Franklin Graham calls for 'Special Day of Prayer' to protect Trump from enemies

Franklin Graham calls for 'Special Day of Prayer' to protect Trump from enemies
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Evangelist Franklin Graham and 250 other Christian leaders are calling for a “Special Day of Prayer” to “protect, strengthen, encourage, and guide” President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump campaign buys full page ads in Miami newspapers ahead of Dem debates Trump administration's 'forced diplomacy' with Iran isn't working Roy Moore trails Republican field in Alabama MORE.

Graham asked Christians to set aside time to lead their local congregations in praying for the president on Sunday.

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“President Trump’s enemies continue to try everything to destroy him, his family, and the presidency. In the history of our country, no president has been attacked as he has. I believe the only hope for him, and this nation, is God,” Graham wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday.

“This is a critical time for America. We’re on the edge of a precipice. Time is short. We need to pray for God to intervene. We need to ask God to protect, strengthen, encourage, and guide the President,” he continued.

Graham, who is the son of the late prominent evangelist Billy Graham, is the president of the evangelical organization Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

He has long been an ardent supporter of the president, saying last November that he endorses Trump because he defends the Christian faith. 

Franklin Graham recently went after 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegTrump says he'll watch Democratic debate while en route to Japan 'because I have to' Buttigieg's use of dating app Hinge inspires partnership with Rock the Vote 5 things to watch in the Democratic debates MORE for calling himself a "gay Christian," saying that the Bible defines homosexuality as something for which to be repentant.