Trump cites the 'power of prayer' at 66th National Prayer Breakfast speech

Casey Dawson
February 9, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly steadfastly defended the aide, Rob Porter, right up until Porter resigned Wednesday. "The founders invoked our creator four times in the Declaration of Independence. America will forever be the land of the free, the home of the fearless, and a light to all nations".

"That is why the words, "Praise be to God" are etched atop the Washington Monument", Trump added.

"Let us seek to build a more just and peaceful world where every child can grow up without violence, worship without fear, and reach their God-given potential", he said.

"We can all be heroes to everybody and they can be heroes to us".

"Much work will always remain, but we will never rest until that job is completely done".

See the WND Superstore's collection of Bibles, including the stunning 1599 Geneva Bible. "As long as we open our eyes to God's grace. An additional 4.0% of Americans call themselves agnostics, up from 2.4% in 2007".

He praised first responders and citizens who rushed to help victims of hurricanes, wildfires and mass shootings, as examples of the goodness of the human soul. We love God. We see the Lord's grace in the service members who risk their lives for our freedom.

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Trump offered an upbeat note when he paid tribute to nine-year-old Sophia Marie Campa-Peters, who suffers from a rare disease that causes her to suffer from regular strokes and who was warned that she may lose the ability to walk.

"Just two weeks ago, Sophia needed to have a very high-risk surgery".

As Sophia prepared for surgery January 24 to continue treatment for the disease that caused the strokes, she sought prayers from people. Millions and millions of people lifted Sophia up in their prayers.

In an interview with Politico's "Women Rule" podcast, the Arizona Republican's daughter said her father, recovering from chemotherapy for aggressive brain cancer and a viral infection in December, is taking precautions that are keeping him in Arizona. "Your presence reminds us of Jesus" words in the book of Matthew, "with God all things are possible'". Let us pray for that extra measure of strength and that extra measure of devotion.

"This is something that we've been confronting with this president for more than a year now".

Trump's many evangelical advisers have claimed that conservative Christians have access to the Oval Office at a level as never before.

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