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Welcome All,

It's hard to believe we are already into 2014. Please remain vigilant and practice self care each and every day. "No testing has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing he will also provide the way out so that you may be able to endure it." 1 Corinthians 10:13

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A snippet of history pertaining to the chaplain

“When George Washington assumed command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts, chaplains were already present for duty. Washington could count fifteen chaplains serving with the twenty-three regiments gathered around Boston. The Continental Congress gave the chaplains its official recognition on 29 July l775, when it voted pay for various officers and enlisted personnel in the Continental Army not previously covered in its resolution of l6 July.” Nearly a year later General George Washington issued the following General Order:”

July 9, 1776
The Hon. Continental Congress having been pleased to allow a Chaplain to each Regiment, with the pay of Thirty-three Dollars and one third pr month—The Colonels or commanding officers of each regiment are directed to procure Chaplains accordingly; persons of good Characters and exemplary lives—To see that all inferior officers and soldiers pay them a suitable respect and attend carefully upon religious exercises. The blessing and protection of Heaven are at all times necessary but especially so in times of public distress and danger—The General hopes and trusts that every officer and man will endeavor to live and act as becomes a Christian soldier defending the dearest rights and liberties of his country. Signed, George Washington
[Source: The Writings of George Washington, John C. Fitzpatrick, editor (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1931), Vol. 4, p. 347, February 26, 1776 Order; and Writings (1932), Vol. 5, pp. 244-245, July 9, 1776 Order.]

 

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Prayer request for Etta (and Fyre)

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I posted this on Facebook but wanted to share it here too. As some of you may know, USFRA member Etta has battled health issues for some time and unfortunately it sounds like things…Continue

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Group preparing to press military for atheist chaplain

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Atheist Group Complains so Navy Removes Donated Bibles From All Lodges, Hotels

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Comment by Ronald Jones 3 hours ago
Samuel Huntington

SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE; PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS; JUDGE; GOVERNOR OF CONNECTICUT

It becomes a people publicly to acknowledge the over-ruling hand of Divine Providence and their dependence upon the Supreme Being as their Creator and Merciful Preserver . . . and with becoming humility and sincere repentance to supplicate the pardon that we may obtain forgiveness through the merits and mediation of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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Jedediah Morse

Patriot and "Father of American Geography"

To the kindly influence of Christianity we owe that degree of civil freedom, and political and social happiness which mankind now enjoys. . . . Whenever the pillars of Christianity shall be overthrown, our present republican forms of government, and all blessings which flow from them, must fall with them.

(Source: Jedidiah Morse, A Sermon, Exhibiting the Present Dangers and Consequent Duties of the Citizens of the United States of America (Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1799), p. 9.)


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Comment by Bob Allard on September 13, 2014 at 11:17am

Love your post

Comment by Ronald Jones on September 13, 2014 at 4:15am

In 1947 Peter Marshall, chaplain of the U.S. Senate, said, “The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration.”

I hope we all have gotten the memo that the solution is not political. No politician from any party will be able to turn this country around. Our primary problem is spiritual, and the only solution for turning our nation around is spiritual. That will come as a result of people praying.
The prophet Habakkuk understood this when he prayed, “I have heard all about you, LORD. I am filled with awe by your amazing works. In this time of our deep need, help us again as you did in years gone by. And in your anger, remember your mercy” (Habakkuk 3:2 NLT).
God gave the prescription for the healing of a nation in 2 Chronicles 7:14. God said, “If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” That is what we want. Lord, heal our Land. Lord, turn America in the right direction again. Turn America back toward You. Let’s pray to that end. (From the writings of Greg Laurie)

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Comment by Capt. D Lewis on September 5, 2014 at 11:54pm

I like your comment Chappy and you're absolutely right! I wish I could spill the beans with what I saw over there. Just know that everyone should be ready to protect themselves should the need arise.

Comment by Ronald Jones on September 5, 2014 at 5:36am

"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is a instrument for the people to restrain the government..." Patrick Henry
"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." Virginia Ratifying Convention, June 9, 1788. It is incumbent upon every freedom loving individual to revisit the thoughts and mindset of those who sacrificed so much in order to fulfill the dream of a fledgling nation like no other in history. We are exceptional, we are lovers of freedom and by Gods grace are privileged to live in these United States of America. As first responders we are on the front lines every day, what an awesome responsibility we share in preserving those hard fought principals that make us who we are. May God bless each and every one who continues to "fight the good fight" (1 Tim 6:12). Decerto! Ch Ron

Comment by Ronald Jones on September 5, 2014 at 3:59am

When trouble comes, focus on God's ability to care for you.
Charles Stanley

Comment by Ronald Jones on August 26, 2014 at 2:03pm

God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.

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