Remember Those Who Gave All

   Another Memorial Day Holiday has come and gone.  Americans across the land did a lot of things to celebrate the Holiday and some even remembered that the intent of the Holiday is to honor and memorialize those who died in service of our Country.  On Sunday, May 27, some of us assembled at the Wisconsin Christian News Ministry Center for that purpose, and I want to report that it was one of the most meaningful and uplifting Memorial Day meetings that I have ever been privileged to attend.

   We opened with a prayer for guidance and wisdom so that we might honor the dead in a way that honors God.  Several Bible verses were referenced to show that what we were about to do is indeed a Biblical concept.  They included  John 15:13 “Greater love hath no man than this: that he lay down his life for his friends.”  And Romans 12:15, “Rejoice with those who rejoice and mourn with those who mourn.”  On Memorial day we do both.  We mourn for the dead but rejoice in the ultimate victory.  1 Corinthians 15:54-55,  “Death is swallowed up in victory. Oh death, where is thy victory? Oh grave, where is they sting?”

   The opening prayer was followed by a powerful DVD by Pastor Matt Hagee called “Remembering D-Day.”  His theme was from Psalm 33:12,  “Blessed is the Nation who ...

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