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Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (5/17/2013)
17 May 2012 | NEWwoman

Posted on 05/16/2013 9:11:25 PM PDT by NEWwoman

Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation

Armed Forces Day - May 18, 2013

Contend, Lord, with those who contend with me;
fight against those who fight against me.
Take up shield and armor;
arise and come to my aid.
Brandish spear and javelin
against those who pursue me.
Say to me,
“I am your salvation.”

Psalm 35:1-3 (NIV)

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TOPICS: Prayer
KEYWORDS: military; pray; prayers; troops

Fight the good fight of the faith.
Take hold of the eternal life
to which you were called
when you made your good confession
in the presence of many witnesses.

1 Timothy 6:12 (NIV)

May 18, 2013 is Armed Forces Day
May we thank our heroes, who serve and sacrifice to keep us safe, home and abroad.
May we never forget them and be inspired by them
like Audie Murphy
who, as the least likely of young recruits,
became the most decorated US combat soldier of World War II.

Please check out
The Audie Murphy Story
http://oldbluejacket.com/AudieMurphy.htm

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Heavenly Father –

As Armed Forces Day approaches, may we continued to pray for our heroes – past, present, and those yet to come – and not forget their sacrifices, many who have paid the ultimate price by giving their lives. May we appreciate their commitment to their duty as they put themselves in harm’s way to preserve our way of life, especially the freedom to worship You and do the right thing.

May we remember our past to draw courage to meet today’s daunting challenges. One such story, Audie Murphy’s story resonates as an underdog, who came from humble beginnings. Born during difficult economic times and into a tragic family situation, Audie Murphy possessed no obvious greatness from outside appearances. Yet, this young man was used mightily during World War II as he demonstrated heroics on the battlefield beyond anyone’s imagination.

Likewise, when dedicated to a just cause and guided by Your Providence, many soldiers – many unsung – have risen to face formidable foes, overcome terrible odds, and performed extraordinary feats of valor.

We ask, Father, that Your grace will continue to equip men and women to serve not only as warriors in our armed forces, but also as spiritual warriors as well, where the most critical of battles are fought. With the power of the Holy Spirit, may all those who call upon Your Name fight for the soul of our nation - to preserve our spiritual inheritance for the coming generations yet to be born.

Keep all Your servants in your special care.

In Jesus Name,
Amen

Keep praying for America

1 posted on 05/16/2013 9:11:25 PM PDT by NEWwoman
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To: NEWwoman; Alamo-Girl; 4Godsoloved..Hegave; albie; alicewonders; alnick; alpha-8-25-02; ...
Please join us in praying for America and our American heroes – and honor our soldiers and veterans on Armed Forces Day

Audie Murphy’s Medals – list here: Audie Murphy's Military Decorations

Watch out that you do not lose
what we have worked for,
but that you may be rewarded fully.

2 John 1:8 (NIV)

Keep praying for America


2 posted on 05/16/2013 9:12:51 PM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman
Amen.

Beautiful.

3 posted on 05/16/2013 9:19:59 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: NEWwoman

I join in prayer for our heroes and nation!


4 posted on 05/16/2013 9:22:35 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: NEWwoman

Amen!

Thank you for the History too, Dear NEWwoman.


5 posted on 05/17/2013 5:20:02 AM PDT by left that other site ((Ban the ubiquitous and deadly solvent, Di-hydrogen monoxide!!!))
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To: NEWwoman

Thank you for this beautiful post...coupling this most precious and appropriate verse with your endearing and anointed prayer.I am honored on behalf of my own son to have your voice be heard before the THRONE of the ALMIGHTY...and with that I resound a humble yet determined AMEN <3


6 posted on 05/17/2013 6:02:19 AM PDT by Jeanbl
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To: NEWwoman

Joining in prayer for our Heroes and our beloved Nation.

Blessings, etabeta


7 posted on 05/17/2013 6:22:26 AM PDT by etabeta
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To: Jane Long

Thank you, Jane Long, and blessings for joining us in prayer.


8 posted on 05/17/2013 7:44:36 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: Alamo-Girl

Blessing, Alamo-Girl, for joining us in prayer for our nation and our heroes.


9 posted on 05/17/2013 7:45:16 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: left that other site

Blessings, Left that other site, for all your prayer.


10 posted on 05/17/2013 7:45:50 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: Jeanbl

Thank you, Jeanbl, for your kind words and encouragement. Blessings for your prayers.


11 posted on 05/17/2013 7:46:46 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: etabeta

Blessing for joining in prayer for our heroes and beloved nation.


12 posted on 05/17/2013 7:47:15 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman

Amen.


13 posted on 05/17/2013 9:29:05 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: NEWwoman
We ask, Father, that Your grace will continue to equip men and women to serve not only as warriors in our armed forces, but also as spiritual warriors as well, where the most critical of battles are fought. With the power of the Holy Spirit, may all those who call upon Your Name fight for the soul of our nation - to preserve our spiritual inheritance for the coming generations yet to be born. Keep all Your servants in your special care. In Jesus Name, Amen

Yes. Amen.

14 posted on 05/17/2013 9:54:58 AM PDT by Hiskid (Jesus is Lord)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Blessings for joining us in prayer for our nation and our troops, fieldmarshaldj.


15 posted on 05/17/2013 10:53:02 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: Hiskid

Blessings, Hiskid, for your prayer and encouragement.


16 posted on 05/17/2013 10:53:24 AM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman


PRAYERS ASCENDING ON HIGH FOR OUR AMERICAN HEROES AND FOR OUR BELOVED NATION!



GEN. GEORGE WASHINGTON
THE PRAYER AT VALLEY FORGE

"Let Tyrants Shake Their Iron Rod"
William Billings
Mixed District Choir, Fairfax, Virginia
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IN THE COLDEST and darkest days of the American Revolution, General George Washington raised his prayers for the survival of his beleaguered Army and of the new Nation. The Lord answered those prayers, upheld his Army through a punishing nadir to everlasting Glory, and bestowed His manifold benefits upon the new Nation. From the brave, untrained volunteers who strode into Valley Forge that Winter arose the cohesive fighting force that became the United States Army, world-wide defender of Freedom and scourge of Tyrants



AS GENERAL WASHINGTON lifted his prayers on high, let our prayers now rise like a fountain for our Heroes in the American Armed Forces who seek to secure the benefits of Freedom on behalf of a people hungry for them. Father, look on our prayers for them with favor, guide their steps in righteousness and envelop them in the shelter of Your Healing Wings. Bless and uphold them in the performance of their Mission. Through Jesus Christ, Your Son, with the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever, Amen.




SHADOWS AT ARLINGTON
God Of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand
Morman Tabernacle Choir
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HEAVENLY FATHER, Lord of the Nations, unto Your Divine Mercy we commend the souls of these valiant men and women who have fallen in the service of our Beloved Nation and in defense of the Freedoms we hold dear. We pray that You gather them in Your loving embrace, that You cause Your Countenance to shine upon them, and that You vouchsafe their souls to dwell eternally in Your Divine Presence. Through Jesus Christ Your Son, with the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever, Amen.

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"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

17 posted on 05/17/2013 1:12:26 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Blessing, ConorMacNessa, for your prayers for our beloved country and troops.


18 posted on 05/17/2013 3:52:48 PM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman

Amen.


19 posted on 05/17/2013 6:23:41 PM PDT by Irish Rose (Will work for chocolate.)
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To: Irish Rose

Blessings, Irish Rose, for your prayers.


20 posted on 05/17/2013 8:33:04 PM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman
We ask, Father, that Your grace will continue to equip men and women to serve not only as warriors in our armed forces, but also as spiritual warriors as well, where the most critical of battles are fought. With the power of the Holy Spirit, may all those who call upon Your Name fight for the soul of our nation - to preserve our spiritual inheritance for the coming generations yet to be born.

Your Prayer Thread is So Powerful, Dear Servant of Jesus Christ.
Standing in Heartfelt Agreement with your Wonderful Prayer.

'The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all, Amen.' (Rom. 16:24)

21 posted on 05/18/2013 10:12:28 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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