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Pray For Our American Heroes
3-19-12 | jackv

Posted on 03/19/2012 6:17:30 AM PDT by jackv

"Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare of the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; He is my God, and I am trusting Him."(Psalm 91:1-2)


TOPICS: Prayer
KEYWORDS: hero; military; pray; prayer

Dear Father in Heaven,

Thank You for this Day.

Thank You for Your Mercy and Your Love.

Please continue to keep our military men and women safe, as they face each new day, and each new challenge.

Guide them and guard them as they carry out Your Will for this nation and the world.

They are Soldiers of the Lord, Father. They are Yours.

And we Love them so. They sacrifice and give it all up for us.

We Honor them today.

May the strong arms of our prayers surround them, and Your helping, healing Presence be with them, always.

May you give strength, patience, and hope to all of the military families, who await their loved ones’ safe return.

Bless them, Lord.

Restore our Faith as a Great Nation.

Wake up the Lost.

In Jesus’ Name, we ask it,

Amen

"I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live."
(Psalm 116:1-2)


1 posted on 03/19/2012 6:17:35 AM PDT by jackv
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To: Alamo-Girl; 4Godsoloved..Hegave; albie; alicewonders; alnick; alpha-8-25-02; AmericanMade1776; ...

The LORD your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.
(Zephaniah 3:17)

Lord, You are their shelter and their strength...Victory is sure.
Surround our troops with Your Peace.
Shield them with Your Devine Protection.
Fortify their Faith.

Join Me in Prayer and Praise For Our American Heroes!

2 posted on 03/19/2012 6:19:42 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: jackv

I

Proclamation Appointing a National Fast Day
Washington, D.C.
March 30, 1863
(Senator James Harlan of Iowa, whose daughter later married President Lincoln’s son Robert, introduced this Resolution in the Senate on March 2, 1863. The Resolution asked President Lincoln to proclaim a national day of prayer and fasting. The Resolution was adopted on March 3, and signed by Lincoln on March 30.)

By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation.

Whereas, the Senate of the United States, devoutly recognizing the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God, in all the affairs of men and of nations, has, by a resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for National prayer and humiliation. And whereas it is the duty of nations as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions, in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord. And, insomuch as we know that, by His divine law, nations like individuals are subjected to punishments and chastisements in this world, may we not justly fear that the awful calamity of civil war, which now desolates the land, may be but a punishment, inflicted upon us, for our presumptuous sins, to the needful end of our national reformation as a whole People?

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We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown. But we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace, and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us; and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us! It behooves us then, to humble ourselves before the offended Power, to confess our national sins, and to pray for clemency and forgiveness.
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Now, therefore, in compliance with the request, and fully concurring in the views of the Senate, I do, by this my proclamation, designate and set apart Thursday, the 30th. day of April, 1863, as a day of national humiliation, fasting and prayer. And I do hereby request all the People to abstain, on that day, from their ordinary secular pursuits, and to unite, at their several places of public worship and their respective homes, in keeping the day holy to the Lord, and devoted to the humble discharge of the religious duties proper to that solemn occasion. All this being done, in sincerity and truth, let us then rest humbly in the hope authorized by the Divine teachings, that the united cry of the Nation will be heard on high, and answered with blessings, no less than the pardon of our national sins, and the restoration of our now divided and suffering Country, to its former happy condition of unity and peace.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington, this thirtieth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and of the Independence of the United States the eighty seventh.

By the President: Abraham Lincoln
William H. Seward, Secretary of State.


3 posted on 03/19/2012 6:40:26 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed)
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To: jackv

Amen to your prayer for Our American Heroes and For Our beloved Nation, Dear Jackv!


4 posted on 03/19/2012 6:57:17 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: Linda Frances

Pray for justice for this sergeant. The appologist in chief and his minions are rushing to judgment on this man.

The Army has identified the staff sergeant suspected in the killing of 16 Afghan civilians last Sunday as Robert Bales, who is now at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He could be charged in the case as early as this weekend.

The father of two, 38, appears to have a good military record. He returns home after three months in Afghanistan. It was his fourth combat tour, following three in Iraq, where he reportedly was wounded twice. One was a traumatic brain injury he suffered in Iraq in a vehicle rollover, and the other involved his foot.

Unlike many suspected notorious killers (Lee Harvey Oswald), the Army notes: (“No Middle Initial”). But he does have a raft of commendations, according to an Army statement issued late Friday, including six Army Commendation medals and three Good Conduct medals.

Read more: http://battleland.blogs.time.com/2012/03/17/alleged-afghan-killer-staff-sgt-robert-bales/#ixzz1pZZE4CLW


5 posted on 03/19/2012 7:26:00 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: jackv

I join in prayer for our heroes and nation!


6 posted on 03/19/2012 7:43:47 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: jackv

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The Wonder Of Wilderness

March 19, 2012

The psalmists had an advantage in praise because of their closer tie to the natural world. David began life outdoors as a shepherd, then spent years hiding in the rocky terrain of Israel. Not surprisingly, a great love, even reverence, for the natural world shines through many of his poems. The psalms present a world that fits together as a whole, with everything upheld by a personal God watching over it.

Wilderness announces to our senses the splendor of an invisible, untamable God. How can we not offer praise to the One who dreamed up porcupines and elk, who splashed bright-green aspen trees across hillsides of gray rock, who transforms the same landscape into a work of art with every blizzard?

The world, in the psalmist’s imagination, cannot contain the delight God inspires. “Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth; break forth in song, rejoice, and sing praises” (Ps. 98:4). Nature itself joins in: “Let the rivers clap their hands; let the hills be joyful together before the Lord” (v.8).

The psalms wonderfully solve the problem of a praise-deficient culture by providing the necessary words. We merely need to enter into those words, letting God use the psalms to realign our inner attitudes.

All creatures of our God and King,
Lift up your voice and with us sing, Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thou burning sun with golden beam, Thou silver moon
with softer gleam! O praise Him! —St. Francis of Assisi
In praise, the creature happily acknowledges that everything good comes from the Creator.

Read: Psalm 98

Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth; break forth in song, rejoice, and sing praises. —Psalm 98:4
Bible in a Year:
1 Samuel 17-20


7 posted on 03/19/2012 8:22:34 AM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: Linda Frances
Thank you for that beautiful proclamation, Linda!! May we all join in the National Day of Prayer TOGETHER! God Bless you!!
8 posted on 03/19/2012 10:44:45 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: left that other site
Thank you for joining in prayer, ML!! God bless you!!
9 posted on 03/19/2012 10:51:08 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: KeyLargo
Thank you for that, KeyLargo!! God be with this man and his family! And God bless you!
10 posted on 03/19/2012 10:53:31 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: Alamo-Girl
Thank you so much for joining in prayer, Alamo-Girl! God bless you!
11 posted on 03/19/2012 10:54:51 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: The Mayor
Thank you so much, Mayor!! Alleluia! And God Bless you!!
12 posted on 03/19/2012 10:59:26 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: jackv

prayers up for our country


13 posted on 03/19/2012 1:02:09 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: jackv

Amen.


14 posted on 03/19/2012 5:20:35 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Thank you so much, Deo! God bless you!
15 posted on 03/19/2012 6:04:03 PM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Thank you so much, Deo! God bless you!
16 posted on 03/19/2012 6:04:13 PM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Thank you for your prayers, fieldmarshaldj! God bless you!
17 posted on 03/19/2012 6:05:34 PM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: jackv

Amen..Joining in prayer for all our heroes and our nation.


18 posted on 03/19/2012 7:32:07 PM PDT by WhatNot
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To: jackv

Praying with all of you for our Heroes and our beloved Nation.

Blessings, etabeta


19 posted on 03/19/2012 7:33:52 PM PDT by etabeta
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To: jackv
Amen,jackv


Almighty and Eternal God, Protect our military as they discharge their duties.
Protect them with the shield of your strength and keep them safe from all evil and harm.
May the power of your love enable them to return home safely to the people who love
them and to the gratitude of the American people.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
*May God Keep Safe Those Who Keep Us Safe*

20 posted on 03/19/2012 8:40:09 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: WhatNot
Thank you for joining in prayer, WhatNot! God Bless You!
21 posted on 03/20/2012 8:04:46 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: etabeta
Thank you so much for your prayers, etabeta!! God bless you!
22 posted on 03/20/2012 8:05:48 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: MEG33
Thank you so much, MEG33 for your beautiful beautiful prayer! God Bless You!!
23 posted on 03/20/2012 8:07:35 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: jackv
They are Soldiers of the Lord, Father. They are Yours.

And we Love them so. They sacrifice and give it all up for us.

Amen, and Amen to your Powerful, Caring Prayer, Dear Servant of Jesus Christ.
Standing with you in Heartfelt Agreement.
God Bless your Wonderful Prayer Ministry Always.

'Sing Praises to our King, Sing Praises.' (Ps.47:6)

24 posted on 03/20/2012 11:45:35 AM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: Kitty Mittens
God bless your heart Kitty! Thank you so much for your faithful prayers!
25 posted on 03/20/2012 12:41:56 PM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: jackv

Amen


26 posted on 03/21/2012 11:26:59 AM PDT by Mobties (Let the markets work! Reduce the government's footprint!)
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To: Mobties
Hi Mobties! Thank you for joining in prayer! God bless you!
27 posted on 03/21/2012 1:46:19 PM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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