The parents of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin, right, and Sybrina Fulton, listen to the testimony of Sanford police officer Chris Serino during the George Zimmerman trial in Seminole Circuit Court, in Sanford, Florida, Monday, July 8, 2013.
(CNN) -- Trayvon Martin's father says his heart is broken.
Martin and his wife were
not in the courtroom Saturday night when a six-woman jury acquitted
George Zimmerman in the death of their son, Trayvon.
But the father, Tracy Martin, took to Twitter afterward for a series of posts.
"God blessed Me &
Sybrina with Tray and even in his death I know my baby proud of the
FIGHT we along with all of you put up for him GOD BLESS," Tracy Martin
wrote in the first of three tweets sent about 30 minutes after the not
guilty decision was read in the Sanford, Florida, court room.
Martin thanked all of the family's supporters and the people who will join them to "make sure that this doesn't happen again."
Martin closed by saying: "Even though I am broken hearted my faith is unshattered I WILL ALWAYS LOVE MY BABY TRAY."
Later, the mother, Sybrina Fulton, sent out a message that offered thanks to God who she said she leans on for support.
"Lord during my darkest
hour I lean on you," she said. "You are all that I have. At the end of
the day, GOD is still in control. Thank you all for your prayers and
support. I will love you forever Trayvon!!! In the name of Jesus!!!"