Evangelist Franklin Graham met and prayed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday as Israel’s war on Hamas continues.
Graham, the CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), shared that meeting Netanyahu and praying with him was a “privilege.”
“This man needs our prayers,” he said in a statement shared with CBN Digital. “He is facing the most trying time since the birth of their nation, with 1,200 people killed, more than 240 men, women, and children taken as hostages, and many injured in the Hamas attack.”
“As I spoke with a woman whose husband was taken hostage, the fear and heartache is overwhelming,” Graham continued. “Pray for these hostages and their families, pray for Prime Minister Netanyahu, and pray for the peace of Jerusalem.”
In a post on X, formerly Twitter, Graham shared that Samaritan’s Purse had provided 21 ambulances to Magen David Alom, Israel’s first responder.
“A few days ago, we committed to replacing 14 ambulances for Magen David Adom (@Mdais), Israel’s first response service. These life-saving vehicles had been destroyed by Hamas in the October 7 attack,” the evangelist…
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