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Greater love has no one than this:  to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  John 15:13

Those are poignant words at any time of year, but they ring loud in the heart of our nation during Memorial Day.  We remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  We honor their sacrifice in the defense of liberty, their love of country, and their devotion to family and friends.

Take time this weekend to reflect on the people who have died for you.  They are not merely black letters on a tombstone.  These names are the husbands, wives, sons, daughters, loved ones, and battle buddies who are missed every day.  Pray for the countless families and friends who are suffering with loss this weekend.

May God comfort their pain and grant them the peace of Christ, the one who died for all mankind.


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