Contributed by James Chandler on Jul 7, 2003
On the 4th of July, my family went to a drive in movie theater. We saw the movie "Finding Nemo". The movie was about a little fish named Nemo who swam too close to a boat. He was captured by a scuba diver and put in a fish tank in the office of a dentist. The whole movie was about Nemo’s
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Feb 27, 2008
On the 4th of July each year, we remember the signing of our Declaration of Independence. There were 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence, either on that day or shortly thereafter. Some names come quickly from the recesses of our memory, names like Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
The most memorable 4th of July celebration for me happened at Fort Devens, Massachusetts in 1986. The fireworks are usually excellent at any military base for the 4th of July, but that is not what I remember.
The cannons shooting at the playing of the 1812 Overture was impressive, but not the
As you know, this Wednesday is the 4th of July. The 231st Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence that was signed on July 4th, 1776. The second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence contains some of the most moving words ever written. It says…“We hold these truths to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 24, 2009
WHY WE CELEBRATE THE 4TH
But there is a reason why we celebrate on the 4th and we can’t forget that! It was the day the day the colonies declared their independence from England. Freedom was declared in some famous words of the Declaration of Independence, which starts:
We hold these truths
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 22, 2008
OUR FLAG IS A BANNER
In February of 1945 Joe Rosenthal pulled out his camera and clicked a photo that would later become the most reproduced photograph in the history of photography: Five young Marines planting the American flag on the island of Iwo Jima. The photo of these young men raising the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 30, 2002
REMEMBERING A DEATH WARRANT
Benjamin Rush to John Adams, July 20, 1811.
Dear Old Friend,
The 4th of July has been celebrated in Philadelphia in the manner I expected. The military men, and particularly one of them, ran away with all the glory of the day.
Scarcely a word was said of
Contributed by Jesse Bennett on Nov 19, 2008
MY FRIEND ALLEN
After many years of prayer by friends and family, Allen finally surrendered his life to Jesus Christ.
Initially when I met Allen he hadn’t surrendered his life to Jesus Christ. There was just something about Allen, even when he was upset with you, you couldn’t help but like
10) What’s red, white, blue, and green? A patriotic turtle! From Jessica, age 7, Abilene, TX
9) What did one flag say to the other flag? Nothing. It just waved! From Eloise, age 9, Charlottesville, VA
8) Why did Paul Revere ride his horse from Boston to Lexington? Because the horse was too
Lately I have become concerned about the people I represent. I no longer see the Pride in your eyes that I once seen when I traveled down your streets in the Veterans Day parades and on the 4th of July. The people that once saluted me and those that held their hand over their heart
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 24, 2002
THEY PAID THE PRICE
Americans, you know the 56 men who signed our Declaration of Independence that first 4th of July--you know they were risking everything, don’t you? Because if they won the war with the British, there would be years of hardship as a struggling nation. If they lost they would