Saying “the foundation of freedom is faith,” Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday urged members of a Texas megachurch to pray for the nation and to rely on God to get America “through these challenging times.”
Pence spoke nearly 30 minutes at First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, the same day he also held a press conference at a local hospital with Gov. Greg Abbott and others to address a spike in coronavirus cases in the state.
Pence wore a mask at the church and took it off to speak to the crowd. Prayer and faith, he said, are key during America’s current crises.
“I believe with all my heart … that if we will but hold fast to Him, we’ll see our way through these challenging times, we will restore our nation’s health, we will renew our freedom, and we will inspire people across this land with our witness of the love and compassion and strength that comes in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ,” Pence said.
Speaking at the church’s “Celebrate Freedom Sunday,” Pence quoted faith-centric comments from the Founding Fathers, Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. and said the “faith of the American people will continue to perfect our nation for generations to come.”
“The foundation of America is freedom. The foundation of freedom is faith,” he said.
Pence quoted Lincoln as saying, “It is the duty of nations as well as of men … to…
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