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Grandmother Credits God After Giant Church Cross Saved Her From Raging Floodwaters: 'Jesus Is My Savior

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"Dear Lord are you taking me home right now?"

Clara Gantt was driving to service at Three Rivers Baptist Church in Irmo, South Carolina, in the early hours of the morning on Sunday, when flood waters overtook her vehicle.

Gantt, who said that she initially didn't realize how bad the conditions were, suddenly knew that she was in trouble, WIS-TV reported.

"I said, 'Dear Lord are you taking me home right now? Did you come to get me right now,'" she said, explaining that she instantly felt as though God was responding that she would be okay.

When she couldn't reach emergency personnel, she called her family and her grandson, Travis Catchings, arrived. He got her out of the car, but the water was moving so fast that they needed to act fast to keep themselves safe.

That's when they noticed that the car had landed right next to a large cross.

"There was a little church right there. Where my car stopped was right beside a huge, red cross," Gantt told WIS-TV. "I was literally, after I got out of the car, holding onto the cross. I was clinging to the cross."

She and Catchings clung to the cross for nearly five hours until rescue workers arrived on the scene. Gantt suffered a broken angle and was hypothermic, but is reportedly okay, according to the Huffington Post.

Thanking God for His mercy and power. He put my feet on higher ground. Praising Him in the storms of life. Thanks to all who have prayed for me and Travis

Posted by Clara Gantt on Sunday, October 4, 2015

And now, she's giving all the credit to God.

"Thanking God for His mercy and power. He put my feet on higher ground. Praising Him in the storms of life," she wrote in a Facebook post. "Thanks to all who have prayed for me and Travis."

Gantt told WIS-TV that the story isn't about her, but that it is about what she believes God did to save her.

"Jesus is my savior," she said.

(H/T: Huffington Post)

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