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We are the land of the free because of the brave: Honoring our heroes

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“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” – John 15:13

Today, we pay tribute and honor to every fallen soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can live free. There is no greater country on this earth: past, present, or future, than the United States of America. This country is so great because our Founding Fathers dedicated this land to God Almighty. These United States of America have prospered like no other country or civilization because of our covenant with the Father of all fathers.

And the brave men and women who have given their lives freely and without condition because of their great and unselfish love for this great Nation deserve our profound respect and gratitude. This country is the land of the free because of the brave—our fallen and unsung heroes who have protected us with their very lives to keep us safe and sound.

And now they are home, resting in the eternal arms of the One who made it possible for every one of us to return to our eternal home. To our fallen heroes: you have fought the good fight, you have finished the race, you have kept the faith, and you now wear the crown of righteousness (2 Timothy 4:17). Men and women of our armed forces, you are God’s sons and daughters of thunder! And we are so very proud to be Americans because of you! We are so profoundly proud of you! And we thank you for your service to God and country.

If you have never received Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, I encourage you to do it today, right now, by saying this prayer out loud: “Jesus, forgive me for my sins. I am sorry. I truly desire to be saved and reconciled back to God, my Father, through You. I receive Your sinless Blood as payment in full for my sins—past, present, and future. I now call You my Lord and Savior, and invite You to live within my heart, and to permanently live within me. I make You Lord over me and over my life from this moment on. Amen.” Congratulations! You are now a child of God, made whole and made new, by the Blood of Jesus Christ!

God tells us that we are blessed to be a blessing (Genesis 12:2). Be a blessing to someone by sending them this word of encouragement. If God did not already put someone in your spirit and on your heart that needs to read this uplifting message from above, simply ask your Heavenly Father who to bless on today. Forward this message right now by email, facebook, or twitter.

Jesus is coming soon!

May God Bless you and keep you always.

With warmest regards,

And, in service of The Most High King,

Matthew

Matthew.Gargano@HMDMinistries.com

www.HMDMinistries.com

© 2014.

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Matthew is founder of HMD Ministries, and sits under the leadership of Apostle Dr. Don Lyon of Faith Center Ministries International in Rockford, Illinois, where he serves as an associate pastor.

All references to Hebrew and Greek words and meanings, unless otherwise noted, are taken from the New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance © 1990 by Thomas Nelson Publishing. All dictionary references are taken from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary © 2014, unless otherwise noted

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