Solar Eclipse: Here's What Christian Leaders Are Saying

(Photo: REUTERS/Mike Blake)People line up on a bridge as the sun emerges through fog cover before the solar eclipse in Depoe Bay, Oregon, U.S., August 21, 2017. Location coordinates for this image are 44°48'38" N 124°3'40" W.

As Americans have already begun witnessing a solar eclipse today, here's what some well-known Christians are saying about the rare continent-wide event.

Chris Hodges, pastor of Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama:

I've had that @Hillsong song, "Oh we look to the Son..." on my mind today. #SolarEclipse2017

Greg Stier, founder of Dare 2 Share in Arvada, Colorado:

"On the count of 3 everyone say 'APOCALYPSE!'" #SolarEclipse2017

Robert Morris, pastor at Gaetway Church in Southlake, Texas:

As we observe the solar #eclipse today, let it be a reminder to never forget the Creator of our universe is still in control. • Genesis 1:16

Joyce Meyer, speaker based in St. Louis, Missouri:

"God is upholding, maintaining, guiding and propelling the universe by His mighty word of power!" -Joyce  #SolarEclipse2017 #SolarEclipse

John Piper, founder of

Watch the eclipse with John Owen, Jonathan Edwards, and Charles Spurgeon. Let the darkness brighten your heart.

Lee Strobel, former atheist and author of The Case for Christ:

God crafted our world so we could do science -- and then, through nature, discover Him. #Eclipse

Todd Clark, former pastor in Southern California:

I hope there are some eclipse shots in Instagram today. #dang

Franklin Graham, evangelist based in North Carolina:

I don't know if the #solareclipse is a sign of God's judgment, but may it be a reminder to all of us to pray.

"And God set them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth, to rule over the day & over the night..." (Gen 1:17-18) #eclipse