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  • The Smiling Soldiers  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,933 views

    THE SMILING SOLDIERS "Weika Coenraad, of Dahlonega, Georgia, was a little girl in Holland during the War, and has vivid memories of the American soldiers who liberated her town in 1945. She’s now an American citizen. [She writes:] ’I was just a little girl during the Second World War, born ...read more

  • Good Soldiers

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 8, 2008
     | 2,884 views

    GOOD SOLDIERS I am told as a young man Winston Churchhill was in a heated battle. The war planes were dropping bombs all around the soldiers assignments. Several died, but many were running away and hiding and not following commands. One soldier ran past Winston Churchhill. The soldier asked if ...read more

  • Substitute Soldiers

    Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
     | 4,320 views

    Here in the South, there are memorials in most towns to the bloodiest war fought on American soil – the Civil War. Over 600,000 died in that conflict. What is often not known is that both the North and the South allowed “substitute soldiers.” A man drafted for military service could literally ...read more

  • Soldier For Life

    Contributed by B H Grace on Jul 2, 2021
     | 134 views

    While I am honored and privileged to have served in my country's military, my desire now is to serve honorably in the army of Jesus Christ. I want to be able to serve on the battlefield, I want to live the life of a warrior. I am too old to serve my country, but I pray for many years to do ...read more

  • I Am A Soldier  PRO

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on May 26, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,239 views

    I am a soldier in the army of my God. The Lord Jesus Christ is my commanding officer. The Holy Bible is my code of conduct, Faith, prayer and the Word are my weapons of warfare. I have been taught by the Holy Spirit-- trained by experience, tried by adversity and tested by fire. I am a ...read more

  • A Chaplain Was Speaking To A Soldier On A Cot In ...

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
     | 1,742 views

    A chaplain was speaking to a soldier on a cot in a hospital. "You have lost an arm in the great cause," he said. "No," said the soldier with a smile. "I didn’t lose it--I gave it." In that ...read more

  • Martin Of Tours Was A Roman Soldier And A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Philip Gill on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,086 views

    Martin of Tours was a Roman soldier and a Christian. One cold winter day, as he was entering a city, a beggar stopped him and asked for alms. Martin had no money; but the beggar was blue and shivering with cold, and Martin gave what he had. He took off his soldier’s coat, worn and frayed as it was; ...read more

  • A Chaplain's Prayer For Our Soldiers  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,536 views

    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

  • Backward Christian Soldiers

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Oct 29, 2006
     | 1,713 views

    Backward Christian Soldiers Backward Christian soldiers, fleeing from the fight, With the cross of Jesus, nearly out of sight. Christ our rightful Master, stands against the foe; Onward into battle, we seem afraid to go. Chorus: Backward Christian soldiers, fleeing from the fight, ...read more

  • The Choctaw Dog Soldier

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Dec 27, 2006
     | 2,326 views

    The Choctaw Dog Soldier wore a piece of long leather on the back of his worrior regalia. In a fight he would drop this piece of leather on the ground with it still attached to him. He would place a spear through the end of it and stand there and fight until he ...read more

  • The Story Is Told Of Soldier In The Time Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 26, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,487 views

    The story is told of soldier in the time of Napoleon Bonaparte. He was looking at his pocketbook where he had written all his debts. In exasperation he wrote, “Who will pay my debts.” Napoleon was passing during the night checking on his soldiers. He saw within the tent of this soldier, and he had ...read more

  • A Chaplain Was Speaking To A Soldier On A Cot In ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 12, 2005
     | 1,143 views

    A chaplain was speaking to a soldier on a cot in a hospital. “You have lost an arm in the great cause,” he said. “No,” said the soldier with a smile. “I didn’t lose it--I gave it.” In that same way, ...read more

  • It Is The Soldier, Not The Reporter, Who Has ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,261 views

    "It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who has given us the freedom to demonstrate. It is the soldier, who salutes the flag, who serves ...read more

  • A Group Of Soldiers On The Front ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 23, 2007
     | 1,005 views

    Illustration: A group of soldiers on the front line sneak out of battle, go deeply into safe territory, and play cards in a shack somewhere; they are unlikely to be attacked by the enemy because they have fled from the battle. It is the same with us - if we are not aggressively seeking to make a ...read more

  • You Are The Whipping Soldier

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 11, 2009
     | 1,432 views

    YOU ARE THE WHIPPING SOLDIER A man who was deeply troubled by his sins had a vivid dream in which he saw Jesus being savagely whipped by a soldier. As the cruel scourge came down upon Christ’s back, the dreamer shuddered, for the terrible instrument left gaping wounds upon the bleeding, swollen ...read more

  • It's Not Worth It To Soldier ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 25, 2009
     | 1,944 views

    IT’S NOT WORTH IT TO SOLDIER ON Every year, 100s of Civil war buffs get together and put on mock battles. They form military regiments modeled after the armed forces of that by-gone era and have artillery and cavalry units as well as foot soldiers. And they all don uniforms that soldiers of the ...read more

  • Soldiers In Your Cup

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,058 views

    Soldiers in Your Cup A sweet little boy surprised his grandmother one morning and brought her a cup of coffee. He made it himself and was so proud. He anxiously waited to hear the verdict on the quality of the coffee. The grandmother had never in her life had such a bad cup of coffee, and as she ...read more

  • Onward Christian Soldier  PRO

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Oct 11, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,809 views

    Onward Christian Soldier It was 1854. Pastor Dudley Tyng was voted as the new pastor of a Philadelphia church at only 29 years old. At first the work went well until he started to preach against the sin of slavery – at that point to church did not want to make anyone mad so they told him to shut ...read more

  • Roman Soldier Shares Coat With A ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 30, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,734 views

    Roman Soldier Shares Coat with a Beggar Martin of Tours was a Roman soldier and a Christian. One cold winter day, as he was entering a city, a beggar stopped him and asked for alms. Martin had no money; but the beggar was blue and shivering with cold and Martin gave what he had. He took off his ...read more

  • Just Passing Through! (09.16.05--Heavenly ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Sep 14, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,988 views

    Just Passing Through! (09.16.05--Heavenly Citizens!--John 8:51) How disturbing it would be to take a trip and every time you came to a town or city you were compelled to stop and investigate every facet of where you were; to taste and see everything there was everywhere you went. So inclined you ...read more