump and Melania
Vice-president Mike Pence responded to the tweet with well-wishes and prayers. “Karen and I send our love and prayers to our dear friends President @realDonaldTrump and @FLOTUS Melania Trump. We join millions across America praying for their full and swift recovery. God bless you President Trump & our wonderful First Lady Melania.”
Greg Laurie, the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, urged his Twitter followers to pray for the Trumps. “Let’s all be praying for God’s intervention and healing for our President and First Lady!”
Meanwhile, Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, held a prayer event for the nation to pray for healing for the First Family at noon on Friday. “Let’s join together at Noon today (EST) and pray for @realDonaldTrump the First Family and the entire nation. We need God to intervene and bring healing,” he said.
Sean Feucht led a worship event in Fort Worth, Texas with over 7,000 Christians attending. Similarly, they also prayed for the betterment of the president and his wife. He tweeted Trump and said, “We prayed with 7000 Christians in park in Fort Worth, Texas for you tonight! Believing for a great recovery.” He added that he felt so much breakthrough after the prayer.
Even in the UK, Christians are pouring out support and prayers for Trump. Pastor and blogger, Dave Williams, wrote, “We prayed for Boris when he was ill. We should pray for Trump too.”
While Former Chancellor Sajid Javid said, “I wish Donald and Melania Trump a speedy recovery from this awful virus. Our politics is not relevant.”
Reference: Christian Today