Original blog May 27, 2019. Our mettle as a nation and as a Church is being tested once again. This time by by an enemy that is, for the most part, invisible. In the past, we drew together to fight a common foe. What about this time?
John 15:13 – Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. (NIV 1984)
Musingsof Others – Today I’ve selected the musings of others to share as we commemorate Memorial Day 2019 and those brave soldiers who laid down their lives for their fellow country men and women.
- Francis Scott Key – “Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave?”
- Unknown – “Our flag does not fly [“yet wave”] because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
- George Washington – “The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.”
- Abraham Lincoln – “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the…
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