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By Nancy Flory, The Stream, April 22, 2020

Nancy is an Associate Editor at The Stream. She is currently working toward her PhD in Strategic Communication and Journalism at Regent University. She’s the mother of four boys.

Nancy FloryOur said repeated we behavior has stopped the spread of the [corona]virus,” New York governor Andrew Cuomo in his April 12 CNN interview. “God did not stop the spread of the virus.” The next day Cuomo himself when discussing flattening the curve. “The number is down because brought the number down. God did not do that. Fate did not do that. Destiny did not do that. A lot of pain and suffering did that.”

At least one governor has a diametrically opposed perspective. Pastor Jack Graham interviewed Texas governor Greg Abbott Sunday during Prestonwood Baptist Church’s service. Abbott told Graham that we can see the hand of God working in the fight against coronavirus. He went on to describe his own personal crisis and how that informs what he’s doing to get Texas ready to reopen for business.  …

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