For those protecting our country wherever they
The following passage is from a sermon by John
I want you to close your eyes and picture in your
the soldier at Valley Forge, as he holds his musket
his bloody hands.
He stands barefoot in the snow,
starved from lack of
food, wounded from months of battle and
scarred from the eternity away from his
surrounded by nothing but death and carnage of
He stands though, with fire in his eyes and victory
his breath. He looks at us now in anger and disgust
tells us this...
I gave you a birthright of freedom born in
Constitution and now your children graduate
illiterate to read it.
I fought in the snow barefoot
to give you the freedom
to vote and you stay at home because it
I left my family destitute to give you the freedom
speech and you remain silent on critical issues,
it might be bad for business.
I orphaned my children to give you
a government to
serve you and it has stolen democracy from the
It's the soldier, not the reporter who gives you
freedom of the press.
It's the soldier, not the poet
who gives you the
freedom of speech.
It's the soldier,
not the campus organizer who allows
It's the soldier, who salutes the flag, serves
flag, whose coffin is draped with the flag that
the protester to burn the flag!!!
hold our troops in your loving hands. Protect
them as they protect
us. Bless them and their families
for the selfless acts they perform
for us in our time
of need. I ask this in the name of Jesus, our Lord
Prayer Wheel: When you receive this, please stop for
moment and say a prayer for our U.S. forces in
AND all around the world.
Do not stop the
wheel, please.... Of all the gifts you
could give a US Soldier,
Sailor, Airman, Marine, or Coast
Guardsman, Prayer is the very best