Tenn. Gov. Bill Lee Signs Proclamation Making Oct. 11 a Day of Prayer, Humility, and Fasting

FILE – In this March 16, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee answers questions concerning the state’s response to the coronavirus during a news conference in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee abortion providers are asking a federal judge to order that abortions can go forward despite an executive order from Gov. Lee aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus. Their lawyers argue in a motion filed on Monday, April 13, 2020, that Lee’s order blocking “nonemergency healthcare procedures” should not apply to abortions. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Tennessee’s governor issued a proclamation this week that acknowledges “God’s sovereignty,” seeks forgiveness for “our many transgressions” and invites citizens of the state to pray and fast for God’s guidance.

It was the third such proclamation from Gov. Bill Lee, who was inaugurated two years ago and issued a similar “Day of Prayer, Humility, and Fasting” proclamation in 2019 and 2020.

This year’s Day of Prayer, Humility, and Fasting was held Monday.


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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Michael Foust