Death toll rises after massive tornado tears through Nashville
Dozens dead and dozens more missing. A day after the deadliest tornado day in seven years, Tennessee remains in a state of emergency as residents throughout the state, particularly in Nashville, can only band together and pick up the pieces.
Severe weather erupted in Tennessee early Tuesday morning, spawning hail, damaging winds and a very dangerous tornado in Nashville along with other twisters throughout the state. The outbreak caused widespread damage, many injuries, and at least 24 fatalities. As of Wednesday morning, 38 others are still unaccounted for.
In Putnam County, a tornado damaged over 100 structures and killed at least 18, including children. At one point on Tuesday night, 77 people were unaccounted for, according to County Mayor Randy Porter. Per WBIR, Porter called it the largest natural disaster in the county's modern recorded history....
It makes you wonder whether there are any residents there who recently moved from New Orleans, Houston, Wilmington, Charleston, SC, or Florida after having bad experiences from hurricanes. Ecclesiates 9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
These people are probably praying and crying out to God right now. Itâ€™s a hard time. Itâ€™s only the haters who are â€śprayer shamingâ€ť at this point. Satan is a true hater and is â€śprayer shaming.â€ť See article on Pence praying.
O Lord, there is a path of destruction many miles long through Middle Tennesee. But You know that. O Lord many are mourning or struggling in the aftermath due to the loss of life and property. We plead for Your comfort and watchcare over them, and if here be any who do not know You, that You would bring them to saving faith and repentance unto life. In Jesus name. Amen.