West Texas is recovering from a shocking tragedy that occurred Sunday afternoon. A routine traffic stop turned into a mass shooting as young man opened fire on police and then fled the scene firing. The suspect, Seth Ator, continued to shoot at police and innocent bystanders as he attempted to evade capture.
At this time, seven people have been confirmed dead and at least twenty more have been injured. Reports indicate that three offices are among those wounded.
West Texas needs our prayers! Let’s join together as the body of Christ praying for peace and comfort to surround the families, friends, police officers, businesses, and cities that have been affected by this tragedy.
Find comfort in His promises
Psalm 23: 4 – Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me
Lamentations 3:22-23 – The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness
Matthew 5:4 – Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted
Psalm 46:1-3 – God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging
Psalm 121:1-2 – I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth
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