Tennessee governor declares October 10 “Day of Prayer, Humility, and Fasting”

by Daniel Payne · Oct 8th, 2019 3:55 pm
Article Image

Last Updated Nov 19th, 2019 at 10:30 am

The governor of Tennessee recently declared October 10 to be a “day of prayer, humility, and fasting” for the state, an observance in which state citizens are also urged to ask for forgiveness for the state’s past sins.

The declaration, made by Gov. Bill Lee on Twitter, described the observance as a “voluntary” one. In the proclamation, the governor acknowledged the state’s “rich blessings, our deep transgressions, and our past challenges.”


You May Also Like


Pakistan: Parents arrested over "honor killing" of 11-year-old daughter

YouVersion Bible app names Philippians 4:6 most popular verse of 2019

Chinese Catholic bishop says the faithful should love their country more than the church

Buffalo bishop resigns after being accused of covering up child sex abuse

Hindu worshipers behead thousands of buffalo in world's largest animal sacrifice

Prominent Washington synagogue hit with anti-Semitic vandalism