A witness to the wake of Sunday’s horrific mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, delivered a powerful message about “evil,” as he shared what he and others did to try and help after the deadly attack.
The unnamed man, who appears to be a pastor from another church down the road from First Baptist, said that his church received a call around 11:00 or 11:15 a.m. that there was an active shooter at the nearby house of worship.
"We just did what we do – we prayed." As details are still emerging about a deadly shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, one witness immediately had a message of peace. http://bit.ly/2zmWYiR
Posted by Fox News on Sunday, November 5, 2017
He said that people from his church immediately jumped into action, including a nurse, a deputy and others — and that those on site turned to prayer.
“We just did what we do. We prayed,” he said. “The Bible tells us that we overcome evil with good and … evil can only be overcome with good. So, we come together to do that immediately.”
He concluded, “God’s still in control.”
Watch some of his other comments below:
Prayer was an immediate reaction among the victims and those on site, with one tragic video featuring people in tears as they prayed in the aftermath of the attack.
— ABC13 Houston (@abc13houston) November 5, 2017
As Faithwire previously reported, a gunman opened fire at a First Baptist Church, killing 26 and injuring dozens. The shooter has been identified by law enforcement officials as 26-year-old Devin Kelley of New Braunfels, Texas.