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Summary: A Memorial Day Devotional

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A "memorial" helps us remember.

The most powerful memorials —

- The monuments that stir strong emotion

- Washington, DC is a city of monuments and memorials. We honor the generals, politicians, poets and statesmen who helped shape our great nation.

- Most famous monuments and memorials are on the National Mall

- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

- The Lincoln Memorial

- The Korean War Veterans Memorial

- The National World War II Memorial

- The Jefferson Memorial honors (the author of the Declaration)

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

(Taking the country through the depression)

- The Washington Monument (1st President)

- Tallest structure in Washington D.C. (555 ft)

- Began in 1848

- Took 30 yr. to build (lack of money & Civil War)

- When completed was the world’s tallest structure

- On the east side top pyramidal point has the inscription

- Laus Deo (Praise be to God)

Bible Memorial

Jacob - After his dream – Gen 28:18

- Covenant with Laban – Gen 31:35

Moses – Altar & 12 Pillars – (Keep the law)

- Joshua – At Jordan (Keeping Moses command

Deut – Jos. 4:1

- At the end of his life ( a witness to God –

Jos 24:25

- We lay a Corner Stone for buildings

- We call a church “Cornerstone Bible”

The cornerstone (or foundation stone) is the first stone set in the construction of a masonry foundation, important since all other stones will be set in reference to this stone, thus determining the position of the entire structure.

Prov. 22:28 Remove not the ancient landmark

Prov. 23:10 Remove not the old landmark;

REMOVE NOT:

America Today Has Removed the Landmark of:

Prayer In School

High Morals

The Sanctity Of Life

The Sacredness Of Marriage

Our Lives

Scripture

Ephesians 2:20KJV

20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;

Cross

Acts 4:10-12KJV

10 Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. 11 This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. 12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

Christ as Lord

1Pet. 2:6 Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded. (dishonored, made ashamed, disappointed)

Actions

Pray for America & One Another

Practice the Presence of Christ

Proclaim Salvation

Become a Personal Memorial

Revelation 3:7 - Church of Philadelphia

v. 10 – Promise to those that keep the word

v. 11 – Hold fast & you will be rewarded

v. 12 – (You yourself will be made a memorial)

Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God…..


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