Instead of questioning the Almighty, an Anniston, Alabama, pastor took to his pulpit Sunday morning to worship and praise God even after his daughter was killed in a car crash two days earlier.
Ramiah Leonard, the 10-year-old daughter of Eugene Leonard Jr. and his wife, Rasheda, was killed when a southbound vehicle struck the passenger side of the car she was riding in on Friday morning, according to television station WBRC. The young girl's mother was driving when the accident happened.
Leonard is the senior pastor at the Life Center Church in Anniston. He posted a message to Facebook on Saturday that God's "praise shall continually be in my mouth!"
"My humanity wants to be mad at God and question God," he wrote. "Do I understand it? No!!! ... However, God allowed me to borrow an angel for 10 years. I spent 10 years with a beautiful, smart, energetic, God-loving princess that God even gave us the privilege of naming Ramiah Elizabeth Leonard. He gave me a privilege that some never even get to obtain in their lifetime. If I don't question God when He blesses me as to why He blesses me; then I should not have the audacity to question Him when He takes something that belonged to Him anyway. I'm not trying to be spiritual but I want to help someone who might go through some type of loss. I can't just bless God at all times as long as it's a blessing. My daughters shift wasn't a curse but a blessing for her. And, for that I STILL WILL BLESS GOD AT ALL TIMES; and HIS PRAISE SHALL CONTINUALLY BE IN MY MOUTH."
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