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  • A Prayer For A Nation At War  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 19, 2003
    based on 13 ratings

    A PRAYER FOR A NATION AT WAR Our Father in Heaven, We thank You that You know exactly what is going on here on earth. We sinful human beings constantly find ourselves confused, distressed, and alarmed because of our own behavior and that of others. What miseries result from our sinful ...read more

  • Freedom To Find God  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    FREEDOM TO FIND GOD Every president invokes God and asks his blessing. Every president promises, though not always in so many words, to lead according to moral principles rooted in Biblical tradition. The English writer G. K. Chesterton called America a “nation with the soul of a church,” and ...read more

  • Prayer Of A Young Child  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 26 ratings

    PRAYER OF A YOUNG CHILD "Bless my mommy and daddy...and dear God, take good care of Yourself. If anything happens to You, we’re ...read more

  • We Will Prevail  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 7 ratings

    WE WILL PREVAIL "My fellow citizens, the dangers to our country and the world will be overcome. We will pass through this time of peril and carry on the work of peace. We will defend our freedom. We will bring freedom to others. And we will prevail." --President George W. Bush, ...read more

  • Sometimes They Go To Heaven  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 4 ratings

    SOMETIMES THEY GO TO HEAVEN The city of Oceanside, in Southern California, is feeling a bit empty these days because it is located near Camp Pendleton, the US Marine base that has recently shipped many of it’s young Marines away to fight in the war in Iraq. The town seems empty, but its ...read more

  • The Weapon Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 3 ratings

    THE WEAPON OF PRAYER It takes more than bullets and bombs to win a war, residents said in Chatsworth, GA. "Prayer is the greatest weapon we’ve got," said Frank Lloyd of Chatsworth at a prayer service at First Baptist Church. "This war’s not going to be won on military might. It’s going ...read more

  • The Source Of National Security  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 7 ratings

    THE SOURCE OF NATIONAL SECURITY "It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation’s humble acknowledged dependence upon God and His overruling providence." ...read more

  • An Instrument Of Peace

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 6 ratings

    AN INSTRUMENT OF PEACE "Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, ...read more

  • Never Tired—communion Mediation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 25, 2003
    based on 8 ratings

    NEVER TIRED-- COMMUNION MEDIATION One of the young men fighting in Operation Enduring Freedom is Michael High, a 20-year-old control fireman aboard the carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The sailor from Machesney Park, Illinois has a young wife, who is expecting their first child. Michael’s ...read more

  • The Shame Of War.

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 25, 2003
    based on 86 ratings

    The Shame of War. While living in Weil der Stadt, West Germany in 1989, my wife and I had a very profound experience with the local high school students. In order to make learning English a little more fun, the High School English teacher made an arrangement with the local theatre. The ...read more

  • Touched By Rain

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 30, 2003

    TOUCHED BY RAIN Pfc. Jeremiah Stoppel is a fuel truck driver with Alpha Co. 703rd Battalion. His supply convoy lost vehicles to enemy fire as it followed the 3-7th into battle. A Lutheran, he is from Lincoln, Neb. He stands near the cab of his truck, rubs his coarsely sheared hair and looks down ...read more

  • Is God Behind This War?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 30, 2003

    ’Is God behind this war?’ Staff Sgt. Larry Hill works with the 123rd Signal Battalion. He’s from Atlanta, and has two young sons. His wife is expecting a baby girl in June. He was told he would never see combat, but has spent the last several days fighting through ambushes with the 3-7th. He ...read more

  • Watchmen On The Walls Of Freedom  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 16 ratings

    WATCHMEN ON THE WALLS OF FREEDOM "We in this country, in this generation, are by destiny rather than choice the watchmen on the walls of world freedom. We ask therefore, that we may be worthy of our power and responsibility, that we may exercise our strength with wisdom and restraint, and that ...read more

  • Reagan's Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 7 ratings

    REAGAN’S PRAYER "If I had a prayer for you today, among those that have all been uttered, it is that one we’re so familiar with: ’The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace.’ ...read more

  • A Chaplain's Prayer For Our Soldiers

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 3 ratings

    A CHAPLAIN’S PRAYER FOR OUR SOLDIERS "Lord our God, provide wisdom, insight and clear vision of Your will, for all our senior military and political leaders, the President, his Cabinet, the Secretary of Defense, the Service Secretaries and the flag and SES level personnel under their direction. ...read more

  • Parachute Story From The National Training ...

    Contributed by Jeffrey Kellum on Oct 28, 2003
    based on 2 ratings

    Parachute Story from the National Training Center, Ft Irwin, CA 1989. In April of ’89 I served as a Detachment Commander during the Army’s first Special Operations Rotation to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, CA. Our mission was to parachute in and take down a radar site so the Rangers ...read more

  • In Psalm 91:4, The Poet Describes The Protection ...  PRO

    Contributed by Vernon Murray on Mar 12, 2004
    based on 4 ratings

    In Psalm 91:4, the poet describes the protection of God “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your SHIELD and rampart.” The truth of the promise contained in this verse was dramatically illustrated to me when God became a shield on ...read more

  • When Judi, Kathryn, Mary And I Moved Into The New ...  PRO

    Contributed by Bill Johnson on May 13, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    When Judi, Kathryn, Mary and I moved into the new house I began feeding the birds on a regular basis in our yard. The only birds we had at the other house were cactus wrens, quail and doves. We not only have those three but now we have robins, hummingbirds, finches, cardinals, and sparrows. At ...read more

  • Col. Oliver North, "Col. Ollie" To Many Who Have ...

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on May 19, 2008

    Col. Oliver North, "Col. Ollie" to many who have served under him, tells of a situation when we first went into Iraq. There were enemies shooting at each other from across a large field. That was a no-man’s land. And in the middle of that field was a very injured Iraqi man. A corpsman crawled ...read more

  • Since The Beginning Of Time People Have Fought ...

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on May 29, 2008

    Since the beginning of time people have fought with each other A group of historians has compiled the following info. In the last 5600 years the world has seen only 292 years of peace During this same period there have been 14,351 wars In which 3.64 billion people have been killed The property ...read more